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3 Things You NEED Before Hiring a Web Designer

If you’re a business owner or really anyone looking to build a kickass, modern, clean and professional website - you know that it’s a lot easier thinking about getting it done than it is actually getting it done. You may have gone in and had a go at DIY-ing the site yourself, only to find out exactly three nanoseconds in that what you had in mind might be a tad bit more difficult than you thought.

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The #1 Question to Ask for an Effortless Web Design

If you're reading this blog post, chances are you currently have a website for your business. And if you don't, then you've probably been majorly thinkin' 'bout it. It can feel damn-near impossible to design your website. I've been there. You have something awesome in your head and then you sit down at your desk and suddenly everything becomes a lot more enticing.

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How to Change the Background Color of Different Sections

Hey, there! So, I'm guessing you may be here because you've been feeling really frustrated wondering just how to change the color of one section of your Squarespace site without change the background color of the entire page. I feel your frustrations, love! You're in luck because this simple Squarespace hack will allow you to change the color of one section of your web page without changing the entire page's background color! And the best part? No coding required! Okay, let's get into this easy little fix!

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Avoid One of the Most Common Squarespace Template Mistakes

One major mistake I tend to see a lot from people designing their own Squarespace website is that they choose a template based on that template’s advertised model. For example, if a certain template shows a yoga studio, a yoga studio owner might possibly think this is her only option for her website template. This couldn’t be further from the truth. The fact of the matter is that you need to be clear on the features and functions of your site before you even begin browsing templates. 

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How to Add Custom Fonts to Your Squarespace Website

Downloading new fonts requires you to work a little bit extra to be able to show them off on your beautiful website! In order to add a custom or downloaded font to your Squarespace website, you’ll have to embed a bit of code. And if you’re a code-averse person, that might sound similar to me suggesting that you’ll need to cut off your arm. Alas! Fear not, sweet, Squarespace-savvy friend. I’ll make this as painless as possible and help you get that new font onto your Squarespace site sooner than you can say “Arghh! My arm! Not my arm!!!”

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5 Tips to Help You Choose the Perfect Website Fonts

Choosing fonts can seem like one of the easiest parts of branding and designing your Squarespace website, but in reality, it is far from a non-issue. The reality of it is that once you’re in your Squarespace site, jammin’ away on the backend, you’ll inevitably get to the part where you’re back in the Style Editor and deciding on which fonts to use in your site. Should you choose the fonts that you personally like (even if they don’t go that well together)? Hmm. Or should you just avoid the headache of choosing and just use all the same fonts for each different header? Alright, before we let anxiety take over and get us out of our branding and design groove, let’s go over some font-choosing basics for when you’re designing your Squarespace website.

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Why I Prefer Squarespace for My Websites

If you're reading this and you've either already created a website or are gearing up to create one, you'll be no stranger to the fact that there are SO many options to choose from. How do you know if one platform is totally right for you while another one might be horrible for you? And how would you know before trying the site out?! (GASP). Enter analysis paralysis. OR....just consider using Squarespace from the start. I may be biased, but here are ten great reasons why Squarespace may be the best option for you as a new website designer. 

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How To Switch Website Templates on Squarespace

A while ago, I had a client approach me telling me he was interested in possibly changing the template layout of his site. My first reaction was "Great, let's do it!" but then I immediately stopped and was hit by the worry of potentially losing all content on the site. Fortunately, Squarespace makes template-switching experience as easy as ever. Below, you'll find the steps to switching your Squarespace template. Let's hear it for stress-free redesigns and template switches! 

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Case Study: Sex Ed with DB Podcast Website

So a few months ago, I designed the website for the amazing podcast Sex Ed with DB - which is an intersectional, feminist podcast with aspirations to spread awareness of sexual education as well as to erase the taboo and stigma surrounding talking about sex! I wanted to use this post as a means to delve even deeper into the process I used to design Danielle's (aka DB's) website. So let's dive in!

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