A Comprehensive Walkthrough Of My Obsidian Setup

Welcome to the first in a four-part series where I share with you how I use Obsidian as a creative.

It’s an extensive look at how my Obsidian vault is set up and how I use it to store my thoughts, learnings, and ideas.


I last wrote about my Obsidian…

A table of contents is an invaluable component to have on longer blog posts. Learn how to add one to your Jekyll website.

A table of contents is a helpful component to include in longer blog posts that have lots of detail. It gives readers an easy way to navigate through your blog post to find exactly what they’re looking for.

I use a table of contents for most of the blog posts…

The code snippet I use to add a social media share bar to my posts on my Jekyll website.

Adding a social media share bar at the beginning or end of each post is a great way to encourage readers to share your content on social media.

In the past when my website ran on WordPress I used a plugin to add this functionality. This felt very clunky and…

Learn how a creator uses Figma to build content consistently (with examples)

10 Ways I Use Figma As A Creator

As a creator, I use Figma every day and I can honestly say it’s 10x’ed my creation process.

By working in one application to do many different types of tasks, I save time and work more effectively. …

Never be stuck for an original idea again with this system

As a designer, your value comes from the things you create. Your “job currency” is creativity.

With that said it’s hard to constantly generate ideas. There is always pressure to create a unique design that looks stunning.

Over time, this create-on-demand dynamic can cause tension. You might save your creative…

As someone that is interested in systems and workflows, I’m always curious about the tools other people use to make them more productive.

With that in mind, I decided to write this article to share with you the apps I am currently using as a creator and how I use…

Michelle McCausland

I talk about Design + Productivity. I also share my journey as a creator. Everyone can design! My new eBook: https://gum.co/design-faster-design-better

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