Go beyond DIY with a ready-made templates
When you don’t have the time or energy to build it yourself and seeking support to clarify the message to tell your brand story, Stargazer is a trusted partner to guide the way. We offer a selection of pre-built templates in WordPress and Squarespace for service-based businesses and non-profits wanting to establish or elevate their brand presence. We created these ready-made templates with the intention of helping our clients save time, money, and energy while providing confidence the website is clearly communicating the unique brand story.
How we create together
Regardless if it’s a new site or a refresh, the process is the same. Once we know the business, we build accordingly.
Creating a website together is a collaborative, inside-out approach. It begins with a discovery session to understand the business, goals, offering, challenges, and inspirations.
The design process starts with selecting from one of the pre-designed homepage layouts and customized to the business brand identity, story and service offering.
When the design is finalized, the site is optimized for search and tested across phone, tablet, laptop and desktop. The site is then launched and the domain is pointed.
Ready-made website templates
We have designed and built our single-page and multi-page starter template options in both Squarespace and WordPress based on years of experience working with service-based businesses. These starter templates will be fully tailored to your brand with colors, fonts, images. Sections from the different designs can be mixed and matched and layouts will be refined based on content requirements for the optimal brand storytelling experience.
Evergreen - Multipage Website
This multi-page website template (up to 8 pages) is ideal for businesses looking to elevate their on-line brand presence with a deeper dive into the service offerings.
Starter template includes:
- 3 homepage layout designs to choose from. Elements in each layout can be mixed and matched.
- Up to 3 service pages
- Blog overview
- Blog detail
Willow - Single Page Website
The single-page template is ideal for service providers looking to establish their on-line brand presence and provide a broad overview of select services. Two singe-page site design options to select from. Section designs can be mixed and matched.
Starter template includes:
- Service(s) overview
- Service details
- Brand highlights or service benefits
- About the company
One 90-minute discovery session to dive into understanding the business and offering
Design of homepage to establish the unique brand application of the template (colors, fonts and storytelling pieces)
- Leverage our pre-built templates in Squarespace or WordPress and we customize each page
Email sign up form & social media integration
SEO (meta-descriptions, alt text & image optimization)
Analytics for tracking
Domain pointing. If WordPress, hosting will be set up or site migrated to existing host.
2 weeks of post-launch support for any technical issues
Starting prices are $1000 for a single page and $2000 for a multi-page site. Price may vary based on business size and scale of the project (if additional pages or features are needed). Once we discuss your business and website needs, a proposal will be provided.
*Platform subscription or hosting fees are not included. Copy and images to be provided or licensed by the client. Referrals for writers and stock photography are available.
Frequently asked questions
What's needed to get started?
The logo and any identity guidelines, brand and/or lifestyle photography, all of your content gathered into one place, any links or embed codes connected to the business systems that will need to be integrated (ex. calendars and email services).
Can I add pages and features to what is already built?
We can easily add pages and features as needed! Depending on the scale, the scope additions will be quoted for review and approval.
Is copywriting included?
Copy will need to be provided by you. We will provide an outline to help you get started as well as give input on messaging and copy revisions to ensure it aligns with brand story and flow of the site. We can also hire a writer and work with the writer if you’d like to have that additional cost included in the project.
If I need a logo designed, is that included?
No, but we work with talented brand identity designers that can be referred or add the cost to the project. We can also help consult if you are working with a designer.
Do you license images or videos?
We work with your images. If you need images licensed, we will search and find recommended stock images or videos and you will need to license directly.
How long does a website project take?
The typical timeframe for a tailored template is 3-5 weeks from the first discovery call to launch.
Do you provide WordPress maintenance?
Yes! We are happy to continue to support our clients who build their sites with us. We charge a monthly hourly rate to make any changes or plugin updates if it’s a WordPress site. If you have larger changes to make to the site, we can discuss a project quote.
What is a Squarespace Circle member?
Squarespace Circle Member means we have built quite a few sites on the platform and get access to resources and perks to help us grow. One of these perks is we can give a 20% discount off the first year of the Squarespace subscription to our clients.
Connect with Stargazer, today.
Book a free 30-minute consult to discuss your website needs and if we are the right fit for working together.