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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. 

Creativity & Heart Podcast – Episode 6 As a website designer, I can tell you that a site with a pretty design is not enough. Your website needs purposeful content (text and images) to really work for you. Here are tips for writing website content that will help you stand out. The Role of Copywriting […]

Tips for Writing Website Copy That Makes Your Audience Feel Understood

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Web Design

The Creativity & Heart Podcast – Episode 5 Life as a creative entrepreneur is busy. Here are a few tips for finding work life balance to make things a little easier. Without balance, you’re probably feeling stressed out to the max. In complete honesty, I still haven’t figured out how to achieve work life balance […]

Finding Work Life Balance as a Creative Entrepreneur

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Business

The Creativity & Heart Podcast – Episode 4 Let’s talk about choosing what to maintain and what to let go of when it comes to the tasks you do within your business. It can be easy to do certain things because we feel like we “have to,” but when we really take a step back, […]

Choosing What to Maintain and What to Let Go

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Podcast

The Creativity & Heart Podcast – Episode 3 Let’s talk about what the content creation hamster wheel is, how to know if content creation is keeping you stuck, and how repurposing content can help you overcome this issue. What is the content creation hamster wheel?  Did you ever have a hamster as a kid? I […]

Getting Off the Content Creation Hamster Wheel

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Social Media Marketing

These tips will help you make the most of using Trello to manage projects within your creative business. When you first start using Trello, there are some hidden features you might not know about! In this video, I’m sharing 6 Trello tricks like what to do with cards when you’re done with them, using the […]

6 Trello Tips & Tricks (for Beginners)

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Design Tutorials

The Creativity & Heart Podcast – Episode 2  When this episode first airs, I will have recently celebrated my 22nd birthday! In celebration of 22 years of life, and about 3 years of hustling as a business owner, I’m sharing 22 lessons I’ve learned as a young entrepreneur. I hope that you can relate to […]

22 Lessons I’ve Learned as a Young Entrepreneur

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Encouragement

If you’re reading this, you probably have one question in mind: “Why is website design so expensive?!” I totally understand – before I became a professional web designer, I had the same question. But if you’ll stick with me, I’ll explain why custom web design is an investment, and not just “another expense.” Before we […]

Why Custom Web Design is an Investment, Not Just Another Expense

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Web Design

The Creativity & Heart Podcast – Episode 1 As creative service providers who are often working one-on-one or in small groups, we have the opportunity to truly personalize our interactions with clients and let them know we care. Here are 3 client experience tips for creatives to help you serve your clients well. Tip #1: Be […]

Going the Extra Mile: Client Experience Tips for Creatives

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Business

Deciding to invest in professional web design for your creative business is an important decision, but it’s also an exciting one! Given that it’s a significant investment, choosing the right designer to help you bring your vision to life and knowing when to hire a web designer is important. So, how do you know when […]

How to Know When It’s Time to Hire a Web Designer

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Web Design

Any new project is exciting, but the opportunities that combine passion with purpose are the ones that inspire me the most. Shirika Bevill, LCSW has a passion for ending the stigma surrounding mental health in the black community. I am grateful to have designed a custom Showit site for this therapist on a mission to […]

Project Recap: Creating a Custom Showit Site for a Therapist with Purpose

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My Client Work