My Blog

Hey friends, I post things here from time to time. Like many people, I'm still figuring out "my voice" and deciding what topics to write on. At the moment there is no "strategy" for what to post because I've been focused on other things. Right now I'm super inspired by Maggie Appleton's "digital gardening" concept, so I may experiment with that idea here.

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Sincerely,
Ryan Clover,
Maple Creative

Everything you need to know about headers (H1, H2, H3, H4….)

By Ryan Clover | November 21, 2018

This article will help you in two ways. You can learn why headers will save you so much time, and how to use them when you’re writing for your website You have a post on your website that you can use when experimenting with headers in the customizer What are heading tags? A heading tag…

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Eve’s Cidery uses a Maple Website to tell their story

By Ryan Clover | November 18, 2018

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 Ryan created their new website redesign, they wanted monthly support so they could start building an online business and become less reliant on…

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Using templates to spark great blog content

By Ryan Clover | November 12, 2018

You want blog content people will read, share, and respond to – and you don’t want to spend a lot of time and money creating content that doesn’t align with best practices (SEO, readability, etc…) Reading on a screen or phone is a radically different experience than reading a book. Your readers are likely scanning…

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Design Tips: Watching your line length

By Ryan Clover | November 12, 2018

Line length is how long a line of text is from left to right. Paragraph length is how long the paragraph is. This kind of stuff really matters on your website – because people will get distracted and can very quickly decide to leave the page. You won’t even have a chance to show them all…

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Announcing Maple Creative!!!

By Ryan Clover | September 8, 2018

Happy new moon! Just as the seasons are shifting into autumn, the project we’ve been working on for months is finally ready for the world – introducing Maple Creative. Maple Creative is a collaborative design agency that specializes in websites for online course creators and communities. We take on projects that have a purpose and…

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