A little bit about me…
MY NAME IS KATELYN.
I help empower female business owners & entrepreneurs by creating an online hub for your business that matches your brand, works FOR you & gives back some freedom & control that you desperately need in your life & business.
I’m a total introvert (but you probably wouldn’t guess that) who loves to read & be at home with my husband & my Hound puppy, Luna.
My favorite things are waking up early (with no alarm), grilled anything, podcasts, audiobooks and building systems to work more efficiently.
I’ve lived in 3 different states in the US (Florida, Georgia & Wyoming), and have traveled to/through about 17 of them with a goal to eventually make it to all of the 50 states & a handful of other countries.
I FIRST GOT THE BUG TO FREELANCE IN 2008.
I was a designer for a small company in south Georgia and my then-boyfriend was away at college in Wyoming. That spring he asked me to come visit for a couple weeks so he could show me #alltheplaces & I jumped on the chance!
AS THE SOLE DESIGNER AT MY OFFICE THOUGH,
I had agreed to sign in & do a few hours of work during the week so things wouldn’t fall too far behind while I was gone. I soon realized I could do a full day’s work in half the time without all the office distractions! WHOA. 😦
After I got back, it wasn’t too long before I got a late night call from my then-boyfriend saying he didn’t want to wait until we graduated to get married after all & I totally agreed! We haaaated being separated! So he flew home, I got a real proposal (on the beach & in the water).
We got married 2 months later, then we moved to Wyoming where I continued working for the same company as an independent contractor, which meant I could work from home!
Of course, I LOVED IT.
I got to set my own hours, wake up without an alarm, didn’t have to get fixed up for work, and still got all the work done.
Then things went south a bit. My company shut down the branch I worked for & let all of us go. Back to square one!
I didn’t have a website, didn’t know how to apply for other remote jobs (or whether they existed), so I focused on my college classes & bounced between a few different 9-5 jobs to help pay our bills.
I never liked the way the corporate culture treated its employees, so I was never as happy as I was working remotely.
The hustle to find new clients was too hard & I didn’t have enough time or skills to do it all.
I’m not the only one who ever struggled with that, but I don’t want that for you!
I want to help you get off that struggle-bus.
Today, you can’t just set up a website on GoDaddy or Wix or Wordpress and expect clients to fall into your lap just because your site exists.
AND WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF THEY DID?
Can clients book an appointment with you from your site?
Can they inquire about your services or get info without asking you directly?
Do you find yourself saying the same things over & over again?
How much does your website do FOR you?
HAVE A SIDE-HUSTLE OR RUN YOUR OWN BUSINESS FULL TIME? YOU NEED A WEBSITE TO DO SOME OF THE WORK FOR YOU.
AND you’ll want the freedom that comes with that extra setup effort! (You get what you put in, right? And I never do anything less than 110%, even the dishes.)
THAT’S WHY I STARTED OFFERING SQUARESPACE WEBSITE SETUP + DESIGN.
My tendency toward organization & work efficiency will help you get setup with the tools you need to become more successful. BONUS: you’ll be able to keep it updated yourself!