Grow a thriving business doing what you love

The best websites inspire people to get involved and take action – in other words, they aren't just beautiful, but they are effective.

The best website supports you to create – in other words, it's on a top-notch platform that won't be out-dated in 2 years.

Problem is, most web-designers and agencies crank out websites based on looks, and their customers end up with out-dated websites and no support with marketing or growing their business.

That's why we started Maple Creative.

You should be able to manage your own website, but more importantly, have it up to date and aligned with your goals.

I'm Ryan Clover-Owens, and I'm a web designer, course creator, and librarian. Also, I am a dad, play the banjo, and love to make nature metaphors.

Get in touch if you'd like to chat, or drop by an Office Hours Crowdcast event on Friday where we talk shop and answer questions about website design and marketing.

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Hello, I'm Ryan. Here's what I'm working on right now...

  • Digital Strategist, Designer, Producer, The Campaign Network, Building a Stronger and More Connected Movement to Fight Oil & Gas, thecampaignnetwork.org
  • Designer, Developer, Mobile App to connecting solar farms with flocks of sheep, map.solargrazing.org
  • Online Conference Producer, Florida Herbal Conference
  • Online Course Launch & Production, The Healing Garden – a mentorship in alignment with Nature. Deb Soule, BotanicWise
  • Online Course Production, Co-Creative Partnernship with Nature, Pam Montgomery
  • Website Rebuild, Adhikaar.org

Ready to Improve Your Business?

💬 Audit Your Website

If you have an existing website, and you know your website could do better, hire me for a Rapid Results Consultation.

This marketing audit gives you actionable feedback based on a full review of your website and digital systems.

🗓 Group Program

Want the structure and support of a client project, but happy to go through the process with a group?

Build Your Website Essentials is our 4 week group program that includes a customized website and complete guide to adding your vision, content, and style.

Instead of learning technical skills, you learn how to publish and be effective at making your website a valuable resource people will share.

🌳 Work With Me

Professional websites, media campaigns, and online course services start at $5,000 and span a minimum of 2 months from start to finish.

When you hire us you have a creative partner for your next big project success. Space is limited, plus we should really get to know each other, so every project begins with a Roadmapping project.

Roadmapping projects take about 2 weeks to complete and provide a researched, fully custom project plan with clear options to achieve your goal.

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"I knew nothing, so I have literally learned every single thing I now know about websites either from Ryan, or from resources that Ryan made or recommended. I would still be miserable and stuck on Weebly if it weren't for Ryan!"

~ Rachel Conroy, Kinship and Company

Eve's Cidery is building an audience that supports their creative vision

Eve's Cidery is a truly farm-based business. The owners, Autumn and Ezra, are involved in all the day-to-day operations, from planting and pruning to pressing and bottling cider. After I created their new website redesign, they wanted monthly support so they could start building an online business and become less reliant on distributors.

Their website tells their story, and grows an online audience of fans who help them become more independent each day.

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Ryan gives our website the level of professionalism we need to grow the online aspects of our cider business, ultimately making us more independent.

Autumn Stoscheck, Eve's Cidery

Focus on what matters most to your business, leave the technical stuff behind for good.

A well-designed and well-managed website can help a business become more sustainable. The Maple Care Plan was developed with small businesses like Eve's Cidery in mind. Autumn and Ezra get regular reports so they can be informed on every change, as well as important stats about their traffic and sales.

Read more examples of organizations and small businesses who work with Maple Creative

See if a care plan is a good fit for your website

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Want to talk about your website project or idea? Book a call.

Choose a time that works for you to meet on Zoom or chat on the phone. Any questions, contact me with the chat icon in the bottom right. Talk soon.