Weekly Roundup - June 1, 2018

How did it get to be June again already?!

Let's get this summer started!

Next week is the first anniversary of the Design+Style Visibility Challenge. Can you believe it? So, of course, we're going to host an all-new Visibility Challenge Monday through Friday. (Was there ever any doubt?)

Each day we'll add a new assignment in the Visibility Challenge Learning Unit in the Design+Style Club. (You'll be able to find posts from past Visibility Challenges there, too.)

We're also adding a fun, new feature to the Club: Cocktails & Connections. Find out more below!

Now, I'm off to get ready for tonight's shenanigans. See you there!


The Longboard

Okay, first off, we're in love with the name. Even better, it's a super simple (and very refreshing!) recipe perfect for a lazy summer evening.

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Our Pro Tip of the Week

Email Marketing Strategy

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Our Favorite Finds of the Week

When a client wants a 6 week job done in 1 week, show him this video- We all know those people who would like stuff done as quickly as possible. Here is an accurate representation of why rushing things should not always be an option.

Are You Living the Hard Way?- “Life is hard when you live it the easy way, and life is easy when you live it the hard way.” Don't understand how this is the case? Read this!

Warning: Your Emails are About to Become Funnier- "Get 93 ridiculous ways to close your messages." We want all amazing newsletters, see if this gives you any inspiration or ideas! What have you got to lose? 

Starting Friday, June 1st at 4 PM Eastern/1 PM Pacific.
Let's kick off summer by hanging out together online and getting to know each other just a little better. Fun, GIFs, and shenanigans will abound!

This will be a come-and-go event, so don't worry if you can't be there the whole time. Just plan to spend a little time getting visible with your fellow Design+Style Club members ahead of next Visibility Challenge (June 4-8).

We'll wrap up with a Connections livestream into the event at 7 PM Eastern/4 PM Pacific. You can watch here on Facebook or join us on Zoom ( https://zoom.us/j/792131725 ). See you tonight! (And bring your cocktails!)

In case you missed it...

On the Podcast
Tuesday Telling Your Story with the Cohen Brothers - Today we're talking to Sam and Dave Cohen of Elegant Mosaics about how they tie their personal journey into their visibility.

Design+Style Book Clubs

Speaking of books, we've got two book clubs - one for business books and one for fiction books. Come join us!

Design+Style Business Book Club
Currently ReadingBuilding a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen by Donald Miller
Next Meeting: June 21st at 8 PM Eastern/ 5 PM Pacific

Design+Style Fiction Book Club 
Currently ReadingThe Alice Network by Kate Quinn
Next Meeting: June 14th at 8 PM Eastern/ 5 PM Pacific