DIY Website BUILD SESSIONS

 
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BUILD YOUR OWN WEBSITE - WE TEACH YOU HOW!

Zuk Design Studio offers one-on-one website lessons on your own computer! With our DIY Website Build Sessions we will teach you how to build your website from start to finish. Perfect for the self-starter who likes to have total control over the design and is willing to put in the time and work required. Even if you are a complete newbie to the world of website design we will hold your hand every step of the way.

You will build your site using Squarespace - an amazingly powerful yet easy-to-learn website builder that we and our clients love - we know you will too! When your sessions are complete, you will not only have a live website, you will know more tech than you could ever have imagined - plus, designing your own site is a huge confidence booster!


HOW IT WORKS

You can be confident that Zuk Design website designers are experts on the Squarespace trusted, global platform.

You can be confident that Zuk Design website designers are experts on the Squarespace trusted, global platform.

  • All sessions take place at your own computer (desktop recommended).

  • Sessions are by phone, or face-to-face (if you are in the Cowichan Valley area). Phone sessions can be recorded for later reference.

  • Recommend 3-4 sessions, depending on your needs - eg. ecommerce will require at least one session.

  • It does take time to build a website, you can expect from 10-20 hours of your time.

  • Some computer skills required, if you can copy & paste and upload images from your computer, you can do this.


 
 

DIY SESSIONS INCLUDE:

Below is our basic course outline. There is some flexibility depending on your needs and business.

1st session: SETTING UP YOUR SITE
picking a template, introduction to the backend, setting up your site, adding your logo and business information, creating a homepage, adding and moving blocks/images, how to add a pages

2nd session: DESIGNING YOUR SITE
setting up your site styles, editing and adding images, image sizing tips, adding galleries, basic SEO tips, creating a cover page (optional)

3rd session: CONNECTIONS
connecting social media, purchasing/connecting domains, purchasing emails, connecting e-commerce, making your site live, hosting plans

4th session: BLOGGING / ECOMMERCE
how to add products, setting up and using summary pages, blogging/tags/categories, more SEO tips

COST: $350 CAD per 1.5 hour session

*All sessions must be prepaid - you can pay for your sessions one at a time, or in bundles.
*Session prices do NOT include hosting, domain, or any 3rd party fees.

What you will NOT learn: my design skills, custom coding (CSS), using custom fonts, advanced SEO

Next available dates: DIY Sessions take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays - we have openings from September to November. It is highly recommended that sessions not be more than 2 weeks apart.

Are you ready to DIY your website?