Marketing Design Dispatch

by Charli Marie

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I'm a little out of my depth on this task...

Issue #117 How often do you tackle a project that's out of your comfort zone, Reader? Last week I started tackling a project I don't have much experience in: Creating a messaging guide. In this issue I'm sharing: How I'm approaching this messaging project from a brand perspective A real look at...
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9 days ago • 5 min read

Would you live with your workmates for a week?

Issue #116 Would you live with your workmates for a week, Reader? I've just returned from a week in France for the ConvertKit team retreat, where more than 60 members of our remote team flew in to spend time together. If you're curious to know what goes on during an event like that, read on – in...
23 days ago • 6 min read

Making website improvements when you don't have time for a full redesign

Issue #115 Do you know the feeling, Reader, of knowing you need to make improvements to a site you're working on but not having time to go through the process for a redesign? Cos, same. In this issue I want to share a few small updates we've made to the ConvertKit marketing site recently to help...
about 1 month ago • 6 min read

Breaking down the design decisions of a sales landing page

Issue #114 Hey Reader, As you read this I'm currently in the worlds northernmost settlement, Longyearbyen, on the islands of Svalbard! It's so far north!! I had a lot of work to wrap up before I left, though and in this issue I'm sharing a few things I've been focussed on recently: Designing and...
about 2 months ago • 5 min read

Are you underutilising your skills as a designer?

Issue #113 I have a question for you, Reader: how would you feel if this newsletter switched from weekly to a fortnightly (every other week) cadence? I'd be totally fine with that​ I'd be a bit disappointed​ No preference​ Let me know by clicking on the option above that best fits your...
2 months ago • 5 min read

Getting out of a design system funk

Issue #112 Oh hey there, Reader. You might notice this issue has some visual updates! I've created a new template using the new email designer that the wonderful product & engineering folks at ConvertKit have been working on for a while. We've also launched a marketplace where you'll find a...
2 months ago • 5 min read

The lowdown on Config 2023 (my takeaways)

On June 21-22, more than 8,500 designers, developers and product people gathered in San Francisco for a celebration of all things design at Figma's annual user conference, Config. It was my first conference in four years and it was a wonderful, inspiring, overwhelming time. In this issue I want...
3 months ago • 8 min read

Read this before you attend a design conference

Hi Reader, I'm heading to Figma's user conference Config this week. It's the first design conference I've been to in quite a few years, so I've been prepping for it mentally (and also physically... by buying new sneakers 😅) In this issue I'm sharing: Some tips for making the most of your time at...
3 months ago • 4 min read

How Apple's new product might change the face of marketing design

Last week Apple announced a brand new product: the Vision Pro. I've been thinking about how this device might change the future of my work as a marketing designer (for better or worse). Let's discuss. What the heck is the Vision Pro? It's a VR headset that can act more like AR because of the...
4 months ago • 4 min read

A deep dive into my design philosophies

Hey Reader, This week in the Dispatch I've prepared for you: Something to help you work more efficiently Something you can join live on Friday to stay up-to-date on happenings in the creator community And something you can listen to on a walk or while you work to learn more about my design...
4 months ago • 2 min read
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