Entries by Colleen Eakins

How to Start a Blog with HostGator

I wrote a post about 4 years ago titled, “I Need A Website! Where do I Start?” to help provide information to clients and others with questions about starting a website and paying for web design services. This post is written for similar reasons, but goes into details about the signup process with HostGator. I […]

Colleen Eakins is a dynamic and creative individual that possess a knack for great design. With over 12 years of experience in the field of graphic design, Colleen is able to effectively brand her clients with great design pieces. Her motto is: “Anyone can make a pretty picture, but is it effective? Will it make your customer buy your product or use your services? My design tries to answer with a YES!”

2016 Year in Review and 2017 Goals

Last year instead of making New Year’s resolutions, I decided to set 3 goals instead for the year. By choosing a small number of goals, I felt I was more likely to achieve what I set out to do, rather than make a bunch of resolutions that would probably fall by the wayside. I am […]

Colleen Eakins is a dynamic and creative individual that possess a knack for great design. With over 12 years of experience in the field of graphic design, Colleen is able to effectively brand her clients with great design pieces. Her motto is: “Anyone can make a pretty picture, but is it effective? Will it make your customer buy your product or use your services? My design tries to answer with a YES!”

Social Media Live Broadcasting:: My Conundrum

First it was Meerkat, then it was Periscope that I couldn’t quite get a handle on. I wanted to stay current and jump on the latest wave of social media platforms to utilize for my business. However, I just couldn’t seem to find a way to use them in a workable way. To be completely […]

Colleen Eakins is a dynamic and creative individual that possess a knack for great design. With over 12 years of experience in the field of graphic design, Colleen is able to effectively brand her clients with great design pieces. Her motto is: “Anyone can make a pretty picture, but is it effective? Will it make your customer buy your product or use your services? My design tries to answer with a YES!”

So…I was a #startup co-founder

It’s been awhile since a new post was added to my site and it’s because a lot has been going on. Business has been good. A partnership fell apart. Pivots happened and plans changed. Essentially, the normal ups and downs of being an entrepreneur are to blame, but I’m not complaining. I can honestly say […]

Colleen Eakins is a dynamic and creative individual that possess a knack for great design. With over 12 years of experience in the field of graphic design, Colleen is able to effectively brand her clients with great design pieces. Her motto is: “Anyone can make a pretty picture, but is it effective? Will it make your customer buy your product or use your services? My design tries to answer with a YES!”

Balance the Scales

At the beginning of the year I said that I wanted to make 3 goals to reach by year-end.  You can read more about that here (click the word ‘here’).  We are now almost a month in and I am proud to say that I am making some progress on at least one of those […]

Colleen Eakins is a dynamic and creative individual that possess a knack for great design. With over 12 years of experience in the field of graphic design, Colleen is able to effectively brand her clients with great design pieces. Her motto is: “Anyone can make a pretty picture, but is it effective? Will it make your customer buy your product or use your services? My design tries to answer with a YES!”