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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. 

As you might already know, a quality brand + web design isn’t just beautiful. They must encompass authentic strategy to help you achieve your goals. Below are tips for improving your website by blending your heart, authentic strategy, and design so that you can book more clients. These 5 tips are all things that I […]

5 Things Your Website Needs to Help You Book More Clients

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Web Design

The Creativity & Heart podcast – Episode 7 I want to share a behind-the-scenes look at the services I’m launching in September 2020, and some decisions that I’ve made in my business so that I can serve y’all even better! I hope that by sharing my experiences and decisions, you’ll be inspired to consider ways […]

A Behind-the-Scenes Sneak Peek of My Services Launch

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Branding

Creativity & Heart Podcast – Episode 6 As a website designer, I can tell you that a site with a pretty design is not enough. It needs purposeful content (text and images) to really work for you. In fact, I ask my web design clients to provide the content for their website at the beginning […]

Tips for Writing Website Copy That Makes Your Audience Feel Understood

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Web Design

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

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

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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Design Tutorials

Showit is a website platform that was created with photographers in mind, and it’s gaining popularity with other creative professionals as well.

Is a Showit Website Design Right for Your Creative Business?

Web Design

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

Showit & Shopify: What Every Creative Business Owner Should Know

Web Design