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Win the Web – Website Training to Help You GROW YOUR BUSINESS

 Win the Web

Win the Web is a series of webinars offered both in person and online (see format for specific programs) to help business owners develop a deeper understanding of how to successfully operate digital marketing tactics. When registering for the program, participants have the opportunity to request one-on-one consulting from the UWL Small Business Development Center. The program is provided by the Mississippi River Regional Planning Commission (MRRPC) in collaboration with the SBDC at UWL.  For additional details, click here.

Win the Web - Website Training to Help You GROW YOUR BUSINESS - Building a WIX Website

Join us to learn:

  • Part I: costs, creating an account, WIX ADI vs WIX Editor, choosing a template, how to use the editor, choosing a domain name.
  • Part II: adding a blog and other apps, upgrading your plan, connecting your domain, SEO settings, Google Analytics & other bonus tips.

Locations & Dates of Building a WIX Website Sessions:

Part I: Online - April 13, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Part II: Online - April 27, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - To Register for Part I & II: CLICK HERE

 

Win the Web – Website Training to Help You GROW YOUR BUSINESS - Building a SquareSpace Website

Join us to learn:

  • Part I: costs, creating an account, choosing a template, how to use the editor, choosing a domain name.
  • Part II: adding a blog and other functionality, upgrading your plan, connecting your domain, SEO settings, Google Analytics & other bonus tips.

Locations & Dates of Building a SquareSpace Website Sessions:

Part I: Online - April 20, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Part II: Online - May 4, 2022  from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - To Register for Parts I & II: CLICK HERE

 

Win the Web – Website Training to Help You GROW YOUR BUSINESS - Managing Your WordPress Website

Join us to learn:

  • Logging in, users, and roles
  • Adding a page
  • Adding images, links, and documents
  • Working with plugins (and how to choose good ones)
  • WordPress maintenance

Locations & Dates of Managing Your WordPress Website Sessions:

Online - May 9, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - To Register: CLICK HERE

 

Win the Web – Website Training to Help You GROW YOUR BUSINESS - Cybersecurity

Join us to learn:

  • Common types of website compromises
  • How to prevent your website from being hacked
  • How to spot email scams, SPAM, and phishing attempts
  • What is social engineering and how to avoid it
  • General Internet security best practices

Locations & Dates for Cybersecurity Sessions:

Online - April 5, 2022 - To Register: CLICK HERE

 

Sponsors

Provided by the Mississippi River Regional Planning Commission (MRRPC), in collaboration with the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center at UW-La Crosse. Additional support provided by the Economic Development Agencies and Chambers of Commerce supporting Buffalo, Crawford, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Pepin, Pierce, Trempealeau, and Vernon Counties.

Funding for these educational sessions has been provided by the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

About the SBDC

The SBDC at UW-La Crosse is organizing the event registration and is part of a statewide network of SBDCs working with business owners and entrepreneurs to facilitate growth and improvement, and to help launch successful new companies. Through no-cost consulting, low-cost entrepreneurial education, and strategic facilitation, SBDC experts serve as resources for small and emerging midsize companies.  The Wisconsin SBDC is hosted by the University of Wisconsin System Administration and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  Visit https://wisconsinsbdc.org/.

The SBDC is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions and/or recommendations expressed in connection with programs herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

About the MRRPC

The Mississippi River Regional Planning Commission provides planning and economic development services to improve the region's environment, economy and quality of life. We serve a nine county region, providing studies and planning services, resources and data to help with your grant applications or reporting needs, and business loans.

SBDC x MRRPC

Support for Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Financial Relief

To receive updates on accessing financial relief, send an email to sbdc@uwlax.edu. Please include your name, business name (if applicable), county where work is located, email address, and phone number.
 
Business Assistance
 
To get support to develop a strategy to address issues in your business as a result of COVID-19, send an email to sbdc@uwlax.edu. Please include your name, business name (if applicable), county where work is located, email address, and phone number.