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So, you’re in a new job environment and have no clue what to do with yourself. The good news is you’ll learn all that you need to in no time through onboarding and training. But what are some things you can do or keep in mind when learning all of the ins and outs of the company?

First and foremost, ask yourself what it is that you want to learn and accomplish, whether it’s gaining experience that will lead to a specific career or exploring different fields to see what interests you. Sit down, reflect on what you want, and…


Over the past month, I have been working on helping to improve a local business in my area by:

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  • Rebuilding their website
  • Writing copy
  • Improving SEO
  • Building an FAQ page
  • Building a chatbot
  • Using social media marketing

It all started at the beginning of the month when I realized I needed a haircut, so I reached out to Loanne, the woman who has been doing my hair for the past few years.

She, along with her close friends, recently opened up a hair and nail salon, The Blossom Lounge.

When I reached out to…


This piece is part of my month-long project of building brand awareness for a local business, The Blossom Lounge, by creating a new website and making their content more accessible to customers. Feel free to follow along on my journey!

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This week was centered around social media marketing. I did this by creating ads on Instagram.

Last Week

Last week was spent finishing up the website I built by adding an FAQ page and chatbot. These additions are meant to make the website, even more, user-friendly and accessible.

This Week I:

  • Learned how to build ads
  • Created three Instagram ads
  • Organized all the content created…

To help build brand awareness for The Blossom Lounge, I created a set of ads to reach more potential customers.

With the prominence of social media, using these platforms is a great way to advertise your business. In order to make the most of your ad listing, it’s important to understand the business you’re making the ad for, their customers, and what you want the end result of your ad to be.

To understand the business, look at the products or services you offer, what social media platform makes the most sense, and what pain points you solve. Then…


This piece is part of my month-long project of building brand awareness for a local business, The Blossom Lounge, by creating a new website and making their content more accessible to customers. Feel free to come and follow along on my journey!

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This week, I worked on making a few adjustments and additions to my website. I added a chatbot and made an FAQ page.

Last Week

Doing the heavy lifting of creating the majority of the site is what I did last week. I designed and built the website and all its corresponding pages. I kept the color scheme and used…


This piece is part of my month-long project of building brand awareness for a local business, The Blossom Lounge, by creating a new website and making their content more accessible to customers. Feel free to come and follow along on my journey!

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This week consisted of mainly working on building The Blossom Lounge’s website. I used the information on their current site and the research I did last week to put together this website.

Last Week

Last week, I made preparations for the month. I planned out my project, made an outline, set up my schedule for the month, and did SEO…


This piece is part of my month-long project of building brand awareness for a local business, The Blossom Lounge, by creating a new website and making their content more accessible to customers. Feel free to come and follow along on my journey!

The Blossom Lounge is a local hair and nail salon. They recently made their own website which they now handle their bookings through. I found the website hard to navigate and use.

So I figured, why not build them a new one? …


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To start off, what is SEO exactly? SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. It is the process of improving your website to increase website traffic. These changes are usually quite small, but they add up to make a huge difference.

There are countless ins and outs of SEO and you can never stop learning about it. Since we live in a digital age, the prominence of your business’s online presence can make or break you, and this is why SEO is so important to learn about.

The ease of connecting with so many people from different parts of the world…


This piece is part of my month-long project of building brand awareness for a local business, The Blossom Lounge, by creating a new website and making their content more accessible to customers. Feel free to come and follow along on my journey!

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It’s now the end of the first week of my month-long project. The main focus of this week was getting all the preparations done for the work to be done in the upcoming weeks.

This week, I worked on:

  • Making a project outline
  • Making a project landing page outline
  • Building a task management system
  • Doing SEO research
  • Writing…

A Good Company is a carbon-negative company that uses recycled materials to make its products. The products range from stationery items to phone cases. Their slogan, “We transform mindless consumption into conscious decisions” sums up their mission as a company.

The importance of what they do is made obvious when you take into account that landfills are one of the biggest contributors to soil pollution — around 80% of the items buried in landfills could be recycled. The United States throws away $11.4 billion worth of recyclable containers and packaging every year.

A Good Company tackles this problem by offering…

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