Would you like to learn more about how to market your business online, create a website, or improve your website's traffic?  We are offering seminars on these topics and more!   To register, click here and specify Topic: Marketing and Sales, set the appropriate Time Range, and click Search.  Then click on the Register button next to the program name.  You can also register by calling 608.785.8783.

Website Basics for Business


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 2.5 hour 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: $30. 

You might also be interested in Building a WordPress Website - see below for information.  Register for Website Basics for Business and Building a WordPress Website together and save! Use code WEB and pay a combined registration fee of only $169.

Register here for Website Basics for Business.

Building a WordPress Website


This 2-session workshop is a hands-on opportunity to build your own WordPress website under the guidance of a professional web developer.  It is a guided tour of how to set up and configure a website using the open-source platform, WordPress.  The first session will help participants install a theme, add and edit pages, and add and configure widgets and plugins.  The second session will allow participants the opportunity to ask questions and get one-on-one help building out their websites. 

After registering for the class, complete the Website Registration Information form (also located on the registration page) and email it to sbdc@uwlax.edu so your website can be ready for your first class. You can also call 785-8783 to give this information by phone, or we can email the form to you.

Instructor: Sarah Arendt-Beyer

The fee is $169.  Register by September 28 for the fall seminar and the fee is $144 - use code EBWP.  

Register for Website Basics for Business and Building a WordPress Website together and save! Use code WEB and pay a combined registration fee of only $169.

Register here for Buiding a WordPress Website.

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.