Using interactive quizzes in your online marketing strategy with Interact

Using interactive quizzes in your online marketing strategy with Interact

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You guys know by now that I’m a huge Amy Porterfield fan. She’s amazing! I listen to her podcast alll the time, and she did one a little while ago about how to choose the right lead magnet for your audience. I’ve been working on building my email list, and so I was really interested to hear that she recommended quizzes as one of her lead magnets.

I also love Neil Patel and all of his great digital marketing advice, and I’ve read some of his content about using quizzes in your marketing too. Suffice to say I was pretty convinced on the whole quiz front, but I wrote it off a bit as I thought it sounded like a big undertaking and not something I had enough experience or knowledge to put together.

So not too long after I listened to Amy’s podcast where she was talking about creating quizzes, I got an email through my website from a company called Interact. Interact have created a software that helps you build and use interactive quizzes to generate leads for your business. Crazy timing, right?!

Since I had already been toying with the idea of doing this but had sort of written it off, when they asked me if I wanted to try out their software and become an Interact Partner if I liked it, I decided it would definitely be worth a try.

 

Getting set up

Once I agreed to give Interact a try, I organised a time to chat with one of their Partner Managers. She was super nice! Our call lasted around half an hour and she spoke me through their software, how to create a quiz from scratch or a template, how to segment the results into my mailing list, and how to look through the analytics in their dashboard.

Interact have a few great resources that help you work through how to create your own interactive quiz that I looked at after my call too. It was super helpful to have everything there to look through too; I needed a bit of reminding after I got through to list segmentation etc.

 

Brainstorming my quiz topic

Because this was a trial and not something I was still totally sure about, I decided to create my quiz from one of the templates that are available in Interact. I knew I wanted my quiz to be relevant for my audience, so something around what type of website would work best for your business, or testing digital marketing knowledge for fun. I ended up going with ‘How Well Do You Know Digital Marketing’ (which you’ll know, if you tried it…!).

Here, I believe, was the first mistake I made with my quiz. This feels a little generic, and not specific enough for my audience and their problems. So my first lesson learned is, with my next quiz I’m going to do more thorough brainstorming around a topic that is more specific to my audience and helps them get a different perspective on the problems they face with their website and digital marketing.



Building my quiz from a template

Once I decided that I’d probably try my quiz from a template, I selected that option from the quiz creation menu. I looked through all of their templates and selected the categories Business, Marketing, Software and Development. I then selected the ‘Assessment’ quiz model (there’s also Personality or Scored), and chose a template called ‘How Much Do You Actually Know About Online Marketing?’

At this stage, there are quite a few templates you can preview (depending on how many categories you chose), and it was fun looking through them all and choosing which one I wanted to work with.

 

Cover page and branding

Once I’d chosen my template, I was taken to the next screen where I chose my own cover image and set up the branding for my quiz. This was my first taste of editing the quiz within the software, and almost every element of it is able to be edited and changed.

So I started by changing my cover photo. A cool feature here is that you can upload your own photo (I chose a stock image I’d used for social media posts), or you can choose a stock photo from directly within their image editor.

Once I changed my cover photo, I also updated the name of the quiz, uploaded my logo, and set my brand colours to be used throughout.

 

Questions and answers

Within the same quiz editor, you can then work through all of your questions and answers. I worked through the whole quiz and made a few minor changes but overall, left the questions as they were. I did also add and change images throughout the quiz to break up the text and tie in with my branding.

You have a ton of different options here to add images for every answer, change the right answer, add explanations for each answer, choosing whether to reveal the correct answer, etc. Like I mentioned, I chose the Assessment quiz model, mostly because I thought that would be fun and easy for people taking the quiz and also because I thought it might be a bit easier to put together than the Personality model.

 

Results

I categorized the results into ‘Online Marketing Beginner’, ‘You Know More Than The Average Business Owner’, and ‘Online Marketing Expert’. I again edited all of the results to be a little more specific for my audience, and added different pictures to fit the aesthetic of the rest of my quiz.

I used the call to action buttons below my results to lead my audience to different pages on my website that are relevant to their results. I was hoping to lead my audience to consume more information on my website, and start looking at my services pages there in the hopes that they get a better understanding of who I am and what I do.

