Free small business workshop: Website planning - Ballajura


Just about every business needs a website. Even if customers don't actually buy online, they are still doing extensive online research before making a purchase. Having a website provides the perfect opportunity for you to showcase your goods or services and to engage with current and potential customers.

Trying to decide where to start your website journey can be overwhelming. This workshop will help you to determine what you want a website to do for your business. It will also explore the options to build it yourself or to engage professionals.

This free workshop, proudly brought to you by the City of Swan and presented by the Small Business Development Corporation, is for local business owners who don't have a website but know they need one. Even if you plan on outsourcing the development of your website, to get a site that really meets your business needs, it is essential to know how to write a good plan and which questions to ask your developers.

Beyond being able to surf the net, no previous or technical experience is required to attend this workshop.

This workshop covers:

  • What type of website will meet your business needs
  • An overview of domain names, web hosting, booking and shopping systems
  • The main options for website development
  • Hiring professional developers
  • Using templates to build your own
  • Using web builder wizards
  • Developing a site map
  • Writing for the web
  • Creating images and graphics
  • Managing SEO (search engine optimisation) and
  • Monitoring website performance.

Practical examples and directions of where to source online tools are provided throughout the workshop. You don't need to bring a laptop or tablet with you. Due to limited numbers please register your attendance.


  • Tuesday, 29 May 2018 | 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Ballajura Public Library, Meeting Room 2, Corner Kingfisher Avenue and Illawarra Crescent, Ballajura 6066  View Map

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