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A step-by-step Guide to Building Your Own Website in Squarespace

  • Business One Stop Shop 12 Cale Street Midland, WA 6056 Australia (map)

A website is one of the best ways for people to find out about your business; your brand, what services or products you offer, how to contact you, how to give you money etc.

There are some great (and not so great) template-based build-your-own programs available, and after a LOT of research, we think that Squarespace is the best option for most new businesses. This is because Squarespace is:

  • Super easy to use

  • A high-quality platform that will serve you well for years to come

  • Has everything built-in, such as SEO coding, hosting and eCommerce

  • Is a low cost option, and incredible value for the quality that it delivers

Our website courses are a great way to arm yourself with the tools that you will need to try it yourself. Plus, you’ll save HOURS of trial-and-error and trawling through YouTube. Trust us, your hair and nerves with thank you!

In this workshop, we’ll walk you through step-by-step how it all works, how to personalise your site and update it whenever you like. You may even have your basic page layout completed by the time you leave! We’ll cover:

  • Choosing the right template for you

  • How to add and delete pages

  • How to easily edit pages and move things around

  • Adding new blocks (such as images, forms, videos and links)

  • Connecting up social media

  • Connecting up your domain name

This session will move quite quickly to cover as much ground as possible during the time, but you’ll be given a handout to take home with you! If you’re not confident on computers, you may struggle with this session, but you’re welcome to still attend.

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This workshop will be presented by Liz Haselgrove who is an Authorised Trainer for Squarespace, after having built Squarespace websites for nearly a decade.

For the benefit of the entire group, latecomers will no longer be admitted.

I found this course extremely helpful. Liz, our facilitator, was clear, helpful and extremely knowledgeable. I will be attending more courses at the BOSS Centre. I also found my follow-up session with Liz to be extremely useful and feel very sure that without the course and Liz’s assistance, I wouldn’t have been able to set up our new business website.
— Jan