 

Integration with my email list

I use Mailchimp for my email list, so this integrates really well with Interact’s software. I set up each quiz result and corresponding user to be added to my main mailing list, and also opted for GDPR compliant double opt-in. Finally, I set up my form field mapping, and then tested the integration to make sure it was all working.

You also have the option here to set up merge tags for each answer and question, which I will definitely be doing with my next quiz. This helps you to serve your audience in the most relevant way possible!

 

Adding my quiz to my website

I decided to go for an announcement bar on my website, as well as publishing a short blog post linking to it on my site and sharing it several times across my social media channels. You can see that since everything is able to be customized, I can edit the accountement bar to show in my brand colours and tie in easily with my website and branding.

 

Analytics funnel

I really enjoyed the analytics here; simple and easy to use. You can see the results from my first quiz here:

Initially, I wasn’t that happy with my results. However, firstly I had to bear in mind that it had only been up on my site for two weeks and while I did share it on social media, I could have shared it much more often.

I also feel that (as I mentioned earlier), the quiz I created wasn’t as well thought out as it could have been to be more relevant to my audience.

Now that I have tried one quiz out and seen how easy it is to create them with Interact, I have a much better idea of which quiz I’m going to create next that will be perfect for you guys, so watch this space!

 

To sum it all up…

I was excited to try Interact’s software and really enjoyed it! Every aspect of building the quiz was fun and easy, as well as easy to customise so that I was able to make it personal to me and my brand. I can’t wait to make another one now that I’ve tried one out and learnt from it, and I’ll make sure to let you guys know when it’s live so that you can try it out!

I would totally recommend trying out building a quiz with Interact if you’re working on your lead generation and want to try out fun ways to grow your email list!

Now that I’m a partner with Interact, I do receive a small commission if you decide you want to try it out and you sign up using my link here. I would love to hear what you think if you decide to try it out!

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I’ve got a fun new quiz for you to test out your knowledge! Scroll down to try it out. I would love to know how you did, let me know!

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6 elements you need to include on your website

6 elements you need to include on your website

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Starting your website design from scratch can be a daunting task. Whether you’ve hired someone to build it for you or you’re going down the DIY route, it’s always best to have an idea of what you’d like in mind.

There’s also a big difference between a website that looks nice and a website that really moves the needle in your business. If you want your website to keep users on your site for longer and make them want to get them to get in touch, buy your product or take action, there’s some crucial elements you should make sure to include on your website.

Make sure you include these items on your website to keep your users interested

Not sure where to start with your website outline and content? Work through the following points for your site and you’ll have a great starting point.

1.An eye-catching first impression

When a user land on your homepage, they’ll form an opinion of your site within 0.05 seconds, which then determines if they’ll stick around or not. You should very clearly show exactly what you do and possibly also give them a call to action. Let’s think about these two examples as headers on your homepage:

  • ‘Helping you become a great leader’

Or

  • ‘1:1 coaching for smart business owners’

Which one is more immediately indicative of what you’ll expect to look at on this website? The first example is descriptive, but doesn’t indicate exactly what this website and business will do for the user. The second example is much more clear about exactly what this business does and what you’ll be able to expect from them. A good call to action sub-heading would be ‘book your call now’ or something direct like that.

If you look at Jenna Reid’s website, you’ll see that it’s immediately clear exactly what she does with a clear call to action:

Sometimes this can feel like you’re really spelling out (almost to a much too obvious level) exactly what you do, but that’s just what your website’s users need. And if you want to have an amazing website, you really should be putting their needs and wants first.

 

2.High quality images

This is a big one. Use high quality images that properly show you, your team, your products, your work…whatever it is that you do, make sure you have great images! You can hire a photographer to take your images for you, or use stock images if you need. It works well to do a mix of both, but having your own photos professionally taken will make a big difference. Good visuals appeal to everyone, and high quality images also help your overall credibility. Use stock photos if you really need, and if you do, make sure they’re relevant to your business.

3.A clear message

Your message across your whole site should be crystal clear for your users. The more brain power they need to use to figure out what you do and exactly how you’ll help them, the less interested they’ll be in getting to the bottom of your home page (never mind through the rest of your website).

