The #1 Reason Why I Switched to Squarespace (It's Not What You Think!)

I’ve built websites on various platforms for over 10 years - GoDaddy, Wordpress, Wix, Weebly, custom built, and now Squarespace. The #1 thing that frustrated me the most when working with some other website developers and platforms was the lack of control I had over the website.

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Why I Use a Mood Board for Website Design

Creating mood boards is an essential part of my web design process and it’s also super fun. This design strategy offers concrete direction for the client’s website, actually provides more flexibility with the design, and you can deliver exactly what the client wants for their website.

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How to Optimize Images to Improve Your Website Speed

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, which is one of the reasons images are so important in website design. Effectively used, images can help drive more visitors to your website, promote social sharing and ultimately help drive business goals such as sales.

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How to Customize Text Boxes in Squarespace

A great way to add some pop to your website and bring attention to areas of text in your pages and blog posts is by customizing your text blocks. I’m going to give you three different popular types of text box styles and step by step instructions of how to customize it to match your brand.

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How To Write a Blog Post in Squarespace

Blogging. You’ve heard of it, maybe even considered writing a blog, but at times you may wonder what’s the point? Especially if you’re a business, you may be asking isn’t blogging just people sharing their personal diaries online? Blogging may have started out that way, and many people do still treat it as a personal journal, but it’s also something most businesses should consider doing on their website.

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How to Setup Google Search Console - Squarespace SEO Series #4

Most people think about configuring Google Analytics but forget about Google Search Console. Simply put, if you want your website to succeed in Google searches and improve your Google Search ranking, you need to submit your website to Google Search Console.

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10 Tips to Improve Your Squarespace SEO - Squarespace SEO Series #3

Squarespace, and any other platform including Wordpress, is not magically great for SEO. All SEO specialists know that you have to put in the work on your end. You can’t just throw your website up and let it go. As awesome as that would be (hello, pink unicorn!), unfortunately, it doesn’t work that way. You or your designer should follow best practices to implement the technical side of Squarespace SEO.

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Is Squarespace SEO Really Good? Yes! But... Squarespace SEO Series #2

SEO usually isn’t the first thing to come up when people are waxing poetic about Squarespace. Is it any good, or is something users tolerate because its modern, professional design and easy-to-use features are so strong? There are a lot of misconceptions and misinformation out there about Squarespace and its SEO capabilities.

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SEO Made Simple: A Beginner's Guide to Squarespace SEO Series #1

I decided that since I had to delve into the SEO topic as a website designer and SEO specifically related to Squarespace in order to optimize the Squarespace websites I design, others could benefit from this information, too. This blog post is the first one in a series about SEO and more specifically, Squarespace SEO.

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Common Objections Business Owners Make Against Having a Website

I work with small businesses and solopreneurs every day, and when it comes to not having a website, I’ve heard it all. It’s easy to come up with an excuse for why a business should not have a website. Sadly, they’re all incredibly misguided! It’s pretty much a requirement in today’s digital world. You want your business to succeed, right? Then don’t miss the boat!

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Prisoner of Hope Ministries & Author, Mike Palombi, Website Launch

As a published writer and author myself, I understand how important an author website and platform is for success. An author website is their most critical tool for book promotion and long-term platform development.

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Do I Need a Website For My Small Business? Yes, You Do! 6 Reasons Why You Need a Website

It’s 2019, my friends. Consumer behavior changes over time to adapt to modern technology and consumer behavior has changed to adapt to the digital age. The number of people that go online to find a local business has jumped to 97%! If you want them to choose your company, you need to be found online – this means you need a website.

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