Maryland Small Business Development Center

Wordpress Websites 101-Developing A Website For Your Business

Wordpress Websites 101-Developing A Website For Your Business

Start Date: February 06, 2020
End Date: February 06, 2020
Times: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
County/Sponsor: Maryland SBDC
Location: 118 N Market Street, Root Building, Frederick, MD 21701
Cost: Free of Charge-Registration Required
Contact Information: Diane McFarland

These days, reputable businesses are expected to have a website and businesses without one give the impression of being outdated to many consumers. An engaging and informative website is the foundation for most successful businesses around the world, whether or not they have a brick and mortar building. Unfortunately, many small business owners forego this critical business tool because they cannot afford the high price of many developers and they lack the skills to build a website themselves. This workshop will demonstrate how anyone, with only very basic computer keyboarding skills, can create a professional website in a single weekend, and in some cases in a few short hours. Participants will learn how to obtain their own website address, select a hosting company, install Wordpress, set up their website navigation, upload pictures and text, create links within their mock website, add products to sell and more. Each participant needs to bring a laptop computer and a folder/flash drive of pictures/images/business logo to create a webpage.Stock images for exercises may be available but participant’s own logos and images are preferred.

Presenter Bio:

Maria Hester is the founder and CEO of Tech Treats, LLC, an innovative marketing and technology company located in Clarksville, MD that empowers small to medium-size businesses with the same cutting-edge services that major marketing and tech companies provide, at a fraction of their cost. Her vast experience includes website and mobile app development, logo design, animated and branding videos, digital marketing, social media marketing and more. Mrs. Hester offers to SBDC attendees a limited number of free 20 minute marketing consultations each month to provide business owners with direction, insight and actionable tips to grow their business.

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