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WordPress Plugins – The Ultimate List

If you're just getting started (or even if you've been using Wordpress for a while!) the Wordpress plugins directory can seem overwhelming.  And then there are paid plugins, too!  So we wanted to make that process easier for you.  Here's our list of Wordpress plugins that are tested and proven: Wordpress Plugins for Speed Site speed is [...]

By | 2016-10-19T22:01:39+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|Web Design|0 Comments

It’s Now or Never

This month, I was invited to attend a luncheon with high school entrepreneurs as part of Junior Achievement Entrepreneurship Week in Middle Tennessee. I believe in lifelong learning and personal development, and that's one of the core values of Blue Ivory Creative. It’s amazing that no matter the point at which you [...]

By | 2016-10-19T22:01:39+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|Blue Ivory Culture, Business Development|0 Comments

Why Business Owners Should Have Pets

We've been hearing quite a few arguments recently for allowing pets in the workplace, so we decided to look into it.  The same benefits that pets are said to have in a traditional work environment certainly apply to business owners!  Here are a few of the reasons why business owners should have pets: 1. Companionship - [...]

By | 2016-10-19T22:01:39+00:00 May 29th, 2015|Business Development|0 Comments

How To: Create a Post in WordPress

Are you building a Wordpress blog but aren’t sure where to start?  These instructions will provide everything you need to know about how to create a post in Wordpress.  Make sure you have a hosting plan set up, as well as a domain name attached to it. Before You Begin: 1. Log into your Wordpress dashboard. [...]

By | 2016-10-19T22:01:39+00:00 May 6th, 2015|Web Design|0 Comments

The History of Social Media

Social media has revolutionized the way that we communicate, share information and connect with each other.  Globally, there are approximately 1.73 billion active users on various social media platforms.  But how did social media get to that point?  Look through our infographic below to learn about the history of social media.  And thanks to Digital [...]

By | 2016-10-19T22:01:39+00:00 November 18th, 2014|Social Media|0 Comments

Goodbye to Slow Websites – Improving WordPress Speed

WordPress is an amazing tool for website designers. There are so many frameworks and templates out there that allow you to easily build and fully customize a WordPress site whether you’re an advanced developer or just someone who loves to design. However, the downside is that advanced, complicated WordPress themes can slow down a website [...]

By | 2016-10-19T22:01:39+00:00 November 4th, 2014|Web Design|0 Comments

5 Recipes to Help You Focus

The old phrase, “You are what you eat” couldn’t be more true. The food that we eat can help you focus, pay attention, sleep, and improve your attitude. So, if you want to be the best that you can be and get the most done, then choosing the right foods should be a big part of your [...]

By | 2016-10-19T22:01:39+00:00 November 1st, 2014|Business Development|0 Comments

The Importance of a Brand (Plus 3 Key Elements)

For most small business owners, the majority of their business-launching efforts go directly into developing a successful product or service – that is, the function of their company that will directly translate into sales. And this is understandable, right? The importance of establishing a positive cash flow for startups has been heavily documented, and strong [...]

By | 2016-10-19T22:01:39+00:00 October 28th, 2014|Branding|0 Comments

The Importance of Taking Time Off

Luke and I started Blue Ivory Creative a year and a half ago and, as most new small business owners experience, we spent almost every second planning, working, talking to clients, setting goals, figuring out finances, making sales etc. Even meals turned into discussion about our company, simply because we love what we do. I [...]

By | 2016-10-19T22:01:39+00:00 September 21st, 2014|Business Development|0 Comments