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 TECH MADE SIMPLE FOR THE OVERWHELMED CREATIVE 

A membership community that partners you with an expert guide, making the tech easier and fun so you spend more time focused on your art passion!



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Maker's Tech U is Right for You if...


You feel overwhelmed by technology.
You don't know where to start.
You value the experience of someone who has been where you are.
Your time is precious and having a resource to save you time is valuable.
 You want answers to your questions, but don't have time or want to spend hours searching for them yourself.
You want to connect with other artists and makers who share your experience.


Sometimes the hardest part is knowing where to start, right?

 
Say hello to the Maker's Tech U Success Path! Follow my step-by-step process and you will increase your skill set and gain confidence in your tech abilities along the way. Each step builds upon the last, bolstering your knowledge of technology, social media and branding. These vital subjects will assist you in crafting your story, creating a business, online presence and building your brand!

NEWBIES Start Here!
Welcome and First Steps

Prework
Getting Organized

Step 1 | Social Media
Let's kick off this party by upping your Instagram game!

Step 2 | Graphics
Let's create stunning graphics for you to share online!

Step 3 | Storytelling Your Brand
Let's shape your story...your message...your brand! 

Step 4 |  Creating Your Website
Let's create a beautiful website so you can show off your art and connect with your audience!

Step 5 | Blogging
Let's set up your blog in Squarespace and get you organized!

Step 6 | List Building
Let's get you setup so you can connect with your people! 

Step 7 | Creating Products From Your Art
Let's create some amazing products from your ART!

Step 8 | Creating Your Online Shop
Let's get your shop set up so you can start selling your amazing products!

Step 9 | Filming and Video Editing
Let's equip you with the skills you need to film and edit like a pro!

Step 10 | Online Courses

Let's take that idea you have for a course and get it online so you can offer it to your audience!


Maker's Tech U is Making a Difference...

Sue Kemnitz
United States

Leaca Young
United States

Colleen Stone
United States

Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of the questions people most frequently ask:

What topics will be covered?

I developed a success path to share my knowledge and experience with you. Each step builds upon the last, bolstering your knowledge of Social Media, Creating Graphics, Storytelling Your Brand, Creating Your Website, Blogging, List Building, Creating Products From Your Art, Creating an Online Shop, Filming & Video Editing, Online Courses, etc.

Which platform do you use for the website training?

We use Squarespace and as a member of MTU, you would qualify for a six month trial period vs 14 days.

How is the training presented?

Most of the training is presented in video format.  On average videos run between 3 - 20 minutes, making them perfect for someone who doesn't have a lot of time.

Can I watch the videos more than once?

Yes! Work through the training at your own pace and watch the videos as often as you like with no limit to how often.

Do I have access to all the content when I join?

Yes!  All membership content is available to you when you join. 

I don't know if I actually want a business, is this right for me?

If you have an online presence, then Maker's Tech U is right for you!

Is there a community for connecting with members and asking questions?

Yes! The community is onsite, organized and easy to navigate. Connect with other artists and makers, ask questions, get support and encouragement from me and other members. We also have a Facebook group.

How will I be billed?

A Maker's Tech U subscription is billed monthly to a credit card.  If an annual plan is chosen, $290 will be billed at time of purchase. Currently, PayPal is not an option.

How do I cancel?

While I would hate to see you go, you will find a place to cancel inside your account.

If I cancel, will I still have access to the trainings I have already watched?

This membership works much like Netflix in that while you are a subscribing/paying member, you have full access to all material, but once you cancel, you no longer have access. Videos are not downloadable.

How do I know where to begin?

The Success Path provides a path for you, but feel free to start with a topic that interests you most.

Does This Sound Like You?

✔️The tech is completely overwhelming.

✔️I want direction on where to start.

✔️Figuring it out on my own is a giant time suck!

✔️I need community and support from others with similar goals.

 

✔️I'd love to work with a fellow creative who "gets" me!

✔️I'd love to get organized and need a plan.

✔️Hiring someone to do everything is outside my budget.

I Get It, Because I've Been There!

→When I was ready to take the next step in my creative journey, I had to spend hours learning the tech side of things.

→I struggled to find help that was geared toward a creative like me.

→I dreamed of one place that I could go to ask questions and get support.

→I needed quick, bit-sized video tutorials that I could watch on my schedule.

→I needed that "life line" of knowing someone was there to answer my questions.

→It was lonely out here on my own.

Maker's Tech U is Where You Belong If...

•You're a maker looking for support with the ever-changing technology, making expanding into the online world doable. 
•You want to share in a like-minded community and be guided by a fellow maker?

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“Investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. It will not only improve your life, it will improve the lives of all those around you.”

~ Robin Sharma

Maker's Tech U is Making a Difference...

Kristi Nazzaro
United States

Kristin Peterson
United States

Kind Words From Members...

  • “Maker’s Tech U is an amazing program that has been helping me improve my online presence as an artist. It has taught me step by step skills on how to develop a brand, create powerful graphics, design and implement a website. Now I can do all that in the proper way, without guess work and hacking my way through. Thanks Roben-Marie for this amazing tool you offer for creatives!! It has been an exciting and enjoyable experience on the tech side of creativity.”

  • “For the past six years I have had on my goals list that I wanted to build a website. Every year I would re-write the goal, daunted at the prospect of not knowing how or where to start. I wanted the autonomy of being able to build my own website and be able to update it without relying on external sources. Roben-Marie demystifies not only the website process but all those maddening social media updates and technological changes. I love the resources and inspiration Makers Tech provides with all online media. I love it even more that it's presented in easily digestible learning bites that can be immediately applied.”

  • “Roben-Marie's trainings are easy to follow, pertinent and empowering with immediate benefits. She’s very much a tech-savvy person who not only provides valuable information and a wealth of knowledge, but she also makes herself available to help you when you need it.”

  • “This is the best money I've spent on any training/workshop/class for knowledge, tips and ideas. Maker's Tech U is what I was looking for!”

  • “Roben-Marie's MTU is a game changer for me! There is so much tech stuff out there that I know would help me, but I just don't have time to research it all and, frankly, didn't even know where to start.”

Hey! I'm Roben-Marie!2018headshot.png

As tech-savvy artist, instructor and woman of faith, my mission is to serve others and help them get the most out of their art as a hobby, or as a business.

I created Maker's Tech U after 16+ years of running my own businesses online and having many artists reach out to me for tech help. It was a natural transition for me to offer my services to artists and makers who just need a life line to help them navigate on their journey.

I have been a working artist for the last sixteen years, and am self-taught, so I believe that anyone can cultivate their creative spark. I've taught mixed media art workshops and retreats across the U.S. and my work has been featured in countless books and industry magazines. I've worked with clients on all things tech, including website design, email marketing, video editing and more!