Building Business Websites with Squarespace 7

Author: Miko Coffey
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781783559978
Release Date: 2015-04-06
Genre: Computers

This book is ideal for anyone who wants to learn how to use the latest version of Squarespace to create a website from scratch and take it through to go-live. You don't need any prior experience with Squarespace, HTML or CSS, or building websites in general as everything is done using Squarespace's simple, browser-based interface.

Building Business Websites with Squarespace 7

Author: Miko Coffey
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781788395496
Release Date: 2017-10-26
Genre: Computers

Discover the best way to build, design and launch professional websites with Squarespace quickly, without needing to learn any code About This Book Discover time-saving tricks and best practices, and avoid common pitfalls while creating a website Create visually stunning Responsive Design templates for your website with Squarespace 7 Understand how to monitor, measure, and manage your website after launching it Who This Book Is For This book is ideal for anyone who wants to learn how to use the latest version of Squarespace to create a website from scratch and take it through to go-live. You don't need any prior experience with Squarespace, HTML, or CSS, or building websites in general as everything is done using Squarespace's simple, browser-based interface. What You Will Learn Develop an essential Website Toolkit that will act as reference and materials for your entire project, ensuring you stay on-target to meet your objectives Set up your Squarespace account, learn how the interface works, and select the correct template for your website's purpose and goals Create your website framework, fill it with content, and arrange your pages using Squarespace's easy drag-and-drop tools Customize your site's look and feel to match your brand, and create a stunning visual impact for your website on all types of devices, including mobiles and tablets Configure the core functions your business needs, whether connecting to social media, promoting events, showcasing your work, or selling goods and services online Learn time-saving tricks and how to avoid common pitfalls from an experienced professional with years of Squarespace experience Gain valuable insights about search engine optimization, communicating effectively online, and other e-marketing advice How to monitor, measure, and manage your website post-launch In Detail Squarespace is a web-based tool that allows non-technical people to create and manage professional-looking websites quickly, without needing to write any code. It empowers business owners to take total control of their own websites, without needing to pay someone to design or maintain it. This book covers much more than just how to use Squarespace. It covers all aspects of creating a successful business website, from developing your brand identity, to writing and structuring content to match your target audience's needs, and dozens of other other valuable tips that will help your website shine. Most importantly, you'll learn the correct steps to follow in order to ensure your project is smooth and stress-free. The book starts by helping you plan your website project and gather all the raw materials you'll need. Next, you'll set up your account and become familiar with the terminology and tools that you'll be using. Once you've learned the basics of how the Squarespace interface, templates, and different page types operate, you will create the framework of your website, ready for you to insert content and functionality. Then, once all the core elements are in place, you'll apply the aesthetic fine-tuning needed to bring your website in line with your brand. After the aesthetics have been honed and all functions tested, you will launch your website and drive traffic to it, monitor it, and improve it. Style and approach This easy-to-follow guide will teach you to build websites the easiest way in the latest version of Squarespace.

Squarespace 6 For Dummies

Author: Kris Black
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118575437
Release Date: 2013-08-07
Genre: Computers

Build your own blog, website, or portfolio with Squarespace Squarespace lets you create visually rich web pages with any configuration of text, images, or blocks you wish, just by dragging and dropping. Even if you've been using earlier versions of Squarespace, the features in version 6 will amaze you - and bring you straight to this must-have guide for practical information! If you're a do-it-yourself website builder, get up to speed fast on all the next-generation Squarespace tools, including cool new features for mobile sites, SEO, social networks, and more. Brings you up to speed on Squarespace 6 and its revolutionary LayoutEngine tool for building visually-rich web pages Deciphers the very latest features for page-building in today's markets, including mobile, social media, and using SEO Delves into using auto-publish for social networks, using built-in mobile websites, syncing with social networks, gathering real-time statistics, managing your site from your smartphone or mobile device, and much more Covers the essentials, such as using templates, drag-and-drop image uploads, image-editing with Aviary, and using Page Builder to create, share, and reblog content Build awesome, professional websites for your business in no time with Squarespace 6 For Dummies.

