Starting Your First Business Website

A modern website is not just about delivering great quality content and building customer relationships, it’s about connecting with your customer base and expanding it.

This free, two day workshop will look at the key principles that make a great website and take you through the whole process of building your own from start to finish. By the end of the session you will have an understanding of the different website solutions available. You’ll also look at the typical costs of creating a website as well as how to build your own site that is effective and delivers a great user experience.

DAY ONE – Wednesday 13th June (9.30am to 4.30pm)

  • Admin and introductions
  • Starting out – what’s the purpose of your website
  • Types of website
  • Hosting, domains and names
  • Basic website design
  • Pages and site structure
  • Choosing a Content Management System
  • Looking at drag and drop websites
  • Introduction to WordPress.com
  • How much is it going to cost
  • Starting your project

DAY TWO – Wednesday 20th June (9.30am to 4.30pm)

  • Individual project updates
  • Another look at website design
  • Introduction to WordPress.org
  • WordPress Themes & Plugins
  • Content for your site
  • Selling through your site
  • Search Engine Optimisation
  • Advertising, promotion & social media
  • Tracking and monitoring
  • Security, hacking and GDPR

Eligibility

To be eligible to attend this free workshop you need to be based in one of the following local council areas: East Devon, Mid Devon, West Devon, South Hams, Teignbridge or Exeter. If you are unsure, you can check by entering your postcode into the Government Council Checker. If you are outside of these areas please call us on 01837 659 059 before making a booking to avoid disappointment on the day.

 

 

 


Date

Jun 13 2018 - Jun 20 2018

Time

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location

Devon Communities Together
First Floor, 3 & 4 Cranmere Court, Lustleigh Close, Matford Business Park, Exeter, EX2 8PW