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Choosing Your Brand Colors So you’ve started your business and you’re not quite ready to hire a professional brand designer. You want your brand to look visually appealing and aren’t sure where to start with choosing the right colors. In this article, I’ll share tips about choosing your brand colors, understanding the emotions behind colors, […]


March 12, 2021

Choosing Brand Colors

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SEO Fact vs Fiction. Mobile view of Melanie Latrelle Grandoit's website.

SEO – Fact vs. Fiction

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 […]

February 28, 2021

Web Design

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 […]

Web Design

February 12, 2021

Why People Are Leaving Your Website

Why people leave your website
Addressing Insecurity In Business - Melanie Grandoit is standing wearing gold pants.

Addressing Insecurity In Business

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


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

What’s In a Brand?

What's in a Brand - Visuals Voice Experience
Love on your clients, it's good for business

Love on your clients, it’s good for business

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


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

Why I Do What I Do

Why I Do What I Do - Make an impact with your business
Eliminate burnout and get organized in your business.

Eliminate Burnout and Get Organized in Your Business

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


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

What I Learned In My First Year Of Business

Melanie Latrelle Grandoit - what I learned in my first year of business
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Take Great Website Photos With Your Smartphone

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 […]

October 28, 2020

Photography, Web Design

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