10 Helpful Squarespace Blog Posts for Beginners

So you’ve done your research and have decided to give Squarespace a go. Yay! You’ve made an excellent choice, my friend.

I’ve discussed in previous posts why I think Squarespace is best for busy small business owners, and why it’s a great, supportive platform for female-founded and led creative small businesses. I share this opinion as a Wordpress and WiX veteran, and while each project is different, Squarespace is super hard to beat.

With all that being said, “Welcome to Squarespace!”

In honor of your arrival, I’ve compiled a dozen helpful posts to help you get acquainted. These posts will take you from clueless to confident. 

I hope you enjoy them as much as I’ve enjoyed curating and creating them. If you have any questions, get in touch! I’m happy to help you out any way I can.


10 Helpful Squarespace Blog Posts for Beginners


 

01. Why I Use Squarespace - Studio Bianca

I mentioned above that I use to work with Wordpress, and I’ve also worked with WiX! WiX had a neat-o program that trained individuals online to become Certified WiX Webmasters. The program is long gone now, but I was one of the trainees. 

I got to know WiX very well, and at the end of the day, I opted to create my business around Squarespace, not WiX. I don’t offer Wordpress services anymore either. In this post, I dive deep into the reasons why I believe Squarespace is the right tool for the job.

02. My Step-by-Step Guide for Getting Started With Squarespace - Elle & Company

Lauren Hooker, the mastermind behind the fabulous world of Elle & Company has been talking about Squarespace since 2015. Her blog has some shiny gems of information on the topic of Squarespace as well as branding and business. 

Though this post was written in 2015, the information contained within this post is still relevant and helpful today. It’s definitely worth a read and offers a great introduction to Squarespace.

03. A Guide to Squarespace - Nora Conrad

Nora Conrad is one of the first women I encountered that wrote blog posts about Squarespace. Like Lauren Hooker, she’s been around for a few years as well, and like Lauren, her post on Squarespace is older but still super helpful.

04. 50 Things you need to know about squarespace seo - charlotte o’hara

Charlotte O’Hara is super passionate about SEO, specifically Squarespace SEO, and I thank her for it! One of the main reasons female entrepreneurs like yourself choose Wordpress over Squarespace is because of a few total myths about SEO and Squarespace. Charlotte has come along and set the record straight.

Charlotte didn’t stop at simply letting us all know what Squarespace SEO can really do, and what it’s capable of, but also how to work with it and get some fabulous results. She has created a whole series of blog posts on the topic, as well as a course. This post will help you get started on the subject.

05. How to Create a Killer Launch Plan - Station Seven

Before launching your new website, you’ll want to have a plan in place. In this post, the folks behind Station Seven take you through the steps necessary to create yours. While it may seem like a reason to celebrate, and hey, after all your hard work, it totally is, and your launch serves as double duty. You get to celebrate and people know that your site is live!

 
 

06. How to Easily Transfer from Wordpress to Squarespace - Big Cat Creative

If you’re already on Wordpress and looking for ways to simply your life and business, this post has you covered. Erica from Big Cat Creative takes you behind the scenes of a website transfer from Wordpress to Squarespace. This post will show you just how possible it is for you to go from Wordpress to Squarespace with ease. 

07. Understanding Squarespace Templates - Studio Bianca

One of the most common questions about Squarespace is, “which template should I use?” So, as someone who selects templates for my clients, I opted to write a post on it! In this one, I go through each template and show you some really easy peasy ways your choice for templates goes from 60+ to 9, and then gets narrower from there.

After reading this post, you’ll be well-equipped to make your selection. 

08. Blogging Tips No One Is Telling You About - Cinnamon Wolfe

Cinnamon Wolfe is a Squarespace loving photographer that helps other photographers and creatives get to know Squarespace well. She has a great voice and style that navigates readers through some of the ins and outs and the posts I’ve referenced above is a great example of what she has to offer. 

There’s a lot of talk about blogging, and amongst all the convo, there are few things that aren’t discussed, and Cinnamon took care of that. There are lots of posts about blogging on Squarespace so, why not start off right and learn from a fellow Squarespace blogger on what not to miss!

09. Turn Your Squarespace Site Into Your Own Personal Assistant - Kath O’Malley

Kath has a great way of looking at Squarespace, and she shares tips on how to get the most out of this tool. In a previous post, I discussed the reasons why a website is necessary (even with social media) and how a well-designed site can save you time. In this post, Kath puts this into action. A great read!

10. The Lost Glossary: Squarespace Terms Explained (in plain English) - Studio Bianca

Jumping into anything new will often present us with some new language. Squarespace, and web design in general, is no different. Since you’re probably not up for overwhelming confusion, I created a post that goes over some jargon encountered when creating your site. 


Conclusion


Working with Squarespace is a great choice for many female-founded and led small and creative businesses out there. In this post you’ll find a treasure trove of helpful blog posts to take you from clueless to confident written by women who are in the same pair of cute heels you’re in. 

Starting something new doesn’t have to be overwhelming, frustrating, or downright boring. These posts are written by smart, creative women with lives who just want to help you get started on the right path.


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