How To // Setting up Canned Responses within Gmail

Last week I shared a few tips on how to manage your inbox and keep it under control. The tips shared are all things that I do to keep things clutter free, but the main one that I use is the "Canned Responses" one. This feature in Gmail has saved me so much time! So today I wanted to share a little tutorial on how easy it is to turn this feature on and use it! Setting it up just takes a few minutes. You'll thank me once you don't have to type up the same email over and over again. ...

3 Tips // Managing Your Inbox

I used to always roll my eyes whenever I read a tweet about how many emails someone had to deal with. Then one day I realized what everyone was talking about. The email struggle is real. Emails can get out of hand real fast. One minute your inbox is all tidy with just 1 or 2 unread emails…then suddenly you have 50 emails staring at you. And to make things worse, your phone keeps flashing the number of emails every time you go to reply to a text or post a photo on Instagram -- reminding you ...

Blog Tips // Embedding YouTube Videos to Your Blog Post

Recently I've had clients ask me to teach them how to embed a YouTube video to their blog posts on WordPress. So I wanted to share a quick tutorial on how this done. Its really easy! Promise. And then you'll be able to share all the awesome videos you post over on your channel. Or you can just share videos of cute puppies. Whatever works. :) There are 2 different methods on how this can be done. Method 1 for WordPress: This method is the quickest way to get your video embedded into a ...

3 Tips // How to Shake it Off

I recently started thinking about how negative comments that others make can really affect the decisions we make. I am all about receiving feedback and critiques on how to better myself, both professionally and personally. Unfortunately many times these unsolicited comments aren't helpful when they are just mean and said to create doubt within ourselves. A boss I had told me (multiple times), "You don't have what it takes to get into Marketing", when I mentioned I was changing my major from ...

How To // Update Your Gravatar Photo (And What is a Gravatar?)

Today I am sharing a little tutorial on how to setup your Gravatar account so that you can update your image, instead of having the default "Mystery Man" appear. :) But first…what is a Gravatar? After using this term a few time with clients or other blog friends I realized that many people don't know the official name for this feature. A Gravatar is basically an "avatar", which is a photo that appears next to your name when you comment on a WordPress blog. Other blog platforms support ...