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The Case For The Echo Chamber (And Why Your Brand Needs To Get Political)

By Rachael Kay Albers / January 7, 2021 /

I choose to surround myself with people who share my values, whenever possible, because it reinforces my commitment TO those values.  Call this an “echo chamber,” I call it a supportive community.  One that I NEED to guide me and inspire me so that I can continue being the type of human being who wakes…

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The Quick ‘n’ Dirty Magic of This Rebrand

By Rachael Kay Albers / October 1, 2020 /

Today, I launch TWO new & improved brands and I have never been so proud. Will you celebrate with me? First the links, then the story: Rachael Kay Albers: https://rachaelkayalbers.com/ RKA ink: https://rkaink.com/ Why two brands? In a nutshell: RKA ink is my done-for-you brand. Hire my creative agency to help you rebrand your business…

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Santa, Fire Your Copywriter!

By Rachael Kay Albers / July 25, 2020 /

The man in red is in trouble. Santa hired a “clever” copywriter to spruce up his website in time for the upcoming holiday season. Y’all, it’s bad. They make The North Pole sound like one of those engineering firms where you’re not really sure WHAT they engineer… If he leaves it like this, nobody’s getting…

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The Worst Email To Send Your Customers

By Rachael Kay Albers / May 21, 2020 /

What if, instead of all the “Now more than ever” COVID ads with piano soundtracks, sepia filters, and hopeful lens flares… Big box advertisers just did what small biz email marketers do when they don’t know what to say: Say nothing. Then say sorry. I can see it now: You’re watching 90 Day Fiancé (and…

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2019 Year in Review: The Color Palettes of My Life

By Rachael Kay Albers / April 3, 2020 /

It’s my favorite post of the year…right on time! (The colors of quarantine leave something to be desired…) My annual review, as told through the color palettes of my life. Inspired by my love for Design Seeds and all things color. Check out 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 to see how the palettes of…

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The 10 Stages of Working From Home

By Rachael Kay Albers / March 25, 2020 /

Stage 1. FREEDOM! via GIPHY Stage 2. I’M GONNA BE RICH! via GIPHY Stage 3. PREMATURE SMUGNESS via GIPHY Stage 4. KITCHEN COUNTER = STANDING DESK via GIPHY Stage 5. LOSE PANTS BATTLE via GIPHY Stage 6. NOW SEEKING BUZZFEED BLOCKER via GIPHY Stage 7. IMMUNE TO ONE’S OWN STENCH via GIPHY Stage 8. MUTE…

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