First things first, take a minute to congratulate yourself. I know, better than anyone, how much work goes into creating a new brand and web design. Even with a professional designer by your side, getting to that finish line is still a bit of a process. BUT YOU DID IT!! That HUGE item that was probably on your to-do list for way too long is now totally CHECKED OFF! That’s a big deal, my friend, so take yourself out to a nice dinner, you deserve it!
Give yourself a little time to prep. When your designer transfers your website to you, there are usually still a couple of tasks that you will have to review and possibly update yourself. Make sure to give yourself at least a week from the transfer date to launch.
Google Analytics + Google My Business is an ABSOLUTE MUST for your new site! These 2 tools are how you get your business listed on Google and ranking on search engines.
Need help getting started? Check out my recent blog post for instructions on connecting analytics to your Squarespace or Showit Sites.
I have also shared some of my easiest SEO hacks HERE.
Create a plan to promote your new brand – A rebranding gives you an automatic reason to promote your business. Check out Canva’s awesome reel templates and IG scheduling option to help make your marketing a breeze.
A few ideas to get you started
Promote the heck out of yourself. Let’s be honest, you’re pretty awesome + talented. And now your business + brand radiate that same energy, so show that thing off! There is so much for you to brag about. Screw the “humblebrag”, you earned this one!
Don’t worry, If you find it too hard to be your own cheerleader, I’ll be it for you. I am here to help with tips and ideas, and to CHEER you on!
I’m a Cali girl with a touch of southern roots, currently falling in love with Oregon. I’ve been known to wildly chase dreams, especially the “crazy ones” … Ask me about that time I made my family travel the US in an RV for almost 3 years!
After a decade of running a successful photography business, even while traveling full-time, I realized, almost by accident, that my real love is helping other small biz owners navigate through the usual hang-ups that come with running a business. From custom branding + web design to business organization + marketing, I am with you every step of the way. Helping others reach their dreams is my love language (well, that and chips), so what dreams are you holding out on? ‘Cause I’m ready to show you how you can make them a reality!