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How Can I Help You Design Your Own Blog?

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Here at DYOB, we’re all about DIY (design • it • yourself). But…

Are you tired of DIYing all of your blog design?

If you aren’t designing blogs and websites everyday, you’re likely to come across challenges you just don’t have the time for or the ability to overcome. And let’s face it, as a busy business owner, who’s got time for that??

Sometimes you just need a hand.

And that’s what I’m here for, lovely. 🙂

Hi. I’m Marianne Manthey and I’ve been designing websites for over 15 years.

I studied website design and multimedia at the University of Colorado and have worked in the corporate world on company websites since 2001. I hand-code HTML and CSS (the code that builds a website) and even teach a basic CSS course for beginners. I have used Photoshop for forever and have been working with WordPress for 9+ years and Squarespace for 2+ years. I love sitting down with people and empowering them to learn how to use their websites. And I also love helping you out when you just don’t have the time to do it yourself.

How can I help you achieve the lovely website or blog you’re dying to have? Browse the options below…

Customized Blog Graphics

Need a Brand, a Template Customized or a Completely Custom Graphic? Learn More

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Getting a custom logo or graphic designed can be expensive!

Did you know that you can purchase an inexpensive template from a graphics shop like Creative Market* or Design Cuts* and customize it with your own brand name and colors?

You can also purchase templates for business cards, promotional graphics, social media and more.

But what if you don’t have Photoshop or Illustrator to edit the PSD or AI files?

I can customize a pre-bought template for you! I can even help you pick one out that will match your brand’s mission if you aren’t sure.

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Custom Web and Blog Design

Let me set up your website the right way for you! Learn More

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Want to switch to or set up a new self-hosted WordPress blog?

I’m happy to help you get your blog or website off the ground if you don’t want to DIY it yourself.

I’ve got 2 options: one semi-custom blog or website that can be live in less than 30 days* or one completely custom blog or website with bells + whistles.

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*Timing depends on how quickly you reply to feedback and requests for info.

Custom WordPress or Squarespace Training

Need a WordPress / Squarespace expert to sit down with you and show you the way? Learn More

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Struggling with your WordPress blog or Squarespace website? Can’t figure out what’s what in your dashboard?

Some WordPress themes are very confusing and no two themes are set up alike. I’ve worked with lots of different themes over the years and can help you figure out where and how to edit certain parts of your blog.

Likewise, Squarespace can be a pain to figure out how to do certain things.

Let’s sit down together (virtually) and work it out!

No matter where you are, we’ll use free software to share our screens and it’ll be just as if we were sitting side by side! This way you are free to follow along and ask questions throughout the session. You’ll even receive a private recording of our session to keep!

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Want someone to manage your WordPress website maintenance?

Sign up for one of my monthly Care Plans and I’ll take care of security, updates, backups and other maintenance items so you know your website is always in tip-top shape!

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Have Questions?

Not sure which option to choose? Contact Me Now

Need help that’s not listed above or just need help deciding what you need?

Fill out the form below and I’ll be happy to help you take care of what you need.

So. How Can I Help You?

Tired of DIYing all of your blog design? Need just a little help? Get some custom designed feminine graphics templates for your blog's posts and social media posts!

Need a new WordPress website but not sure how to set it all up? I can get it set it up for you for free!

Having trouble with your WordPress blog? Not sure how to do certain things within your dashboard? Need a WordPress expert to sit down with you and show you the way? I can help with that.