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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. 

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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Opt–in freebies are a great way to grow your email list. Doesn’t it sound awesome to be able to create freebies, then automate the system of sending them to new subscribers? Once you do the ground work, Flodesk will take care of the rest for you. To send opt-in freebies, you’ll need: A freebie to […]

How to Automatically Send Opt-in Freebies Using Flodesk

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In today’s tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create a freebie opt-in form using Flodesk. If you’re worried that this sounds complicated, don’t worry, it’s pretty simple. If you need help creating freebies, I created a related tutorial on How to Create a Checklist Freebie Using Canva. Once you have freebies created, you’ll […]

How to Create a Freebie Opt-in Form Using Flodesk

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If you aren’t a designer, but still want to create beautiful opt-ins for your email list, use Canva! In this tutorial, I’ll show you just how to create a checklist freebie in Canva. Wait, what’s a freebie?! Since you clicked on this article, you probably already know what a freebie is. But just in case […]

How to Create a Checklist Freebie in Canva

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Canva makes it easy to create Pinterest graphic layouts for your business. In this tutorial, I’ll show you just how quickly you can create & customize your own pin graphics – all from scratch! We’ll be making 3 different pin layouts: A background image with text on top An image with a color block & […]

3 Pinterest Graphic Layouts You Can Create & Customize in Canva

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In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to create an automated welcome email sequence for your new subscribers using Flodesk. If you haven’t heard of Flodesk before, it’s fairly new option in the email marketing world, joining other options like MailChimp and ConvertKit. Flodesk is known for it’s beautiful email templates, and how easy it makes […]

How to Create a Welcome Email Sequence in Flodesk

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High quality, easy to edit website designs are more accessible, thanks to Showit! I love recommending this platform because: It’s easy It allows me creative freedom as a designer, which is better for authentically reflecting your brand It integrates with WordPress for powerful blogging and SEO tools I’ve talked about this before, but I can […]

Easy to Edit Website Design: A Showit Site Demo

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Choosing to schedule Instagram posts has been a time saver for me and has helped me be more intentional about what I post & when.

How to Schedule Instagram Posts for Free Using Planoly

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I know that this is a crazy time for all of us with everything that’s going on in the world (#COVID19), but I decided that I still wanted to post to give you something a little more fun and positive to think about. So, this week I’m talking about 5 common brand styles and how […]

5 Common Brand Styles & How to Figure out Yours

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You don’t have to be a wiz with Photoshop to make professional social media images. Canva makes it quick + easy to create graphics for your posts.

8 Tips for Creating Social Media Graphics Using Canva

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