Website in a Weekend
Everything you need to know to build a Website in a Weekend in Squarespace or WordPress.
Learn how to create a simple author website in a weekend with one of the internet's most popular website building tools - Squarespace or WordPress.
Follow along with Tina Koenig as she helps you to build a website in a weekend. Or, watch the class first and return to build your website another weekend.
- What you can expect to pay for a website. Free is nice but it's not practical.
- Essential elements of an author website - text and images you will need before you start.
- Which software and service to use for building a website.
- Where to find photos and other free visuals and graphics for your website.
- An introduction to Squarespace software-as-service website builder.
- An introduction to WordPress service open source software and site builder.
- Choosing between Squarespace and WordPress.
- Build a website using Squarespace.
- Build a website using WordPress.
- What other integrations you may want to include on your website.
- Where to find help if you need it. Hint: ask Tina!
Tina Koenig is a writer and publicity entrepreneur. She launched one of the very first internet businesses in 1995 -- an internet publicity service that disrupted the PR world by delivering press releases to journalists by email. She's hand-coded websites in HTML but now uses WordPress and other Drag-and-Drop codeless options for web development. Tina built and manages her own site at TinaKoenig.com and develops websites for other authors and entrepreneurs. In addition to her own work, she is also a publicist for best-selling authors whose work has appeared on The New York Times best-seller list.
Frequently Asked Questions
A note from Tina: Hello authors. I understand how hard it is to wrap your head around technology. And it's doubly difficult when your juggling multiple priorities such as a job, family and writing. I'm here to guide you through the process of building a website. You can take this class or visit me at www.tinakoenig.com where you'll find more about how I can project manage this for you.