Karissa Skirmont

I empower entrepreneurs to see their vision come alive through #WordPress Design & Branding. A @WordPressKC organizer, #GenesisWP user & obsessed with Purple.

New Favorite Plugins


Today I've done some cleaning up of my plugins across my three Multisite installs. Making sure that key ones where on all of them and eliminating ones that I didn't use anymore and were outdated. I also found some great new ones that are pretty nifty! Codepress Admin Columns ~ Manage and organize columns in the posts, users, comments and media lists in the WordPress admin panel. Transform the WordPress admin screens into beautiful, clear overviews. Amazing but now I want the Pro version … [Read more...]

Why you should check Social Networks before you buy


Normally I do my due diligence when buying online. This one time though I didn't cause I thought I knew about this company, but turns out... not so much. I placed an order May 20th with Rollabind by calling the number on the website and actually got what I presumed to be the owner on the line. I wanted to get the purple basic discs (72) and the a couple of shells in an assortment of sizes that were not listed on the website and he seemed accommodating. My card was charged the next day but … [Read more...]

Levenger Circa Notebook System


Have you wanted a notebook or daily planner that you could rearrange the pages? For years I used the spiral bound Gold Fibre Project Planner from Wal-Mart. I loved the page layout but after a couple months of note taking, I would have my important ideas mixed in with the not-so-important notes scattered throughout the pages and not find them again. I've tried the Daytimers, Franklin Coveys, the plain ol' planners. Nothing fit me just right. I tried creating my own with a 3 ring … [Read more...]

Welcome To My Website

Welcome to my personal/professional website where I share my ideas and views based on my personal experience and expertise. Here I put my thoughts on design processes, creativity, research, work methodologies, etc. For years I have known I needed to write but my mom just didn't pass on her writing gene to me. So here is my attempt at it. It shall be interesting to see how my 'writing voice' develops. … [Read more...]