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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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Hannah Paukstis did something brave: she followed her dream of starting a wedding & event planning business – during a pandemic. A Bird with a Plan started in January 2020, just a few months before “the world shut down.” But that didn’t stop Hannah from using 2020 as an opportunity to learn as much as […]

Custom Brand and Showit Website Design for Seattle Wedding Planner Hummingbird Event Co.

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Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher As business and nonprofit owners, we have the opportunity to decide what kind of leader we want to be. This impacts how we show up for our customers, communities, teams, and even ourselves. Antowanna Carpenter embodies servant leadership. She prioritizes the needs of others in her business decisions, and […]

Servant Leadership in Business with Antowanna Carpenter


Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher Do you ever feel like your business is running your life instead of supporting the lifestyle you dreamed of? If you can relate, know that I’m right there with you. And I have a feeling that we’re not the only two! Ida Winstead, a fellow Showit Designer and one […]

Embracing the Hygge Lifestyle as a Business Owner with Ida Winstead


Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher While I’ve dreamed of being an entrepreneur for a long time, I never thought that I’d be sitting here running a full-time web design business before the age of 25. As someone who loves to plan and follow the rules, when I graduated college a year early summa cum […]

How Facing Rejection Post-College Led Me to Entrepreneurship and What Inspired This Podcast


Today is Giving Tuesday, a day focused on supporting organizations that are working to make our communities better. I’ve had the honor of working with several nonprofits who are doing amazing things, and I want to highlight them! All of these organizations happen to serve kids and families. It’s wonderful what they are doing to […]

Organizations to Support for Giving Tuesday: Nonprofit Client Spotlight

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Project management tools are awesome, and they will change your business for the better. You’ve probably been hearing people talk about options like ClickUp, Asana, and Trello. Wondering which is right for you and where to start? As someone who loves digital organization, let me be your guide. I’m about to share tips to help […]

How to Choose the Best Project Management Tool as a Solopreneur


“Just set my Q4 goals!” I was scrolling Instagram, and saw another business owner post about goal setting in her story. “Oh, I should probably do that.” I thought. I’m sure you’ve had a similar experience as a new business owner, where someone mentions something you hadn’t even thought of. It makes sense that some […]

How to Set Business Goals: 3 Tips to Consider Before You Start Planning

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Dr. Zonzie McLaurin and I recently worked together to turn a Showit template into the website of her dreams! Dr. Z has been an educator in the motivation and leadership space for more than 25 years. As she prepares for retirement, she is starting her next adventure as an empowerment coach. It was my honor […]

Empowerment Coach Website for Dr. Zonzie McLaurin

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Running a business as a part-time entrepreneur is hard work, especially if you’re wearing many hats. And you’ve probably got other obligations, like working a full-time job, part-time job, or going to school. Getting organized will make juggling your responsibilities as a business owner easier. When you’re organized, you can make the most of your […]

3 Easy Ways to Organize Your Business as a Part-time Entrepreneur


Feeling stuck as a new business owner can be such a frustrating feeling. You started your business starry-eyed and ready to use your talents to put something amazing in the world. But now, a year or so in, you’re realizing that running a business might be harder than you anticipated. I know exactly what that’s […]

5 Tips for New Business Owners Who are Feeling Stuck

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How to Grow Your Business When You Have Limited Time

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