A common tendency is to try and pack everything in and include way too much; we all want to stand out from the crowd! So we add way too much information, reasons why we’re better than our competitors, or reasons why people should choose our product or service. In reality, people want to understand what you do, how you can solve their problems, and exactly how they can buy from or contact you. If you focus on this, your website will be much more user-friendly as well as have a higher conversion rate. There’s always room in your blog/email newsletter/social media posts to share everything else that you want to get out there!

4.Testimonials

Testimonials and reviews are worth their weight in gold. They build your credibility, show the results you’ve achieve for other customers or clients, and instill a healthy dose of FOMO with your users. Have a few on your homepage and then spread the rest out across your site. Collect these as you go and continue to add to them as you grow. (Bonus points if you make them into nice graphics to share across your social media channels too!)

On the Gran’s House website, we included testimonials throughout their website for a nice effect and great social proof. If you’re able to include links to your reviewers website or company, that goes a long way to helping with credibility too!

 

5.Good navigation

Having clear navigation on your website is a must. Make your page titles concise and short, and don’t leave people with nowhere to go when they get to the bottom of your pages. Including links to your social media channels, a subscription form for your email newsletter, or a sitemap in your footer helps direct your users to the next place you’d like them to go and the path you’d like them to take through your website.

6.Blog and/or portfolio updates

You’ll want to link internally on your website to other pages and articles; this makes for a good user experience as well as helping your SEO. Having a section on your homepage that links to your blog or portfolio page that will be regularly updated is a great idea. Having fresh content on your site also goes a long way to helping your SEO, and your visitors will appreciate updates as they return to your site.

Important elements to help your website stand out

At the end of the day, having a great website that looks awesome and is easy to use forms the basis for how others will see your business and how effective you’ll be at running your business online. Working through this list of items when you’re getting ready to build or redesign your website will go a long way in helping you build credibility with your audience.

If you’d like to chat about your build or you’re thinking about having your website redesigned, you can get in touch with me here.

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WordCamp Edinburgh 2018

WordCamp Edinburgh 2018

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This weekend I attended my first WordCamp in Edinburgh! It was such a great experience, I wanted to post up a blog about it to encourage others to try it out and get along if it’s something you think you’d find interesting.

I recently discovered WordCamp (luckily right in time), grabbed a ticket last minute and decided to try and make it to both days of the event. To be honest, I’m pretty introverted and normally struggle to get along to social events like this by myself. It was immediately clear as soon as I arrived that I didn’t need to be nervous about anything. Anyone that’s into the WordPress community will know that it is such a welcoming, inclusive and easily accessible environment for everyone.

I had a really great weekend and met lots of new people, as well as meeting a few people that I’ve chatted to through some online freelancing groups. I think there can be so much negativity about social media these days, but seeing it manifest in these ways is awesome! It was so cool to meet and put a face to some of the people I see popping up in my Twitter feed and Facebook groups.

Talks on Day 1

There were two different rooms with a variety of speakers on over the weekend; a community track and a development track. I was tempted to move around but ended up spending the whole weekend in the community track, though it was really hard to choose between some of the talks.

Saturday morning kicked off with probably my favourite session of the whole weekend. Kenda MacDonald of Automation Ninjas gave a talk all about behavioural and buyer psychology and WordPress. Honestly, this talk blew my mind so much I’m not even sure I’ve totally digested everything she had to say yet! She spoke a lot about current trends in consumer behaviour and psychology, and how we as businesses get to a place that consumers want to be while still building on business needs. She also delved pretty deep into creating quality content to position your brand as well as how to make the most of marketing automation. There was so much to take in here, and I’m really looking forward to getting into their content to take it all in a bit more. I also had a quick chat with Kenda about how their company started and how they work, which left me feeling really inspired.

Next was a great talk about improving UX on WordPress sites by Neil Scott. I’m really interested in UX and have been thinking of looking into some training in this area so was looking forward to taking his talk in. Neil co-founded the monthly UX Glasgow meetups, and he gave a really great talk with tons of real world examples demonstrating general rules of good UX on WordPress sites. He was kind enough to have a quick chat with me afterwards and answered a few of my questions too. I’m definitely planning on getting along to their meetups; it looks like another great place to learn some more about UX and get advice.

