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Screenshot example of how Shopify products integrate into Showit
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Do you have an online shop? If you do, there’s a good chance you already know about Shopify. And maybe you have or you’re thinking about building an online store on the Shopify platform? The great thing about Shopify is that their inventory and product management tools are awesome. The bummer thing about Shopify is […]

How Does Showit Work with Shopify?

Showit

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There are many ways to create visual consistency throughout your website. Whether you’re starting with a template, or building a site entirely from scratch, visual consistency helps to establish brand trust which down the road can lead to customer loyalty. The easiest way to create consistency is to resist the urge to just keep adding. […]

How to Create Visual Consistency on Your Website

Website Design

Liz Langford of britelime Creative wearing the Ariat Half Moon Trouser Jeans
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Being almost 5’1″ tall can present lots of problems when searching for jeans. But I absolutely love Ariat’s denim trousers… and they come in a short length! I usually still need to wear a boot with a pretty high heel… but I don’t usually have to hem them, which is a BIG bonus for this […]

My Favorite Ariat Denim Trousers

Closet

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This photo makes me laugh. Friends, I do not hang out in the barnyard in my favorite Ariat jeans, my Macbook Pro and clean hair!! It’s a good reminder that behind the photos we see there’s always more to the story. I love the barnyard. I love the days it’s my turn to be on the […]

There’s Always a Backstory

Life

Liz of britelime Creative in the barnyard with her laptop
Elizabeth Langford of britelime Creative in the barnyard with her laptop
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A great resource for anyone wanting to understand Search Engine Optimization better is Google’s “How Google Search Works” page. https://www.google.com/search/howsearchworks/ It will literally walk you through step-by-step how Google Search Works and give you a better understanding of how people can find what they’re looking for.   A quick easy way to think of Search Engine […]

Quick Tips to Improving Your Website’s SEO

Website Tips

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As a designer I help small businesses all the time work to define and refine their brands… but you know what, it’s a difficult process to do for myself. And it’s not something you set in stone, walk away from and never pay attention to again. Over time, as your business grows, as your life […]

3 Steps to Defining Your Brand

Business

Elizabeth Langford of britelime Creative with her Palomino horse Sunny Boy.
Photo of a rustic blackberry pie
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My grandmother made the most incredible blackberry pies. Just thinking about them make my mouth water. She was a wonderful baker and she knew that recipe backwards and forwards. But I don’t. I can taste the taste by just thinking about it, but I couldn’t write that recipe from memory if my life depended on […]

Templates and Grandma’s Blackberry Pie

Business

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Did you know that the file name of your images is important to search engine optimization? It is! Here’s a simple illustration. Let’s imagine that I have a ranch, raise chickens and sell eggs. I want to drive traffic to my website so that local people in my area find me online and reach out […]

Name Your Images Properly for SEO

Website Tips

Buff Orpington golden chicken in the snow on the Langford Ranch in Montague, California
Elizabeth Langford owner of britelime Creative on her ranch holding her favorite chicken
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It’s been almost four years since I posted to my personal Instagram account, @elizabethlangford. Why so long? I really felt The Lord calling me to a season of quiet. To a time of listening instead of working to be heard. And it has been so so good for me. What started as taking a week […]

Why I Took Such a Long Break from Instagram

Life

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