Upstairs Community —Resources

Everything you are going to discover is packed via our first-hand experience and the ten years of working with creative people and exploring solutions to their problems.

These resources can help you learn what it takes to create or improve your digital house and make a living out of your passion. Plus, get inspired by others with a similar story as yours.

Build your own corner on the internet

Learn what it takes to create your website to showcase your never-ending creativity and unique personality. Avoid our fallacies, learn from our mistakes, do better.

Storytell your website — July 6, 2018

A few ways to share your written stories online

Want to channel and showcase your creativity in the digital realm but don’t know how? Here are some useful tips.
Build up your website — June 11, 2021

Which questions to ask before creating your website

See how you can go beyond the visual and aesthetic and ask the right questions to discover your needs and your audience’s wants.
Strengthen your website — December 11, 2020

Own your website content to control the experience

Make sure you own and protect the content you are writing on the Internet.
Build up your website — October 28, 2021

Content or design: which comes first when creating your website?

Often, people get lost in getting their priorities right when kicking-off a website. Learn how to save time and energy to get outstanding results with your digital presence.
Build up your website — March 8, 2021

Things you want on your website, but you don’t need (yet)

When building your brand new website, it can be easy to get carried away. After all, many entrepreneurs fully identify with their work, thus, it can be challenging to look at your website with a critical eye.
Build up your website — March 25, 2021

Must-have pages on your website

Before committing to the process of building a website for your business, it would be great to draw a line in the sand about the mandatory pages.
Craft your website — November 3, 2021

Checklist of actions before launching your website

Learn what you need to consider when launching your website. Make sure you have a safe and secure sail when hitting this phase

Improve your writing skills

A collection of articles to gain confidence and know-how when it comes to writing on the internet (and no only). All of these resources come after years of helping others and practicing our writing skills over and over again on our www. There are no magic tricks, nor are there secrets.

Storytell your website — March 23, 2020

How to write the ‘About’ story of your website

Discover how to write the content on your About page in a way that is both authentic and credible to your audience. Introduce yourself properly on the web.
Storytell your website — November 19, 2021

How to write the first blog posts that resonate with people

Learn how to embrace the blogging path and start writing your first posts with confidence and authenticity.
Storytell your website — January 20, 2021

Writer’s block comes after you write

What do psychology, emotions, and writing have in common? Well, you guessed it: they impact our understanding of what writer’s block means.
Storytell your website — September 3, 2019

How to write engaging content on your website

Get better at writing stories on your blog and create momentum with your audience in the long run.
Storytell your website — October 25, 2019

How to write content about your photographs

Learn how you can write content around your photographs in a way that matches your creative vision.

Sell your creative work

Discover how you can increase your chances of earning money from what you love most by selling online. Learn what it takes to transform your passions into valuable sources of income without compromising your creative identity.

Build up your website — October 13, 2021

How to sell your crafts online using WordPress

Showcasing and selling online your creative products might look like a danger zone you are about to enter. We help you be safe and shine.
Connect with your audience — October 9, 2019

How to make money from your website with your skills

Learn how to make money online starting with your current skills. Discover specific ways in which you can earn extra cash by doing meaningful work.
Build up your website — April 17, 2019

Why consider WooCommerce for building an online store

You can create an online store with WooCommerce on your own terms and start selling both digital and non-digital products.
Imagine your website — March 28, 2019

Why choose a theme that looks good with WooCommerce

Discover how to choose the right WordPress theme for WooCommerce to both build trust with your audience and be in alignment with your brand’s personality.
Connect with your audience — April 2, 2021

Crafting a consistent customer experience on your website

Learn how to shape a consistent experience for your visitors and upcoming customers. Make sure it’s memorable and in tune with your brand.

Get ideas from other creatives

Read stories by people like you who decided to explore their passions and hobbies and share them with the world. These folks are Pixelgrade customers, but rest easy, the conversations are all about meaningful stuff.

People like you — July 29, 2021

Rethinking the way we travel and wander

We can do better when it comes to traveling and exploring the world. Learn how you can do it more mindfully.
People like you — April 5, 2021

Cooking as a form of self-expression

When cooking is a way of exploring creating potential, the possibilities become endless. Roo’s a chef who’s not afraid of playing around.
People like you — March 29, 2021

Contributing to humanity through architecture

Contributing to the world comes in many shapes and forms. Architecture is one the most powerful tools to impact both our present and future. Discover why’s that from this thrilling interview.
People like you — December 2, 2020

Being creative is seeing potential in people and things

Becoming a designer implies being open to a diversity of all kinds and trying to understanding its essence.
People like you — September 17, 2020

Eliciting emotions through photography

It’s reassuring to see how John reinvented his life due to photography. Looking at the world through a different lens helped him regain hope and confidence.
People like you — May 5, 2020

Don’t follow trends, create them

Discover a beautiful story about a couple that has been creating an independent lifestyle through blogging and storytelling.