The Far Away Brothers

Author: Lauren Markham
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 9781101906194
Release Date: 2017-09-12
Genre: Social Science

The deeply reported story of identical twin brothers who escape El Salvador's violence to build new lives in California—fighting to survive, to stay, and to belong. Growing up in rural El Salvador in the wake of the civil war, the United States was a distant fantasy to identical twins Ernesto and Raul Flores—until, at age seventeen, a deadly threat from the region’s brutal gangs forces them to flee the only home they’ve ever known. In this urgent chronicle of contemporary immigration, journalist Lauren Markham follows the Flores twins as they make their way across the Rio Grande and the Texas desert, into the hands of immigration authorities, and from there to their estranged older brother in Oakland, CA. Soon these unaccompanied minors are navigating school in a new language, working to pay down their mounting coyote debt, and facing their day in immigration court, while also encountering the triumphs and pitfalls of teenage life with only each other for support. With intimate access and breathtaking range, Markham offers an unforgettable testament to the migrant experience. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW | WINNER OF THE RIDENHOUR BOOK PRIZE | SILVER WINNER OF THE CALIFORNIA BOOK AWARD | FINALIST FOR THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE | SHORTLISTED FOR THE J. ANTHONY LUKAS BOOK PRIZE | LONGLISTED FOR THE PEN/BOGRAD WELD PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHY

The Definitive Guide to Squarespace

Author: Sarah Martin
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484229378
Release Date: 2017-11-13
Genre: Computers

Utilize the power of Squarespace to create custom professional websites. Learn the principles and tools used by Squarespace’s most successful web professionals to take your skills to the next level. Beginning with an overview of the Squarespace interface and template selection guidelines, this book shows you how the key web languages work together within Squarespace. You'll also see how to use the Custom CSS Editor, Code Injections, and Code Blocks to customize Squarespace templates and how the Style Editor selections affect the template's structure. Learn the accommodations that must be made in JavaScript for the customizations to work correctly in AJAX-based templates. Finally, discover what Developer Mode is, how to use it, and when to use it. The Definitive Guide to Squarespace is the only book you need to get up and running with Squarespace web development. What You'll Learn Choose the right selectors for your CSS or JavaScript customization. Understand what AJAX is and how it impacts the templates that use it. Explore the structure of Squarespace templates Who This Book Is For Web designers, developers, digital marketers, and advanced personal-use users

Create Your Own Website The Easy Way

Author: Alannah Moore
Publisher: Ilex Press
ISBN: 9781781573846
Release Date: 2016-06-02
Genre: Computers

Every small business or organisation needs a website, whether it is a simple online portfolio or a complex online shop. Expert web design teacher Alannah Moore makes this subject accessible for everyone, even those with no technical or design experience. Avoiding technical language, Alannah provides a summary of the web platforms available, covering, among others, WordPress, Squarespace, Weebly and Shopify. From these the reader can choose the right platform for them, and very quickly get up and running. Drawing on her vast experience of what a novice website builder really needs to know, Alannah covers all the topics they will come across in their online experience: how to choose a good domain name; what content you need for your site; how to work with images and even create your own logo. The reader will also learn how to integrate social media and a blog, so they are set up and in control of their virtual presence from every aspect. This is the perfect book for anyone who doesn't want to pay for an expensive web designer. In Alannah's safe and capable hands, they will find the process of building their site easy and enjoyable, and they'll soon have a successful online presence.

