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Web Series for Small Business

Carving out a space for your small business online is essential to growing your customer base.  But where do you start?  In these four classes I will walk you through claiming your online local listings, starting social media accounts for your business, an introduction to different website builders and content management systems, and help you get started building your own WordPress site.

 

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Regaining Control of Your Online Presence

Regaining Control of Your Online Presence

In a world of auto-generated content, chances are your business is already on the internet and you might not even know it! Is your listing complete? Is your information accurate? This course will explain how to conduct an inventory of your own online presence and claim local listings from places such as Google My Business, Bing Places for Business, and Yelp.

Website Workshop: What Are My Options

Website Workshop: What Are My Options

There are lots of options when it comes to building a website--WordPress, Wix, Weebly…the list goes on and on. But which platform works best for you? What kinds of knowledge and skills will you need? In this course you will be introduced to different website options for a wide range of skills and budgets. You will have the opportunity to experiment with different website platforms including WordPress, Joomla, and Website Builder, as well as others.

WordPress Workshop:  Getting Started

WordPress Workshop: Getting Started

Starting a website can, at times, seem overwhelming. But, having a place on the web for your customers (that you can update yourself) can also be very rewarding. This workshop is ideal for beginners with little to no WordPress experience. Topics include: planning your website, the differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org, and an overview of the dashboard and tools used to create a WordPress site. Time is blocked at the end of the workshop for students to gain hands-on experience with WordPress.