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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. 

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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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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When it comes to website builders out there, Squarespace is a pretty popular option – especially within the creative entrepreneur scene. Showit is much newer, and it’s not as well known yet. However, both are great options for creating a quality website for your business. So, let’s chat about Showit vs Squarespace, and how you […]

Showit vs Squarespace: How to Decided Which is Best for Your Creative Business

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Let’s chat about Showit vs. Wix, and how you can decide which website builder is best for your business. This episode is actually part 2 of a series I’m doing on website platforms. If you haven’t listened to part 1 yet, I compare Showit and Shopify in episode 16 of this podcast. I get asked […]

Showit vs. Wix: How to Decided Which is Best for Your Creative Business

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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

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When I sent out a survey on Instagram earlier this year, one of the questions I got asked most often was “What’s it like to work with a website designer?” or “What’s the website design process like?” So, in this special episode, I’m taking you behind the scenes and sharing about my brand and website […]

What’s it Like to Work with a Website Designer? A Behind-the-Scenes Look

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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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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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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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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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