Does your website scream amateur or does it calmly say “I’m a professional and know what I’m doing and you can trust me with your business.” These three mistakes can easily sway you one way or another!Read More
Handling criticism is not an easy thing to learn and can be taken personally by many. However, I am here to tell you that criticism is great for you and your business. Now the major key to doing this is knowing the intention behind the criticism. This is vital.Read More
Remember when you were a little kid and your answer to the question “What is your favorite color” practically defined you? Lime green for life!Read More
After multiple texts, emails and facebook messages asking me for tips on how I started my business in design and after multiple coffee dates or breakfast meetings, or talks over wine I decided to develop a workshop where I would talk about how to legit get from A to B and learn to keep going when starting a business. I debated this for 3 months, after finally getting a bit fed up…. I was on the verge of throwing this whole idea away.Read More
Branding and Logos get swapped out like they are one and the same and I am here to tell you that that couldn’t be further from the truth. So let me break it down.Read More
Running a business is pretty dang hard and there are so many valleys and peaks in the life of an entrepreneur, however, understanding your “why” will help you get through those valleys. So what is your why? Want to learn how to discover it, read on!Read More
Designing websites on Squarespace is how we keep client websites up to date and mobile friendly long after we’ve designed them. A question we see pop up among small businesses is “Where should I design my website?” and the answer to that question can be quite complex. It truly depends on what functions you need your site to have.Read More
Recently I have been asked “Why is a website so important? When I have social media.” and though I understand a lot of small business’s plight with adding one more thing to you to-do list, a website is crucial for any business large or small. As a small business we know it is crucial to take care of your time and your resources, which is why we are showcasing the 3 main reasons you need a website!Read More
Have you ever wondered the process behind the logo? Let us break it down for you. In this post we also discuss the philosophies that Nuevo Studio upholds and why they are important to you and your business!Read More
Most people think most professional graphic designers would hate Fiverr. I do not, it can be a very useful tool for you and your business. The key is knowing when to use it and when it not use it, just like any other resource.Read More
To be successful in business, design, or whatever you set your mind to you need to have a balance of ego and humility. Be willing to learn new things and not take everything at face value, to learn from others and see things in different lights. Traveling does that for us, which is why it is such a major part of the Nuevo Studio philosophy.Read More
Getting caught up in the business comparison game is like trying to not be tempted by chocolate when you are staring at it. We all do it, and if you say you don’t… well ok Pinocchio. However, this comparison game can end up dangerous to your business. Don’t get me wrong, totally believe in research and seeing what your competition is doing but what really matters is what you are doing and how you are best serving your clients! They are who you want to impress, not another designer, not another photographer.. let them do their thing, you be you.Read More
Running a business, keeping a house in order, answering people back, spending time with your family, enjoying your life as a solo-preneur is well.. time consuming. Especially if we are not organized!
The good thing is, is that Nuevo studio is run by a type A personality type that love creativity. Which is why our studio is hyper organized. We can find a client file that dates back two years within 1 minute. How do we do this? Systems and apps.Read More
Let me just lay this out, finding the right designer that you jive with is one of the best things you can do for your business. Wanna know why? Because they can become your business bestie or your business enemy. Thats it.Read More
Find out the best questions to ask graphic designers to know if you are the right fit for each other!Read More
When I quit my job in pursuit of helping female entrepreneurs kick ass in their own business, I didn’t know exactly what I was doing. I mean, I knew what I was doing design wise but how was I going to make it all happen, get new clients, put my work together, pitch myself, expand my business, what was hiring going to look like. How was I gonna do all of this? People would tell me well, Beyonce has 24 hours in a day just like you and I would look back with a dead face and say “Yeah… well it kind of helps when you have a personal chef, driver, nanny, etc. Its just me myself and I.” I looked like a walking tornado. I would pour over books, articles, websites, pinterest, listen to all the podcasts I could. My business consumed me. Maybe you are there now. Let me tell you what helped me.Read More
So you received your files from your designer and they are sayings all of these acronyms and you’re extremely confused. Worry not, here is a handy guide for the logo files you need for your business!Read More
Good branding is something deeper than the facade of a company. Great branding is often confused with pretty branding, which is something you don’t want for your company. A pretty logo is just that, visually appealing with no depth and no meaning. There is no reasoning behind their color choices, their type selection or their emblem, it is an empty shell. That is something you do not want associated with the business that you have poured your life and soul into, am I right?
So, how do you make sure your business’ identity is beyond beautiful?
Let me tell you the secret.Read More