Beginner Level Website Building to Boost Your Small Business

Learn how to build your own website on two different platforms, increase traffic, and build your business.
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  • Lectures 60
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

Did you know that there are billions of people using the internet every day?

Having a website is a NECESSITY for every small business to increase their income in a worldwide market. Websites are also MUST for individuals who want to increase their income by selling their services and products. People even need websites for their: cultural project, dance business, band, photography, as a wedding celebrant, hobbies, pets, and so on.

Most website building companies will charge thousands of dollars for a website because they're building complicated Javascript or Html websites. But website building doesn't have to be complicated and expensive any more.

I'll show you how easy it is to build and edit a website in this course!

In this course, I'll show you how to build websites on 2 different Website Building Platforms. (That way you can choose which one you like best and which one suits your business or project best).

Please note: This course is a beginner's guide to building websites, so in this course we cover all you need to know to build small websites - not big ones. :)

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P.S. If you upgrade your website building skills to a professional level you can BUILD WEBSITES for businesses and make money, and build websites that make money through affiliate marketing and so on. Website building is an excellent extra income stream - it's a great way to build your Diverse Career Portfolio. In this course I cover many different ideas on how you can build websites and make money.

PSSST! Udemy has a 30-DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE so you can feel confident joining the course. You also have LIFETIME ACCESS so any time you want to refresh your memory on website building and editing you can pop back here and watch a lecture.


What are the requirements?

  • You'll need to be GOOD at surfing the internet to do your own research, browse for images for your customer's websites, etc.
  • You'll need to have a web hosting plan. (You can sign-up for one during the course fairly cheaply).
  • You'll need a reliable internet connection because all your "play" will be done online.
  • We will cover two different WEBSITE BUILDING PLATFORMS in this course so you'll need to have an eagerness to learn!
  • Most of the aspects of the course will be done using online resources including image resizing. However, you might like to have Microsoft Word to keep notes handy for future reference.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • How to build websites using two different Website Building Platforms
  • How to increase traffic to your customer's websites by keyword planning.
  • Add an extra skill to your Diverse Career Portfolio to increase your income.
  • Choose the right TYPE of customer for your area and your time constraints.

What is the target audience?

  • If you are looking for another source of income you'll need to sign-up to this course now!
  • If you're looking for INSTANT MONEY this course is NOT for you. This course is for people who want to learn a new skill from which they can make money from.
  • A stay-at-home mom who wants to contribute to the household financially, but who doesn't want to leave the kids at childcare while they work at a traditional job.
  • If you're a student at University and you NEED more money to get by but are lacking time for a job OR you don't have the means to travel to work.
  • This course is for beginners. If you want an extra income source website building is an ideal way to generate income. Website building is convenient because you can do it from your own home, around your family's needs and work schedule.
  • This is not an advanced course. We will not be covering tricky stuff, but instead will cover all the necessities you'll need to successfully make a website and earn an income from website building.
  • If you already have advanced knowledge of website building you certainly don't need this course.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome to How to Build Websites and Make Money
02:05

How to make money building websites is easy, but you need to know a few important things before you can be successful. In this lecture we'll cover the goals and objectives of the course - what you're going to learn.

01:19

In today's world it's handy to have a variety of different income streams. In this course I'm going to show you how to make money building websites so you can add this skill to your diverse career portfolio so you feel more financially secure.

02:12

People ask me for website building and I respond, "Sure, it'll cost you from $300-800." ... and they JUMP at the chance because websites are normally in the thousands!! Once you get good at website building it'll take you about 5 hours of work for a small website of about 5-8 pages.... and you can charge your customers $500.

Keep in mind the hosting plan costs - because your costs will vary depending on which website building platform you've chosen to use.

01:39

Building websites is also an added bonus for yourself! Here are two websites around my PASSION! What will you build your website(s) on?

01:06

YES! You can make money building websites... but here are 8 reasons why you NEED to build YOURSELF a website!

Section 2: Website Design Basics - Build Websites and Make Money
00:42

In this course, How to Make Money Building Websites, I'll show you how to use two different website platforms from SCRATCH so you can choose which one suits you and your customers the best.

03:03

If you want to make money building websites you'll need to know what to do and what NOT do. There are some awful website designs, so I want to show you some common website design mistakes - AND, give you some great ideas on AWESOME WEBSITE DESIGNS!

03:53

YES! There are a tonne of people in the world who NEED a website for their small business, start-up business, hobby, band, passion or to increase their own income stream. From my own experience of making money building websites here are some ideal target customers for small website building.

03:50

The website design is IMPORTANT! Your customers need to feel secure with your website building service and hence take your time to do some website brainstorming and planning.