After a quick coffee break, Claire Brotherton spoke about the user experience and accessibility of Gutenberg followed by a talk by Jeremy Davis about how to choose a plugin. Claire’s information and insight about Gutenberg was really interesting. I confess I’m late to the party here and actually haven’t looked at Gutenberg yet! It’s on my list to look at before it’s release in a coupe of weeks. The interface appears (to me) a little off-putting at first, but I imagine just as anytime a new version is released on a much loved platform, with time it will feel more normal. Jeremy’s talk was full of good, practical advice about choosing plugins too, and had lots of information about important points to keep in mind when you’re trawling through endless search results in the WordPress plugin section.

The last two talks of the day were by Ross Steedman and Steven Jones. Ross has worked with WordPress for years, and runs a design agency in Edinburgh. His talk was giving practical advice on WordPress after 10 years in business. It was filled with lots of great bits of advice on life and project lifecycles in an agency, and things that anyone who works in WordPress should know. Finally, Steven spoke about how to kick a WordPress project off the right way. This focused a lot on project scope as well as understanding a business’s requirements properly to be able to build them the perfect solution. His measured and exact approach definitely left me with lots of aspects to try and incorporate into my project management process and initial client work. As a freelancer, it’s also so cool and inspiring to hear from someone who’s been freelancing for so long.

At this point I had to skip the lightning talks at the end of the day and head home for a break before day 2!

Talks on Day 2

Day 2 kicked off a little later, and first up for the day was a practical workshop all about making a website given by Kayleigh from 34sp.com. This took us from the very beginning of how to set up basic settings, themes and plugins in WordPress. Definitely a great refresher to make sure you’re doing things right!

After lunch there was a panel discussion with Kenda MacDonald, Kayleigh Thorpe and Colin Gray about how to create amazing content on WordPress. I am all about the importance of quality content creation and marketing, so this was right up my alley. There was lots of great chat about how vital it is to create good, high quality long form content for your brand, as well as how popular good quality micro content is becoming. It’s so hard to keep up on something like marketing which feels like it’s changing all the time, and this panel about content covered a ton of bases and was really interesting.

The day finished up with an hour long Happiness Bar, where we got to discuss any problems we were having or questions we wanted to ask. I had a couple of problems on sites that I needed help with, and it was great to get someone to take a look with me. As a freelancer, it can get pretty lonely working on my own and solving all of the problems with anything on my own. Aside from that, it’s hard not having anyone to bounce any ideas off of and talk through things with! So it was really good to be able to talk to other designers and get some advice. I think heading along to monthly WordPress meetups would be great for this as well.

I’ll be back!

All in all, my first WordCamp experience was such a positive one. I learnt so much and had such a fun time geeking out about all things WordPress all weekend, I can’t wait for the next one! I’m feeling excited, inspired, and totally shattered. Worth it for a great weekend! I’ve got a ton of notes and recordings to get through now, but I think I’ll leave it until later in the week once I’ve had time to let it all sink in a bit.

Have you ever gone to a WordCamp or WordPress meetup? What was your experience like? I’d love to hear from you in the comments below.

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7 Essentials To Discuss Before Your Website Build

7 Essentials To Discuss Before Your Website Build

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Getting a website built can feel a bit daunting at the beginning, especially if you don’t know much about what the process with entail. Who do you hire to build your website? How much will it cost? What will you need to provide, and will it be a lot of work for you? Having a clear expectation from the beginning about exactly what is required from both web designer and client can make or break your experience during your website build.

If clients don’t really know what to expect during a website build, it can result in a lot of stalling, builds never really getting off the ground and projects taking ages to complete. Frustrating for both client and designer, to say the least!

After all this, the client is most likely left with a website that isn’t a true representation of them or their brand, and one that won’t be very effective for them. If it is really clear from the outset what is required, you’ll enjoy the process of your website build much more, and end up with a website that is going to work for you, make a difference to your brand and help convert your users into paying customers and raving fans. 

Here are the top items you would ideally have (or at least know you’ll need to look work on) before starting your website build or redesign:

1) Website domain name

Your domain name is the URL of your website (i.e. marissawaitecreative.com). You can purchase this with companies such as 123 RegGo Daddy or Namecheap. You simply enter the domain name you’d like to buy and you can see different options of prices depending on the suffix (i.e. .com, .co.uk, .org etc). All you need to do is purchase your domain name here and keep a note of your login details with whichever company you’ve bought the domain with.

