Squarespace Web Designer & Content Creator

I BELIEVE SIMPLICITY IS THE ULTIMATE SOPHISTICATION

here's my story

 

 

 

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Well hello there!

Let me guess, you’re here because…

❃ You’re a busy founder with lots on your plate and not enough time in the day to get it all done.

❃ You need a beautiful website, but you can’t be bothered to learn all the tech stuff yourself and would much rather have it all done for you. 

❃ You dream of captivating your visitors with your stunning online presence so that you can convert them from browsers into buyers.

❃ You’re ready to hire an expert to help you achieve your goals, so you can save time and say goodbye to overwhelm!

Did I get that right?

 

 

Then you’re in the right place!

 

I help entrepreneurs create a stunning online presence with simple + modern web designs built on Squarespace.

If you dream of having a beautiful, high-quality website all done for you within days instead of months, look no further. I don’t believe in over-complicating things. I simplify the process of creating authentic websites for creatives, so you can launch in just 2 weeks!

 
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But let me tell you how it all started...

 

I first became an entrepreneur in 2012. I did it because after one soul-sucking job after another, I realized that entrepreneurship was the only path for me. I needed to create a freedom-based business for myself that allowed me to pursue my passions and live life on my own terms. 

My first at-home business after quitting my job was a skincare company where I made all-natural soaps and body products. It was a "bubbly" experience but after a couple of years, I was ready for something new. 

I was dreaming of taking my business fully online and being location-independent, so that I could work from anywhere. 

So I became a business coach and offered business strategies to aspiring entrepreneurs. During my time of coaching, I noticed a very common area that my clients were asking me about consistently. It was how to do social media better. 

Eventually I evolved to being a content creator. I created content for my clients' social media accounts to help them stay consistent with posing but not having to come up with posts on their own. 

 

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AS YOU CAN IMAGINE, EACH TIME I CHANGED MY BUSINESS I ALSO NEEDED TO CHANGE MY WEBSITE. AS A CREATIVE AND VERY CURIOUS PERSON, I ALWAYS WANTED TO DO THAT PART MYSELF. I DIDN'T HAVE ANY TECHNICAL BACKGROUND WHEN I FIRST STARTED, BUT I'M A FAST LEARNER SO I EAGERLY DOVE INTO LEARNING ALL ABOUT HOW TO DESIGN MY OWN WEBSITE. 

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I first experimented with a few different drag and drop type website builders. They were usually easy to learn, but it didn’t take long before I felt limited by what I could do with those. I wanted more options, so I switched to WordPress. 

There was a huge learning curve involved in mastering WordPress, but I was determined. I studied it relentlessly so I could use it comfortably and be able to update my website as often as needed. 

Until finally, I just couldn't take it anymore. I started to realize that being on WordPress was way too frustrating. First of all, it was very difficult to learn in the first place. And even after I learned a ton, there was still the issue of speed. My website was ridiculously slow no matter what I did to try to speed it up. Anytime I needed to make a simple update, it would take me forever to get it done because either it was difficult or took way too long to finalize. Did I mention your website can easily get hacked on WordPress if you don't constantly update those millions of plugins? Yup, scary + annoying! 

I came to a point where I said, there has got to be a better way! And that's when a lovely friend of mine said, "I love Squarespace, why don't you try it?" I was desperate, so I said, "I will!"

And just like that, my first love for a website building platform began. I fell in love head over heels with Squarespace. I mean, who wouldn't love an easy, uncomplicated, co-operative, flexible, secure and beautiful tool like this? Plus, I was wonderfully surprised to find out that it was a lot more customizable that I had expected!

I enjoyed the process of creating a website on Squarespace so much that I started to think that I would love to do this for others. And as if on cue, another friend of mine came up to me one day and asked if I could help her design a new website on Squarespace! Imagine my delight. I took advantage of the momentum and started offering my new services of web design on this truly amazing platform. 

Pretty soon more clients started trickling in and just like that I became a specialized Squarespace Web Designer.

 

 
 

WHAT OTHERS HAVE SAID ABOUT MY WORK:

"Marta was great! She was very engaging and completed the work in a very timely manner. Will definitely recommend and would use again if the need came up." - Lydia
"Marta is a talented individual and helped me come up with a cohesive brand for my Instagram business page. If you want beautiful social media graphics, look no further! I look forward to working with Marta again very soon and on bigger projects." - Tariro
"Marta has a perfect understanding of working with images and typography, as well as how to connect with peoples' emotions and desires. Plus she's smart and super reliable." - Stefan
 
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A little bit more about me…

Marta Raptis - Content Creator

 

I’m very passionate about expressing myself creatively. It feeds my soul.

When I’m not at my desk creating fabulous web designs for clients, I can be found outside exploring the world and taking photos. I am truly passionate about photography and I’m a contributor to several premium stock sites. You can view my photography portfolio here

I also find fun in illustrating with sketch markers. I believe indulging in multiple hobbies can add to the quality of your life and helps you grow as a person. You can check out my Instagram diary here.


Now it’s your turn. I want to know more about you!

Are you ready to launch a stunning site you love and take your business to the next level? Then click that button below and let’s get started. I can’t wait to hear from you!