Hacker Lab is partnering with Sac-IEDC to bring you a series of webinars designed to help businesses with their transition to the digital world.

How to setup a basic website for your small business, passion project or personal blog.

In this class we will review all of the popular options (i.e. Wix, Squarespace, Shopify, & Wordpress) for quickly setting up a basic website with ZERO coding experience. This class is perfect for the entrepreneur working on their next passion project, the Sole Proprietor who needs a business website, the hobbyist looking to start a blog or that person wanting to build a resume site to really shine in the interview process! We’ll also cover setting up that coveted custom branded email address to make you look super professional!

We'll Cover:

  • 101 Class Tentative Outline: Introduction (about myself and Nye-Zik Creative)

  • Hacker Lab Shout Out

  • Website, Domain and Hosting Overview

  • Branded Email Address with Email Server Provider Options

  • DIY Website Options (ZERO Coding/Least Technical Options)

  • Setting up Contact Forms (helps generate leads from your site)

  • Setting up SSL/Testing to see if you have SSL and why it’s important

  • Setting up analytics and understanding how to review your website traffic

  • Organize and safely store passwords

  • Creating a Technical Website Brief and why it’s important

  • Preventative Maintenance (ways to stay on top of your site’s maintenance)

  • Hands on Workshop (lets register your domain, setup your hosting/site builder and setup an email account)

Important Information: (Optional): If you'd like to follow along and actually set up a domain during the class, you will need the following:

  • Computer/Laptop to work on

  • Domain name ideas so that we can register a domain name

  • Credit Card to purchase your domain name, hosting and email

How to attend

This webinar is being run in partnership with the Sacramento Inclusive Economic Development Council (Sac-IEDC).  To qualify to receive Technical Assistance, your business must be located in Sacramento, and you must fill out the form at the following link: https://hackerlab.org/en/page/iedc#applyopen.

We may contact you regarding missing information.

Once your information is submitted you will be provided confirmation and a link to start scheduling 1:1 Consulting sessions and register for the above webinar.

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