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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Cancellation Policy

Please be aware: Most of our one-on-one classes require students to register at least 48 hours ahead of class time, after which they will be marked 'Not available'. Our regular cancellation policy of 48 hours of advance notice also applies.