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Presented to designers across the United States.

Served as educators both in-person and online.

Doubled our revenue consistently.

Served over 300 diverse, creative women in business.

SINCE 2014, WE HAVE excitedly:

You're searching for educational resources — and there are so many amazing resources to choose from — but you still don't feel as though you have the answers you're looking for.

We are Kelly and Andra — designers, educators, and encouragers. Since 2014, we have been honored to serve over 300 creative women in business through brand and web design.

Since the start of our business journey, we've shared all we've learned and discovered with fellow designers in hopes to help them flourish. Below, you'll find a curated collection of our educational content!

ou're a designer who has big dreams for her design business. You want to reach your Ideal Client, book your Ideal Client consistently, and run a business you feel so, so proud of.

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You've come to the right place.

ready to bring your design business dreams to life?

You know you need a newsletter, but you're not sure where to start. Learn to build a newsletter list with intention.

Building a Newsletter List That Converts

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Your blog can be a powerful marketing tool when used correctly. Learn to use your blog in new, purposeful ways.

Blogging to Book Your Ideal Client

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A limited portfolio doesn't have to stop you from showcasing your expertise. Here's why!

Booking Clients with a Limited Portfolio

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Join us for an engaging, participation-encouraged livestream.

THE DESIGNER LUNCH HOUR LIVESTREAM SERIES IS A MONTHLY LIVESTREAM EXCLUSIVELY FOR OUR FELLOW DESIGNERS

Begin your design process in a powerful, strategic way with a personalized design proposal for every client. Here's how!

How a Design Proposal Changed Our Business

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Our top tips for creating a seamless, helpful on-boarding process for your clients - and for yourself!

Creating a Seamless On-Boarding Process

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Manage your e-mail Inbox seamlessly and learn to reach the elusive "Inbox Zero" every day!

Best Practices for Email Communication

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Our top tips for running your business seamlessly, so you can get back to what you love most - designing!

How to Manage Your Design Business

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You're a designer, capable of designing nearly anything - but which services should you confidently offer?

Which Services Should You Offer?

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Create an enjoyable, seamless feedback and revision process for your clients and for yourself!

Mastering the Feedback and Revision Process

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Social media can be tricky! What should you post? When? How often? We're sharing our service-based strategy here!

How to Serve Your Audience Well

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Pricing yourself well, determining whether payment plans will work well for your business - and more!

Pricing, Payment Plans, and Financials

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Pinterest is our top referral source for website traffic. Here's our one-of-a-kind strategy!

Pinterest Strategies for Design Businesses

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Every client's story is unique. We're sharing how to serve and guide your clients toward success.

How to Meet Your Clients Where They Are

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We're sharing how to tap into the qualities, characteristics, and details that make you you!

What is Your Unique Approach?

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How to love and serve unhappy clients - and how to prevent unhappiness in the future!

3 Ways to Manage Unhappy Clients

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The With Grace and Gold® Workshop

a one-of-a-kind business workshop for designers

Yes, this sounds like exactly what I need! ⟶

A weekend of hands-on learning, growth, and inspiration.

Friendship, community, and family.

9 educational sessions, and a business plan for each.

A renewed sense of confidence in your design business.

AT THE WITH GRACE AND GOLD® WORKSHOP, YOU'LL EXPERIENCE:

The With Grace and Gold® Workshop is a one-of-a-kind business workshop for designers. Here, you'll get a behind-the-scenes look at our business — and a game plan for yours!

You can create beautiful designs — and you're beyond ready to call yourself a full-time designer. Although you've mastered your design skills, when it comes to small business success, you're a little bit — OK, a lot a bit — lost.

That's where we — and The With Grace and Gold® Workshop — come in!

aybe you pulled all-nighters as a student in design school — or maybe you're a self-taught designer who has carefully crafted an approach all your own. No matter your background, you feel ready to grow.

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Our Workshop Alumni

maggie miklasz

"The workshop was a game-changer for my business! It was more than worth the investment!"

abigail dyer

"The workshop literally changed my business forever... the ROI from this workshop is honestly incomprehensible!"

macey miller

"It was such a relief to walk out with clarity, confidence, and reassurance I can achieve my dreams."

You'll come away knowing how to...

EXPERTLY-DESIGNED CURRICULUM, CREATED WITH YOUR SUCCESS IN MIND

In a community of fellow designers, how can you set yourself apart? Dig deep, and compose copywriting to connect with your Ideal Client in a meaningful and memorable way.

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Write Copy to Connect with Your Ideal Client

Your brand and web design are likely beautiful — but are they designed for your Ideal Client? Learn how to design your brand and web design for your Ideal Client.

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Polish Your Brand and Web Design

Whether you've been in business for 3 months or 3 years, we're sharing how to boost your brand recognition and become your Ideal Client's go-to designer. Yes, you!

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Boost Your Brand Recognition

We believe your business is more than a business; it's a legacy of service to your clients, your family, and your community. Learn to create a heartfelt, one-of-a-kind client experience.

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Create a Memorable
Client Experience

Learn the ins and outs of a detailed, client-focused workflow; a step-by-step process to serve your clients well. (We're sharing our exact workflow with you, to guide you!)

05

Create a Seamless, Client-Focused Workflow

Cut your work week in half and double your productivity with our productivity-boosting project management lesson. Experience real organization, and serve your clients better than ever before.

04

Master Your Project Management

Uncover the heart behind your business and create big dreams. Learn our strategy for completing big projects and reaching big dreams in an organized and manageable way.

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Create and Reach for
Your Big Dreams

Learn to manage your day-to-day business to-dos with ease. From softwares and systems to best practices, we're sharing how to balance the behind-the-scenes of your business.

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Manage Day-to-Day Tasks Seamlessly

From social media marketing to newsletter marketing, learn to market your design business effectively. Meet the needs of your prospective Clients through thoughtful, intentional marketing.

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Market Your Design Business Effectively

maggie miklasz

"The workshop was a game-changer for my business! It was more than worth the investment!"

macey miller

"It was such a relief to walk out with clarity, confidence, and reassurance I can achieve my dreams."

abigail dyer

"The workshop literally changed my business forever... the ROI from this workshop is honestly incomprehensible!"

Sweet Words from Workshop Alumni

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