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Thursday, 15 February 2018

6 - 8.30pm

Where

Community Lab

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Free

Free

ORGANISED BY

Justin Merino

Build​ ​Your​ ​Own​ ​Squarespace Website​ ​Workshop

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Squarespace is an amazing tool for entrepreneurs, freelancers, bloggers, photographers, restaurants, and small business owners looking to build a beautifully designed website quickly and easily. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to choose a template, customize the look and feel of your website, lay out content, and leave with the beginnings of your very own website. Places are limited, only the first 10 signups will be admitted!

For​ ​your​ ​small​ ​business​ ​to​ ​remain​ ​competitive​ ​and​ ​relevant,​ ​you​ ​need​ ​a​ ​professional​ ​website.  

Learning​ ​a​ ​website​ ​builder​ ​can​ ​be​ ​frustrating,​ ​time​ ​consuming,​ ​and​ ​expensive.​ ​Whether​ ​you’ve​ ​put off​ ​creating​ ​a​ ​website​ ​for​ ​ages,​ ​have​ ​a​ ​months-old​ ​half-finished​ ​website,​ ​or​ ​are​ ​looking​ ​for​ ​a​ ​fresh  redesign​ ​on​ ​a​ ​modern​ ​platform,​ ​this​ ​workshop​ ​is​ ​for​ ​you.​ ​

We’ll​ ​give​ ​you​ ​the​ ​tools​ ​you​ ​need​ ​to create​ ​an​ ​impactful,​ ​beautiful,​ ​and​ ​low​ ​maintenance​ ​website​ ​on​ ​Squarespace.  Join​ ​Justin Merino ​an​ ​experienced​ ​Squarespace​ Specialist and Authorized Trainer ​for​ ​a​ ​2.5-hour​ ​group​ ​workshop​ ​that​ ​will​ ​walk​ ​you through​ ​the​ ​basic​ ​building​ ​blocks​ ​of​ ​a​ ​Squarespace​ ​site.

Who’s​ ​this​ ​for?

  • Anyone​ ​with​ ​a​ ​business, freelancer​ ​or​ ​project​ ​that​ ​needs​ ​a​ ​digital​ ​presence
  • No​ ​coding​ ​experience​ ​necessary!

You’ll​ ​learn​ ​how​ ​to:

  • Develop a functional understanding of Squarespace as it compares to other CMS options (i.e. Wordpress)
  • Become accustomed to the dashboard and key features.
  • Explain the difference between domain hosting and web hosting
  • Create a new beautifully designed 3-5 page website
  • Create and update basic web pages with different layouts
  • Understand fundamentals of Squarespace's SEO settings and how to optimize your site
  • Learn about additional tools to help grow your business

You’ll​ ​leave​ ​with:

  • A​ ​new​ ​1-3​ ​page​ ​website
  • The​ ​knowledge​ ​and​ ​confidence​ ​to​ ​update​ ​your​ ​website’s​ ​content​ ​so​ ​it​ ​grows​ ​with​ ​your business
  • A​ ​discount​ ​on​ ​your​ ​first​ ​year​ ​of​ ​a​ ​Squarespace​ ​subscription
  • A​ ​take-home​ ​guide​ ​to​ ​ease​ ​you​ ​into​ ​managing​ ​your​ ​new​ ​website

To​ ​prepare:

Sign​ ​up (click "book now")!​ Only 10 spaces available. ​Then​ ​we’ll​ ​send​ ​you​ ​a​ ​homework​ ​packet​ ​to​ ​help​ ​you​ ​generate​ ​the​ ​necessary

content​ ​(words​ ​and​ ​photos)​ ​that​ ​will​ ​fill​ ​out​ ​your​ ​new​ ​website.