This course will take anyone, even those with minimal experience, and show them how to set up their business email system and develop a professional looking website fast using easy to follow and simplified processes, best tools and solutions available, all without having to learn how to program.
Avoid the pitfalls and use best of breed, tried and tested methods from a professional with years of experience.
Save hours of time in launching your business and avoid significant development expenses by doing it yourself, without requiring any prior experience and no code required!
Learn how to:
This video tutorial will take you through the process of purchasing your very own Domain Name from a reputable domain name provider. This domain name provider also has API integration with Google Apps and so will make your email and DNS configurations extremely simple and fast.
This video tutorial will take you through the signup process for Google Apps for Business and also show your how to verify your domain ownership with Google.
This lecture is optional. This lecture is to cover a scenario where you have your Domain name not with GoDaddy and need to verify domain ownership with your specific domain or DNS provider.
This video tutorial covers how to add new users to your Google Apps service, allowing you to quickly add and configured new employees to have their own email address for your business domain name.
This video shows you how to switch on your Google Apps email system the easy way. After this is done, you can send and receive emails using your new business email account.
This lecture is optional. This lecture provides links to the google support pages which will show you how to configure your MX records for your Domain names DNS settings. If you have completed the previous lecture with no issues, please disregard this lecture. If you have your Domain names DNS service with someone other than GoDaddy please refer to the content in this lecture.
This document is a guide on how to configure different mail clients for google apps. This document shows you how to configure iOS, Android as well as Microsoft Outlook and Apple Mail, Contacts and Calendar.
This video tutorial takes you through the process of standing up your very own Web Server using Digital Ocean as a hosting provider. Hosting your website with Digital Ocean will allow you to host your website on a virtual machine that you have full control of, and also you can be confident that your Web Server will have the required power to operate your website properly. It also allows you to scale your Web Server in the event that you require more computing power to support your growing business.
This tutorial also takes you through an extremely simplified way of adding Wordpress to your Web Server with a few simple clicks.
This video takes you through changing an important configuration change on your web server to allow us to upload the website them in subsequent videos. This configuration change, although seeming complex, is simply one important command to make the change.
This video tutorial will take you through the process of selecting a high quality theme to apply to your website, allowing you to have a quality foundation and lay the groundwork for deploying your business website extremely fast.
This video tutorial shows how to apply a quality website design to your website. Transforming your bland default website design to something polished and ready to tailor to your business needs.
This video tutorial shows you how to edit the URL structure of your web pages to be SEO friendly for better search engine rankings. This is essential to set the foundations of your website for SEO up front and a handy tip for those new to Wordpress.
This video tutorial shows you a very simple way to duplicate pages easily in Wordpress. This will allow you to take an existing built page and duplicate it so that you can create your own version without having to start from a blank page. This will allow you to build your website up very quickly.
This video tutorial shows you a very important step which is how to backup your websites style in Wordpress.
This is important to do before tailoring the style of your website because you will be changing the fonts, colours, look and feel of your website in the coming video tutorials.
In this video tutorial I will take you through and teach you how to customise the style, look and feel of your website without having to learn how to code.
This video tutorial continues on from the previous video, showing you how to customise the style, look and feel of your website without having to learn how to code.
This video tutorial shows you how to add images to the Media Library in Wordpress. Allowing you to upload pictures to your website, ready for them to be used in your web pages.
In this video tutorial I will take you through how to build a Home Page quickly and efficiently without having to learn how to code.
In this video tutorial we put the finishing touches on our home page, and show you a few tricks to help with getting the web page looking just right.
This video tutorial serves as a walkthrough of the Administration section of Wordpress. In this video tutorial we go through some of the settings you should look at prior to launching your website live on the Internet.
This video tutorial will take you right through the process on how to actually link your purchased Domain Name to your new Website, launching your Website live onto the internet.
This video tutorial will teach you how to activate the purchase of your X-Theme license. This process can be completed anytime after installing X-Theme on your Wordpress installation but this video has been left until last to simplify the process. You should always validate your purchase of X-Theme and register your installation when you launch your website as it will enable a lot of added features in X-Theme, including valuable extensions for use on your website and most importantly, it will allow you to update X-Theme when new versions are released.
Luke has over 15 years experience in the technology industry in Banking/Finance as well as Pharmaceuticals. Over this time Luke has had to design, build and deploy many brand websites very quickly for major pharmaceutical, complimentary health products as well as sports nutrition and other corporate websites.
Luke consults and assists others in small business to set up their online systems and teach small business owners how, with the right solutions, their essential IT systems can be set-and-forget, allowing business owners to focus on growing their business and building their brands.
The very first online retail store Luke developed grew fast and scaled well, enabling sales in excess of $250k within 12 months.
Luke's passion, along with technology, is to teach an enable others and through his training courses. Luke is looking to teach and share the tools and techniques he uses to help those looking to build their own website, online retail and email solution to get their business up and running with minimal costs, time and complexity.