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"What's Showit?!" you ask? It's the amazing website builder I use.

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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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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.”
- Milton Glaser

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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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Branding Tips

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What do you need help with?

start here.

website tips

tell me more

"What's Showit?!" you ask? It's the amazing website builder I use.

show me

How to Create Buttons for Your Site That Get Clicks

02.

show me

How to Change Colors & Fonts in Your Showit Site

01.

learn showit

read now

3 Common Branding Mistakes to Avoid

02.

read now

How to Discover What Sets Your Brand Apart

01.

Branding tips

watch now

4 Website Must Haves for Service Businesses

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read now

5 Things Your Website Needs to Book More Clients

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website tips

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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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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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Web Design

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

Web Design

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

Showit vs. Shopify: What Every Creative Business Owner Should Know

Web Design

Deciding to get a new website for your business is a big deal. A website should be an investment that serves your business well, but it’s not a quick fix to make your business profitable. When a potential client comes to me asking for a website redesign, it’s my job to figure out what’s going […]

Do You Need a New Website? Things to Consider Before You Ditch Your Current Website

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Web Design

Making the decision to get a new website for your business can be both exciting, and a little daunting. Whether it’s your first time getting a website, or you have a website that doesn’t work for your needs anymore, let’s talk about your options. Custom vs. DIY Website Design Typically, within web design, you can […]

What to Consider Before You Get a Website for Your Business

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Web Design

Jessie Wyman is Brand and Product Photographer based in Boston, MA. In this episode, we’re chatting about her journey exploring different niches as a self taught photographer, advice for overcoming the challenges of pivoting your business, and how brand photography can help you stand out in a crowded market. Jessie also shares about the educational […]

Pivoting, Brand Photography and More with Jessie Wyman

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As small business owners, we juggle so much. With our plates so full, content creation is one of the tasks that often gets moved to the bottom of the list. But when it comes to content marketing, consistency is key if we want to see results. In this episode, I’m sitting down with Kelli Tobin […]

How to Stay Consistent on Social Media without Feeling Overwhelmed: with The Biz Runners

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Social Media

Hi everybody, it’s Maya here with another episode of the Creativity & Heart podcast. Let’s chat about ways to continue learning as a business owner. You can never know it all, and the world is ever-changing, so it’s so important to make time for increasing your knowledge as an entrepreneur. One of the reasons that […]

Ways to Keep Learning as an Entrepreneur

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Podcast

Let’s chat about Showit vs WordPress, and how you can decide which to use for building your website. This episode is part 4 of a series I’m doing on website platforms. If you haven’t listened yet, I’ve also talked about: Showit vs Shopify | Showit vs Wix | Showit vs Squarespace Listen to the Creativity […]

Showit vs WordPress: How to Decide Which is Best for Your Creative Business

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