Section 3: Keyword Planning and Choosing a Domain Name
00:40

Keywords are the KEY to increasing traffic to your website. Imagine for a moment making a website for a small town that gets a tonne of tourists in the summer season. 90% of these tourists will likely GOOGLE their destination before they arrive. If you have your KEYWORD Ranking to target those customers they'll find you! (Well, they'll find your website building customer).

Get your customers ranked on GOOGLE with keyword planning. They'll make more money, and you'll make money building websites from their satisfied referrals!

01:07

In this lecture we'll cover the importance of keyword planning to choose high ranking keywords which will increase the traffic to your customer's website. It's recommended to do keyword planning before you choose a domain name.

02:52

Before you build a website you'll need a domain name. In this lecture we'll cover what a domain name is and different ideas on where you can purchase domain names for yourself or your customers.

Section 4: Building Websites with WORDPRESS - Build Websites and Make Money
01:21

Wordpress is an amazing website building platform because you have full control and can build many websites (with no extra charge) on the same hosting plan. You'll need to buy a hosting plan first. They can be fairly cheap to start off.

00:36

In this lecture I'll introduce you to the CPANEL where you manage many aspects of your web hosting account including your files, applications, emails AND where you'll also find the one-click button to install wordpress

01:42

Let's get your domain name talking to your hosting plan.

01:02

Now we'll let your web host know about your domain name.

01:15

Let's review how you update the Name Servers and ADD an AddOn Domain name to your hosting account.

01:46

Next step is to install wordpress to the domain name.... very exciting!

05:43

Here are my suggestions to get up your SETTINGS in wordpress.... do this before you do anything else! This is an important step when building websites!

05:19

WooHoo! Now we can INSTALL and ACTIVATE wordpress themes... this is where it gets exciting!

02:22

In a Wordpress website you'll find posts and pages. What's the difference? And what on earth are widgets?!!

02:11

Welcome to the wonderful world of widgets. Widgets is just a fancy word for the things you put in your sidebar. Let's have a look!

02:50

In this lecture, we'll cover how to add a page and a contact form. It's easy as pie!

02:55

In this section we'll cover how you can add a picture to the website.

01:42

If you have a blog with comments on your wordpress website you'll need to do regular comment moderation.

04:49

Plugins are so exciting and you can certainly get lost in the PLUGIN world because there are so many of them. Plugins can add anything to your website. This is definitely something you'll need to explore more indepth to find some great plugins that suit your individual customer needs.

01:22

Each plugin requires different steps to activate them. Follow the bread crumbs for each.

01:08

Hey, you know those TABS - where the website visitors click to see a new page on your website? Well, that's the menu - and you can customize the menu on wordpress. Here's how!

00:44

If your customers want a business website - without the ability for visitors to leave comments - this is how you disable comments.

01:32

Here's how you add a video to wordpress website.

01:07

Links make it REAL EASY for visitors to look at products and services they are interested in. Here's how you put a link on words for easy navigation.

03:01

Remember to back-up your wordpress website regularly!

01:19

Mantra is my favourite Wordpress Theme. Here's a quick introduction.

02:30

You may not NEED to use HTML in your website building, but just in case you do here's a video and a PDF cheat sheet. :)

Section 5: Building Websites with WEEBLY - Build Websites and Make Money
00:52

STOP! Before you sign-up for Weebly... you NEED to check this out! Download the attached PDF and click on the link to get a $10 Discount from Weebly on a Premium Plan.

00:21

In this course, How to Make Money Building Websites, we're covering 2 Website Building Platforms so you have a choice which one you feel more comfortable with building websites for your customers.

Let's get rolling with building websites on Weebly! Here's where you get started.

03:22

Editing a website on Weebly is a really easy drag 'n drop system. Let's have a look!

01:38

In this lecture we look at the settings in Weebly.

01:03

Weebly is really easy to use. Here's how you drag 'n drop a button on the website.

01:39

Let's add a contact form on your weebly website!

How to Copy and Paste Words into a Weebly Website
01:43
00:28

This is how you add a divider to separate different sections of a page.

02:10

It's easy to add a picture to the weebly website.

02:04

Here's a tricky tip on how to save an image from a word document and put it in your website.

How to Add Videos
01:42
00:58

With all Weebly websites there's a huge benefit to upgrading. For instance, with an upgraded account you can have a domain name (without Weebly in it). Keep in mind the upgrading costs for each website compared to Wordpress

01:50

Here's instructions on how to point a domain name to weebly. You'll need to sign-up with one of their higher levels accounts though.

Working with Weebly in a Website Building Business
01:31
Keeping the Website Looking Professional at All Times
01:27
Section 6: Website Images
01:15

As you're building websites to make money you'll need to ensure you have some excellent images to capture you're visitors attention AND to satisfy your website customer. Here's some excellent places to get free or cheap images from. BONUS!

01:08

I use Arcsoft Photo Studio or Canva to resize images.

