Team up with a Squarespace Designer Partner without spending a cent.

and still...

Make more money
Save time
Discover your most efficient work style

     
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    You're A Squarespace Website Designer

    With too many clients. Too many projects. Too many revision requests. And not enough time to do it all.

    Enter Your Squarespace Web Designer Partner

    I collaborate with you on VIP days or other scheduled times to write, edit and proofread web copy and help you organize your clients' Squarespace website projects. You get to focus on what you love most - DESIGN.

     

     

    Add a Squarespace expert and copywriting nerd to your team to conquer scope creep, bad copy, and delayed launches once and for all.

     

    What I Can Do For You & Your Clients

     

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    Process

    set up a project management system that works for you

    streamline your web design process

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    Content

    wrangle client content
     

    copywriting, editing & proofreading

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    Squarespace Production

    duplicate, format, populate pages & other boring stuff

    fiddle with CSS & HTML code-y bits

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    Who is this partnership for?

     
     

    Squarespace web designers with

    • an unmanageable schedule, picky clients and / or low project rates.
       
    • excellent sales skills but who struggle to launch on time which, of course, affects cashflow. Eeek.
       
    • clients who don't get what content is (and why they have to provide it before the design starts!)
     
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    Lovely words from my web design clients

     
     
    Heather PInay Authentically Business & Life Solutions Testimonial

    Kath is an absolute dream to work with. She is efficient and strategic - and her copy is goal-oriented and warm. I use her for every web project that is out of my scope! She is my fave.

    Heather, www.authentically.ca 

    Find out more about the work I do with Heather as part of the Authentically Team.

     
     
    Sarah Beth Moon www.sarahmoon.net

    Kath is the best! Whenever I take on a new project of some size, the first thing I do is make sure I get Kath scheduled to help. She's that great. Plus eagle-eyed attention to the little details. 

    Sarah, www.sarahmoon.net

    Find out more about the work I do with Sarah as part of Sarah Moon and Co.'s Team.

     
     
    Michaela Latavanha Bonfires and Ukuleles Web Design

    I got a good feel of your writing abilities via your newsletter. You really went above & beyond and delivered high-quality work on time, plus you over delivered with swipe files and all sort of goodies. You are a true gem. I'm so glad I found you.


    Michaela, www.bonfiresandukuleles.com
     

     

    There is no one size fits all partnership.  

     
     

    Squarespace designers who have worked with me have:

    • Raised their rates. Think 400% rate increase.
       
    • Developed quick to implement Squarespace design packages so that they could say yes to good-fit clients on tight budgets.
       
    • Hosted in person workshops to help entrepreneurs grow their businesses, write SEO-friendly blogs (and update their Squarespace websites).
       
    • Added copywriting services to their web design packages that they don’t have to do themselves (because I do it), but that their clients love.
     

    What will our partnership look like?

     
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    FAQ

     

    Q1. What are your rates?

    I believe in collaboration not outsourcing (though there's nothing wrong with outsourcing per se.) I partner with - not work for - Squarespace web designers because I want to help you grow your web design business.

    In other words, help you make money, keep your projects on track and make your clients happy. My fixed rate project fees start at CAD$1000 and I schedule work in blocks of time (I'm all about focus and efficiency!)

    You tack my rate onto your project quote, send a proposal over to your client, your client says YES. We deliver a fabulous product and your client is thrilled. Triple win!

    Q2. Do you offer hourly editorial, copywriting and Squarespace services?

    I sometimes offer hourly services - after we've first partnered up on at least one project at a fixed rate.

    If we like working together and you have clients that need an hour or two of Squarespace updating that you don't have time for, I can help you at my hourly rate of CAD$85/hour.

    Minimum booking is 2 hours and I'm not available on demand.

    (Yes, you could say, I'm not a fan of hourly...but in a pinch, happy to help you.)

    Q3. My clients need one-on-one training. Do you teach how to use Squarespace?

    As a Squarespace Authorized Trainer, I definitely do. Get in touch to discuss how to include my training services in your web design packages.

    Q4. Aren’t you in direct competition with me?

    Uh, heck no! Ok, Listen up. I know Squarespace inside and out and can lay out a page super quick. But let’s face it. I’m not a graphic designer. I’m verbal. I dream in words, not images. And I’m a process person. That’s why we’re probably the perfect fit.

    Q5. I’m not good at sales. Can you help with that?

    Truth be told, I'm not all that good at sales either. I’m much better behind the scenes setting up processes, training your clients and writing strategic copy while you network and woo clients.

    I’m the kind of person who does a craptastic job interview but once I get the job, bosses are all, woah, where did this go-getting ideas person come from? But yeah, back to sales.

    If you’re not good at sales, partnering with me is probably not the best choice because you’ll need to be confident about raising your rates and getting clients.

    Q6. What’s your work style?

    Funny. I was just going to ask you that myself! ;)

    I work in blocks of time - usually half or full days. You’ll get the best partnership from me that way.

    I’m not into inefficient back & forth emails and text messages, especially at 9pm. Let’s get your clients out of that habit. I don’t expect you or your clients to be available all day when I’m working on your project, but I do expect you to be available for feedback / revisions at set times - so that we make decisions quickly and don’t waffle and waste time.

    Pet peeve = wasting time. There, I said it.

    Q7. What do you mean "Don't Spend a Cent." Aren't I paying you?

    No (and yes). My rates are my rates. If you partner with me, you'll integrate those rates into your design package fees or proposals trusting that I'll do my part of the project - making for a very happy client.

    You don't pay out from your current rate - you raise your rates first. By providing all this extra value to your client, you'll add to your own bottom line.

    The yes part is that I'm working behind the scenes. Your client pays you. You pay me. Simple.

    Q8. What if, after we work together on a project using a smooth streamlined system and charging higher rates, I realize I can do it myself (or find someone much cheaper).

    That is totally fine by me. I have a 'no hard feelings' clause in my business - you can take what you learn by partnering with me and do it yourself or find someone else, if you want.

    It all really depends on what kind of partnership we develop together how long and how often we work together.

    Don't see an answer here? Email me and ask away.

     
     
     

     
     
     
     Squarespace Training and Consulting with Kath O'Malley, Squarespace Designer Partner
     
     

    Your Squarespace Web Designer Partner.

    Hi, I'm Kath.

    I work with creative Squarespace web designers like you using smart, logical and time-saving methods to build, update and write copy for your clients' Squarespace websites.

    Scope creep happens. It simply does. If you're turning away web design projects that you would love to do, but can't, because your other projects never end, then get in touch.

    Keep your clients happy and yourself sane - and paid on time. Together, we'll set up a system that works for you to streamline your web design process and train your clients.

    Add my copy framework services to your web design packages so that you'll get the strategic copy you need to design and launch your clients' websites by your deadline.

    The Qualification Stuff

    I have a Bachelor of Education from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Journalism from Carleton University, so I've got that nice mix of teacherly and writerly to help your clients understand the web design process right from the get go. 

    And I know Squarespace like nobody's business.

    Ready to team up?