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Software Description:

Google Sites is the easiest way to make information accessible to people who need quick, up-to-date access. People can work together on a Site to add file attachments, information from other Google applications (like Google Docs, Google Calendar, YouTube), and new free-form content.
It is possible to launch an intranet for the company, a project site for the team or a portal for customers with this site builder. All without writing a single line of code.

Software Description:

Known for its sophisticated yet easy-to-use interfaces, Squarespace's do-it-yourself tools allow creative professionals, businesses, bloggers, and web developers to quickly and easily create and maintain professional, high-quality websites.

It is intended for designers, e-commerce stores, and anyone managing their own online presence. Squarespace provides elegant solutions that set new standards for online publishing, allowing individuals and businesses to create and maintain websites, blogs, and online stores.

Whether you want to create a blog, eCommerce store, portfolio, or all of the above, you can express your idea with a website powered by Squarespace.

Software Description:

Empowering designers to build great websites
without touching a line of code.

Tons of elements, drag and drop designing, build in real-time without a developer.

The web tool that really will save you 8.5 hours per week.

Design responsive websites with ease. No really. Blocks is a flexible tool for creating websites without coding.

Features:

Features:

  • Analytics
  • SEO

Features:

Summary:

  • Custom Domain Name Mapping: Owners of both personal Google accounts and Google Apps for Business accounts are allowed to map their Google Site to a custom domain name.

  • Google-powered search to find content across Sites.

  • Multi-tier Permissions and Accessibility: There are three levels of permissions within Google Sites: Owner, Editor and Viewer.

Summary:

  • Modern templates from world class designers.

  • Template switching to install and test multiple templates at once.

  • Designed for any purpose from blogging to ecommerce to galleries.

  • Hundreds of customizable settings, including fonts, colors, and page configurations.

  • Every design automatically includes a unique mobile experience.

Summary:

  • Visual design in the browser in real-time

  • Responsive all the way

  • Not just for prototypes

  • Image editor for effortless effects

  • Templates, themes or start from scratch

  • Easy to use for any designer

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: No
  • For business use:
    Google Apps: $5 per user per month, or $50 per user per year.
    Google Apps with unlimited storage and Vault: $10 per user per month, or $120 per user per year.

Business

$18.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Unlimited Pages, Galleries, and Blogs
  • Mobile-Optimized Website
  • Powerful Website Metrics
  • Free Custom Domain
  • SSL Security Included
  • 24/7 Customer Support
  • Sell Unlimited Products
  • Fully Integrated E-Commerce
  • 2% Transaction Fee
  • Professional email from Google
  • $100 Google AdWords Credit
  • Promotional Pop-Ups

Personal

$12.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • 20 Pages, Galleries, and Blogs with Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Mobile-Optimized Website
  • Powerful Website Metrics
  • Free Custom Domain
  • SSL Security Included
  • 24/7 Customer Support
  • Fully Integrated E-Commerce
  • Sell Unlimited Products
  • 3% Transaction Fee

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Users are individuals and companies that need their internal sites.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is generally used for creation company intranet sites and team project platforms.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • The Google Sites web application is accessible from any internet connected computer.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is commonly used in tandem with other tools from Google apps suite.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Google Sites is integrated with other Google products, so users can insert videos, docs, spreadsheets, presentations, photo slide shows, and calendars directly onto their Google Sites pages.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Group email aliases (support@yourcompany.com) are included free and don't count as users.
    Google Sites users can easily invite anyone with a Google Account to be able to edit/share the whole site, or just individual pages. They can take advantage of Google Groups, too, to enable a particular group of people access to a subset of pages within the website.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • They offer phone and email support, as well as help desk.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • It offers an API.

FAQs:

    What is this service generally used for?
  • Squarespace is generally used for easy website creation.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • No.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, we offer 24/7 email support, workshops, webinars, video tutorials, FAQs, an online knowledge base, and a community answers section.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Yes, Squarespace integrates with:

    MailChimp, FareHarbor, ShipStation, LiveAgent, Stripe, LeadDyno, HelpJuice, Bookeo, and others.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Our main user groups include large enterprises, SMEs, bloggers, and other individuals.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Squarespace can be used in tandem with Stripe, PayPal, Shopify, Aweber, and Wufoo, among others.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • No.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Squarespace supports web-based platforms.

FAQs:

    No FAQs associated with this application.

Publisher:

Founded:
1998
Based in:
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Employees:
myself only
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Publisher:

Founded:
2004
Based in:
New York
Employees:
201-500
Likes:
319k
Followers:
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Publisher:

Founded:
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Based in:
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Employees:
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Likes:
Followers:
720

Other:

Who uses Google Sites
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Squarespace
  • Personal
  • Startups
  • SMEs
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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