Discover How to Design Beautiful Squarespace Websites

Squarespace is a rising star in the web design platform space supporting over 2 million websites currently. In this workshop, we will teach you how to set up, design, customize and manage a beautifully-designed Squarespace site for a variety of “creative clients.” This course will give you another tool to add to your “Web Design” toolbox!
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Course curriculum

  • 1
    MODULE ONE: Intro to Squarespace
    • Download Module One Handout
    • LESSON 1: Welcome to Mastering Squarespace
    • LESSON 2: Why Squarespace
    • LESSON 3: Squarespace vs. WordPress
    • LESSON 4: Types of Squarespace Clients
    • LESSON 5: Squarespace Web Design Services
  • 2
    MODULE TWO: Design Your Website Strategy
    • Download Module Two Handout
    • LESSON 1: The Website Design Strategy Process
    • LESSON 2: Website Design Audit
    • LESSON 3: Website Design Assessment
    • Website Assessment Guide
    • Website Design Audit
  • 3
    MODULE THREE: Setting up Squarespace Template
    • LESSON 1: Identify Website Domain
    • LESSON 2: Select Template
    • LESSON 3: Review Squarespace Dashboard
    • LESSON 4: Identify Branding Colors and Font
    • LESSON 5: Add a Logo and Favicon
    • LESSON 6: Set Up Square Space Footer
    • Module Three Resources
  • 4
    MODULE FOUR: Building Your Website Content
    • LESSON 1: Create Website Wire Frame
    • LESSON 2: Create Home Page
    • LESSON 3: Create an Inner Page
    • LESSON 4: Create a Blog
    • LESSON 5: Create a Pop-up and Opt-in Box
  • 5
    MODULE FIVE: Preparing Your Website to Launch
    • LESSON 1: Seven Course Areas to Review
    • LESSON 2: Business Information
    • LESSON 3: Technical Set Up
    • LESSON 4: Website Security
    • LESSON 5: SEO Settings
    • LESSON 6: Social Media Settings
    • LESSON 7: Website Analytics
    • LESSON 8: Final Content Review
    • Website Preparation Checklist
  • 6
    MODULE SIX: Creating Your Squarespace Design Service
    • Download Module Six Handout
    • LESSON 1: Squarespace Design Services Part 1
    • LESSON 2: Squarespace Design Services Part 2

Instructor

  • Craig  Cannings

    Craig Cannings

    Chief Learning Officer, Freelance University

    In 2008, my wife Kelly and I co-founded Freelance University with the purpose of becoming the #1 go-to training center for Freelancers and VAs from around the globe! As of this year, we have successfully trained over 14,000 Virtual Assistants and Freelancers in more than 70 countries. Kelly and I have had the great privilege of building our Online University while raising our 5 daughters who are the greatest blessings of our lives. I look forward to meeting you and seeing you either in this program or at our University very soon. I leave you with my favorite quote from marketing guru, Seth Godin: "The only worse thing than starting something and failing... is not starting something."

Course Reviews

  • Great Introductory to Squarespace

    Noelle Peguese

    I wasn't sure if I wanted to learn about Squarespace because I am a WordPress gal, but I am so glad I did because I enjoyed the course and am definitely goin...

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    I wasn't sure if I wanted to learn about Squarespace because I am a WordPress gal, but I am so glad I did because I enjoyed the course and am definitely going to offer Squarespace web design as a service.

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