2012 was a huge year for Squarespace. They released Squarespace 6, weathered Hurricane Sandy, and announced the Squarespace Developer Platform. They keep cranking out new features, and new customers keep signing up in droves. If this trend continues, 2013 will be another big year for Squarespace, Inc.
What's on Squarespace's 2013 Road Map?
Squarespace is typically pretty tight-lipped about their future plans. This desire to surprise and delight customers is exciting when new features are released, but those hungry for more information are often left guessing about what the future will hold for the company and the product. Luckily, there are a few clues out there that suggest an exciting 2013 for Squarespace.
Squarespace Careers Page
You can always tell a little about a company based on what jobs they have open. The Squarespace Careers page currently lists 15 full-time and internship positions on the Squarespace team. Here's what we know:
- The five openings on the engineering team suggest a focus on continuing to advance the core Squarespace product, and an open position for each Android and iOS suggest a balanced prioritization of both major mobile platforms in 2013.
- The openings in marketing/business development suggest an expansion of Squarespace-based content on the web, as well as deepening integrations and partnerships with other services on the web.
- Their design openings and internships imply that Squarespace doesn't show any signs of departing from their designer roots any time soon.
- Finally, Squarespace continues to hire in the area of customer service, another historically strong area for the company
The Squarespace Rumor Mill
Squarespace already boasts countless features, but what other changes should we anticipate in 2013? Based on previous company statements and community buzz, expect to see a lot more advances on the Squarespace Developer Platform. Also, will 2013 be the year we see a completely integrated e-commerce platform for Squarespace?
What changes do you hope Squarespace, Inc. makes in 2013? What advances to the platform should they make? What new third-party integrations should they support? Be sure to leave your thoughts in the comments.