Design a Header for Your Website
01:58
Section 7: How to Make MONEY Building Websites
01:49

There are MANY ways you can make money with a website. Here in this section are a few brilliant ideas on how you can get your own website making money for you. But first.... remember to Adopt the Right Mindset! .... flick on your money making vibes!

21 Brilliant Ideas that can help you Make Money from Your Websites!
3 pages
16 pages

Did you know that YouTube is currently the 2nd largest search engine on the internet and is the number 1 video sharing website in the world? What this means is that video content is highly sought after and if you don't tap into this new gold mine immediately, you'll potentially be leaving tons of money on the table! With the advent of video sharing sites and video creation tools, the video arena has become a highly lucrative market and is in a billion dollar industry!


In this ebook you'll learn how you can grow your business exponentially using video marketing, whether the objective is to draw traffic, get new leads or get more income!

Social Media Marketing
31 pages
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Amazon is the world's biggest retailer online, and the best thing about them is that they are sharing their profits! You can make money while they are making money.

34 pages

"Finally! Discover The Secrets On How To Make Real Money From Blogging..."

Now, You Can Turn Your Passion Into Profits, and Literally Earn Money While You Sleep!

Inside this guide, you'll discover:

How to create your blog from scratch

AdSense? What is it and how to profit from your blog

How to promote your blog

How to find a HOT, profitable niche that answers to your passions

16 pages

Affiliate marketing is when you earn a commission by promoting and selling someone else's product. You find a product that aligns with your brand, then you promote it, and earn a commission for each sale that is made. Affiliate marketing is a great way to increase your revenues.

Section 8: Summing Up - Build Websites and Make Money
01:59

Let's summarise what we covered in this course, How to Make Money Building Websites. Where to now?

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Instructor Biography

Carmen Wyld, Personal Development Coach, Author and Teacher

“The thing about Carmen…her energy, just being around her, improves you… the energy makes you feel better and helps you see in perspective."

~ Emanuelle, Entrepreneur, Australia

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“Thank you Carmen! Our recent session really helped me get clear on what I'm doing in my business, what to focus on and how to play to my strengths. The clarity I gained from your insights has inspired and energised me. I've accomplished more in the last few days than I have in the past three weeks. Awesome!"

~ B. Conrad Williams, Australia

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Would you like to know how I get motivated?!

How about learn how to generate money?

Would you like to know how I create happiness with the snap of my fingers?

Would you like to know the secrets I use to magnetise people and experiences to transform my life and broaden my world?

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“Carmen has been great in helping me after I was diagnosed with cancer. Working with her has helped me increase positive emotions and move forward. I recommend Carmen to anyone who needs support."

~ Carol, Montreal

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Would you like to easily break old patterns that are sabotaging your life?

Would you like to learn an ancient Japanese form of hands-on-healing?

Would you like to positively improve your life in 12 weeks?

Look at my Udemy courses where you can do all this and more!

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What I've Been Up To:

Quals:

After years of study I completed five University Degrees: Bachelor Degree in Counselling and Psychology and a Masters of Education. I also have Graduate Certificates in Human Resource Management, Childhood and Youth Studies and a Certificate in Business.

Website Builder

I taught myself how to build websites so I could earn some extra money. Now, whenever I need more money to cover expenses or bills I just keep an open mind to accepting money from anyone who wants a website (or any of my other skills & abilities). I'm in the free flow of generating money.

Personal Development Coach and Presenter

With this dynamic knowledge I've coached many people on personal development and positivity in person and on Skype worldwide. I've also had the absolute delight of presenting Positivity and Laughter Yoga sessions for Business Breakfast Meeting, Staff Development and Community Centre Programs. (I also actively use personal development strategies to expand my own life, and love it!)

Teacher at University and Personal Development Workshops

While studying I discovered my passion for teaching and hence dived passionately into a Masters of Education to further my knowledge in this area. I have facilitated classes as a tutor at University and thoroughly enjoyed it. I've also developed and facilitated personal development workshops including: How to Gain Confidence and Get Motivated, Laughter Yoga, Meditation and Usui Reiki.

Published Author

I'm the author of awesome books including: The Ultimate Personal Development Workbook, Get Jiggity with Positivity (for businesses), How to Activate Positivity for Better Living and Healing the Planet from Within. I'm in the process of writing another Personal Development book too. :)

Always Following my Passion

This year I decided to further expand my view of the world and got rid of 90% of my possessions and have travelled North to learn culture with the Indigenous Australians and natural living. I love following my passion because it adds this extra ZING to my days!

LIFE MISSION

To activate positivity daily because I know how good it feels.

To provide knowledge of personal development and positivity to others so they have the opportunity to improve their life.

To build bridges between communities.

To increase love and joy in my life with every breath.

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