09
DEC
2014

Life by BECS Website Launch

I have a passion for all avenues of communication, particularly visual communication. I love to capture beauty and create images that communicate each subject’s unique story. I recently launched my new photography website: www.lifebybecs.com. I designed the website to showcase...
21
JUN
2014

Online Resources: Free CreativeLive Classes

Right now I’m taking a free class on CreativeLive right now. This is a great resource for designers. I’m loving it. Today you can watch classes on six Adobe classes. If you want to purchase the classes to watch them later you can. Check it out: www.creativelive.com
17
APR
2014

Music to My Ears: Cultivating an Environment for Creativity

I love listening to music all day, everyday (unless I’m struggling to communicate something I barely comprehend myself). It adds flavor to the day and boosts my mood in most cases. It’s for that reason that I’m really falling hard for Spotify. I’ve been...
13
APR
2014

My New Favorite Platform: Craftsy

I recently discovered a new website, Craftsy. I’ve been telling anyone who will listen about how wonderful it is. I’ve taken art classes online before. You learn a lot of principles, but the way the class is setup, it’s usually hard to really learn anything....
04
FEB
2014

Designing for a Brand: Things You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

I’ve been told in the past that it’s better to design a logo in black and white and get the color down after you have the form. It seems to me that the form comes together quickly; the real challenge is selecting the right color that will look similar across different media.
25
NOV
2013

Writing Powerful, Effective News Releases for Public Relations Pros

News releases, also known as press releases, are one of the most popular public relations tools out there. You write a news release as a ready-to-publish news story to encourage journalists to run something about your client. News releases traditionally come in three formats....
29
JUL
2013

Finding Yourself in the Pursuit of Happiness

Lately, I've been reexamining a lot in my life. My blog is an opportunity for me to explore how I'm using new and different media to grow as an individual. See how that applies to you.
30
MAY
2013

Moore Communications Group Blog Post: Overcoming

I wrote a blog post for Moore Communications Group last week. Anne Marie Frawley, a seasoned event and operations professional, addressed the Capital Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association this month about igniting change through special events. You can check out the...
13
MAY
2013

Happier App: Discover Happy Moments in Every Day

Happier is the only social media platform I know of that is positive in design. I’ve been using it for about a month now, and while it is still a small social network, I hope that it will continue to grow. This Happier app, only available for Apple users at the moment,...
24
MAR
2013

Top 10 Tips for Growing Your Twitter Following

I use Twitter frequently, and I see people and companies making the same mistakes over and over. I thought it would be useful to jot down some of my thoughts for those who may be struggling with it. Follow these 10 simple suggestions, and you will definitely see a difference in...