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Introducing The New Website

What Just Happened? Creative Rebel Designs just turned  two years old (and sometimes acts just like the crazy little toddler it’s becoming), and this is my third website redesign. Is that excessive and maybe slightly crazy? Maybe. But the most important part of what I do, and what I pride myself on most, is the…

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Ideas Are Endless – Inspiration Expires.

Let’s face it. Ideas are a dime a dozen. I’m sure I could give you any topic and within 5 minutes you’d be able to come up with a list of ideas that coordinated with it. Coming up with ideas is easy. But on the flip side, being inspired… that’s something that you have to…

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Weekly Brew: Family Proud

As parents, we all want specific things for our children. We lay awake at night for the months before they’re born thinking about all the great things they could do/be: quarterback, ballerina, college professor, curer of cancer, world traveler, MVP, movie star, etc.. We want them to grow up and follow in the footsteps that…

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4 Tips to Getting Your First (or next) 1000 Instagram Followers

Posting pictures to Instagram is easy. However creating an account that attracts people and makes them WANT to follow along … that’s a little more challenging. That’s where I come in. 🙂 I have come up with FOUR tips for getting your first (or next) 1000 followers on Instagram. 01 + Build Anticipation + Make…

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My Top 5 Instagram Apps

Do you use Instagram? No? Well your audience does, so you should probably start. With over 300 million users on Instagram, I don’t think any serious professional can afford NOT to have a platform. It’s a very easy and fun way to get more business leads… what’s not to like with that sentence? In this…

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Weekly Brew: Time Goes Too Fast…

Having kids is such a weird thing. Somehow it’s obvious and expected, yet still incredibly unbelievable that these two boys are mine. They’re night and day different – one: brilliant, thoughtful, creative, tender-hearted, and individual; the other: determined, stubborn, wild, loyal, and expressive – but they’re mine. These two little boys were handed to me;…

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How To: Feel Good About YOUR Photos.

I’m not a professional photographer by any means. I’m not making that claim, not even close! And honestly, just like all of you I’m sure, I’m my own worse critic. I took over 4000 pictures already this summer and how many made the cut – thirty? maybe. But I don’t feel like the others are…

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How To: Create a Business Routine & Schedule + Free Download

Schedules and Lists. That’s how you make shit happen! I’ve been freelancing for over 7 years now and I can’t tell you how important keeping a schedule and a routine is to the success of my business. The times when I’d break away and just “wing it” – my finances and my prospects plummeted. Your…

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