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Brand Elements: Apps to Quickly Brand Your Instagram

How many times have you tried to brand your Instagram? If you are here, you might be wanting to brand your IG for the first time, or motivated to make a change that suits you better. And why wouldn’t you? Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms. Plust, it is lovely to…

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What Do Graphic Designers Do?

Looking for a designer? Check out our Portfolio. When people ask us what I do, they often follow up with the questions “What do graphic designers do?” Some of you might think it’s a silly question, but honestly, I was at that point some time as well, so, let’s talk about it. My Story Sara…

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Determining Brand Needs

The word brand gets thrown around a a lot: brand your business, brand yourself, consistent branding, etc. But when it comes to the design-side of things, “brand” is often used as an equivalent to “logo”, or “logo, and additional graphics”. However, that´s only a part of it. Your logo, and any graphics you use on…

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10 Things I’ve learned in 5 Years of Business

I wish I could go back in time five years and teach myself a couple of tips about running a business. Along with the excitement and growth that I had every year, I also learned many things… and often the hard way. I don’t want you to wait five years to learn what I have….

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Freebie Friday 2021 Compilation

During the last quarter of 2021 we collaborated with some awesome fellow business owners in our network to bring to our email list a new Freebie every Friday. These freebies are focused on small businesses and online entrepreneurs, and help in a range of areas from mindset to web design, Pinterest, marketing strategies, and more!…

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Planning and Brainstorming for the New Year

Before we disconnect for the end of the year, let’s start thinking about what we want to achieve next year. I’ve got a few prompts to help your brain going: How do you feel about your business / career overall during 2021? How do you want to feel about it during 2022? What changes do…

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Organize Yourself During the Holidays

We shared in the past a collection of amazing tips from people in our network on how to run your business during the holidays. We love how everyone talked about different things! From setting expectations and starting the holiday shopping early, to using your email autoresponder in smarter ways, to connecting with other people who…

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Run Your Business During the Holidays

I love the Holiday season! Having no kids that will be on Winter break, having no set plans for traveling, and being used to being at home, because I work from home, you might think Holiday season isn’t that different than a usual week for me. But it is! The atmosphere is completely different: we…

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RSS Latest 2 Ticas in Design Episode

  • Episode 18 – Creative Process
    Pam and Sara are in the same room today! And they talk about creative processes, and how important it is to get to know yourself to figure them out. ***** Pam's recommendation: Artist Julia Buckwalter on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reddirtpainter/ ***** Find us online: https://anchor.fm/2ticasindesign https://instagram.com/2ticasindesign