First impressions are everything, especially online! You only have 10 seconds to capture visitors and encourage them to read on. With so many blogs out there those 10 seconds are vital and a good design is the easiest way to grab someones attention. However a great design is much more than being visually appealing…

Your blog is your space! Yes, it should be gorgeous, unique and reflect who you are but it should also be organised, thought out and work towards achieving your goals. I take you through my custom design and development process to create a blog design that is made just for you, that helps to promote your best content, attract your ideal readers and makes your blogging goals a reality. Ready to grow your blog? If you are, then I’d love to work with you to create a blog design that is right for you!

The Blog Package

for Blogger, Squarespace + WordPress

Starting a new blog or just looking to refresh your existing design? This package is perfect for bloggers looking to stand out from the crowd with a completely custom design that is build around them and their readers. Including…

  • Blog Planning Workbook + Creative Brief
    to figure out your layout, sitemap, goals, ideal reader and design needs. I’ll gather the information and create a brief to ensure the best experience for your readers.
  • Web Style Guide
    with text header, colour palette and typography guide to keep the design cohesive across all areas and give you the details needed for future design work. (1 revision)
  • Blog Design Mockup
    to give you a visual idea of your new design before development (2 concepts + 2 revisions)
  • Theme Development of Custom Blog Design
    • with awesome features/functionality (advanced navigation, related posts, post sliders, contact forms and anything else you need)
    • mobile version or responsive design so your site looks great across all devices
    • optimised for Search Engines (SEO) so you get more views and traffic
    • up to 3 custom designed pages
    • and more on a test site so you can see it live before launch
  • Installation + Setup
    of your new design, security to protect your site, domain + hosting (if needed), and Google Analytics for accurate stats.
  • Instruction Guide + Post-Installation Support
    a pdf full of everything you need to know about updating + maintaining your site as well as 14 days of email support and advice.

Note – this is a custom built for Blogger, Squarespace and WordPress that is coded from the ground up. Not a customisation of a theme/template.

Timeline

3-5 Weeks

Investment
£836+ (€997+ / $1113+)
Availability

1 spot in May 2017

The Brand Identity + Blog Package

for Blogger, Squarespace + WordPress

Starting a new blog or looking to refresh your existing design? This package is perfect for bloggers who are ready to take their blog to a whole new level, to work with brands and monetise their blog. Including…

  • Brand Workbook + Creative Brief
    to get a better understanding of your blog as a brand and your project needs.
  • Brand + Web Style Guide
    with colour palette, typography guide, moodboard and additional graphic elements to help maintain a cohesive brand across all areas and give you the details needed for future design work. (1 revision)
  • Primary Logo + Alternatives
    primary logo that can be used on your site with a secondary logo/submark that can be used as watermarks, social media and on other marketing materials. (3 concepts + 2 revisions)
  • 2 Marketing Collateral Items
    designed to match your branding. Choose a media kit (detailing stats, PR information, etc.), business cards, social media graphics, blog graphic templates, blog button or anything else your new blog needs. (1 revision)
  • Blog Planning Workbook + Creative Brief
    to figure out your layout, sitemap, goals, ideal reader and design needs. I’ll gather the information and create a brief to ensure the best experience for your readers.
  • Blog Design Mockup
    to give you a visual idea of your new design before development (2 concepts + 2 revisions)
  • Theme Development of Custom Blog Design
    • with awesome features/functionality (advanced navigation, related posts, post sliders, contact forms and anything else you need)
    • mobile version or responsive design so your site looks great across all devices
    • optimised for Search Engines (SEO) so you get more views and traffic
    • up to 3 custom designed pages
    • and more on a test site so you can see it live before launch
  • Installation + Setup
    of your new design, security, domain + hosting (if needed), and Google Analytics for accurate stats.
  • Instruction Guide + Post-Installation Support
    a pdf full of everything you need to know about updating + maintaining your site as well as 14 days of email support and advice.

Note – this is a custom built for Blogger, Squarespace and WordPress that is coded from the ground up. Not a customisation of a theme/template.

Timeline

5-7 Weeks

Investment
£1282+ (€1527+ / $1703+)
Availability

1 spot in May 2017

The Budget Blog Package

for Blogger, Squarespace + WordPress

Starting a new blog or just looking to refresh your existing design? This package is perfect for bloggers on a budget who are still looking to stand out from the crowd with a custom design that is build around them and their readers. Including…

  • Blog Planning Workbook + Creative Brief
    to figure out your layout, sitemap, goals, ideal reader and design needs. I’ll gather the information and create a brief to ensure the best experience for your readers.
  • Web Style Guide
    with text header, colour palette and typography guide to keep the design cohesive across all areas and give you the details needed for future design work. (1 revision)
  • Theme Development of Custom Blog Design
    • with standard features (standard text navigation, bio and social icons in sidebar, share icons and related posts beneath post)
    • mobile version or responsive design so your site looks great across all devices
    • optimised for Search Engines (SEO) so you get more views and traffic
    • on a test site so you can see it live before launch (2 revisions)
  • Installation + Setup
    we’ll transfer the new design over onto your blog so it looks just like the test site.
  • Instruction Guide + Post-Installation Support
    a pdf with information on updating + maintaining your blog as well as 7 days of email support.

Note – this is a custom built for Blogger, Squarespace and WordPress that is coded from the ground up. Not a customisation of a theme/template.

Timeline

1-2 Weeks

Investment
£613 (€730 / $821)
Availability

1 spot in May 2017

Blog Package Add-Ons

Need something extra? Let us know what else you need included when you contact us and we’ll add it to your blog package.

  • Blogger Custom Domain Installation + Setup
    Add a custom domain instead of the .blogspot.com subdomain for a more professional look.
  • Migrate from Another Platform
    Moving blog platform from Blogger / Squarespace / WordPress.com or another platform? Add this to your Blog Package if you want us to transfer your content from an old blog or your new blog, and redirect your traffic so you keep readers and SEO.
  • WordPress Installation + Setup
    New to self hosted WordPress? Add this to your WordPress Package if you need us to install and setup WordPress for you. We’ll even add a coming soon page before we start creating your new blog design.
  • WordPress Theme Customise Panel
    Allows you to change elements of your design without code, such as fonts, colours, logos, etc.
  • WordPress Custom Shortcodes
    Allows you to easily add rows, columns, buttons and disclaimers or something else you’d like created to your posts and pages.

Ready to work together?

Had a look around and know what you want? Here’s how to get started.

01. Review

Reviewed our packages and portfolio and think we’re a good fit? Awesome! Fill out this form letting me know the details.

02. Discuss

I’ll be in touch to discuss your project further, provide you with an estimate and answer any questions you may have.

03. Schedule

Deposit paid and contract signed? Yay, you’re booked! Complete the workbook while we wait for your start date.

Have Questions?

Current Availability
Please note that projects are booked on a first come, first served basis. I work with one main client a month in order to deliver my best work and spend as much time as possible on your project. So if you’re thinking of hiring me, it’s best to get in touch as soon as possible.

May 2017
Currently scheduling projects for May 2017, get in touch to book your spot!