Designing a spa or salon website

 

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These are a quick few notes about setting up your website. A few people were looking for contacts and ideas, so I thought I’d put this handy list together, and I’ll come back to it and do a dive deep into it. Hopefully, these resources work for you.

*Note: These are all resources that my mentors have referred to me, or I have used personally

Update March 2020

I just came across this very easy, all-in-one resource, and it’s actually really cheap!

Here are a few reasons we think this will be the perfect match for your business:

📌Endless customizability means you can rearrange every part of the theme’s layouts and colours with no coding or CSS knowledge necessary.

 

📌Reduce design time with the nifty drag and drop feature so you can focus on other parts of your business.

 

📌Variety of blog layouts to choose from eight different options for your blog.

 

📌It was built specifically for your business, so you can design your website knowing this theme will cater to all your service-based business model needs.

 

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The company that has designed this package has some really beautiful website options.  If ChicServe isn’t perfect for you, check out their other products.


Other Resources:

Weebly - Websites, eCommerce & Marketing in one place.

•Weebly is a popular starter site too.  It has a lot of options for all kinds of businesses.


Bluehost.com Web Hosting $3.95

•Bluehost is one of the big guys.   A lot of big blog names recommended them. They boast a quick and easy low monthly fee website.  They have tons of tutorials too.


EasyWP. It's time for the fastest WP host

•Namecheap is another big guy. I’ve used them for 7 years and have been pretty happy. They are good if you can navigate WordPress.  I’ve been also happy with their tech support.


Resources to help you navigate this process:

SkillShare

 

How to start a blog– by-makeyourblogbeautiful.com/

 

Your Guide to Blogging on WordPress by-imarkinteractive.com/

 

Plan, Built, And Launch Your Dream Website In Just 5 Days! by -bluchic.com/

 

WordPress set up tutorial by- amylynnandrews.com/

 

A really in-depth WordPress set up by-yourchicgeek.com


 

Free themes can also be from WordPress as well:

How to Install – and Set Up – a New WordPress Theme by winningwp.com/Get your business on Google


Hiring someone:

(because you don’t have enough time or just can’t do it)

DIY Your Website vs. Hiring a Pro -This is a great blog post about your options

 

•https://www.imarkinteractive.com/

 

•https://www.mycheapwebdesign.com/

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Other options:

One thing you might be able to do is to contact a graphic design student in your area and ask if they are interested in doing a project for you. It would probably cost significantly cheaper than a big business.

 

If you have an online booking system, check with your service provider to see if there are options that they provide. They may provide a basic landing page and a section to sell products.

 

Shopify– Is typically an online platform for selling your products.  It is easy to set it up with your website to be able to sell products.
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