Free Thanksgiving Fonts

November is all about expressing gratitude and remembering what we’re thankful for. These free Thanksgiving fonts add a dash of gratitude to your social graphics and emails, landing pages, staff appreciation, and event invites. Script-style, handwriting-esque fonts are a great way to express gratitude through typography, but keep in mind that some handwriting fonts make…

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Free Halloween Fonts

Free Halloween fonts are a great way to add a little something extra to party invites, social posts, or holiday cards. These spooky fonts are perfect for all your festive graphic design and typography needs! Free Halloween Font #1: Nosifer Nothing says spooky quite like this bold, blocky, dripping-with-something typeface designed by Typomondo. The all-caps…

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How to Set Up AWeber Email Marketing for Your Etsy Shop

How to set up AWeber email marketing for your Etsy shop

If you’re reading this post, you’re 1) probably an Etsy seller, and 2) interested in sending marketing emails for your shop and looking to get started with the AWeber integration. I’ve created this step-by-step tutorial for how to set up AWeber email marketing to help you see what the process is like and decide if…

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5 Lessons Learned in 5 Years

Briar Rose Consulting turned 5 years old last month! And while I’ve been working in design & digital marketing for over a decade, running a small business is a whole different animal. Here are the 5 lessons that have been most noteworthy in these first 5 years. LESSON #1: TREAT THEM LIKE YOUR ONLY CLIENT…

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Marketing TO the Competition – October Newsletter

Do you make a habit of watching your competition? 👋🧐 Watching your competition to see what they’re doing in your space is not a novel idea. But how about watching your competition to see what they’re not doing? And what can you learn from what you don’t see? Several things. First, by getting a better…

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On Business Survival – September Newsletter

for survival, businesses needs food and shelter

Wilderness survival; business survival Greetings from the mountains, where I started drafting this month’s newsletter while sitting next to the campfire. 🔥🏔️🏕️ Fall officially arrived this month, and the changing seasons were especially apparent at altitude—sunshine one moment, and pea-sized hail with thunder and lightning the next. The changing seasons always provide a good reminder…

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On Survival

refine your shelter only after you have food

Wilderness survival; business survival I’ve been watching the survival show Alone [where 10 people film themselves as they survive alone in the wilderness for as long as possible with limited equipment and usually harsh conditions]. Ancestral Living Skills Instructor Callie Russell from Season 7 of Alone I marvel at their survival skills and determination, while…

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Free Wedding Fonts

Need free wedding fonts for invites, place cards, or your Save the Date? September and October are the most popular wedding months, so the season is just getting going. These 4 freebies are the perfect start, whether you need a last-minute accent or you’re planning a year in advance. Free Wedding Font #1: Petit Formal…

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Font Tips & Tricks – August Newsletter

I called this month’s newsletter 𝓕𝓸𝓷𝓽 𝓕𝓻𝓲𝓭𝓪𝔂 because the past month has been a feast of font-related projects over here. Some highlights: Tips for pairing two typefaces together (& some cool examples) How to select serif fonts that communicate reliability and establish trust Ways to (slightly) modify script styles to make sure text stays legible…

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