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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.”
- Seth Godin

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3 Common Branding Mistakes to Avoid

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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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If you’re multi-passionate and want to offer services and products in your business, know that you’re not alone. It’s become popular for service-based creatives to also have shops on their website. With this in mind, Showit designers have been creating custom sites and templates with shop page designs included. I designed a Showit site with […]

How to Add a Shop to Your Showit Site: Yes, it’s Possible!

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Web Design

Isn’t it so frustrating to have to dig through your inbox to find that *one* email from your client? Multiply by all the clients you’re working with, and you’ll be spending more time in your inbox than you’d probably like to be. I recently cut down on the amount of emails that I have to […]

How to Set Up a Client Trello Board to Make Working Together Easier

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Entrepreneurship is exciting and fun, but it can also be hard and lonely. I once heard Jenna Kutcher share that entrepreneurship is 10% doing the thing that you love, and 90% learning all of the things that you need to run a business successfully. That’s so true, isn’t it?! I started my graphic design business […]

I’m a Booked Out Designer! What Elizabeth McCravy’s Course is Like

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Puppies are kind of like furry toddlers. They throw tantrums, have to get their naps in, and need lots of love and patience. My Cocker Spaniel, Sage, joined our family when she was 10 weeks old. After living with a senior dog for so long, I was surprised by what a whirlwind it was to […]

14 Puppy Essentials to Make Dog Mom Life Easier

Dog Mom Life

You were so excited to launch your first website. You hoped it would be the ticket to “feeling like a real business owner” and getting the results you’ve dreamed of. But creating a website ended up being harder than you anticipated. Instead of a beautiful, strategic extension of your heart, you ended up with a […]

What Makes Showit Different? 3 Things You Should Know About This Website Builder

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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

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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

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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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