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“Open Opportunities”

“Open Opportunities” is Art You Love by Elizabeth Traub. ( That’s me.) I was home one day contemplating being engaged, being married and recognizing how a ring represents that circle of something lasting and eternal. The reality is we look

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“Katrina”

I have a very hard time being patient with the art I create. As a designer most of my creating happens in my head. You go to a client’s home. You walk out each room, your think through favorite colors,

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The Polka Collection

I attended a webinar that talked about what artists should be doing to build their business. One thing the speaker spent much time on was creating a, “collection”. This sparked my interest. I have many collections. As a matter of

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My Personal Journey Today

I have been trying to wrap my brain around being semi retired. It’s strange and weird as well as my personal journey today. I still work on a referral basis for brand and marketing and business development. I am turning

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“Crossing Pink & Blue”

“Crossing Pink & Blue” is Art You Love by Elizabeth Traub. This is the beginning of a series. This is my first try. Out the gate as they say. As an interior designer, somewhat retired one I might add, I

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Middle of the Night Success

It’s almost 2am I am feeling a little giddy with my middle of the night success. . I went to bed around 10:00pm and could not sleep. I do my best to stop working on my business on the weekends.

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I Wrote This Post on Facebook

I wrote this post on Facebook… “A couple of years ago I had a client that had to have a six week turn around for what would normally have taken six months to build his presence in social media. I

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A Different Reality

This is a time in history when we are all living a different reality. How are we doing? Something I have personally learned is that I have raised five children who are adaptable. As I watch them evaluate their jobs,

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Get Your Social In Order

When was the last time you evaluated your business profiles on your social platforms? It is time to, “Get Your Social in Order.” I think this goes without saying. But does it? Several years ago we all jumped into the

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Your Employer, Your Pastor, Your Lawyer & Your Mother are watching.

I will never forget the day I saw my 80 something year old mother update her Facebook. I asked her how she learned how to do that and what her interest in social platforms might be. I mean really you

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Be Who You are Online As You Are in Real Time

I have learned something about myself this past year.  It is actually kind of embarrassing. So much so, that to overcome I am going to write about it. I 100% stink at promoting my own brand. I actually have a

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Is Visual Branding the New Media?

I was once this 20 something year old attending the Seattle Art Institute. Studying Advertising & Graphic Design. All my classes, all my cutting and pasting, and all my ad designs came down to one single thing. “What message are

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Customer Experiece Will Cost You

In order for  your business to thrive in today’s world of frenzy, you will have to reinvent your idea of what that customer experience really is.  If you want to go after that customer, guess what it WILL cost you.

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