Every heart-led business owner who is deeply passionate about her creative work

THIS IS THE PLACE FOR

A design studio for the established creative entrepreneur who is committed to growing their business.

I build brands & websites that make my clients say things like:

Most importantly, I build brands & websites that are rooted in strategy. 


My process is about creating more than just a pretty look and feel for your business. It’s all about giving you the tools for a holistic shift towards making your big goals a reality: 

Welcome to Samara Bortz Creative -


LESS overwhelm, ruts, uncertainty, and frustration. 
MORE confidence, ease, connection, and results.

"IT's LIKE LOOKING AT A DREAM COME TRUE!"

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Results to get excited about

⟶ Increase their bookings & attract new clientele

⟶ Raise their prices

⟶ Sell more of their offerings & creative work

⟶ Craft & launch passive offerings

⟶ Figure out how to stand out in their industry

⟶ Clarify & effectively communicate their message

⟶ Spend more time doing the creative work that they love.

Mentorship-led approach

In order to build a brand & website that helps you reach these goals, we must take a deep-dive inside your business. 

The STRATEGIC BRAND MAKEOVER is a 3-month process that does exactly this. It’s a marriage of business mentorship and design, to put you on the right path for the growth that you know you’re capable of.

I’ve helped my clients increase their bookings, raise their prices, sell more of their offerings, clarify & communicate their message, stand out in their industry, craft passive offerings, and ultimately - spend more time actually doing the creative work they love.

I've helped my clients:

I’m Samara. A lifelong artist who believes that the world is a better place when creatives share their gifts, passion, and purpose with others.

Why hello, sweetest friends –

For many of us, wearing the artist hat can feel much more comfortable than wearing the CEO hat. 

We all want more time and energy to do the creative work that we love. And we all want the “other stuff” in our businesses (marketing, content writing, sales, social media, you name it) to feel easier.

Here's what I know:

THIS IS WHY I'M HERE!

To build you a brand & website that sets you up to reach your big goals. To support you through the internal strategic work that’s a serious game-changer not just for your website, but for all of your marketing.

To give you tools to feel confident, motivated, and right at home in your business. To position you to have more energy (and revenue!), so you can do more of what you love.

THIS IS WHY I'M HERE!

For many of us, wearing the artist hat can feel more comfortable than wearing the CEO hat. 

We all want more time and energy to do the creative work that we love. And we all want the “other stuff” in our businesses (marketing, lead generation, content writing, sales, social media, you name it) to feel easier.

To build you a brand & website that sets you up to reach your big goals. To support you through the internal strategic work that’s a serious game-changer not just for your website, but for all of your marketing.

To give you tools to feel confident, motivated, and right at home in your business. To help you have more energy (and revenue!), so you can do more of what you love.

Here's what I know:

“She blew every expectation that I had out of the water…”

Samara is truly a website wizard, as well as extremely professional, personable, and communicative. She blew every expectation that I had out of the water, and made creating my website together (something that I was sooo not looking forward to) really fun!

Kaitlin lane, srce toronto

GET TO KNOW ME

GET TO KNOW ME

OCCUPATION:

full time creative

You might know me as a designer, musician, business strategist, and/or pizza-enthusiast.

PERSONALITY TYPE:

the chatty introvert

INFJ, Gemini-sun, Scorpio-moon, Libra-rising, undecided enneagram 2 or 3, and highly-sensitive empath.

HOMETOWN:

west coast best coast

Born, raised, and currently living in White Rock, which is not too far from Vancouver, BC. 

RELATIONSHIP STATUS:

married

To another self-employed artist! Andrew is an amazing musician and we’re moving to Edmonton, AB this summer so he can begin his doctoral studies in choral conducting.

BUCKETLIST ITEMS:

mostly travel-related

My dream is to retire in Italy. I’m already searching for ways to spend next summer living & working there!

HOBBIES:

mostly food-related

When I’m not designing, you will most likely find me in a choir rehearsal, out for a run, or cooking with a glass of rosé in hand.

PERSONALITY TYPE:

the chatty introvert

INFJ, Gemini-sun, Scorpio-moon, Libra-rising, undecided enneagram 2 or 3, and highly-sensitive empath.

HOMETOWN:

west coast best coast

Born, raised, and currently living in White Rock, which is not too far from Vancouver, BC. 

RELATIONSHIP STATUS:

married

To another self-employed artist! Andrew is an amazing musician and we’re moving to Edmonton, AB this summer so he can begin his doctoral studies in choral conducting.

BUCKETLIST ITEMS:

mostly travel-related

My dream is to retire in Italy. I’m already searching for ways to spend next summer living & working there!

HOBBIES:

mostly food-related

When I’m not designing, you will most likely find me in a choir rehearsal, out for a run, or cooking with a glass of rosé in hand.

How can we work together?

01 | Web & Brand design

The Strategic Brand Makeover is an inside-out transformation of your creative business. Combining mentorship with design, I’ll help you bring your goals within reach with a new brand & website rooted in strategy.

Not sure what to write on your new site?  This is the perfect add-on to your project, I’ll help you craft written content that turns your casual visitors into customers. Receive a customized copy framework, additional 1:1 coaching, suggested edits, and ongoing voice memo support while you write. 

More details ⟶

More details ⟶

02 | COPY AUDIT

Add it on!

01 | Web & Brand design

The Strategic Brand Makeover is an inside-out transformation of your creative business. Combining business mentorship with design, I’ll help you bring your goals within reach with a new brand & website rooted in strategy.

More details ⟶

02 | COPY AUDIT

Not sure what to write on your new site? I’ll help you craft written content that turns your casual visitors into customers. Receive a customized copy framework, 1:1 coaching, suggested edits, and ongoing voice memo support while you write. 

More details ⟶

Add it on!

APPLY TO WORK together

Ready for an online presence that feels authentic, gives you confidence, and positions you to bring in the sales?

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