About This Workshop
Have you been putting off your website? That’s OK, let’s do it all in one day!
Squarespace provides you with image-rich, modern templates that undeniably command your attention right off the bat. With it’s simple backend, it’s one of the easiest websites to manage. However, there's still a lot of options and will take some time to learn.
Under the guidance of Eva Goicochea, a web and branding consultant, and Jennifer Puno, a UX/UI designer, you will walk away with a fully functional, beautiful Squarespace website by the end of this workshop.
Reasons to attend:
- Affordable: We usually charge $1000+ and up for a fully functional squarespace websites.
- Finally do that Redesign: You’ve been putting it off, get it done in a day.
- Hands On: Learn how to update your site with two teachers at your side.
- Branding: Your template isn’t always enough, we'll show you how to make the most out of it.
- Content & Layout: We’ll help you layout the information.
- Resources: All our go-to sources for images and fonts.
- Tricks: Our favorite tips and hacks to get the most out of squarespace.
- Fun: We've got some jokes, this won't be a chore.
- Opportunity: Maybe you can become a Squarespace freelancer? See how others are doing it: specialists.squarespace.com
Who is this for?
Anyone who has a blog, online magazine, portfolio site, restaurant, freelance/consulting services, and eCommerce (digital products).
Site Structure & Content Layout
Templates & Wireframing
Building your brand: Asset Creation
Getting Started on Squarespace
Blogging aka SEO
Hooking Up Social
What to do when you’re stuck.
Create goals and tracking conversions.
Prereqs & Preparation
Your computer. Check that your software and browsers are up to date. This avoids waiting time for updates and helps us make the most out of our workshop. You can check if your browser is up to date using Squarespace’s Browse Freely tool.
Not required, but Photoshop knowledge is a plus.
It always helps to prepare a list of your top two questions you'd like covered during your session.
About the Instructors
Eva is a veteran in branding, communications, social and digital media. She has developed her content abilities as a writer/editor for Your Daily Thread, Scoutmob, Virgin Atlantic, and through her own two blogs, Monkey in LA and Mister Boffin, and has designed websites and identities for businesses ranging from interior design firms to online retailers.
In 2012, Eva launched The Boffin Society, a gastronomic and social community in Los Angeles. She is a co-founder of Reed, an ecommerce website launching in 2015, a company that brings together like-minded and aesthetically aligned content creators, and ILOVECREATIVES, a weekly digital classifieds serving the creative community.
A true digital native, she first began using a computer (the Macintosh II) in the late 80s.
A creator, digital designer, and entrepreneur at heart, Jennifer Puno is the Co-Founder of Map—an online platform that celebrates people and their journeys. Map allows you to save and view beautiful photos and stories of places from anywhere on the globe, to inspire real world adventuring. You can find and share incredible locations through its like-minded community of passionate explorers.
This past July, she also co-formed ilovecreatives, a digital classifieds website connecting talented individuals in the creative community. You can find her in Iceland making Star Trek gifs, out and about collaborating with other creatives, or in DTLA on the hunt for the city’s best food.
Unique Space (DTLA)
8 Hour Hands-on Workshop