April Powell | Website Design | WordPress Websites | Graphic Designer

About April

April Powell

Website Designer + WordPress Wondress

 

You’re passionate about your business and want to share it with the world.

My job is to help you get it out there!
Creating a successful business is hard work. It’s late nights and weekends, planning, dreaming, creating, doing, and going the extra mile to serve the customers you’re so passionate about helping. Using effective strategies to stand out from the crowd and get noticed can make the difference between just having a business and having the successful business you’re dreaming of. If you’re ready to transform your business dreams into a reality, I’ve got the knowledge and experience to help you make it happen.
Helping entrepreneurs and small business owners stand out from the crowd with kick ass websites + awesome design + proven business strategies is what I love to do.
I’m incredibly passionate about my work – my heart, soul, and every ounce of knowledge and creativity I have go into every project I work on. I take the time to really get to know you and your business goals, then take that knowledge to map out a plan to help you make your business dreams come true.

Giving a damn

I believe in giving people more than they expect and treating others the way I want to be treated. That’s just the way I was raised.
Authenticity, sincerity, and genuine kindness seem to be lacking in the world, but I’m determined to be that way anyway. I’m probably one of the nicest, sweetest, and most helpful people you’ll ever meet. I could tell you all about how nice I think I am, but I’ll let somebody else do it. Here’s what a client/friend had to say that explains it perfectly…

quoteThank you for going to all this trouble. I just thought you might have a quick idea. Silly me…..I should have known you’d go to the ends of the earth to figure it out. You are so sweet…..

That’s why I love you so.”
– Kelli Spencer

A little intuition never hurts

In addition to being super nice and awfully fun to work with, I’m wildly intuitive. But don’t let that term freak you out. I’m not psychic. I don’t see dead people. And I cannot read your mind. Thank God, right?

This intuitiveness is similar to what you might call a “gut feeling”. I’ve been this way for as long as I can remember, it just took me a while to realize it carried over into my work, but what a tremendous impact it’s made! Ever since my professional career began after graduating college, colleagues have been amazed at my ability to nail down a single concept and receive almost immediate approval.

Who knew that didn’t happen for everyone? It seems it just happens, and I’m beyond grateful for it. It makes creative projects easier for me and easier for my clients. Can I guarantee it’ll happen on every project? Nope. But there’s a pretty good chance it will, and if it does, I guarantee that’ll make us both happy!

Holy Schnikes

I love to have fun. I love sarcastic humor (like Grumpy Old Men, Grumpier Old Men, and Tommy Boy… my three favorite movies). And stupid humor (like crazy funny memes on the internet, and Beavis and Butthead). I love being a smartass. And I love to laugh.

Laughter really is the best medicine.
I’m super serious about helping you reach your goals, so the sassy and smart-assy tends to happen “after hours”, but as you might imagine with that personality type, I sometimes use colorful language. I do my best to keep it to a minimum while I’m communicating with clients, but sometimes I slip. If that offends you, you may want to hit the back button and get out of here now. But if you happen to use colorful language yourself, you’ve got a free pass to cuss like a sailor – you won’t offend me one bit.

So what am I doing when I’m not working?

In my free time, you’ll more than likely find me hanging out with my littles. My sons are my whole world. They really are amazing little people and being their mom is the most important job I’ve ever been given. And I’m lucky enough to spend a great deal of time with Gram – my super witty grandmother who’s full of love, an amazingly good cook, awesome great-grandma to my boys, and never passes up the chance to make a sarcastic joke… that might be where I get it from 😉 And I love, love, love to go fishing, hunting, camping… pretty much anything outdoors.

Here’s a list with some of my favorite things (not in any particular order)….

  • God.
  • My boys.
  • Coffee.
  • Cheesecake.
  • Being in the boat on a beautiful sunny day catching fish and a tan. But fishing in the rain isn’t bad either, the old saying “a bad day fishing beat beats a good day of work any day” holds true.
  • Ice fishing and spearing.
  • Sitting in a field or near the edge of a pond waiting for the geese or ducks to come in.
  • Sitting in my deer stand waiting for the elusive 30 pointer to show up (you’d have to be from Minnesota or Wisconsin to get the humor there).
  • A good long hike through the woods, especially along Minnesota’s North Shore. It’s good for the soul.
  • Sitting by the campfire with a bottle of beer. Also good for the soul.
  • Laying on the dock on a warm, sunny day soaking up the sunshine. Makes my inner lizard incredibly happy.
  • Camping.
  • Star gazing.
  • Catching a glimpse of the Northern Lights.
  • The ocean. While it’s rare I get to see it, there’s nothing more relaxing than having some coffee watching the waves in the morning or laying on the beach with a fruity drink soaking up the afternoon sun. Pretty sure that’s what heaven is made of.
  • My amazing best friends. I hit the jackpot in the best friend department. I’m a lucky girl. And I absolutely adore all of them!
  • Cooking and baking.
  • Gardening – both food and flowers.
  • Organic food. I’m wildly passionate about good food.
  • Helping others – whether that be humans or animals. Helping others and making the world a better and happier place is another thing I’m super passionate about.