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February 2, 2018
112: Redesigning your website

As designers it sometimes feels like we are perpetually redesigning our own websites! In this episode we discuss our approach to tackling our redesigns and what tools we’re using to build the site, as well as share some advice for not getting overwhelmed with the task.

key takeaways

If your website isn’t meeting your needs anymore, and you feel like it doesn’t represent you and your work accurately it might be time for a redesign! 

A good personal website isn’t just about the design, the copy is super important too. Give it the time and attention it deserves. 

It can be hard to get personal projects finished. In order to complete your website redesign first of all break what you want your end product to be into versions and first put out an MVP.

show timestamps

00:00 - Intro & catch up

06:00 - Launching an MVP of your site first

07:20 - Why are we redesigning our sites?

13:00 - First steps to redesigning

17:20 - Writing copy

20:00 - What tools we’re using

22:15 - Setting yourself a deadline

24:30 - What to do with your old content

29:45 - Last words of advice

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