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We eat, sleep & breathe Squarespace - so we know pretty much all there is to know about this awesome platform.

 
 

What are the benefits of Squarespace? 


1. Super intuitive CMS system
2. Full inclusive cost effective annual plans
3. Fully responsive design
4. Stunning templates
5. Awesome built in SEO
6. Robust CSS editor
7. Integrated blog platform
8. Integrated commerce functionality
9. MailChimp integration to support your wider digital marketing strategy
10. Reliable cloud based infrastructure
11. No downtime, plugins to install or update
12. Developer mode for building templates from the ground up
13. 24/7 customer support
14. Access to full website traffic metrics

 
 

Why should I work with Hive Social?


Our whole ethos is built on an approach to design that keeps our clients firmly in control. We work on a contributor basis so you set up your Squarespace account and give us admin access in order to build your site.

Once we've done our thing we'll spend some time teaching you the basics of Squarespace so you've got the confidence and knowledge to keep your site updated in the longer term. your new website is just that - yours

We don't just leave you to it, we're more than happy to answer any questions you may have an provide phone/email support once a project is complete. If there are some bigger design changes you need a little further down the line, we can help out at our consultancy rate.

Whatever your industry or business size we always take a collaborative approach to our work, we're all about working with our clients rather than for them. We're brimming with creative solutions and love to share them with you - expect excited emails and phone calls with ideas and updates!

 
 

What do your projects include?


  • Full Squarespace set up
  • Custom Squarespace Cover Page, Website or Commerce design
  • Custom CSS coding where necessary
  • Squarespace Development where required
  • Bespoke stock imagery (if needed) - we take the time to source awesome free-to-use images
  • Optimisation of text, image and video content
  • Optimisation of Squarespace's backend settings
  • Further content & external SEO techniques to boost your site's rankings
  • Integration of any required 3rd party applications
  • Custom 404, Terms of Use, Privacy & Cookie Policy pages
  • Full browser & device testing
  • Basic Squarespace training so you can keep your website looking awesome in the long run
  • Ongoing support & consultancy
 

What is your process?


Every client is different, so we always tailor our approach to work in a way that suits you. Generally speaking however, a project with Hive Social breaks down like this:

Stage 1 | PROPOSAL build based on Detailed brief
Stage 2 | shared project Folder Set up
Stage 3 | Squarespace Account Set up & Optimisation
Stage 4 | Set Up Website architecture / site map
Stage 5 | Build Out site Content
Stage 6 | Design (incl. custom code)
Stage 7 | 1st Draft Review, AMENDMENTS & CHANGES
Stage 8 | 2nd Draft Review, AMENDMENTS & CHANGES
Stage 9 | Full site, browser & device testing
Stage 10 | Go Live!
Stage 11 | Squarespace Training


Want to build a website with us?