Design-driven platform, Squarespace has unveiled a refreshed suite of products as part of its annual release of features and updates created to help small businesses monetise faster and improve the customer experience.
Squarespace’s new suite of tools, templates, and client services will enable entrepreneurs to take the first step in building an online presence and grow their business with ease and efficiency.
Squarespace continues to make enhancements to Squarespace AI, a custom combination of Generative AI solutions aimed at helping customers build an integrated online presence faster and easier. The initial focus is to help customers with content readiness with new features that help draft polished and professional website text.
Squarespace chief product officer, Paul Gubbay said, “We are excited to expand our platform with more tools for service sellers, a thriving and growing community of online entrepreneurs looking to turn their knowledge into ownable content and income. We have built one of the most comprehensive suites of tools for anyone looking to sell online whether it be their time, services, and expertise, or products.”
The 2023 Squarespace Refresh includes some of the biggest changes to its commerce platform since it launched a decade ago. New tools and products include:
Squarespace Collection: The second edition of Squarespace Collection, an award-winning partnership series, in collaboration with famed photography agency Magnum Photography has launched. Squarespace partnered with six of Magnum’s renowned photographers with the results coming together in a one-of-a-kind project, which includes six dedicated website designs.
Client Invoicing: Service sellers can manage their business on Squarespace, from vetting leads to receiving payment via invoices in one streamlined, customisable workflow. Users can create and send invoices, customised to match the look and feel of their brand.
Client intake forms & CRM: Capture information from potential clients with intake forms and organise those details in Squarespace’s updated CRM.
Invoices: Collect payments from clients with professional invoices that match service sellers’ website brand identity.
Project tracking: Manage client information, invoices, and tasks in one place with Squarespace’s project functionality.
Acuity Scheduling: Platform updates streamline the client booking experience, making it more intuitive to book appointments. Additional features include a new centralised dashboard, enhanced mobile app tools like mobile payment links, and payment features such as automated email receipts, invoice creation and management.
Squarespace AI: Squarespace AI helps populate nearly-final content on customer’s websites, bringing each customer closer to a finished website product. Squarespace AI is available within the website text editor, Email Campaigns, Commerce stores and Squarespace Blueprint.