Smart & Beautiful
Website Design for Academics, Researchers, and Independent Publishers
Schedule an hour with you to get to know you and your mission and goals for your work.
Read any articles or chapters (up to 5) of your published book to get to know your audience and the impact of your work.
Send you a PDF with clear guidelines on how to prepare your content and images.
Select the best template and design for your website based on your stated styling preferences and business needs.
Organize your content to best promote your business and services.
Be available for unlimited support and communications on all three days.
Provide a tailored-to-you training video so you know how to update your new site.
Send me everything I need on time so that I can start on schedule.
Fill out a detailed questionnaire regarding your styling preferences, functional requirements and business needs.
Provide all the text content, I will send you detailed instructions for this part. (Writing and editing is available for additional fee.)
Provide images and graphics in the correct format and size (I can help).
Be available on all 5 days for feedback, questions and communications.
Up to 5 pages
Mobile responsiveness for better SEO
Customized Squarespace template
Custom domain connection
Connection to your social media accounts
Newsletter connection to Mailchimp*
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Sharing logo for Social Media
Detailed built-in website analytics
Unlimited support during project
These are the typical pages that most professional websites have. We can adapt the use of these pages and also rename them to reflect your needs.
1. Home Page
2. About Page
3. Research/Book/Speaking/Teaching Page
4. Contact Page
5. Optional: articles, blog, or gallery
Secure your Space
If we determine during our consultation call that this is what you need I will send you my proposal, contract and an invoice for the 50% deposit. Please sign the documents and pay the invoice, both online.
Prepare Your Content
Once the deposit has been paid, you will receive an email with a link to an online questionnaire and detailed instructions and guidelines for how to prepare and upload the content for your website. Please complete the questionnaire and drop off your files by the day before the project starts.
Design & Launch
Please ensure that you are available for feedback on our agreed days, this part is very important for a smooth process and on-time launch. I’ll do the work and on Day 10 you will have a new beautiful website!
We are on UTC-7 Mountain Standard Time (MST). If you are an international client, let us know your time zone so that we can coordinate our schedules at email@example.com.