This month marks 5 years of running my business. It's been a hell of a ride – high moments, challenging times and everything in between. All with a great business partner and an amazing team by my side. But now, it's time for a change …
A key part of the Asilia
ethos has always been about following your heart and doing work you love. We’ve constantly strived to practice what we preach. That’s why we love working with other passionate people and why our self-directed projects are so important to us.
Over the past 5 years, these projects have evolved in different ways. Some have been more satisfying and successful than others – Afri-love
, Afriapps and Black White Simple
being the ones that have most resonated with the wider world.
Products of change
These projects, along with our experiences working with clients over the years, have taught us important lessons; opened up new opportunities we couldn’t have foreseen and; challenged and expanded our visions, when it comes to the contributions we want to bring to the world.
In being true to ourselves, our passions, our new circumstances and environments, we have decided on a new future for our professional paths.
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It's been just over 3 and a half years since I last had a big chop where I cut all my hair off and, over that time, my regimen has evolved again and again.
I recently took a few pictures documenting a length check and different stages of my typical cycle between washes. View them all on my new natural hair journey showcase (set one up too and send me a link – it will only take minutes, once you've got your content together, and it's free!).
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Getting a website is pointless …
We can all agree that, if you’ve got something to share with others – be it a product, service, idea or philosophy – you need to make it accessible to your audience.
… Unless your audience lives more than 2 miles away.
I think the majority of us can also agree that, in this day and age, having some kind of online presence is a no-brainer. Especially if your product, service, idea or philosophy is one that can add value for people who may be hundreds or even thousands of miles away from where you are.
Continue reading “Don’t Hire Somebody to Create Your Website – Do it Yourself in Minutes”