Career

02.22.17

The Everygirl Turns 5

The Everygirl is FIVE! We launched the site on 2.22.12, a day I …

The Everygirl is FIVE! We launched the site on 2.22.12, a day I remember like it was yesterday. I grabbed a bottle of wine and hopped in a cab to celebrate the site going live. And here we are a half a decade later! I was a 20-something self-employed graphic designer …

Career

02.07.17

How I Became a Blog Designer

When I asked what you wanted me to write about this year, my …

When I asked what you wanted me to write about this year, my career seemed to be a recurring theme. So let’s starts where it all began–a decade ago this coming April–with my blog and my graphic design business, The Design Girl. Have you stopped laughing? I’m really bad at …

Career

05.20.16

How I Launched and Grew my First Business

I started blogging without any real purpose or plan back in 2007. And …

I started blogging without any real purpose or plan back in 2007. And at the risk of sounding ancient, blogging isn't what it used to be. There were no thoughts of growing my site or partnering with brands. There was no instagram or snapchat. There weren't very many bloggers out there at all–nothing compared …

Career

03.31.16

A Day in the Life (and running The Everygirl)

After receiving a few requests for a “day in the life” post, I …

After receiving a few requests for a “day in the life” post, I decided to start writing. And nearly two months later, here I am hitting publish. Maybe it’s because it’s my life, or maybe it’s the fact that my day-to-day really isn’t that exciting (because it’s not), but I’m …

Career

02.22.16

The Everygirl Turns FOUR

Starting over in Chicago is the best thing I’ve ever done for myself. It’s …

Starting over in Chicago is the best thing I’ve ever done for myself. It’s where I learned how to be on my own, met people who have changed my life, and launched a website with a fellow Chicago blogger that would change everything. And today, that website turns four. The Everygirl was a …

Career

01.26.16

Office Essentials

Last week, I shared some tips on working from home. Today, I’m back …

Last week, I shared some tips on working from home. Today, I’m back with some of my favorite office accessories. An organized workspace, good lighting, and comfortable chair are key, but I’ve also found that surrounding yourself with a few things that inspire you can help make even the most …

Career

02.24.14

the time i launched a website and it turned two

  I used to read through magazines, look at these beautiful multimillion dollar …

  I used to read through magazines, look at these beautiful multimillion dollar homes, at celebrities with photoshopped bodies, and very expensive clothing. This is obviously still a thing today, but I couldn’t (and still can’t) relate to any of it. And I wanted to do something about that, but …

Blogging

08.21.13

The time we made it to Forbes. Again.

I would be lying if I told you I hadn’t checked Forbes a …

I would be lying if I told you I hadn’t checked Forbes a few times since June to see if we made the cut. And today, it happened. Forbes listed The Everygirl as a  Top 100 Website for Women for the second year in a row. Video chat notice goes …

Blogging

06.21.12

That Time I made it to FORBES!

I am so honored to tell you that The Everygirl was rated by …

I am so honored to tell you that The Everygirl was rated by FORBES one of the 10 best websites for Millennial women and one of the top 100 best websites for women. To have this recognition within four months of launching the site is surreal and wonderful. I never …

Career

02.21.12

SNEAK PEEK: A look at The Everygirl!

With the launch of The Everygirl just one day away, we thought it …

With the launch of The Everygirl just one day away, we thought it was time to share a few more sneak peeks with you. We have enlisted the help of a few of our favorite bloggers! Each blogger is sharing two photos from The Everygirl, so for a look at …

Career

02.15.12

The Everygirl Launching 2.22.12

I am thrilled to announce that The Everygirl will launch one week from …

I am thrilled to announce that The Everygirl will launch one week from today! Mark your calendars & don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter. twitter | facebook | pinterest …

Career

01.31.12

Join The Everygirl Team

Photographers – looking for photographers who specialize in portraits, style, interiors, travel, and/or …

Photographers – looking for photographers who specialize in portraits, style, interiors, travel, and/or food photography – proficient in Photoshop or Lightroom for photo editing – include link to portfolio – students welcome – looking for talent in any city, state, country… after all, Everygirls are everywhere! *Email resume and portfolio …

Career

12.14.11

Big Announcement! Introducing The Everygirl, launching Feb 2012!

I am so excited to announce the upcoming launch of The Everygirl, the …

I am so excited to announce the upcoming launch of The Everygirl, the newest online resource helping shape creative, career-driven women. I have spent the past four months working on The Everygirl with my co-founder. There have been endless late night meetings and we have spent our weekends photographing features for …