Building Business Websites for Squarespace

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781497095762
Release Date: 2016-10-17
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Building Business Websites for Squarespace. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Create Your Own Website Using WordPress in a Weekend

Author: Alannah Moore
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781135944216
Release Date: 2013-09-11
Genre: Computers

Having a website built can be a complicated and expensive undertaking. For large businesses this is a necessary expense, but for the ever-increasing number of independents and small businesses, this can easily be handled by the intrepid amateur. In Create Your Own Website Using WordPress in a Weekend, author Alannah Moore draws on her extensive experience to show how, in just a weekend, almost anyone can create a website in WordPress that looks professional and is entirely tailored to their needs and preferences. Through carefully structured step-by-step tutorials, the book takes the reader through every stage of the web design process. It is illustrated with fabulous examples, and features checklists and tips throughout, covering domain registration, planning, plugins, and choosing the right theme. This will cover the upcoming WP 2012 version.

Building a StoryBrand

Author: Donald Miller
Publisher: HarperCollins Leadership
ISBN: 9780718033330
Release Date: 2017-10-10
Genre: Business & Economics

New York Times bestselling author Donald Miller uses the seven universal elements of powerful stories to teach readers how to dramatically improve how they connect with customers and grow their businesses. Donald Miller’s StoryBrand process is a proven solution to the struggle business leaders face when talking about their businesses. This revolutionary method for connecting with customers provides readers with the ultimate competitive advantage, revealing the secret for helping their customers understand the compelling benefits of using their products, ideas, or services. Building a StoryBrand does this by teaching readers the seven universal story points all humans respond to; the real reason customers make purchases; how to simplify a brand message so people understand it; and how to create the most effective messaging for websites, brochures, and social media. Whether you are the marketing director of a multibillion dollar company, the owner of a small business, a politician running for office, or the lead singer of a rock band, Building a StoryBrand will forever transform the way you talk about who you are, what you do, and the unique value you bring to your customers.

Side Hustle

Author: Chris Guillebeau
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 9781524758851
Release Date: 2017-09-19
Genre: Business & Economics

The author of the New York Times Bestseller THE $100 STARTUP, shows how to launch a profitable side hustle in just 27 days. To some, the idea of quitting their day job to start a business is exhilarating. For others, it’s terrifying. After all, a job that produces a steady paycheck can be difficult to give up. But in a time when businesses have so little loyalty to employees that the very notion of “job security” has become a punchline, wouldn’t it be great to have an additional source of income to fall back on? And wouldn’t it be great to make that happen without leaving your day job? Enter the Side Hustle. Based on detailed information from hundreds of case studies, Chris Guillebeau provides a step-by-step guide that anyone can use to create and launch a profitable project in less than a month. Designed for the busy and impatient, this plan will have you generating income immediately, without the risk of throwing yourself head first into the world of entrepreneurship. Whether you just want to make some extra money, or start something that may end up replacing your day job entirely, the side hustle is the new job security. When you generate income from multiple sources, it gives you options, and in today’s world, options aren't just nice to have: they're essential. You don’t need entrepreneurial experience to launch a profitable side hustle. You don’t need a business degree, know how to code, or be an expert marketer. And you certainly don’t need employees or investors. With this book as your guide, anyone can learn to build a fast track to freedom.

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

Author: Hank Green
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781524743451
Release Date: 2018-09-25
Genre: Fiction

In his much-anticipated debut novel, Hank Green--cocreator of Crash Course, Vlogbrothers, and SciShow--spins a sweeping, cinematic tale about a young woman who becomes an overnight celebrity before realizing she's part of something bigger, and stranger, than anyone could have possibly imagined. The Carls just appeared. Coming home from work at three a.m., twenty-three-year-old April May stumbles across a giant sculpture. Delighted by its appearance and craftsmanship--like a ten-foot-tall Transformer wearing a suit of samurai armor--April and her friend Andy make a video with it, which Andy uploads to YouTube. The next day April wakes up to a viral video and a new life. News quickly spreads that there are Carls in dozens of cities around the world--everywhere from Beijing to Buenos Aires--and April, as their first documentarian, finds herself at the center of an intense international media spotlight. Now April has to deal with the pressure on her relationships, her identity, and her safety that this new position brings, all while being on the front lines of the quest to find out not just what the Carls are, but what they want from us. Compulsively entertaining and powerfully relevant, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing grapples with big themes, including how the social internet is changing fame, rhetoric, and radicalization; how our culture deals with fear and uncertainty; and how vilification and adoration spring from the same dehumanization that follows a life in the public eye.

