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Like my website? Let me build yours

 

As a freelance writer or journalist, a professional website is vital to showcase your work and attract new clients. But just because you're good with words it doesn't mean you know how to build a website, am I right? Well lucky for you, I do.

As a journalist for 10+ years and a freelancer for three years, I also have a background in marketing and tech which means I know all the latest tricks to make your website stand out. And because the most important part of your business is YOU, the websites I build have personality too. Why waste time struggling to do it yourself when I can craft a successful website, optimized for mobile and search engine optimisation (SEO), in as little as 48 hours? 

I consistently get new work through my own website (yes, the one you're looking at now) because I've optimized it for the locations and stories I want to write about. I'd love to do the same for you. Get in touch and let's talk about how we can work together.

What you get

  • Professional 4-page Squarespace website with...
    • Homepage with a headshot, links to social media accounts and up to six client logos.
    • About page written by you and optimized for SEO by me.
    • Portfolio page with images (max. 20 items).
    • Contact page.
    • On-site blog (optional and your responsibility to populate).
    • Custom favicon (the tiny image in the browser tab).
  • Choice of 5 site templates.
  • Website metrics and SSL security.
  • Additional pages, extra customization and ongoing support available at cost.

Requirements

  • A Squarespace trial or subscription ($12/month if billed annually or $16 month-to-month). I have a 10% discount coupon for annual plans.
  • A custom domain (free for 12 months with an annual Squarespace subscription).
  • Two good-quality photographs of yourself (.jpg file, 1500px to 2500px wide).
  • Client logos for your homepage (.jpg file, max. 1500px wide. Maximum 6).
  • Copy for your about page (max 300 words). I can also write or edit your page for an additional cost.
  • Links to the stories you'd like featured on your portfolio page or screenshots / PDFs for print portfolios.

Previous clients

"Abigail was absolutely amazing to work with! Professional, quick, smart, accommodating, knowledgeable… everything you could ever want. She completely revamped my website and started a newsletter for me in only 10 days. I am beyond thrilled with the end result. She is a true pro. Anyone would be lucky to work with her!"

– Zibby Owens, freelance journalist