2) Website hosting

This is where your website and its content lives online. Every website needs to be hosted somewhere! There are several different types of hosting, which you can learn more about here. If you decide to try and build your own site with a sitebuilder such as Wix or Squarespace, your hosting will be included in your monthly plan with them. There are many good hosting providers I’ve used, and would be happy to recommend some for you to investigate. Many web designers also have their own hosting packages where you can also host your site.

3) Logo/branding

If you’ve been around for a while, you’ll hopefully have a logo! Some businesses may be more likely not to have a logo, such as freelancers or musicians operating under their own name. However, having a good logo and branding to use no matter what industry you work in is really important; strong and consistent branding will help you stand out as well as convey familiarity and consistency to your consumers. You’ll be more recognisable and they’ll know what to expect from you. It will help you stand out! Your branding includes different aspects such as your logo, colour palette, personality, tone of voice, style and typography. When working on your branding, it’s also helpful for your website design to discuss some of your unique selling points so that you can make sure these are highlighted for your consumers. If you want to learn a bit more about branding and why it’s so important, you should check out this great article.

4) High quality images

The images you use can make or break your website. Poorly lit, blurry images taken on a mobile phone aren’t going to cut it for your website, or be anywhere near the resolution and size they need to be. Using stock photos is a good alternative, and there are plenty of different sites where you can find lots of great photos, such as Unsplash or Adobe Stock. The best thing you can do though, is to have professionally taken photos ready for your site build. Having photos taken specifically to portray your own work, product or service will make a huge difference in properly portraying your business, and this is also another strong aspect of your branding. People can usually tell if your site is built solely with stock images, or if you have your own photos that show exactly what you do.

5) Written content

Written content is a huge part of your website that will take a lot of thought and probably be the most time consuming. You can do this yourself or hire a copywriter to do it for you. There will be pros and cons to each! If you have the time and are comfortable, you are the best person for the job. No one will know your ideal consumer as well as you do, so you will know more than others exactly what to say to them and how to speak to them. When writing, it’s important to keep in mind some SEO optimisation points as well as who your ideal consumer is. This can feel like a really daunting task! A copywriter will be more of an investment, but can also be really worth it. With a copywriter, you’ll pay them a fee to take care of all of your written content for you. If you look around, you’ll be able to find someone who is well-experienced in your industry which will go a long way in making your copy perfect for your website.

6) Your goals

Knowing your goals for your website is really important. Do you want people to sign up to your mailing list? Book you to play a gig? Buy a service or product you offer? Choosing one main goal for your site is most effective, and this will help dictate what your calls to action, user experience, and website design should portray. If your email list is most important to you, you’ll want to have this on every page and also look at some different sing-up options across your site. When you know what your goals for your website are, it becomes a lot easier to create a website that will help you reach them.

7) Analytics 

There is a wide array of different analytics you can plug into the back end of your website so you can measure and track your consumers and see how effective your site is. Analytics are really important so that you can see what does and doesn’t work on your site, and use this to continuously improve your online presence. Google Analytics is usually the first tool people start with. It’s easy to set up and plug into your site, and in your dashboard you’ll be able to see tons of useful stats such as how many visitors are on your site, bounce rate, which pages are most popular, what percentage of your visitors are on mobile or desktop, etc. You can check out another great article here about some different analytical tools available that you can use for your site. 

 

In conclusion

Sometimes people don’t realise that even if you hire a web designer/developer to build your site for you, the best sites will be made when you take the time and effort to be involved in (and enjoy!) the whole process. Knowing ahead of time what you’ll need to have ready for your build will help give you a head start on the process and set you up for a more enjoyable experience.

 

Get in touch with me if you’d like to talk about working on your website together!

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5 Reasons A Professional Website Is Important For Musicians

5 Reasons A Professional Website Is Important For Musicians

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Being a self-employed musician means you can have so many plates in the air at any given moment. You need to be amazing at your craft and continue to grow and practice (which takes tons of hours, if not years!), be able to market yourself properly to get more work, be active on social media, be out networking and making new connections, book and organise gigs and teaching, keep track of your accounting…the list is endless. You get what I mean though, and I think this line of work is often much more difficult than musicians get credit for.

