Build Your Squarespace Website With Ease!
Time to build a website?
Don’t worry visionary, I’ve got you covered…
This blog will make it simple for you to build you business website, using the platform Squarespace.
One of the biggest misconceptions that I hear is that it takes too much time and/or money to build a website.
At least not when you’re part of The VISIONARY METHOD.
I coach all clients & students that DONE is better than PERFECT…. so I’ve made the Website Building Process super easy for you.
First, be sure that you’ve downloaded my Website Completion Checklist (this is like the foundation of your site!)
If you’re a student or client of mine, you’ll also have access to the Website Builder Workbook, which has helped you plan every single page of your site so that you can share your story, capture your readers & sell your product or service.
IF YOU CAN ANSWER YES TO ALL OF THESE QUESTIONS, YOU’RE READY TO BUILD YOUR SITE…
You have purchased a domain & decided on a web designer or self-design platform
You have professional quality photos of yourself & of your brand + business in action
You have completed your business plan
You know what your product or service is, inside out, and speak clearly to your target customer
You have testimonials or reviews from past clients or customers
You have a clear vision of fonts, colour, imagery and the aesthetic you are looking for in your website, and have created a mood board
SOME TIPS ON YOUR SITE LAYOUT + CONTENT
Write a killer headline that intrigues people (your business purpose statement from your biz plan) Quickly introduce yourself and your services Invite people to learn more or sign up for a free guidebook, with the click of a button Add something quirky that makes people want to learn more.
YOUR HOME PAGE IS AN INTRODUCTION TO WHO YOU ARE, WHAT YOUR SERVICES ARE, AND THE PROBLEMS YOU SOLVE FOR PEOPLE.
Write in an approachable tone that suits the vibe of your business - it's GOOD to be YOU! Share your journey & how you got to where you are Include multiple photos of yourself Consider filming a quick welcome video Include fun facts, info about your strengths, certifications and education, or something else quirky that allows people to get to know you better
TELL US WHO YOU ARE! GIVE US YOUR CREDENTIALS, SOME FUN FACTS, TESTIMONIALS & WHY YOU ARE QUALIFIED AND PASSIONATE ABOUT YOUR BIZ.
Outline in detail what your key services are: leave nothing untold & be very clear Describe your target markets pain points in detail Remind them how this problem is affecting them Give them the solution to their problems Ask a question at the end, to trigger them to engage with you in the comments Tell them the price How can people pay? What does the path to purchase look like?
THIS IS YOUR SALES PAGE: IT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT COMPONENT OF YOUR SITE & WHERE YOU'LL GENERATE MOST OF YOUR LEADS.
THIS IS YOUR LEAD MAGNET (THE ITEM THAT YOU GIVE AWAY FREE TO BUILD YOUR EMAIL LIST)
Create something that people would pay for that's packed with value and teases them to want more (your product or service)
Before you begin to create your dream website, it is essential that you have the following elements prepared and ready-to-go, so that your creation process is simple and enjoyable.
Use the checklist to get all of the necessary parts or your website organized. Let's start with some things you should complete right away:
HOW CAN PEOPLE TOUCH BASE WITH YOU?