Hey Dorks! I'm Amy. I live in North Carolina via California and I'm a WordPress dork. My background is in the non-profit sector and marketing. I love my two dogs (okay all the dogs) and I'm a pretty good baker. I'm here to figure out how to be less of a dork while living in the south (as a child free vegetarian) and get your WordPress.org site up and running on a budget (and make your brand look just the way you want). Southern Dork is my personal blog. I have an Etsy shop and used a free theme to create a WordPress site for my brand. I also offer an online course for creatives who want to DIY a WordPress.org site. Yes. You. Can.
Give The People What You Want I took an informal survey on Etsy and a few Facebook groups on what would be a better email freebie. Almost everyone said a Facebook Shop guide instead of checking your domain’s email in your Gmail account. I think checking my domain’s email inside of Gmail is a better… Read More Gmail For Your Website Email: Make Your Inbox Your Assistant
I decided to rebrand my Etsy shop in January of 2017. I wanted to be honest with my craft business so I didn’t copy any other shop and I didn’t have a lot of momentum. Well I didn’t get a lot of sales. Hardly any sales. It sucked. I was getting A’s and B’s in… Read More Word press Course: Why Crafters Need A Word press Site
It started in 2013. On March 7th, I decided to become friends with grief. It wasn’t going anywhere soon. The only way to not let it completely overpower me was to have a relationship with it. It’s 2017 and I finally feel like it’s time grief and I are just acquaintances. If grief and I… Read More Relationship With Grief : Moving Forward
Well I’m calling it National Dog Day! I love Fonda and Charlie. They are perfect for each other. Charlie is older and she’s a little social butterfly. Fonda is about year and a half younger than Charlie and she is shy. Fonda is the protector and Charlie is the charmer. They play together really well. They… Read More Dogs Rule: It’s National Pet Day