Creativity needs to be dangerous and unpredictable.

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When everything becomes a little too comfortable and controlled, it’s easy to produce work that’s devoid of surprises.

Humans are very adept at falling into ruts. The more we do something, and the better we get at doing it, the greater the inclination to keep on doing it the very same way. We tend to repeat actions and patterns that evoke positive responses from others. Which can be a good thing — for a while anyway.

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What You Need to Know About Marketing Automation

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How Marketing Automation Can Grow Your Business

Marketing is essential in making a business successful. Thanks to advances in technology, business owners now have more options than ever when it comes to marketing their business to attract new customers. One powerful tool that more and more business owners are using is marketing automation.

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6 Google Analytics Tools You Need To Be Using

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Free Tools to Improve Your Digital Marketing Prowess

Google Analytics is one of the best free tools that you can arm yourself with when you’re trying to understand why your website visitors act the way they do. Any business owner should be able to speak to what’s happening on their website. Even if you have seasoned professionals managing your digital marketing, it’s still a good idea to have a general understanding for yourself. Here are 6 Google Analytics tools you need to be using... 

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Entrepreneurship in the Face of Crisis

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The Gift of Adversity

The 2020 Coronavirus crisis and worldwide COVID19 pandemic, has grabbed our attention like nothing in our lifetime... For business owners and entrepreneurs, the notion of “business, as usual”, is not only impossible, it is hard to imagine when things will return to “normal” and what the new norm may feel like. But that in itself is not all bad...

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Here are 10 Secrets for Surviving Quarantine

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A Freelancer’s Perspective on Quarantine Readiness

As a freelance designer who works from home, I've basically been living in quarantine for years. In my solitude, I've had plenty of time to find ways to make it as pleasant as possible.

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How to Craft A Successful SEO Strategy in 2020

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A Beginner’s Guide to SEO in 2020!?!?

For those of us who have been involved with websites for some time (1995?), it is easy to forget that every day there are newbies to every topic under the sun… It’s in this spirit that we share this SEO primer...

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5 Survival Rules Every Entrepreneur Absolutely Needs To Know

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Life-hardened Founder’s Advice 

This post is written as a shout out to passionate entrepreneurs everywhere who may be struggling to finance their venture. And while this “Dutch Uncle” advice may sound like heresy to some, it is informed by personal experience ...

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Local Search is The Modern Day Storefront

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Local Search Success Requires a Strong Digital Presence

To succeed today, every business in the world needs a strong digital presence. Like street signs or billboards do offline, a digital presence ensures that customers searching online will find their way to your local business.

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Step-by-Step Edits for the Perfect Profile Picture!

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Learn to Use Your Smartphone’s Photo Editing Features for a Perfect Profile Pic!

In my last blog on creating the perfect profile picture, I linked to a few free photo editing options and suggested the best way to create a flattering, natural photo was to adjust brilliance, highlights, shadows, and color temperature. It’s incredibly easy to over-edit a photo and to walk away from it looking like a caricature of yourself...

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Professional Tips For The Perfect Headshot

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Learn to Take a Beautiful DIY Profile Picture Every Time!

With the ease and access of smartphone cameras (not to mention the ever-increasing quality of them) it’s easy to believe everyone a photographer. When an employer wants a current headshot, though, that pretense can splinter! Here are some of the best ways to guarantee a gorgeous headshot.

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The Importance of Process and Why It Matters

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Embracing Process

For some people, especially creatives, the word process conjures up mental pictures of onerous and creativity-stifling hurdles. These are likely the same people that see household budgeting as a hassle. In both cases, nothing could be further from the truth. Just as budgeting can be the gateway to financial freedom, process must be embraced as a creative enabler...

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How to Engage the Nashville Creative Community

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MojoMediaPros Events Calendar – Your Guide to Connecting with Creatives in Nashville

Boasting a reputation as a hub to tech startups and creatives, Nashville is buzzing with many supportive meetups and networking opportunities. On any given week, you can find pockets of cross-discipline creatives gathering all across the city. So many in fact, it’s hard to keep up! No worries, Mojo has you covered! Check out our NEW Mojo Event calendar!

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How To Check If Your Website Is Responsive

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Find Out What Your Website Will Look Like on Different Screen Sizes.

Back in the early days of the world-wide-web, long before the release of the first smartphones, websites were designed strictly for desktop computer screens and the HTML structure was fairly simple. Today, things are radically different...

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Connecting the Dots – What You Need To Know About PWAs

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PWA Primer: The Promise and The Emerging Reality

Recently, I spoke at Craft Content 2019. My topic was "Progressive Web Apps commonly referred to as PWAs.”

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Is Easy to Learn the Enemy of Easy to Use?

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Good user interface (UI) design will often favor one over the other to meet the needs of the intended user.

Designing a good user interface (UI) is key to the success of any software application. While people may expect products to be easy-to-learn and easy-to-use, this isn’t always the goal of an effective UI. In fact, the two concepts are more often than not in direct opposition to one another.

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How to curate your digital footprint — and why it matters!

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While interests and trends change, your digital footprint is a legacy that will remain for years to come.

Whether you’re a student, entrepreneur, community leader, politician, or anyone in-between, it’s important to be intentional about understanding and curating a positive digital footprint.

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HUMOR: 10 Secrets for How to Save Money on a New Website

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Secret Strategies for Savvy Website Deal‑Seekers

Everyone wants a deal and website shoppers are no exception. And deals can be had IF you are committed to the process.

Here are the top 10 strategies to save you money on a new website...

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The 7 Hard Lessons of Digital Innovation

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Digital media lessons that have withstood the test of time.

This article is inspired by a talk I gave nearly three decades ago in the early days of interactive media. It was February of 1992 and I was leading a team of designers and programmers at a think tank imaginatively named GTE Imagitrek...

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How to Boost High-Converting Email Sign-ups

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Grow Your Email Marketing With Our Landing Page Best Practices

Email can be the hardest working tool in the digital marketer’s toolbox. When done right, it can also be the most effective. After all, a monthly email newsletter is a great way to stay connected with your customers, and it doesn’t have to be a lot of work...

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How to Improve Your Website With These Simple CSS Ideas

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Our CSS Expert Shares 7 Use-cases to Raise Your CSS I.Q.

Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS, as it is commonly referred to, is the coding language we website developers use to create the look and feel of your website. I've been using CSS for the better part of two decades. During that time there have been dramatic changes and improvements in how CSS works within websites. At MojoMediaPros, we value quality CSS to improve visual interest and usability across all devices...

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