Debra Lanning

Meet Debra Lanning

Founder / Creative Director

Bringing big visions to life comes naturally to founder and creative director Debra Lanning. She delivers creative solutions and fully integrated brand plans. Debra’s keen sense for the tools that developers use helps her create designs tailored to the client’s unique system. Her web-based design work now represents clients across the country.

In 2014, Debra launched a web design and online marketing business called LaLa Projects. Backed by a degree in fine arts and nearly a decade of experience in web design and project management, Debra hit the ground running. In 2015, she completed a web developer certification through NMC. Today, she specializes in WordPress and Advanced Custom Fields. She uses the latest project management tools and design technology such as Sketch and Invision to bring fresh ideas to life.

Her love for Northern Michigan lends a sense of real connection and authenticity to locally produced projects. Debra followed her entrepreneurial spirit to Traverse City back in 2004—because home is where the heart is. Small town charm and the great outdoors keep her rooted Up North where competitive sail racing, hiking, and being at the lake are always close.

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Google ReCaptcha

Categories: Pro Tips, Security, Wordpress
By: on September 6, 2019

Protection from Evil Robots Google ReCaptcha helps prevent robots from auto-filling in your website forms with spam. It comes in multiple security levels.  Learn more about ReCaptcha by Google. CheckBox ReCaptcha The most common ReCaptcha is the checkbox that asks you to prove that you are not a robot.  This was a great improvement upon […]

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Apps to add Swagger to your Social Media Feed

Categories: Apps, Social Media
By: on August 16, 2019

Find Inspiration Creating visuals for your social media feeds can sometimes feel daunting. Here are a few Apps that may give you the creative boost that you need and the wow factor you want. They all offer both a desktop and mobile app version. So whether you prefer a full-on desktop experience or a mobile […]

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7 Tips on Working Remotely

Categories: Digital Nomad, Pro Tips
By: on June 16, 2019

7 Tips on Working Remotely As a seasoned remote worker of more than a decade, I’d like to share some tips and tricks that I use to help maintain normality in my life while working remotely. 1. Remember you Work to Eat Some people are not cut out to work from home, it takes lots […]

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Debra's Library

The Hero and The Out Law

Author: Margaret Mark & Carol Pearson

“The Hero and The Outlaw” is an eye-opening read for people interested in building brands. Archetypes are deeply rooted personas that are intrinsically part of our collective psyche. When you identify your company’s archetype it can help you better communicate your product or service and it can help you develop your company culture.