Katie Allred

Tips for Church Communicators, Web Designers, and Nerds

“Always” Free Desktop Wallpaper

I'm like obviously a huge nerd. I love Switchfoot. Today's my birthday. I had some time to reflect and what not and I just love this song, "Always" by Switchfoot. I created a desktop wallpaper with some of the lyrics. I thought I would pass it on to you! This is the...

10 of the Best Sites for Learning Copywriting

Maybe you're a great web designer and you want to learn about more about copywriting. Maybe you're just an average blogger, but you want to sell a book or just write better. Either way–you could benefit from learning copywriting. I've spent the last year learning...

How to Hack Content Curation

Do you love curating content? Ok, you might not know what that means. How about: Do you love sharing great articles? Do you read blogs and news sites daily? Then you should automate all of this! Enter Digg Reader and Buffer to automate your content curation. Digg has...

12 Church Communication Experts on Twitter Right Now

Do you love Twitter? I spend a couple hours a lot of time browsing multiple social networks, reading blogs, participating in Twitter chats, and investing into various online communities. One of those is the church communications community on Twitter. Here are 12...

The Quick and Easy Way to Install WordPress on MAMP

Are you using MAMP? If you're like me, then you love MAMP. It's an easy solution for getting a local server development set up in a flash. If you are like me though, you hate to install Wordpress on MAMP. It's not that it's that complicated. It's just time consuming....

Using Divi? Here are 10 Powerful Examples of the Theme

Do you use Divi*? Do you even know what Divi is? Divi is a Wordpress theme created by Elegant Themes*–although it's much more than a theme. I would say it's more like a theme builder. (*Affiliate links) Recently, I started using Divi to design client's websites. I'm a...

How to Peel Peaches Quickly and Easily 🍑

It's peach season, e'erybody! I grew up in Clanton, AL, home of the peach water tower, peach park, and peach queens. I love peaches! They're easily my favorite fruit. But you know what I don't like about peaches? Peeling them. It's a mess and no fun. Peeling peaches...

Please Take My 2015 Reader Survey

I want to ensure that my blog does the best possible job of answering your questions and relevant to your interests. So that means that I need to know more about who you are! In order to do that, I've created my 2015 reader survey. Would you please take a few minutes...

Why I Stopped Setting Goals and Started Challenging Myself

Have you ever set a goal? Probably. How about a New Year's Resolution? I have set goals and resolutions many times, and guess what? I never meet my goal and I never feel resolved! This year I decided to do something different. I decided to challenge myself. You should...