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Creating a Website for Your Business

Make Your Own Website

Course Description

Thinking of creating a website for your business? WordPress websites make up almost 30% of the internet and it was recently named the world’s fastest growing Content Management System (CMS). Similar to Shopify, Wix and Squarespace, WordPress offers a free-to-install, flexible and simple interface to make the most of your business website.

Join Simon Rai, Raize Digital, and take an interactive step-by-step tour of WordPress and leave with a basic website of your own. Getting started is easier than you think on this user-friendly platform that will empower you to tell the world about your small business. In this session, we’ll also briefly examine some of the more popular alternatives to WordPress.

What Will I Learn?

  • Know what to look for when selecting a web host

  • How to install a WordPress theme

  • How to edit your website content

  • Getting started on adding media such as images, video and audio to your site

  • Harnessing the power of widgets, plug-ins and theme settings

  • A brief introduction to WordPress alternatives

Presented By

Accessibility Month @ Small Business BC

This webinar is part of Accessibility Month at Small Business BC, during September 2020, featuring 17 webinars. With generous support from The Presidents Group and Office of Small and Medium Enterprises, all 17 webinars will feature live ASL interpretation and closed captioning.

Apply for full financial assistance to attend this webinar through the Community Futures Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program – available for individuals who self-identify with a disability or ongoing health condition.

At Small Business BC, our number one priority will always be the health and safety of our clients, staff and service providers. As a result, we continue to deliver all our services online, or over the phone until further notice. View our resources for getting Back to Business, or connect directly with a business advisor through our COVID-19 Support Service.

Our webinars are hosted through Adobe Connect. If you’ve never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before, please prepare for the webinar and test your connection here: http://smallbusinessbc.ca/adobe-connect/

 

Testimonials

This seminar provided a lot of good information and was very informative. Webinar Attendee, Yyves C.
The opportunity to explore wordpress and begin designing a web site. the instructor was very accommodating and the level of instruction was just right. Webinar Attendee, Harriet H.
A lot of pertinent information presented very clearly. Seminar Attendee, Rob E.
Session Date & Time
Monday, September 21, 2020 1:00pm to 3:30pm
  • Length: 2 Hours
  • Language: English, American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Subject: Marketing Sales, Technology & Online Business
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  • Price: $59
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