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Well hello there! You can keep up with Ile Alafia Design Co. at our blog. Here you'll learn about my experiences, the processes we put in place to keep the studio running, and my faith. Scroll down to take a peek.

Business Tips

Why I Use Showit For Web Design

When I started out as a brand and web designer, I remember being so confused on which builder to choose. SquareSpace, Showit, Divi Theme, and don’t even get me started on Shopify. It was such an overwhelming process, and it kept me paralyzed for months. But now that I got some skin in the game, […]

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Business Tips

Faith

How I Keep God First In My Business

I don’t know when it happened, but somewhere along the way, church folk have gotten really weary about money. Many Christians have great businesses, but are either afraid to charge for it, or completely keep the Lord out it. I’m in the middle. If you check my services, then you see I definitely don’t have […]

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Faith

Branding Process

How I Present Branding Logos – With Virtually No Revisions

I’ve seen it a million times. A designer makes a post in a local Facebook group complaining about how their client keeps suggesting a million and one revisions. It just doesn’t seem to end. They did the branding questionnaire, narrowed down colors and fonts. Yet, they don’t understand the problem. However, I scroll down a […]

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Branding Process

Marketing Tips

How I Used Instagram Stories to Make Over $500,000

It’s no secret, we are living in the digital age. Instagram and Facebook have become this generation’s apps of choice, Instagram especially. Years ago, brands realized the advertising opportunities these platforms provided – my last job included. Over the span of 7 months, I used Instagram Stories to open up a new revenue stream for […]

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Marketing Tips

Freelance Life

Why I Started My Branding & Showit Web Design Studio

If anyone would’ve told me the 20-year-old me that I would be starting my design studio four years later, I would’ve laughed. I just knew I would open a studio in my thirties once I was married, and my husband would help me run it. But here I am, 24, unmarried, and killing it in […]

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Freelance Life