Website not happeing?
I know you're out there.
You've researched every DIY website out there and tried more than one before settling on something that is now sucking the life out of you.
You thought it would be easy. But then you tried to write your content, talk about your services and I know. Don't even mention trying to make it look good.
Some of you have a DIY website "in the works" and it's been that way for a year and it's slowly eating away at your business confidence. Maybe you launched your website but you're not confident sharing it with the world. It's not something you're happy with and it's a cause of stress, instead of a tool for success.
And that's no good now, is it?
No more stress. No more Googling. No more losing your mind (and maybe your business) while you spend hours doing something that just isn't your thing.
This is where I can help.
About this experience
"What attracted me to Val was how accessible the language was that she used to describe techy things. I was grateful that Val took the time to really explain the whole process and understand what I was looking for. And I appreciated her holistic, professional approach. Val doesn't just do the engineering, but design, content, and coaching. Since I deal with analysis paralysis, sharing my thoughts on something that was already done was a lot easier than coming up with the concepts myself. I liked that Val was accessible by telephone whenever I needed that. I'm so glad we got connected. I couldn't have asked for a better person to work with on this project."
Presence To Purpose | Squarespace Website
Wendy Rodriguez | www.presencetopurpose.com
"I had a great experience with Val. She was very professional and helpful. I appreciated that I could contact Val anytime with questions, she was very responsive and her advice was very well thought out. She understood exactly what I was looking for and what she gave me was right on. I feel I got high-quality results and a lot of value working with Val."
Medway Gardens | Squarespace Website
"Thanks to Val, I not only have a portfolio of my work available, but I have an online shop, a blog, and a booking system! I felt an immense weight lifted off my shoulders at a very stressful time for me. Val worked to my tight timeline and she was so professional. Val made that component of work a relief for me. She built a site that met all my needs and then some, and did it so proactively, professionally, resourcefully, timely and respectfully."
Di Harnett Artist | Squarespace Website
Di Harnett | www.diharnett.com
"Val is very thorough in her work; this resulted in her going above and beyond for me and the other participants in the group. Her feedback was so relevant because she had taken the time to understand my business goals and values. She shared best practices but always brought everything back to what would work for me specifically. I’m so thankful for her insights and walked away from her course connected to an incredible business/life coach!
If you get a chance to take a course with Val's do it! When I started her website course I had a website that I was too embarrassed to publish because it didn’t reflect my values or business goals or me. Now I feel so confident sharing my new website. I have something that is so ME and I'm proud to show it off."
The Salvaged Sawhorse | Wix Website (Wix Course)
-Jennifer Velasquez www.thesalvagedsawhorse.com
"I wanted a Wix website that I could manage and on my own and use it for my business to showcase my work and ideas. I loved Val’s personality and work. Val was always so generous with her answers when I reached out prior to working with her-she went out of her way to give well-rounded and yet specific answers. Signing up to work with Val helped me commit to stepping out and making my business more than a hobby.
The top 3 things about my experience of working with Val are: a quality website that I love and can be proud to showcase my services and business, a *lot* of practical, spot-on advice to make my services streamlined and easy for me -and at the same time be beneficial and attractive to clients ***And I found someone I trust, who does quality work, cares about her clients and that I will definitely work with again!!"
Health Coach | Wix Website
"Before I worked with Valerie Cline my website was in the prehistoric dinosaurs age, Valerie was able to redesign my site with attention to detail and creative crispness that now allows www.enjoybreathing.ca to be current, streamlined, and user-friendly fresh to the touch and sight of today's industry standards.
If you need coaching and support as an entrepreneur then Valerie Cline is your go-to professional for detailed, accurate help on business and lifestyle alignment and website issues."
Enjoy Breathing | Wix Website Redesign
Yogi Guide, Retreat Facilitator & Personalized Yoga
-Hector Johnson www.enjoybreathing.ca
WordPress VS Other Website Options
When it comes to websites these days you've got a lot of options and usually the first question you have is, what's the best choice for me? And there is no right or wrong here, no matter what others may tell you. There is only right for you -right now and I can help you understand what that is.
I love WordPress and believe it's an excellent option for small businesses, at the right time.
Many small service-based business people come to me struggling with their WordPress websites. Some people find WordPress intimidating or confusing and the result is that they don't use it and feel they need to hire someone to help them with it. They find it's too difficult to get the simple things done that they need to do, like create pages, move content, edit content and try new things out for their growing business. They might "break" things when they try to manage it themselves and not know how to fix it or they might simply stay away from it because they aren't comfortable using it.
This can absolutely happen with any website platform, I just see it happening a lot with WordPress.
Hiring someone to create a WordPress website for you can be more costly because there is no way around the fact that with increased flexibility, which WordPress has, comes an increase in complexity and there are just more moving parts to work with and it can take more time.
For some, WordPress adds unnecessary complexity and for others, it doesn't -it all depends on you and it's you I'm interested in getting to know so I can help you get what you need and what you want!
Squarespace, Wix and Weebly are alternative website platforms that many small businesses like due to their ease of use. These website platforms offer enough flexibility to give you what you need. Furthermore, it's this flexibility that's particularly advantageous in the early growth years of business online.
So, for many people, these options provide more freedom to pivot and grow without hiring help.
If you want to know more about my approach to growing your new or new-ish business online I'm only a click away
If you want a WordPress Website
I am happy to work with you. I've worked with WordPress since it's inception and love what you can do with a WordPress site. If you aren't sure if a WordPress site is for you I can help you there too.
- These sites start at $500. There are many ways to approach a re-design and I can match your budget while ensuring you get the results you need. Website "redesigns" are more than simply design -we work on purpose and with what you have to reach goals within the time and budget you have. There is always a way to make things better -that will translate into more business growth!
New Websites (Including Coaching)
- Strategy & coaching to make the most of your budget
- 5-7 Pages
- Squarespace, Wix or WordPress Website (See above)
- Email integration
- PDF optin creation & welcome email automation
- Newsletter template
- Blog setup and template
- Booking system integration (if needed)
- Social media template in Canva