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So you’ve heard about this thing called SEO and now you’re figuring out how to use it so you can quickly rank #1 in Google. Ok, let’s rewind, back up a few steps, and start from the beginning.  Let’s clear up the rumors you’ve heard about SEO. What is SEO? SEO stands for Search Engine […]

Web Design

February 28, 2021

SEO – Fact vs. Fiction

SEO Fact vs Fiction. Mobile view of Melanie Latrelle Grandoit's website.
Why people leave your website

Why People Are Leaving Your Website

So you’ve built your online home and you’re super excited! You imagine lots of people visiting your website and your sales skyrocketing! Unfortunately, as you track your Google Analytics, you’ve come to realize that your website visitors leave as quickly as they came. Hmmm, what is going on? You’ve invited them to a party at […]

February 12, 2021

Web Design

Addressing Insecurity in Business So many emotions can arise when starting a business for the first time. Feelings of joy, insecurity, fear, confidence, doubt, and excitement. It can definitely be an emotional roller coaster. When I first started my web design business, I was super excited and confident to help other business owners with their […]


January 28, 2021

Addressing Insecurity In Business

Addressing Insecurity In Business - Melanie Grandoit is standing wearing gold pants.
What's in a Brand - Visuals Voice Experience

What’s In a Brand?

What makes up a brand? Before starting my branding and web design business, I used to think a brand was a logo and a few colors. The more I served other entrepreneurs, I found out that it is so much more! If you’re a solopreneur, your brand starts with YOU! Who are you? Can you […]

January 12, 2021

Brand Voice, Branding

Want repeat business and referrals? Show your clients some love and appreciation. Have you ever done business with a person or business and the feeling or experience you had with them was just so-so? There was nothing special about it and you didn’t really feel like they appreciated your business. When we have these types […]


December 28, 2020

Love on your clients, it’s good for business

Love on your clients, it's good for business
Why I Do What I Do - Make an impact with your business

Why I Do What I Do

The reason why I started a business goes deeper than to just make money. We all have a gift that can positively impact someone’s life. I love it when people find their God-given purpose and take the steps of faith to do what God created them to do. It takes a lot of faith to follow […]

December 12, 2020


Being organized in your personal life and your business can greatly reduce stress, anxiety, and allow you to get precious time back. If you’re a solopreneur like me, then you know it is a lot of work to build all the moving parts of your business. I’ve learned how to utilize tools and resources that […]


November 28, 2020

Eliminate Burnout and Get Organized in Your Business

Eliminate burnout and get organized in your business.
Melanie Latrelle Grandoit - what I learned in my first year of business

What I Learned In My First Year Of Business

What I Learned In My First Year Of Business In 2019, I left corporate America for a number of reasons –  I had lost vision over my life and forgot how to dream for myself.  I couldn’t imagine sitting in that gray cubicle for the next 30-35 years  I felt my soul dying  I had […]

November 12, 2020


Simple Tips to Improve Your Website Photos Let’s talk website photos. So you know, photos can make or break your website, especially if you are service-based business like a coach or consultant who works one on one with clients. I definitely recommend hiring a professional photographer for your website photos. If you are in the […]

Photography, Web Design

October 28, 2020

Take Great Website Photos With Your Smartphone

Melanie Latrelle Grandoit - take better website photos with your smartphone
Melanie Latrelle Grandoit - Professional Brand Photographer

How Professional Brand Photography Can Benefit Your Business

You’re ready to start building your website and you’re wondering if you should get your friend to take your photos or hire a professional brand photographer. I mean it’s just photos, right? It shouldn’t matter if they look professional or not? Wrong! If you take your business seriously, then I know you take your website […]

October 12, 2020

Business, Photography

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