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Business Tools and Apps

ConvertKit’s Creator Network and Recommendations Tool: A New Way to Grow Your Email List

If you’re looking for an authentic, “non-spammy” way to grow your e-newsletter subscriber list, ConvertKit could be a great starting point. First things first: know …

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Branding 101

What is Branding? Here’s the simplest definition.

If you’ve been searching around on the internet for the ultimate definition of branding, you probably haven’t found it…at least not one that makes the definition plain and easy to follow for small business owners. After honing my craft of brand and web design, and coaching thousands of entrepreneurs over ...
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Inspiration

Inspired by this website? Here’s how to study a website and get inspiration for your own.

Have you ever found yourself swooning over a website and wondering how you could sprinkle some of that magic into your own? Well, you’re in the right place! I’m Dana James Mwangi, and I eat, sleep, and breathe branding and web design – especially websites built with WordPress. In this ...
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Website Design

DanaJamesMwangi.com Featured on DesignRush.com’s Website Design Showcase

I’ve got some thrilling news to share with you – my very own web design creation…yes, this website you’re exploring right now, DanaJamesMwangi.com, has been featured in the DesignRush website showcase! So, What is DesignRush? According to their website, DesignRush is “your guide to finding the best professional agencies, categorized ...
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Entrepreneur Mindset

5 Self-Care Tips for Entrepreneurs

Self-care is a popular buzzword, and the acts of self-care are absolutely crucial for the success of entrepreneurs. I’m going to share five tips that I have developed over the years to help take care of myself and take care of my business at the same time. What I know ...
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Whose Blog is this, anyway?

Hey there,
new friend! 👋🏾

I’m Dana James Mwangi, your go-to brand strategist, award-winning entrepreneur, and public speaker.
Plus, after 15 years in the graphic and web design game (Hey WordPress, You da’ MVP!), and coaching over 2,000 entrepreneurs on how to brand themselves with boldness, I teach about branding from a holistic perspective. The confidence to brand boldly, the art of brand storytelling, and how to translate all of that over to your website is what you’ll find here on my blog.
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Inspired by this website? Here’s how to study a website and get inspiration for your own.

The Ultimate Branding Course

Brave Branding Academy ™

In 8 short weeks, learn everything you need to build a powerful brand and website. I’ll show you how to stay current without chasing every trend. With this online training program and my coaching support (it’s like having a brand strategist in your pocket), you’ll learn how to be authentic online, drawing in customers effortlessly.

The Ultimate Branding Course

Brave Branding Academy ™

In 8 short weeks, learn everything you need to build a powerful brand and website. I’ll show you how to stay current without chasing every trend. With this online training program and my coaching support (it’s like having a brand strategist in your pocket), you’ll learn how to be authentic online, drawing in customers effortlessly.

Public Speaking

Talks and Workshops for Creative Entrepreneurs

I deliver keynote talks and customized workshops that change the way creative professionals view themselves and do business. These aren’t your commonly heard “branding is what they say about you when you leave the room talks.” These are “How to brand your business boldly while laughing at imposter syndrome in the face” talks.

Bios + Downloadables

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Dana is an award-winning brand consultant, website strategist, and national speaker for creative professionals. She founded Cheers Creative, a Memphis-based consultancy that offers brand consulting, design, and online training to help entrepreneurs make courageous decisions with their online presence.

As a sought-after WordPress website expert with over 15 years of experience in brand development and graphic design, Dana has used her unique blend of confidence lessons, brand strategy, and design techniques to coach thousands of business owners into reaching their highest potential. She has led branding and career development workshops for Google, the University of Memphis, Women’s Business Center South, and more.

Dana’s work, story, and writings about branding, design, and entrepreneurship are featured in over 60 publications including Essence, AfroTech, and HubSpot.

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Inspired by this website? Here’s how to study a website and get inspiration for your own.

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Inspired by this website? Here’s how to study a website and get inspiration for your own.

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