In recent years, having a notable online presence and being active on social media have become increasingly necessary for booking gigs, wether at festivals and venues or with your ideal clients for their wedding. Bands who don’t have a website and social media channels (or badly built ones) are simply harder to sell. If you’re not online in a big way, you’re missing out on a huge part of your potential audience; you’re missing out on being front of mind with both people who would be paying to come and see your gigs as well as the people who are going to be booking you for those gigs.

Having a social media presence is equally as important (and I’ll get to that in a different post!), but to reach your audience and market yourself properly, you need to have a well built website.  A one-page site with a list of (hopefully not outdated) gig dates, a couple of nice pictures, and a link to bandcamp doesn’t really cut it anymore if you want to command attention, show people who you really are and what your music is all about.

Any easy website builder (the likes of Wix or Squarespace) will absolutely do in the first instance if you need somewhere to start and can’t afford to spend any money on your website. But for a small investment in yourself and your brand, there are many reasons why a professionally built website can be infinitely better. Here’s my top reasons why you should make the jump and invest in yourself:

 

1. You won’t have as many technical glitches.

With this I don’t mean only having techy issues while building your site, but free website builders can come with an array of technical issues such as being extremely slow (they are often all hosted on the same servers), having unprofessional domain addresses (and then asking you to pay a more premium price for a different domain name), and irrelevant adverts popping up across your site. All of these can affect how professional your site looks, how well it works for you, and other factors like your SEO rankings.

 

2. Your websites will rank higher for SEO.

SEO is essentially how Google and other search engines rank you in their search results. SEO is a huge field in its own right, but there are a several reasons using website builders can be bad for your site’s SEO. Speed is a huge factor; having a slow website is largely penalised by Google (and also makes people a lot less likely to stay on your site). Having a good website structure is also essential for good SEO rankings, and lots of website builders create one-page scrolling sites. Search engines love when your website is well organised with good data and site hierarchy! Depending on your web designer, you should also get some good initial SEO optimisation with your website build that you wouldn’t get otherwise should you try to use a free website builder.

 

3. It will be easier for your brand to stand out.

If you’re a musician, you’d better believe your brand is important! When you hire a professional web designer, they should discuss your brand with you before they build your site. This includes important aspects such as your tone of voice, photos, and colour palette. Your website should be your online home where you’re able to get these important aspects of your brand across to potential agents and your audience. You want people to visit it and feel like they know you! Using a template on a website builder that everyone else is using won’t be as effective a way to get this across.

 

4. You’ll be able to have all the extras and extensions that you could really use to your advantage on your site.

Ideally you’d have social channel integrations, mailing list signups, social sharing and a shop on your site. Many musicians these days use Bandcamp, which is an easy way to set up and sell your products online. However, Bandcamp charge 15% for digital sales and 10% for merch. As someone who is self-employed, wouldn’t you rather avoid that if you could? If you use a web designer who can build you an e-commerce shop, you’ll be able to manage your whole shop directly in your website’s CMS and the only percentage you’ll pay is a small amount to a company such as Stripe, which allows you to take payments online.

 

5. You won’t need to spend your time figuring out how to build a website.

These days it’s possible for almost anyone to spend a few days or weeks learning how to put up a quick one-page site to get their info out there and have something to link to from social media. When you’re self-employed, you most likely always have a huge to-do list. Why not let someone qualified take care of your site building for you? As the saying goes, time is money, and you should be spending your time practicing, planning the logistics of getting to gigs, and working on new music rather than sitting at your computer for hours on end trying to piece together a passable website.

 

To sum it all up…

I understand that even at a low price, paying for a website can seem a bit much for a one man band. There are certainly reasons why piecing together a quick site is appealing, and there will be pros to doing that as well. However, if you want to be taken seriously by others you shouldn’t worry about taking yourself seriously, and making a small investment in yourself and your work. If you want to get ahead of the game and have a notable online presence, a well designed website will help you standout both to agents and audiences alike.

Get in touch with me here to have a no-obligation chat or get a free quote for your site. I’d love to hear from you!

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