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Lily's Favourite Design Tools

If you love creating beautiful and eye-catching graphics for your blog, marketing campaigns, or website you need to check out my favourite online tools I use during my design process. Gathering Inspiration? DRIBBBLE Dribbble is a self-promotion and social networking platform for digital designers, It’s very similar to Pinterest! It serves as a design portfolio platform, job recruiting site and is one of the largest platforms for designers to share their work online which makes it extremely use...

July 6, 2021

The social media dilemma and how to keep yourself protected

We live in an increasingly connected world, but the charm of the Internet and social media is being challenged by online bullying, fake news and the need to keep personal data protected. The real question is, who is accountable? The terms “troll” and “fake-news” were created by the users of social media, but the real culprits of these issues are the algorithms inside the platforms. As new social media apps continue to pop-up every day, the problem has only gotten bigger and b...

June 9, 2021

Why showing your face on social media is so important!

Why know how easy it is to hide behind those generic stock images or not post pictures of yourself across your platforms so are our 3 reasons why showing your face on social media is so important! #1 It humanises your brand. People want to see the face behind your brand! It creates a more emotive response to your post than a sales graphic.#2 It will build your confidence. It will feel uncomfortable, to begin with, but persevere and it gets easier. Showing your face on Instagram do...

May 17, 2021

Lily's top tips for keeping productive

Lily has been working here at Freelance Timaru for a month now, let's find out how she stays productive through out the day, especially working from home. #1 I try to keep my morning routine screen less! Before I spend the day behind my laptop, I like to shower, change and eat breakfast without my phone. It's my little buffer time between my home life and my work life.#2 Even if I don't plan on leaving the house, I make sure I get dressed into a presentable outfit and keep my comf...

April 21, 2021

5 tips to a better work life balance

Making business life and admin easier for small business is what we do here at Freelance Timaru. Check out our tips for a better work-life balance.5 tips to a better work-life balance to avoid burnout, exhaustion, and overcome the overwhelm. Know when to say NO. As a recovering perfectionist, I know how hard this one is!Leave work at work, don't take your work home with you.Learn how to work smart. Do you work with multiple clients? Set-up some systems and processes to have a little more fl...

March 28, 2021

Welcome to the team Lily!

Introducing the beautiful and talented Lily Bolland to team Freelance Timaru.Lily joins the our team as a Graphic Designer and Social Media Manager. She will be working across a range of clients on Web and Graphic Design, Social Media content and more! I'm soo excited to have her join my team. Watch this space for some of her stunning work.A little intro from Lily..."I’m Lily! And I’m a Freelance Graphic Designer so excited to settle into my new position Freelance Timaru. I’ve spent the la...

March 17, 2021

Re-connecting your 'why'

Remember why you launched your own business? It might have been because you had a vision and you recognised that you should be making a living from your expertise instead of letting them hibernate. Or maybe you wanted the freedom around the needs of your family, getting more work/life balance, and being there for the people you love the most. Perhaps hobbies or voluntary work are important to you too and you wanted to be able to choose how you spend your time. Maybe it was just plain old math &m...

January 7, 2021

What can a Virtual Assistant do for your business?

Are you looking for some administration help in your SME? Perhaps you're struggling with time and find admin really mundane? I've got you covered when it comes to all things admin, social media, and web design! What can I do for your SME as a Virtual Assistant?! I’ll be honest. A more appropriate title here would be – “What can’t I do as a Virtual Assistant for you?” As I mentioned earlier, there’s a a number of things you can outsource to me. It’s far too many to list down here, s...

November 30, 2020

Our top apps we might use in your business

WhatsApp - Use for easy and quick voice and text communication.Zoom - Stable and reliable video communications made easy...

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