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Growing a Business & a Family With Jen Davis

In honor of Mother’s Day, for May’s installment of our Beyond the Brand interview series, we’re highlighting one of our favorite entrepreneurs to share her experience, wisdom, and learnings from juggling a growing creative brand and family. Meet Jen of Hello June Creative, a boutique brand identity and web design studio crafting colorful and elevated […]

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BTB Roundup: 5 Learnings From Our Interviewees & Creative Entrepreneurs

One of the best things about our work is the partnerships we have with other incredible creative entrepreneurs, founders, and individuals who are changing the game with their talent, passion, and commitment to their craft. We’ve had the opportunity to sit down with these create entrepreneurs changemakers in our own interview series, Beyond the Brand. […]

Beyond The Brand

How Photographer Leilani Banayat Leaned on Her Community During Periods of Transition

Starting a business is not easy. Deciding when it’s time for a big change or evolution can be even more of a challenge. Leilani Banayat is a good friend of the studio’s (hint: she’s the creative behind our most recent brand photos!) and an incredible lifestyle and wedding photographer here in Portland and her year […]

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Finding Your Voice with Content Creator, Candace Molatore

It’s no secret that spending time online isn’t always the best for our mental health. But what if it’s your career as a content creator?  For our latest in our Beyond the Brand interview series, we got the opportunity to chat with Candace Molatore, the content creator behind @hey.candace. We talked about building an online […]

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5 Ways to Show Love to Your Service Providers

The day of love is right around the corner. It’s the season of paper hearts, boxes of chocolates, and handwritten love notes. It’s the time of year when we pause to appreciate the loved ones in our lives, whether it’s our partners, family, or friends. As our busy schedules fill to the brim with awe-inspiring […]

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How Bree McCool Expanded Her Love of Photography Into a Creative Collective

Third time’s a charm. Our interview series, Beyond the Brand, continues with our third installment and first interview of 2022. In case you missed our interviews with entrepreneurs Kristina and Jaclyn you can find them here and here. We had the chance to hear from Bree McCool, the entrepreneur and photographer behind Bree McCool Photography […]

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5 Approachable (and Attainable) New Year’s Resolutions for Creatives

It’s that time of year again—the time to take inventory of your life and choose new habits that will best serve you in this new season. The beginning of a new year always welcomes reflection and goal-setting. But let’s face it, how many unattainable goals have we set for ourselves only to drop a month […]

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The RL Guide to Gifting With Intention

The season of giving is here. It’s the time of year for shopping lists, bustling holiday crowds, and snagging that perfectly quirky, elegant, or trendy gift for that friend you have in mind. For many, gift-giving is something of a sport, an opportunity to stretch your creativity to find the gift that will make your […]

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Beyond the Brand Interview Series: Jaclyn Tracy

How she builds two businesses one step at a time and her journey navigating entrepreneurship. Our interview series, Beyond the Brand, continues with our second installment. In case you missed our first interview, you can find it here. We had the chance to hear from Jaclyn Tracy, the founder of conscious marketplace, SISTAIN, and a […]

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Beyond The Brand Interview Series: Kristina Klaas

How She Created a Mission-Driven Business & How She Faces the Challenges of Entrepreneurship Welcome to the first interview for our new series, Beyond the Brand. In the coming months, you will get to sit down with your favorite cozy beverage and learn from the inspiring founders and creative minds behind brands that are making […]

Beyond The Brand

Creating a Space That Inspires Creativity (Office Reveal)

Let’s talk about the importance of creating a space that welcomes creativity for YOU and your business. I recently came across an article on Medium that talks about making an office space through trial and error. It explained, “You could spend a long time creating the perfect environment but until you begin to create in […]

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Q&A: Meet The Studio’s Content Writer and PR Pro, Delaney

Over the past year and a half, Rachel Leslie Studio went from me and my laptop to a team of 3 dedicated team members and a whole lot of other hands on deck. From mentors and coaches to designers, photographers and operations experts, there are many people who keep this studio going (and of course […]

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Your Guide to Working with The Studio

We’re here for you. When I started the copywriting studio, the goal was first and foremost to help brands of all kinds make an impact. We do this by helping them refine their messaging, create story-driven copy and help them define their brand story.  The bonus is getting to work with change-making entrepreneurs and brands […]

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Copy Refresh: How to Give Your Copy New Life

We all need a little refresh every now and then. Whether it means refreshing your hair,  wardrobe or mindset, having a clean slate or fresh start can work wonders, even with just a few tiny tweaks. The same goes for your copy. Copy can get stale or boring over time without some upkeep, if not […]

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5 Common Copy Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

Making mistakes to a certain extent is unavoidable in life and in copy. And we could argue that making mistakes is actually a good thing.   Often they teach us valuable lessons and set us on the right path. But, who wouldn’t want to avoid some mistakes all together if they could; especially in copy. […]

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10 Things About Brand Storytelling That’ll Surprise You

You’ve encountered stories all your life.  Be it the elementary school teacher sitting you down in a circle and pulling out your favorite picture book, or the blurb you saw on the back of a bag of potato chips the other day, stories stick with us. 

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Trying to Find Your Brand Voice

Finding your brand voice is an essential step for growing your business. It can be difficult to know where to start. These 5 questions will guide you through the process of creating a voice that fits your brand and sticking to it. Do you have a brand voice? If you answered no or if you’re […]

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