Hi, my name is Maya. I'm a graphic designer who's passionate about helping small businesses grow + thrive. 

Editing a Showit website is so easy compared to many of the other options out there! I love recommending this platform because: It’s easy It allows me creative freedom as a designer, which is better for authentically reflecting your brand It integrates with WordPress for powerful blogging and SEO tools I’ve talked about this before, […]

Web Design

May 22, 2020

Showit Websites: Look how easy they are to edit!

website design

Showit is a website platform that was created with photographers in mind, and it’s gaining popularity with other creative professionals as well.

Web Design

May 8, 2020

How to Decide if Showit is the Right Website Platform for Your Business

This Week’s Encouragement Here’s a little encouragement for you: “A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt Something Yummy: Homemade Cinnamon Rolls My mom tried making homemade cinnamon rolls yesterday, and they turned out really tasty! I could have eaten the cream cheese frosting by itself, it was so good. She […]

Mondays with Maya

April 27, 2020

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls, Sage’s Gotcha Day, and Adidas

Can you believe it’s Monday again?! I saw a quote this morning that said “2020 is a unique Leap Year. It has 29 days in February, 300 days in March, and five years in April.” Lol…time does seem weird these days.  This Week’s Encouragement To start us off, here’s a little encouragement for you: “Embrace uncertainty. […]

Mondays with Maya

April 20, 2020

Pancake Muffins, Southern Fiction, and a Meyer Lemon Tree!

Let’s break down what makes Showit and Shopify the best platforms out there in terms of price, quality, customization, and convenience.

Web Design

April 17, 2020

Why Showit and Shopify are Two of the Best Website Platforms

All this time at home has given me some time to think – and I’ve decided to bring Mondays with Maya back!

Mondays with Maya

April 13, 2020

Turning My Brand Colors into Artwork, Flourless Chocolate Pecans Cookies, and What I’m Reading

Choosing to schedule Instagram posts has been a time saver for me and has helped me be more intentional about what I post & when.

Social Media

April 10, 2020

How to Schedule Instagram Posts for Free Using Planoly

Planoly mobile version

Today, I’m sharing about how I recently used a brand style guide while creating an email graphic for a client, and how creating your own guide can be an asset to your business.

Client Spotlight, Quick Design Tips

April 4, 2020

How a Brand Style Guide Can Help Your Small Business

I know that this is a crazy time for all of us with everything that’s going on in the world (#COVID19), but I decided that I still wanted to post to give you something a little more fun and positive to think about. So, this week I’m talking about 5 common brand styles and how […]

Quick Design Tips

March 21, 2020

5 Common Brand Styles & How to Figure out Yours

You want to engage with your audiences on social media, but your time is limited. Here’s some social media management advice that has helped me.

Social Media

March 13, 2020

Social Media Management Tips for the Busy Small Business Owner