SEO Mistakes

1.) robots.txt Disallow The biggest mistake a site can make is to robots.txt disallow your entire site (or even important pages)! I actually made this mistake not too long ago.  I was developing a WordPress site with the “discourage search engines” options checked so the site wouldn’t be ranked while in progress.  Silly me – I forgot to uncheck that option …

Denim – What Can I Make of This?

I have a lot of hoarded art supplies – things I’ve gathered thinking, “I can make something of this,” but I don’t.  I just squirrel it away and know that it’s there taking up space.  Last year was particularly bad because I was doing a lot of “nature” and “recycle” crafting for a fair so I started saving cans, cereal …

Crowing

I’ve been dabbling with the crow theme for a month or so now. No reason. I just wanted to do something… different but consistent. Give me a theme and I’ll run wild with it. Make me pick between a few different themes and I sit there like a sack of potatoes. Why crows? Why not? They speak to me. And …

Cori Lee Marvin

I’ve been on a bit of a “crow” theme kick lately and stumbled upon this artist. From her about page: Cori Lee Marvin is an artist living in Port Hope, Ontario. Her non-traditional approach to watercolour combines a flowing and loose medium with a precise and detailed style. Crisp, clean images and deep, saturated colours give her painting amazing clarity …

An App: Jazza’s Arty Games

Stumble upon this with a “what to draw” search. It reminded me of the illustration prompt stuff I was doing on twitter several years ago. Jazza’s Arty Games 1 – COLOR CHALLENGE: The Color Challenge game assigns you between 1-5 colors you’re limited to creating your artwork with. The game generates these colors from the colored materials you add to …

Drawing with your Eraser

I’ve found watching other people make art very relaxing lately. Aaron Blaise: https://www.youtube.com/user/AaronBlaiseArt Animal artist and former Disney creator. I can relate. He doesn’t like to spend a lot of time wit his drawings so ye utilizes a nice quick loose style. That’s so me! Sometimes I’ll meticulously work an image, but that’s more like… exercise. Self discipline so that …

3 Powerful SEO Tips to Rank

Neil Patel I like this guy – easy to understand, simple effective message. Totally going to be watching more of his videos. 1.) Be descriptively thorough in your articles – I was right about being wordy! How can you make matches if you’re not wordy? Don’t buy into those “new” marketer messages where it’s all about the pictures folks. A …