Welcome to XOMISSE
A full service design studio specialized in brand identity, web design and development. We love working with creative individuals and businesses from all over the world, and understand the importance of having a site that truly reflects you. Our goal is to make that happen by creating a beautiful functional space for your awesome content that helps you stand out from the crowd!
Tell your unique story through a visual brand identity system with all the elements you need to grow your blog/business.
Transition your fresh branding to the web in a strategic way that really represents you and promotes your best work.
Ensure the best experience for you and your audience, by turning that beautiful design into a live functional design.
Our Latest Work
Elaine just gets it. You send a request and she does it - she's quick and she's meticulous, too. She also simplifies the complicated - turning potentially overwhelming digital language into terms one can understand. The work Elaine did for the Blogosphere site was fantastic. Traffic has soared and the amount of returning users has trebled. Thoroughly enjoyable and seamless process.
Blogosphere Magazine - blogospheremagazine.com
It was an absolute pleasure working with Elaine. She is extremely professional and has great vision. Her working relationship and customer service is like no other!! I would have paid double for the amazing service I received.
Jackie - stylemepetite.com
It was a real pleasure working with XOMISSE for the development of my blog design and I couldn’t be happier with the result. Elaine was able to answer all of my questions with details and optional solutions for design problems.
Liana - thelandoflavish.com
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Burnout, vunerability, micro-blogging + working with brands – Blogtacular 2016
I can’t believe it’s already been a month since Blogtacular! Since I wrote about my Blogtacular 2015 experience I wanted to write another post to compare and share what I learned as I know a lot of you were thinking about going. Before I get started discussing the day I want to say a huge thank you to Kat, Kelly and the Blogtacular team for putting together another awesome day and making sure it ran smoothly. I am very grateful to have been invited back to not only attend but also be involved in the day. Welcome to Blogtacular 2016
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Today’s tutorial is a quick and easy guide showing how to setup self-hosted WordPress within minutes. This post has been a long time coming but as more and more people are starting to blog, and more bloggers are looking towards WordPress I thought it was finally time to show you how to do it yourself. What is self-hosted WordPress? Self-hosted WordPress (or WordPress.org) is known as a Content Management System or CMS for short. A CMS is a software that allows you to easily create, edit, organise and publish content from a simple interface. Your WordPress site is made up
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Twitter changes 140 character limit
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Attending Blogtacular 2016? See you there!
I’m so excited to announce that I’ll be returning to Blogtacular June 18th. I held the DIY Blog Design session last year, and met some really lovely people as well as having a fantastic day. I am so happy to be invited back, I cannot wait! Blogtacular is an annual blogging conference held in London. It’s really about getting like-minded creatives together to chat about blogging – inspiring each other, sharing tips, learning from one another and networking. There are some amazing speakers throughout the day again this year, including Laura Jane Williams, Xanthe Berkeley, Kristabel Plummer and Lisa Congdon.
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