Designing a spa or salon website
This is 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
Before you start
DIY Your Website vs. Hiring a Pro -This is a great blog post about your options
If you need everything
or you need to switch to a new host
•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.
•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:
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
You can also try these books:
If you run WordPress and need a new theme
•WORDPRESS THEMES by bluchic.com
Powered by Creative Market
Free themes can also be from WordPress as well:
How to Install – and Set Up – a New WordPress Theme by winningwp.com/
If you want to hire someone
(because you don’t have enough time or just can’t do it)
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
Other great blog resources
If you have other resources please email me and share them! email@example.com