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Branding Do’s and Don’ts with Designer Melanie Burk

Jul 28, 2019

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Melanie Burk started college planning on getting a degree in accounting. That didn’t last long! She eventually switched to graphic design, something she knew little about. And, even though a college professor told her she wouldn’t be successful, she made her own path and has been wildly successful.

 

Melanie dabbled in several different areas of design before finding her exact niche. But, since she did, she has worked with large brands and big products. She’s not only a designer but an entrepreneur as well. She is one of the brains behind a new social platform, Prixm, which removes the bummer aspects of social media and focuses on sharing people’s stories.  

 

Mel is also a wife and mother of 5 adorable kiddos! She has amazing advice about everything from failure to finding balance in your daily life. You are going to love her — we PROMISE. 

 

Creative Counsel Episode 46

 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How failure can be used as a turning point and stepping stone (wait ’til you hear Melanie’s stories about what her early design career looked like!)

  • How personal passion projects can help you get unstuck in your creativity

  • The importance of incorporating your “story” and your “why” in your branding

  • What to pay for when branding and what to skip out on!

  • The importance of finding beauty in the chaos as a creative entrepreneur and mother

  • Why you need to shift your focus to daily balance

  • Branding tips to help your business shine

 

Episode Links 

Download the FREE episode handout with tips and quotes taken from this interview with Melanie Burk. 

 

Find Melanie Burk on Instagram or email her here. 

 

Check out her new social media app, Prixm!

 

HELPFUL RESOURCES

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Listen and subscribe to Creative Counsel on iTunes, Overcast, Stitcher, Spotify, and iHeartRadio.

 

Or browse through my quick tips and tricks by connecting on Instagram.

 

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*This blog post is not intended as legal advice. No attorney-client relationship. For informational purposes only.

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