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Gosh. This is a tough one and it seems this question has come up a few times this last month. So let’s taco ’bout it! “How do I name my business?” It’s a short question, but it’s a deep one. It’s a question that comes with vulnerability for many reasons. 1. It shows you’re starting […]

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Brand photography seems to be trending a bit on the internet these days, but I promise you it’s nothing new. If you haven’t heard of this term and you’re a little confused as to what it is and why it adds value to your business, this post is for you. Even if you HAVE heard […]

July 21, 2019

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Facebook groups. Is it for your business? My answer is almost always yes. Instagram is even starting to push conversations and groups. I love the groups that I’m in. I view them as virtual subscriptions. Each group is for different things. I have one group I go to that supports local entrepreneurs in my city, […]

July 18, 2019

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One of the best things I did with my business was to create categories. Some people have 5, some people have a bajillion. I personally recommend having at minimum 5, though. What do I mean by create categories for my business? WELL. Let me share! When it comes to posting consistently on social media, writing […]

July 15, 2019

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Gosh. This is a tough one and it seems this question has come up a few times this last month. So let’s taco ’bout it! “How do I name my business?” It’s a short question, but it’s a deep one. It’s a question that comes with vulnerability for many reasons. 1. It shows you’re starting […]

July 12, 2019

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Look. Here’s the thing. I get the money can be tight. I get that when you get an idea you go from zero to 60 in like, 2 seconds. What was once all rainbows and glitter now becomes unicorn vomit and chaos. Learning all the things you must do to launch said idea, figuring out […]

May 1, 2019

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I had the pleasure of photographing Allyson, owner of Prints & Repeat. She’s a local printer in Sioux Falls, SD and has a passion for helping artist find affordable ways to make prints of their artwork. She’s been expanding into some new areas including sublimation printing. One thing that I really love about her business […]

April 23, 2019

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I’ve been working from home for the last 3 years now. Might be pushing more than that, but I’m not totally sure. There’s a lot of freedom that comes with working from home, but there are just as many cons and downfalls as well. Some things are comical, some things not so much. Here are […]

April 23, 2019

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So here’s the scoop: hiring a photographer can get expensive. I offer this as a service and even I can’t always afford to hire a photographer to do my brand photos and portraits. So when I’m busy with with juggling all the other hats as a business owner such as networking, project managing and doing […]

April 11, 2019

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The philosophy for CK Design revolves around staying authentic and striving for transparency. I don’t think we have to share EVERYTHING that goes on in our day-to-day, or everything that has happened to us. However, for me and for the values I hold in my business(es) revolve around being as authentic and transparent as possible. […]

April 10, 2019

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Do you ever wonder how people get their website, flyers, photos, artwork to look so nice in these perfect little images? Sometimes people take photos of their work to display it that way. But I’d be willing to bet a good chunk of these folks use photoshop to place their images on some stellar stock […]

April 2, 2019

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