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  • What to Feed Your Audience in 2017

    People are Eating This Up and Coming Back for SecondsIf you were to ask modern-day marketers how they divvy up their time, many would say content takes a huge chunk out of their day. Content, in all forms, is increasingly important for companies. It's how companies build an audience, gain leads that convert to sales and build brand enthusiasts.   Read More...

  • Myheartcreative is Looking for a Full-time Mid-level Graphic Designer

    Update 6/26/17 - Position has been filled. She brought us a cake!We are now accepting resumes and portfolios from thinkers and makers. We would like to hire someone full of creativity, strategies, and concepts.   Read More...

  • How to Blog

    To have a successful blog you must show up, write, and post. No fear allowed! Many people start blogs, but few continue them year after year.   Read More...

  • How To Find "Your People": Be A Super Successful Business Hero

    As creators, entrepreneurs, and startup heroes, we must constantly find ways to help ourselves in the current business market, and those ways are always outside of the box.So many times people ask me for writing advice, website design advice, and how to get a freelance business started. My simple answer: Get organized. Ask for help.   Read More...

  • 3 Habits of Successful Introverts

    Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Abraham Lincoln walk into a bar...sounds like the beginning of a cheesy joke and in reality, there's no way it would have happened. Not because they’d be lacking for conversation, but because one thing these men had in common (besides their countless contributions to the world) is that they were all introverts. Yes, these noble, immensely intelligent men were among those often described by society as shy or quiet--not the types of people you'd ty...  Read More...

  • What Every Business Should Be Doing Right Now

    If you step outside, you can smell it...spring is here! The cold, musty winter air has given way to sweet, warm winds, beckoning nature from hibernation. The tantalizing aroma of budding flowers and newly-trimmed grass is everywhere, awakening our senses and filling us with a spirit of renewal.   Read More...

  • Taj Mahal or Slum Mahal?

    On a recent business trip, I took a chance on dining at a place called Taj Mahal Indian Restaurant.  I figured having the name Taj Mahal was a good indicator that an authentic Indian meal was in my near future. When I arrived, I was further impressed to see a plaque boasting their restaurant's best-of award from the previous year.   Read More...

  • 5 Habits of Successful Business Owners

    Owning a business is the ultimate American Dream for a lot of people, but along with fulfilling this dream comes a tremendous load of responsibility, accountability and many, many sleepless nights. Just how big a load becomes apparent if you notice the amount of short-lived businesses out there. It seems that more businesses fail than succeed, which begs the question; In today’s ever-changing world, how does a business grow and become successful?   Read More...

  • Start The Year With A Better Business Brain

    While everyone is sticking to their New Year's resolutions, there might be a few things you forgot to evaluate. Like how to go into the new year with a better business model and mind. The next year will mean big things for you and your business, no matter what stage it is in, so why not start out focused on expanding your business.   Read More...

  • How Traveling Can Improve Your Business

    “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” Henry MillerI have done a lot of traveling in my journey through life and I have found that you can learn more about yourself and your business through your traveling experiences than in the comfort of your home base. No matter your destination, you encounter many businesses and services along the way that can show you where your own company’s strengths and weaknesses are and where you need to make impr...  Read More...

  • Content Management Systems—Driving Your Website to Success

    Content rules in the world of website design and your CMS is the vehicle driving your website to success.If you own a business, you, undoubtedly, have a website that gives your clients or customers information about you and what you do. As having an online presence becomes increasingly important, this information, and its freshness, is vital to your website’s success.Prior to the advent of the content management system (CMS), users were charged with the task of either learning how to write...  Read More...

  • myheartcreative Welcomes Jordan Romero

      As we continue to practice our craft and as our myheartcreative client list grows, we have made the choice to add a design intern to our small, but hearty team dedicated to the art of making! Jordan Romero comes with graphic skills, but better yet she comes with a willingness to learn. Jordan's teachable and approachable attitude helps her work nicely with us, as well as with our clients.  Read More...

  • 3 Facts to Help You Understand The Repercussions of Google's Major Algorithm Update

      Well, it happened. On April 21, Google made a major update to its mobile search algorithm that favors mobile-friendly websites. In other words, “mobile friendliness” is now playing a more prominent role in the way websites are ranked, and sites that are not optimized for mobile use will appear lower on Google search pages.  Read More...

  • The business of being whole.

      Sam and I are continually working to stay focused on the vision for myheartcreative. The vision originated from our Chazowns. I believe I'm called to encourage the discouraged, empower the powerless, promote diversity, and inspire people through art and design. So the vision for myheartcreative is simply - to help people.  Read More...

  • The ugly truth about what your logo design communicates.

      Your logo is the crown jewel of your business. It's the flagship graphic. It's the expensive porcelain figurine your mother kept in a locked glass cabinet and wouldn't let you play with, because according to her, it's not a toy.  Read More...

  • 5 Years of Blogging

       We're officially and unofficially 5 years old this month. Back in February 2010 we set our website live as "amyellacreative" and here we are 5 years later myheartcreative - an Oklahoma design studio doing what we love. We're creating quality products that improve the lives of individuals, working on website designs for clients who trust us, helping grow businesses through better aesthetics as well as better messaging, and collaborating with some seriously talented folks.  So wh...  Read More...

  • 2014 Reflections and 2015 Projections

      Happy new year! We hope 2014 was a good year for you. Reflections I can proudly say we have come a long way this year.  Read More...

  • I Quit My Design Job

    It's over? I quit. It's not an easy thing for someone like me to say.  Read More...