Past Event

Setting up a Website 101 with a Branded Email

Date
Nov 11th
Time
6‑8pm
Host

How to setup a basic website for your small business, passion project or personal blog. In this class we will review all of the popular options (i.e. Wix, Squarespace, Shopify, & WordPress) for quickly setting up a basic website with ZERO coding experience. This class is perfect for the entrepreneur working on their next passion project, the sole proprietor who needs a business website, the hobbyist looking to start a blog or that person wanting to build a resume site to really shine in the interview process! We’ll also cover setting up that coveted custom branded email address to make you look super professional! We’ll Cover: – Website, Domain and Hosting Overview – Branded Email Address with Email Server Provider Options – DIY Website Options (ZERO Coding/Least Technical Options) – Setting up Contact Forms (helps generate leads from your site) – Setting up SSL/Testing to see if you have SSL and why it’s important – Setting up analytics and understanding how to review your website traffic – Organize and safely store passwords – Creating a Technical Website Brief and why it’s important – Preventative Maintenance (ways to stay on top of your site’s maintenance) – Hands on Workshop (lets register your domain, setup your hosting/site builder and setup an email account) – Important Information: (Optional): If you’d like to follow along and actually set up a domain during the class, you will need the following: – Computer/Laptop to work on – Domain name ideas so that we can register a domain name – Credit Card to purchase your domain name, hosting and email