Squarespace Workshop


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Squarespace Workshop

  1. 1. The secret behind exceptional websites!<br />Blog. Build. Host. Design. Impress.<br />
  2. 2. What is it?<br />It’s an advanced website publishing tool that gives you the ability to create powerful scalable websites and blogs in the fraction of the time it normally takes. <br />Who is it for?<br />Bloggers. Businesses large and small. Authors. Teachers. Lawyers. Doctors. Squarespace's flexible platform can power sites of all sizes. <br />Why use it?<br />You have full control over your content and site customization. You can build it 10X faster on our comprehensive platform. <br />
  3. 3. How does Squarespace work?<br />Everything you need is in one spot. You don’t need to scrape the Internet for plug-ins to get the features you want on your site. Those features, and hundreds of other powerful options are build into every Squarespace account. Like building blocks for the web; you can snap your site together in seconds. <br />When you sign up for Squarespace, there is no hidden agenda. It is 100% your site and your content. <br />Build Your Site<br /> Squarespace breaks the parts of your site down into bricks. Snap these together to make the site you want. <br />2. Choose Your Style<br /> Squarespace only provides designs from name-brand designers, giving you only what you want.<br />3. Relax<br /> Remember that money you were going to spend to hire a web designer? Keep it. <br />
  4. 4. Members have access to industry-leading support; 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They help you solve your problems fast (15 minute response time). No call centers, you will be dealing with someone directly from the Squarespace team.<br />It is a completely managed system. They take care of all the tricky details in setting up your site, which means that there is no software to install, nothing to upgrade and that your site will stay online through the most massive traffic storms. They also use every trick in the book to ensure your site gets picked up by search engines and they make sure that your site is always up to date. <br />They have real people monitoring your website 24 hours a day. Squarespace also monitors hundreds of functional aspects of their system automatically every 20 seconds. <br />Squarespace is also equipped with a network-aware anti-spam system that prevents spam from every reaching your site. <br />
  5. 5. On the left side of the Editor Bar, at the top of your screen, you will find the Website Management Access. This link gives you access to what is commonly known as the “backend” of your website. It allows you to configure all of the elements of your website. <br />The Website Management area is packed full of features to manage your comments, organize your members, view your website visitor statistics, and a while lot more. <br />Website Management <br />
  6. 6. Impressive by Association <br /> When you use Squarespace as your publishing platform, you join an elite group of site owners. <br />From bloggers to businesses, no matter the size, the Squarespace platform provides the reliability you expect. <br /> With over 5 million hits served per day, no site is too big. <br />
  7. 7. Visit http://www.squarespace.com/pricing/ for more information.<br />
  8. 8. Some Examples<br />http://www.squarespace.com/examples/category/business<br />http://www.waggingtailsofhoboken.com/<br />http://www.snowcreekhealth.com/<br />
  9. 9. To start using Squarespace, you'll need to create a new account. All new Squarespace accounts start out as a limited time 14 day free trial account, which you can then upgrade at any time to one of the paid packages. <br />Step 1 - Access Our Signup Form<br />http://www.squarespace.com/signup/<br />Step 2 - Create An Account<br />Enter a login site name, password, email address, and the characters you see in the CAPTCHA image, and click the Finish & Create Site button.<br />Step 3 - Activate Your Account<br />After completing your signup, you'll receive a confirmation and will be directed to your new site.<br />Step 4 - View Your Site<br />Once activated, you are automatically logged <br />into your new site.<br />