ShowIt template customization involves tailoring pre-designed website templates available on the ShowIt platform to align with your brand or business needs. It provides a cost-effective way to achieve a unique online presence without the expense and time associated with fully custom web design.
This service is particularly beneficial for business owners, artists, and individuals looking for a stylish website that's expertly customized to stand out. ShowIt template customization offers a middle ground between entirely custom websites and off-the-shelf templates.
For new business owners aiming to establish a polished online presence on a budget, ShowIt and its template customization offer an ideal solution. ShowIt stands out for its easy-to-use drag-and-drop design platform, granting you creative freedom without design limitations. If you desire a professional, expertly designed website without the expense of custom development, ShowIt's template customization provides a cost-effective pathway. It enables you to select from a range of templates that resonate with your brand, then empowers you to personalize them with your unique touch, transforming them into captivating online storefronts.
This synergy between ShowIt's user-friendly platform and template customization offers the chance to make your budget-friendly website a visually engaging masterpiece, setting the stage for your business's digital journey.
If you have fallen in love with one of my templates but are not fond of spending time customizing it or dealing with the tech parts.
I'll customize your site to match your unique brand and personality, giving it that custom look you are looking for.
Even if you are a queen of DIY, you are tired of guessing and playing around with different designs, only not to feel happy with the result anyway.
Having me customize your Showit Template, you will have your new website up and running in 2-3 weeks.
Template purchased from our shop at a 25% discount.
Website Strategy Document
Implementation of Brand Elements (fonts, colors, logos)
Implementation of Website Content (copy & images)
Customization of Showit template for up to 6 pages to include changing and rearranging canvases to suit your branding asthetic.
Mobile-optimized design so your website looks beautiful across all devices
Domain Configuration & Website Security Setup
Newsletter & Social Media Integration
Showit Blog Integration (if applicable)
Basic Showit SEO Setup (you must provide keywords)
Launch Graphics for Social Media Personalized
Website Training Materials
30 Days Post-Launch Technical Support
Choose from one of awesome designs, and hit the buy button! By doing this, you'll have access to all the resources to your template.
Since you are interested in a website template customization, we'd love to get more details from you first. Next you will fill out a our intro form with your goals, priorities, and timeline so we can better understand how we can help you complete your goals.
Before your start date, you'll need to prepare your branding elements - images, purchased fonts with license sand copy so everything is ready to implement into your template. You will be given a google drive link to store all your files.
With your branding elements, website copy and images in hand, we'll set up and customize your purchased template. You'll be able to review the pages and make sure everything is good to go before launch.
Once any edits and revisions are made, we will do final testing of the site, checking links and you will be handed over the share key for you to set up your blog and connect your domain. Need help? We can assist with the connection of your website for additional pricing.
Squarespace (COMING SOON)
Additional Pages - $400
Third Party integrations - $250
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Refinery Nine Co. offers three unique payment plan choices for your convenience.
Reminder: Your payment to Refinery Nine Co. includes your Showit Website Template and Template Customization Experience. Separately, an active Showit subscription is needed to use and maintain your Showit website template.
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The template is sold separately and must be purchased first. Note: I prefer to work with an ID template and can only provide maintenance on those templates. you will receive a 25% discount on the template purchased.
You will have to purchase your domain, email, and Showit subscription separately Showit will help assist with the blog migration and domain setup and connection. These will need to be purchased before we can transfer your ID template to you.
Before we can customize your website template, you are required to provide brand assets like logos, color palettes, and font licenses. If you don't have any specific brand assets in place, you can purchase one of our semi-custom brand kits. We can also implement a tex based logo and leave the current color palette in place.
If you are using paid fonts or images on your website you will need to be sure to purchase the proper "web" licensing before you provide us with the files to upload to your site.
You will be provided with a template-specific copy guide for the template you purchased, but we don't provide any specific copy services like writing or editing content for you. We also are not responsible for grammar and typographical errors on the copy you give us - so please make sure to have it proofread before uploading to google drive. If you need additional help with copy, we recommend hiring a copywriter before your project begins and can give recommendations.
Our templates are set up to be SEO-friendly, which means HTML tags are already set on text elements. On-page SEO can be added to your content before we implement it into your template, We will provide simple SEO to your site included on with the project. you will have to provide us with keywords for your SEO.
We do not provide additional maintenance for your site beyond the 30 day 1:1 support we provide. We do however offer maintenance plans at an additional monthly charge. You can learn about those packages here.
Your logo files, updated headshots and portfolio images (properly named and resized) in a shareable google drive folder.
All of your website copy written and shareable in a google doc and your images prepared in a google drive folder (more on this here).
Time available on your calendar to quickly respond to emails and give feedback (don't book during your busiest season).
Included in the template customization, we will configure the site, color, and font settings, add your content and images to the template pages, make minor changes to page layouts and canvases to align with your content and brand aesthetic, add your social media links and embed your current newsletter form.
Showit is a drag and drop website building platform. No coding knowledge is necessary and despite some learning curve, if you're familiar with other drag-and-drop tools like Canva or Adobe tools, you'll feel right at home.
There are 3 tiers of Showit subscription that are dependent on your needs. You can see more about their pricing and what's included in each plan here.
You can easily transfer your old blog to Showit from a different platform. Once your new website is set up on your account, Showit will help migrate old blog content to your new site.
Learn more about this process here.
Customizing your website template will take approx. 2-3 weeks as long as communication between us is steady during that time. We typically book projects with a couple of weeks lead time to give you time to complete your prep work. You will also need to account for 3-5 days for blog setup or migration and domain connection with Showit before your site is live.
You will get access to the resources that come with your template – template-specific copy guide, website strategy guide, content writing guide, image guide, launch kit and other resources we provide. You also have access to the 1:1 support with us for site as well as tutorials for using Showit.
We do prefer to work with ID templates because we know they are up to our standards. But we can also customize templates from Northfolk or Tonic if needed you already have one purchased on a case to case basis.
To ensure that you have all the pieces ready to go for your template customization, you are required to provide brand assets like logos, color palettes, and font licenses. If you don't have any specific brand assets in place, you can check out our semi-custom brand kits. We can also provide a text-based logo. We also require that you have all professional quality branded or stock images sized, optimized, and named correctly along with all content written, edited, and ready to implement before the project begins. We provide you with checklist to help with both of these things so you know exactly what you need to do.
If you need more pages or integrations in addition to the ones provided with the template, we can add on some custom page design as needed. If you need custom pages we will quote those for you when you inquire about a template customization.
We will get back to you within 24-48 hours.
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