Website Basics for Business

Next Seminar: February 27, 2020 from 4:45 - 7:30 p.m.
Learn a specific 10-step process to getting your business Web site online. Everything from how to register a domain name to learning how to accept payments. More specifically, this workshop will cover the following topics:

Develop a budget
- Register domain name
- Select a Web host
- Select a Web site template
- Site architecture
- Write Web content
- Install Google Analytics
- E-commerce setup
- Recruit affiliates
- Optimize your content for search engines

Instructor:
 Sarah Arendt-Beyer
Fee is $30.  You may cancel or transfer your registration up to five business days before the start date for a full refund.  If you do not show or cancel the day of the event, you are responsible for the full fee.  You may substitute another person for your registration at any time. 

Discounts available.  Register by February 25 and pay only $20; use discount code EBWEB. Students pay only $10; contact our office at 608.785.8783 for the discount code. 

Register for Website Basics for Business.

 

Building a Wix Website - Canceled

March 19 and April 2, 2020 from 4:45 - 7:30 p.m.

This class is a hands-on opportunity to build your own Wix website under the guidance of a professional web developer. The first session (on March 19) will help participants create their Wix account; choose a template; and learn how to use the editor to build pages; add text, images, and links; and use Wix apps to set up special functionality like a blog, contact form, photo gallery, etc. We'll also discuss tips for registering a domain name. The second session (on April 2) will allow participants the opportunity to ask questions and get one-on-one help building out their websites, and will include instruction on installing Google analytics, taking advantage of Wix SEO features, and publishing their site.

Participants should bring the following to class on a flash drive or save them in your email, Google Drive, Dropbox, etc. so you can access them during class:
1. Your logo (if you have one)
2. 2-3 photos to add to your website
3. A list of pages you’d like to include in your website
4. 2-3 pages of content (text) for your website
5. If you have a domain name that is registered elsewhere, you should bring your login credentials to the second class. If you don't have a domain name registered, we'll go over some tips for registering one during the first class.
6. Your laptop

Instructor: Sarah Arendt-Beyer
Fee is $99.  You may cancel or transfer your registration up to five business days before the start date for a full refund.  If you do not show or cancel the day of the event, you are responsible for the full fee.  You may substitute another person for your registration at any time. 

Discounts are available:  Early Bird Discount - Register by March 17 and pay only $79; use code EBWIX.  Students pay only $40; contact our office at 608.785.8783 for the discount code. 

Register for Building a Wix Website.

 

UWL Building Your Brand Lab

Are you a small business owner? Do you need help creating or updating a business website? Are you trying to establish your brand or create an online presence? Are you struggling with where to start or what to do next?

The SBDC is launching a FREE “UWL Building Your Brand Lab” to help you get your business where it needs to be. Lab activities include developing a website and enhancing your web presence by using social media. 

Join us virtually for the BYBL webinar workshops on April 20 and 27 from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm. Participants will receive an email with the details.

April 20 - Website Development Strategies

Looking to enhance your web presence? This session will cover strategies on how to assess and develop your new or existing website.

April 27 - Social Media

Together we’ll talk about how to enhance your web presence by effectively connecting with prospective customers using social media.

The UWL Building Your Brand Lab is a program created by the SBDC to help provide additional support to area businesses seeking to create or enhance their brand and online presence. 

Register Now to participate. All four workshops are free but registration is required.

Click here to register or go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uwl-building-your-brand-lab-spring-2020-registration-85790410427