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How to Create Buttons for Your Site That Get Clicks

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How to Change Colors & Fonts in Your Showit Site

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“A brand is the set of expectations, memories, stories and relationships that, taken together, account for a consumer's decision to choose one product or service over another.”
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How to Discover What Sets Your Brand Apart

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“There are three responses to a piece of design—yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for.”
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4 Website Must Haves for Service Businesses

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5 Things Your Website Needs to Book More Clients

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Hi, my name is Maya. I'm a Showit Web Designer who's passionate about helping creative small businesses grow + thrive. 

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Branding your nonprofit can feel like an overwhelming task. If you aren’t entirely sure how to brand your organization correctly – you’re in the right place! I’m here to share some of my best tips for creating a cohesive brand. Strong branding will help your organization become a recognizable part of your community, spread your […]

Nonprofit Branding Tips to Help You Connect & Grow

Branding

Shirika Bevill is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who provides therapy in Ridgeland, MS. She is passionate about helping individuals, couples, and families improve their lives. This project was such a fun challenge because Shirika came to me with an existing logo and brochure. I used these designs as inspiration for her website! You’ll notice […]

Therapist Website Design for Therapy Unlimited

My Client Work

When it comes to getting results from your website, it’s so important to maintain it regularly and be strategic about the content and design choices you make. Instead of randomly guessing about what should go on your site, let me help you out! Let’s chat about using my free website audit checklist or purchasing a […]

Free Website Audit Checklist for Your Small Business

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One of my favorite parts of the brand design process is putting together a polished brand style guide for clients! This guide is simply a document with all of your brand color, font, and aesthetic information. I also like to include key brand messaging – like a mission statement, brand voice/tone, core values, etc. In […]

How to Create a Brand Style Guide in 5 Easy Steps

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Erica Rascoe is one of the funniest and most encouraging people I know. When she reached out about creating a website design for her nonprofit, I knew this was going to be a fun project! At the time, Erica had already started a YouTube channel for Miss Erica’s Reading Club, her nonprofit that strives to […]

Nonprofit Brand and Website Design for Miss Erica’s Reading Club

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In the fall of 2019, I decided that it was time to take my business seriously. For the next several months, I followed all the common tips for small business owners that you hear: posting on Instagram, starting YouTube channel, creating a podcast, blogging with SEO, taking courses, attending a conference, and reading books… …But […]

4 Tips for Growing Your Business: Learn to Walk Before You Try to Run

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When you first started your business, you were so excited to use your gifts to make a difference in this world, on your own terms. Then, things got a little complicated as you emerged yourself into entrepreneurship. Between understanding Instagram strategy, trying to attract your dream clients, and juggling the daily responsibilities of life, it’s […]

3 Tips for Branding Your Business Authentically

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The homepage is one of my most favorite pages to design on a website, and it’s a page you’ll want to give a lot of attention to. It’s the spot where you really get to welcome people into the website and give them a taste of what you have to offer, so they can choose […]

Homepage Design Tips for a Beautiful and Professional Website

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If you clicked on this post because you’re thinking “I really want to succeed in my business, but in order to succeed, I need to stand out online. And it’s just so hard because there’s so many people doing what I do already.” I totally get it. I really do. I mean, I’m not the […]

How to Make Your Website Stand Out

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Whether you’re a photographer, coach, or another type of service-based creative entrepreneur, there are 4 website must haves that I recommend to help you stand out and connect with your ideal client. Your website is the hub where your potential clients will come to be served, check out your resources, and get more information on […]

4 Website Must Haves for Service Businesses

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