About Collaborada


About Collaborada

Online Growth Experts

Collaborada is one of the leading consulting agencies purpose built to grow small businesses using the Squarespace and Mailchimp platforms. We help a wide range of individuals and businesses realize their stated business goals through website optimization and content strategy.

Our Commitment

The online marketing landscape changes frequently, but our guiding principles stay the same. We are committed to our relationship with you through hard work, expertise, transparency, and professionalism.


Founded: 2013

Location: Austin, Texas

Expertise: Websites, Migrations, Optimization, Content Strategy, Email Marketing, and Training

Industries served: Publishing, A/E, Medical, Clinical Research, Tech, Design, Startups, Financial, Construction, Consulting, Oil & Gas, Education, and more.


A Professional, Reliable, and Smart Team

A Professional, Reliable, and Smart Team


An Expert Partner for Your Small Business

Christine Darby, Owner 

Christine Darby is a digital marketer and SEO consultant with an IT and Management Consulting background. She began her IT career as a Management & Tech Consultant with Ernst & Young and then worked for years as a Systems Engineer and Analyst on enterprise back end systems. She changed direction in 2013 and launched Collaborada, an agency focused on helping small businesses with organic search and online solutions. She’s been listed as a Squarespace Specialist and Mailchimp Expert since 2014. She has particular experience with Squarespace SEO, site migrations, and content performance. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University - Mays Business School.

Christine treats every client like a real partner. Her heart is for teaching and educating small business owners so they can make the best choices for their online marketing. Connect on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Austin, TX small business consultant: websites, SEO content strategy, email marketing
When clients experience real results because of a new site or improved user experience, I know we have done our job. We strive to be a reliable, behind-the-scenes partner for your business.
— Christine Darby

Join the Team


We work with a network of technical, creative, and detail-oriented colleagues. To learn how we serve small businesses, explore our site and reach out with any questions.


Graphic Design students! Are you looking for an internship where you can do meaningful things for small companies? Send us your resume and your school's requirements.


Are you a freelance graphic designer, content writer, or Squarespace expert? Send information about yourself and your work for consideration on future collaborative projects. 

Good Things to Know

Where We Work

Collaborada is based in Austin, TX. We consult with clients near and far. We will travel to client sites to assist with special projects.

Why The Name Collaborada

Simple, in our part of Texas, the best collaborations take place over great Tex-Mex: enchiladas, carne guisada, tostadas. :)

How We Give Back

Read about our Pay It Forward program. Reach out if you are a nonprofit or cause-based organization that needs help.


Clients trust our approach because it works.

Clients trust our approach because it works.

We’ve demonstrated success with hundreds of delighted clients.

We saw an instant 30% jump in student application numbers as compared to previous years.
Organic traffic and inquiries went through the roof. ... 100% attributable to the site redesign.
We now enjoy first page search results for a wide variety of searches related to our products.

Solutions, Strategies, & Services


Solutions, Strategies, & Services



The most common ways we partner with clients include:


Sites & Migrations

You need a website that works hard for your business. We are Squarespace implementation and execution experts. We build responsive sites focused on driving conversions. 

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Organic search results are top-of-mind for most small businesses. We explain and implement white hat SEO best practices. Client education and training are keys for success.

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Training & Support

1-on-1 consults, trainings, and workshops. Master the apps that run your business. We are Squarespace and MailChimp experts and help with other cloud based apps.

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Email Marketing

Engage your customers with targeted emails. As a Mailchimp Partner, we help with setup, list building, and ongoing campaigns.

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Content Strategy

A smart content strategy will attract more customers. Intelligent messaging drives prospects and keep clients engaged.

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App Integrations

Integrate your digital solutions and strategies into a seamless system. Automate business activities and focus on your customers.

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Helping You Succeed


When you need to migrate a website, improve SEO or conversions, or expand your email marketing efforts, we are here to support your business goals.


The Way We Work

The Way We Work


Transparency, Collaboration, & Dedication


Collaborada works with a limited number of clients. For monthly service agreement clients, we guarantee to work with only one client per business category within a geographical area — ensuring your company's interests are always our top priority. 


Get the ball rolling by contacting us with your questions. We’ll get to know you a little better to understand your goals, industry, and vision. If we are a good fit, we get started!


Provide your branding assets or we can help. Expect rapid prototyping and continuous collaboration. Your quick feedback ensures we meet expectations and project deadlines. 


We provide training on all deliverables, showing you how to maintain your site or software solutions. Post-launch, we provide support on deliverables for a set period. 


Projects are limited in scope and duration. Deliverables are easy to maintain. Our goal is for your small business to be self-sufficient, but we are here if you need us in the future.


We accept only one new client at a time. Our focus is service, not volume. We guarantee satisfaction for existing clients. As your business grows, we are here to meet new requirements. 


We are sincere in finding the best digital solutions for your business. We enjoy being a part of your success. And we are most proud of maintaining long-term relationships with clients. 


When you succeed, we succeed

Collaborada is committed to producing results for you by:

• Caring about the performance and success of your business as much as you do.

• Staying current on tech trends so we we offer the best solutions to your business.

• Testing new strategies on our own business first, then applying what we’ve learned.

• Offering comprehensive digital marketing strategies versus isolated, single solutions.

• Continually seeking to increase productivity by utilizing efficient systems and processes.

• Committing to our relationship with you through hard work, expertise, friendship, and professionalism.


Engaged Enthusiasm

Each engagement is approached with energy and excitement. Not sure if we do what you need? Check with us and we will point you in the right direction. We only take on work for which we have the skills and time.