One-on-One Coaching

Isabel Bay Design offers one-on-one personalized coaching on many topics:

  • Squarespace Website Building & Maintenance
  • Etsy Shop Setup & Maintenance
  • Small Business Establishment & Marketing
  • Website Domain Registration
  • Website Hosting
  • Email Setup & Use
  • Graphic Design Principles
  • PrePress, PrePrinting File Production
  • Typography
  • Digital Photo Processing & Concepts
  • Digital Camera Photo Downloading
  • Mobile Phone Use
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel (For Beginners)
  • Constant Contact
  • MailChimp
  • Survey Monkey
  • Basic Computer & Internet Use & Concepts
  • Online Accounts Password Organization
  • Arts & Crafts

Coaching is subject to minimal prescreening. Both Mac and Windows users welcome, though my knowledge base is primarily Mac-centric.

Affordable Group Workshops

Isabel Bay Design also offers small workshops at a discounted rate on several topics:

  • Squarespace Website Building & Maintenance
  • Etsy Shop Setup & Maintenance
  • Basic Computer & Internet Use & Concepts
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop

By participating in these workshops, you get the personalized coaching, information and attention you need, but at a lower cost than one-on-one coaching.


Learn Squarespace

Build & maintain your own Squarespace.com website.
What is Squarespace? Read all about it.

View my Squarespace portfolio.

New Squarespace Website

  • Register a new URL or use an existing one
  • Use 14-day free trial or pay for 1-month or 1-year subscription
  • Select a template
  • Customize your template, fonts, colors, layout, etc.
  • Add pages and folders
  • Add text, images, events, buttons, etc.
  • Add your logo, favicon
  • Launch your new website!
  • Announce/advertise your updated website

Existing Squarespace Website Upgrade

  • Upgrade your older Squarespace account/website to the new Squarespace 7!
  • Select a new template
  • Customize your template, fonts, colors, layout, etc.
  • Update your text, photos, events, etc.
  • Launch your new website!
  • Announce/advertise your updated website

EXISTING SQUARESPACE WEBSITE MAINTENANCE

  • Update your text, photos, events, etc.
  • Add pages and folders
  • Customize your template, fonts, colors, layout, etc. 

Learn Etsy

Sell your art, craft supplies or antiques worldwide in your own Etsy shop.

New Etsy Shop set up & Existing SHop Maintenance

  • Setting up shop
  • Creating new listings
  • Creating your personal profile
  • Organizing and rearranging your listings
  • Photographing products and processing digital photos
  • Shipping options/profiles and weighing items
  • Developing shop policies
  • Creating logos and banners
  • Creating and adding a watermark to your photos
  • Creating sales, coupons and discounts
  • Reviewing shop stats
  • Processing orders and packaging items
  • Reviewing shop activity
  • "Favoriting" items and shops
  • Creating treasuries and maintaining them
  • Creating lists and adding to them
  • Responding & writing "convos" & messages
  • Posting to Facebook
  • Joining teams
  • Buying on Etsy
  • Prepping and planning for holidays
  • Searching on Etsy for items vs shops

Learn Computer & Internet Basics

I'll help you to better understand and use the technology you have right now at your fingertips.

  • How does my computer work?
  • What is an operating system?
  • What and where is my desktop?
  • What is a hard drive?
  • How do I use key commands?
  • How do I type special characters?
  • How does the Internet work?
  • What is a server?
  • What is a browser?
  • How do I clear the cache in my browser and why?
  • What is an app? An application?
  • What is a domain name? Web address? URL?
  • What is hosting?
  • What is registration?
  • And... what's the difference between hosting and registration?
  • How do I keep track of and organize my passwords?
  • How do I organize My files? My emails? My desktop?
  • How do I take a screen shot? And why?
  • How do I use my photos on the web, email, for print etc.?
  • What's the difference between JPEG, GIF, PNG and TIFF image file types? When do I use them?
  • What is RGB and CMYK and the difference between the two?
  • What is DPI? PPI?
  • What is a vector graphic? What is a raster graphic?
  • And... when do I use a vector vs a raster image?
  • How do I prep my photos for printing?
  • How do I share my files?
  • And more!!!
"The workshop was informative, relaxed, and fun. I particularly like that I was able to move at my own (snail's) pace. I now feel that I have some shiny new tools for my nearly empty computer skill tool box. Looking forward to another series. Thank you so much!"