How to Meme Your Way To Success: Halloween Edition

Meme_3_SquareI honestly can not stress enough the importance of having a great Photographer on your team.

As independent content creators fighting your way to be seen amidst an overcrowded marketplace of amazing talent, sometimes an image is the only shot you’ve got at getting your potential audiences attention, so that image better be good. And if its share worthy, you’re in business.

Luckily for us we have the amazing Katie Nolan on our team. As often is the case with us, Katie walked right into our lives at the exact moment we needed her. Fresh from Australia she became the photographer behind images I truly believe will become iconic collector’s items someday. I realize I may be biased, but these images genuinely blow me away and I feel fortunate every time I get to post them.

While I am gushing on Katie, I just have to say, not only is she an amazing photographer, but she also understands the unique needs of independent web content creators, and has an eye for both set and graphic design. She was instrumental in helping us create all the collateral we have needed over time from Memes, to Movie posters, to social media headers and even greeting cards. I guess what I’m saying is, if you have a budget and need a stills photographer who gets it, hire Katie. Her work is the gift that keeps on giving.

We started working with Katie right around this time 2 years ago when Mhairi and I had decided that Tallulah really should do a series sharing her Top 10 Tidbits of advice for getting through the Holiday Season. I mean, who can get through the holidays without the help of Tallulah, right? 😉

Anyway, Katie was amazing. She came in and helped us transform the infamous kitchen multiple times over to reflect all the holidays of the season and then tirelessly weeded through the bounty of images we got, and turned them into the Memes and greeting cards we will be sharing with you again over the next couple months. (as well as all the photos we have ever shared with you.)

And this leads me to…

Industry Tip #25

Often times you only have a literal second to grab a potential audience members attention, therefore share worthy Memes are a necessity for independent content creators, and to pull them off properly you are going to need an excellent photographer.

And now, in honor of Halloween, I give you a one minute tip from Tallulah on how to carve a pumpkin. Happy Halloween everybody. We love you!!

Season 2 Episode 3 darling

Dear Post-Halloween-ers,

Hope yesterday was filled to the brim with all manner of pumpkins, ghosts and other such macabre things.Whilst recovering from bobbing from apples, why not discover your inner self and how many mimes it really does take to stew a pot of rhubarb?

Yours in post Halloween Feathers,



Tallulah’s Top 10 Tidbits for The Holidays (Tidbit #2)

Dear Post-Halloweeners,

Welcome to the week following the pumpkins, the treats and the tricks. We are thrilled to continue the series of  ‘Tallulah’s Top Ten Holiday Survival Tips’ with this weeks investigation into how one can counteract a pale, ghostly-like face. In effect, which kitchen staples may in fact restore vim and vigor once more to your visage during these chilly, autumnal climes. So, pick up your mug of hot apple cider, rest ones weary November feet on a pile of crimson colored leaves and indulge in a moment of serious tips from the serious top, direct from the Queen of your cuisine.

Yours in Feathers,