Did you know
That when race horses travel in floats they often get really stressed out? When they find themselves in unfamiliar territory, they freeze, usually to the point where they can’t race. To combat this, their trainers will often give them an Emotional Support Pony to keep them company on their journey. These little ponies just chill in the back and they’re all ‘You’re cool, bro. Can I get you a herbal tea? Do you need a massage? Sure, I can sing you a little Enya.’
Take a moment to recover from the unbearable cuteness of that whole situation.
The problem we see again and again with online entrepreneurs is how they get in their own way, especially when it comes to websites.
You know what really gets our goat? Web companies that claim it’s super easy to make your own website. If you have a static site, with basic pages that require minimal maintenance then sure. Go for it. Websites like these are the goldfish of the internet; the pet your parents buy you when they’re trying to stall getting you a puppy.
If you go down that path you end up Googling ‘How to install Notoriously Difficult Plug-in’ and the step-by-step pictures in the article don’t look anything like your WordPress dashboard. You end up clicking around for four hours before giving up and crying in a heap on the floor. You decide you don’t care enough to install that sales page/count down timer/sign up form and you walk away from your computer, stalling your business for another 6 months because you hate the internet and it’s not your real dad anyway.
We don’t do "bang 'em out", cut and paste, cookie cutter style websites.
Ongoing monthly support and development, lead generating web design, conversion-led page structures and full website services.
If none of those words made sense to you, you’re in the right place.
Design junkie, over thinker, massive dreamer and the creative expert you’ve been looking for.
I realised that I could funnel these bolts of brilliance in my brain into something practical - branding and web design. Win – win – win. (For you, me, and my poor former housemate.) These days, I focus my creative splendour solely into kick-ass branding, design and websites that help small businesses, entrepreneurs, coaches, teachers and general internet type people be majestic online swans.
After shacking up with a gorgeous Swede, I spent 6 years living in the land of IKEA, ABBA and Absolut vodka (oh my!) with our 2 awesome kidlets in tow. These days home is the glittery, brown, steamy city of #BrisVegas (Brisbane, for the uninitiated).
Meet the FO team
Ellissa specialises in branding for women in the online space. Her unique skillset of design, tech and marketing makes her a Very In Demand Person. If you buy her a margarita, she’ll be your best friend.
Kate is a talented designer, expert hair grower (can you SEE those luscious locks?) who specialises in Website Design. Her super-combo of beauty and tech geekery equip her with the secret sauce to make your website make people say ‘Oh wow! Look at this website!’. Kate loves coffee and now that she’s a grown up, she refuses to eat brussel sprouts unless she’s trying to be polite.
When she’s not crunching down salty snacks like the Gobbledock of Pizza Shapes, Courtney specialises in branding. She’s like a lady Inspector Gadget with an overflowing toolkit of creative skills, she’ll handcraft you a stand-out branding package that’s so good, your mum will show it to ALL of her friends, even the mean ones.
Web developer and then some! With over 10 years experience, Tonet has what it takes to make things run perfectly behind the scenes. Development, security, plugins and integrations - no sweat, she's got it!
Kim is an integrations whisperer, and knows how to make two seemingly unrelated tech items talk. Just like trying to get two estranged family members talking, this is sometimes painful. Luckily, for us, Kim loves the pain. She is also our Project Manager and likes to play good and bad cop. Kim gets mad food envy, so if you ever find yourself sharing a meal with her - prepare to share.
So, what do we offer?
By far our most popular package, Brand Express is for people who need their websites done a week ago. It’s for anyone who needs to change direction quickly, test an idea or start making money online immediately. We can have your brand package, website and access to our online training portal to you in just 5 days. For real. Hot tip: This package is NOT for people who like to obsess over two colours that are basically the same. This package is for people who need to get shit done and quickly.
This is the cool older brother of Brand Express. The Alec to the Stephen (Baldwin). This is for people who have an established online business with a tested product in the marketplace. You’re ready to work, you’re ready to invest and you’re ready to admit that Australia deserves to compete in Eurovision despite quite obviously not being a European country. We will take all of your fancy-pants ideas and make them a reality on a gorgeous website you can proud of. More importantly, we’ll KEEP it looking it gorgeous because you’ve got more important things to do - like actually run your business.
We specialise in creating ecourse and membership platforms with AccessAlly that look stunning, do what you need them to do, and that are built for the future.
These things are important!
Benefit from our strategic input, experience and full-service team that will do EVERYTHING for you. In a flash you’ll have that ugly site built on Teachable/Thinkific/Whatever transformed into a e-learning platform that positions you as a leader (and not an amateur).