How to Use Mailchimp for Beginners

Author: Adam Netherlund
Publisher: EnemyOne
ISBN:
Release Date: 2015-12-23
Genre: Business & Economics

As an indie author you may have heard a thing or two about starting an email list. But what if you're not sure where to start? Nowadays there are so many options available to you--AWeber, Constant Contact, iContact, Vertical Response and so many others--but one of the most popular is MailChimp. If you've ever wanted to try MailChimp but weren't sure where to start or possibly found it intimidating, then this is the book for you. Follow along with simple step-by-step instructions that will make it easy to master sending your first campaign and get you connecting with your fan base. In this short guide you'll discover: -How to set up your account and start your first list -How to build various types of signup forms -How to build your first campaign -How to understand analytics -Ideas for building your mailing list -General tips and do's and don'ts for writing your campaigns -Explore further integrations such as WordPress plugins, mobile apps, Facebook and tablet forms Email marketing shouldn't be hard and it shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg either so sit back, pull up a seat, and let's start building you some new skills. email marketing, indie author, self-publishing, mailchimp, newsletter, online marketing, beginners

The Financial Diet

Author: Chelsea Fagan
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
ISBN: 9781250176165
Release Date: 2018-01-02
Genre: Business & Economics

How to get good with money, even if you have no idea where to start. The Financial Diet is the personal finance book for people who don’t care about personal finance. Whether you’re in need of an overspending detox, buried under student debt, or just trying to figure out how to live on an entry-level salary, The Financial Diet gives you tools to make a budget, understand investments, and deal with your credit. Chelsea Fagan has tapped a range of experts to help you make the best choices for you, but she also knows that being smarter with money isn’t just about what you put in the bank. It’s about everything—from the clothes you put in your closet, to your financial relationship habits, to the food you put in your kitchen (instead of ordering in again). So The Financial Diet gives you the tools to negotiate a raise and the perfect cocktail recipe to celebrate your new salary. The Financial Diet will teach you: • how to get good with money in a year. • the ingredients everyone needs to have a budget-friendly kitchen. • how to talk about awkward money stuff with your friends. • the best way to make (and stick to!) a budget. • how to take care of your house like a grown-up. • what the hell it means to invest (and how you can do it).

The 10 Entrepreneur

Author: Patrick J. McGinnis
Publisher: Portfolio Trade
ISBN: 9781591848097
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Business & Economics

"What if there was a way to combine the stability of a day job with the excitement of a startup? All of the benefits of entrepreneurship with none of the pitfalls? In the 10% Entrepreneur, Patrick McGinnis show you how, by investing just 10% of your time and resources, you can become an entrepreneur without losing a steady paycheck."-- front flap

Web Design For Dummies

Author: Lisa Lopuck
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118235546
Release Date: 2012-03-21
Genre: Computers

Get up to speed on the newest technologies, tools, and possibilities in web design Have a great idea for a web site but don't know where or how to begin? Web Design For Dummies, 3rd Edition is an ideal starting point! Fully updated to cover the latest and the greatest in the world of web design, this fun-but-straightforward guide gets you caught up with everything you need to know to organize your ideas, create a template, start development, test to make sure everything is working properly, and launch your finished site. Packed with invaluable advice on incorporating social media aspects, linking content with social sites, and designing for mobile devices, this book will have you web designing like a pro in no time. Highlights the many significant changes in the world of web design since the previous edition, including the introduction of HTML5, new technologies for sharing media, mobile web design, and more Zeroes in on effectively using color, text, and navigation Reveals helpful advice for avoiding common pitfalls Details ways to connect with social sites like Twitter and Facebook Web Design For Dummies, 3rd Edition goes beyond just making a basic web site and instead encourages you to create a site that is appealing, practical, and useful.