Squarespace Setup & Design

Alysha Kester
Squarespace Specialist

Providing rapid setup & design for Squarespace websites.



As an endorsed Squarespace specialist, I help tons of Squarespace customers with their websites- in fact, most clients have been referred by Squarespace Customer Support.

I have a passion for the user experience that extends beyond what your customers see when they go to your website. Your experience in defining your online identity and managing online content is equally important to your business. With my background in Business Management Information Systems, I have a thorough understanding of the business development process and know what it takes to champion a client’s needs.

I have been helping people design & create their website solutions since 2009.

Whether you’re offering professional services, selling product or writing a blog, I can help you design a website, build a brand identity and more.

Bachelor of Science, Business Management Information Systems
University of Utah

Squarespace Circle Member | Squarespace Specialist



From online shopping to restaurants, my portfolio spans a breadth of solutions for any business type.


WEbsite Setup
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Squarespace sites allow us to build a functional, relevant site rapidly with ease of maintenance for even the least technically savvy client.

Baseline setup includes:

  • Design & template selection and customization
  • up to 8 Page templates and content placement
  • Domain setup (if not already purchased, purchase is additional)
  • Basic SEO setup
  • Integration of several third-party services such as Acuity, Soundcloud, Opentable, MailChimp, Stripe for payments, etc
  • Collecting your customers' contact information for mailing lists, etc.
  • Option to set up eCommerce store -SquareSpace websites have a fabulous e-commerce engine, allowing you to add and sell products and accept payments from your website
  • Training to edit/update the site

Additional service available, just ask!

Build Timeline

Phase 1: Project Planning & Basic Design

  • Day 1:  Define required pages, navigational layout and functionality requirements (E-commerce, blogging, menus, etc)  for the site. Make 50% of estimated project cost deposit.
  • Day 2: Template selection, font and color selection, homepage layout with placeholder content.
  • Day 3-4: Design review and acceptance, implement any feedback and design changes.

Phase 2: Pages & Functionality Development

  • Day 5-6: Develop page templates and navigational arrangement (with placeholder content)
  • Day 7: Design review and acceptance, implement any feedback and design changes.

Phase 3: Final Content Placement

  • Day 8-10: Place final page content (text, pictures, other media). Complete Business information, third-party account setups and connections. If applicable, setup G-suite email.
  • Day 10: Final design review and acceptance, implementation of feedback or changes.
  • Day 11-30:  Final balance of invoice due*

Phase 4: Go Live

  • Go Live! Upgrade to paid hosting.
  • If applicable, setup Google Analytics and Data Highlighter and complete submission to Google after the site is Live.

Client Reviews

I have worked with hundreds of professionals in my career but Alysha is truly one of the more dedicated business women I’ve come across. She was always willing to go up and above to ensure our satisfaction. I would highly recommend her to others looking at creating a user friendly, highly effective, relevant website.
— Cheri Tillman
Wow! My first reaction when I opened the site was “This is amazing—I never could have accomplished this!” I really like the overall feel of the site, the friendliness, the way you’ve bridged the gap between my generation and my target generation; yet, made it professional. You are obviously very creative and capable in web design and know how to read people. I was nervous about this and am now really looking forward to finishing the site and having folks see it.
— Sari O'Malley