Hello, there. My name is Brett Torrey Haynes and I’m an artist, storyteller, graphic designer, editor, geek and gentleman. I’ve spent the last decade focused on showcasing modern makers and working with clients from around the globe.

I have a special love for WordPress and I help clients build and and manage their WordPress sites. Woocommerce is my e-commerce platform of choice, but I also have built shops on Shopify, Squarespace and Big Cartel.

Many moon ago, I jumped into the social media management game and have helped brands build their social influence by means of targeted campaigns and plain old persistence. The social media landscape has changed over the past 10 years and my clients love having someone on their team who is flexible and creative.

Looking for a new brand identity? I’ve build fresh faces for makers like Asterfield, a maker of fantastic handmade neckware, to local businesses like Island Bath here in Hawaii. ( I built their WordPress site as well.) You can see my work on Behance.

As a small business consultant, I’ve worked with makers, artists and family-owned businesses like my good friends over at SallyeAnder. (Have you seen their soaps? You need to! They’re AMAZING!)

I’d love to bring my kind and empathetic creativity to your business. Send me a note at brett@iamthelab.com and let’s set up a consultation or head over here to learn more and book a one yourself! Oh, and I like to blog too, so be sure to stop back by every week to see what’s new at IATL. We offer ad space on IATL for makers and other creatives. Interested? Drop us a line!

I have designed complete brand identities for makers and small businesses. My services include designing signage and marketing materials (brochures, event signage, stationery and business cards).

I love working with WordPress and have custom designed sites for artists, soapmakers, jewelry designers, construction contractors and vendors. From theme selection to plugins and maintenance, I’m ready to help you make create a fresh website.

Looking to sell online? I’ve worked with Woocommerce for the past 9 years and would love to help you get started. Looking for Shopify, Squarespace or Big Cartel help? I can do that too!

Looking to super-charge your social media presence? Want to build an online community for your brand? I’ve worked with makers and small businesses alike and would love to work with you too.

Artists and makers need a different kind of business support, the type that recognizes both creativity and organization. If that describes what you need, let’s work together to create something great.

Have you hit a creative wall? Need some inspiration? Just want to chat with a creative who’s kind-hearted and intuitive? Drop me a note at brett@iamthelab.com and let’s connect.

Brett Torrey Haynes
67-1066 Palekaiko Rd.
Kamuela HI 96743

Skills: Customer Support, Marketing Management, Graphic Designer, Brand & Social Media Management, Small Business Growth Specialist, Editor, WordPress Site Design, E-commerce Manager.

Program Knowledge: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, WordPress, SEO, E-Commerce (Woocommerce, Big Cartel, Etsy, Squarespace and Shopify), Mailchimp, Social Media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Ello, Pinterest, Behance)

Current Position:
Designer, Editor & Small Business Consultant
IAMTHELAB Consulting
Big Island, Hawaii
August 2012 – Today

Details: Customer and Tech Support Manager for small businesses. Editor, Graphic designer, brand development, WordPress blog & E-Commerce expert (Woocommerce, Big Cartel, Etsy and Shopify) and social media and public relations management consultant for the online handmade community and other small creative businesses.

Skills used: Woocommerce e-commerce management, graphic design (Photoshop & Illustrator), WordPress site management, social media management, marketing strategist.

Previous Position:
Community & Workshop Organizer, Social Media Manager
Sebastopol, California
Four Lights Tiny House Company

Details: Customer Support and E-Commerce Manager for a busy small house company. Responsibilities include managing all social media & traditional media requests for Jay Shafer, managing E-commerce (Woocommerce and Shopify), organizing workshops, open houses, and travel.

Skills used: Woocommerce & Shopify e-commerce management, WordPress site management, social media management, marketing strategist.

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