From Mock Up to Actual Reality


You know when you have really good intentions to do something but it requires a lot more time than you actually have? And you need to learn a ton of new stuff before starting? And so you kinda push it off until forever?

Well, that’s kinda what happened with me and WordPress.

I wanted to do it myself, and I did try… but then I realized, I would need to learn a TON in order to get what I really wanted and it would take a lot longer to make it happen then I wanted.

So, friends, this is when I outsourced.

I hired Zoe of A Quick Study to deal with this junk for me, because she is an expert and I am not.

I contacted Zoe about doing this WordPress design for me and sent her this mock up:

And now look at my blog… looks pretty darn exact does it not?! It’s amazing. Zoe is amazing! So thank you Zoe! For making my mock up actual reality!

I could get super used to this outsourcing stuff… which reminds me, I need to go gather the golden eggs from the backyard…


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Oh, hi! Welcome to The Merriweather Council. I’m Danielle and I am a maker in business and mentor to other makers in business. I teach you how to turn your crafty tendencies into profits!

Oh, I’m also really into crafts, boy bands + iced coffee. Email me anytime to say hello or send cute Backstreet Boy videos or dog pictures .. or whatever! danielle (at) Thanks for stopping by.

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