Installing and setting up WordPress is usually the most difficult part for do-it-yourself website builders. This package advises you on your best hosting options, sets you up with WordPress and gives you a choice of over 70 themes to choose from.
With our personal support you’ll get
- Considered and articulated response to emails
- Up to one hour of personal help and advice
- A sounding board for your questions and ideas
You’ll then have access to the video tutorials which cover how to edit text, upload images, back-up your site, add links, add buttons and a whole lot more. Over 20 videos each giving you a guided step-by-step tour of how to do stuff. With over three hours of watch time we’ve covered all the basics from logging in and logging out to the more advanced tasks such as including testimonials and adding pages. The average time for each training video is 8 minutes. Each video is clearly labelled, so you can choose which ones to watch or which ones to pass by.
After the initial set-up you’ll have the safety net of having a go-to website developer for when things get difficult.
One hour personal support, via email, phone or zoom.
Initial installation of WordPress.
Installation and configuration of recommended plug-ins for site speed, back-ups and SEO.
Step by step video lessons, including
- How to log in and out
- How to change your password
- Understanding the WordPress dashboard
- How to update text
- Understanding image aspect ratios and sizes
- How to replace images
- Creating a new page
- Creating a blog article
- Creating columns
- Adding buttons, links and pdf’s
- Updating software and running back-ups
Many lessons come with written .pdf training documents with screenshots to complement video tutorials.
Webinars and group video coaching sessions are scheduled in from time to time.
Additional one-on-one support can be purchased at an hourly rate.
$497 including GST
Additional costs for the website owner are domain name and hosting. This is typically AUD$150 – $280/year. This is purchased and managed separately to the course. Assistance and advise will be given to help students get this sorted.
There are no additional theme or plug-in costs associated with the course or initial implementation. At the completion of the course, students have a complete website, however, students may choose to purchase additional plug-ins for specialised functionality beyond the course and initial website going live.
Fiona’s delivery of my website with training package was excellent. It was easy to follow, achievable and has given me a really good guide on how to maintain my website. Her attention, assistance and passion is unsurpassable.
WHO IS THIS TRAINING BEST SUITED TO?
Typical students for this course are business owners, not-for-profit volunteers and staff who have the job of developing a website.
This training starts at the very beginning. No prior knowledge or previous experience in editing websites or WordPress sites is required.
Ability to use a computer and be confident with editing text, for example using Microsoft Word, is assumed.
Confidence and experience in browsing the internet is assumed. However, there is a training video lesson to assist beginners who need extra help in understanding browsers for the website editing.
Ability to use, and have access to image software, like Photoshop, is beneficial. However, the image tutorials will show you how to use free online image re-sizing tools if you don’t have the professional software.
Due to its online nature, the course is available at any location with good internet. It is delivered in English. The one-on-one support is delivered at a time mutually suitable to both teacher and student. Group training and coaching sessions are schedule in South Australian timezone.
At the end of this training you will have a WordPress website that is securely hosted and be confident in updating and editing it yourself. You will understand how to add and remove pages, upload images and use columns and rows to layout your pages. You’ll be able to back-up your site and update the software. You’ll have a go-to professional developer ready at hand if things get a bit difficult.
Fiona Blinco regularly presents seminars, webinars and workshops in websites and digital marketing. She has been a digital maketing advisor to over 100 businesses with Council mentoring programs. Together with Richard they have created many beautiful and functional websites for small businesses and sole traders.
The do-it-yourself packages have been created to assist business owners who want to give it a go themselves. The videos have been carefully produced to give the student the best learning experience possible. Partnering with the one-on-one personal support, this do-it-yourself website package has been designed with the beginner in mind.
Want to check out a video tutorial to see if the teaching style suits you? Take a sneak peek here.
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Fiona I attended your workshop and found it informative and easy to follow. You have a great teaching style and I took away practical steps to put into place. Thanks again.
WHAT THIS COURSE WON’T GIVE YOU
- Does not assist do-it-yourself website builders that are already half-way through their project – it is only suitable for those that are at the beginning
- Does not cover how to add specialised functionality to your site (for example booking calendars or online shops)
- Is not designed for students wishing to become professional website developers
- Does not teach Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) – this is available separately