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How to Build your Business Website and Email the fast way!

Learn how to build your very own business website and set up your corporate email in a day without learning to code!
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Created by Luke Purcell
Last updated 1/2016
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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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:

  • Buy and configure your very own Domain Name
  • Create a scalable and secure email solution for your business that is set and forget
  • Learn how to configure you email on computer and mobile phones so you can access emails and calendars wherever you are
  • Setup dedicated website hosting that is fast, secure and cheaper than other shared hosting services and one that will also allow you to scale up as your business grows
  • Set up your very own clean, professional looking website and customise it for your business
  • Launch your website and start building sales leads and generting an income online
Who is the target audience?
  • This course has been built for beginners with no prior experience but also includes a lot of best practices and effective methods for those who also have experience, allowing them to radically improve their website build and deployment times
  • This course will also help those with existing businesses in deploying a proper enterprise grade email solution for their business
  • For anyone looking to get into Website Design
  • For anyone who is looking for a fast effective way of launching an Online Business
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What Will I Learn?
Purchase a Domain Name for your Business
Deploy an Enterprise grade Email solution for your Business using Google Apps for Business
Deploy a dedicated Web Server for your Business fast
Install Wordpress on your new Web Server with a few clicks of a button
Build a Professional, High Quality Web Site Design fast without learning to code
Launching your Website live on the Internet under your Domain Name
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  • Students will only require a web browser, an internet connection and a computer (windows or mac)
Curriculum For This Course
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1 Lecture 03:57

This will cover the course outline, differentiator, my background and objectives for the audience

Preview 03:57
Buying a Domain Name for your Startup
1 Lecture 02:42

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.

How to purchase a domain name
Deploying Email for your Startup
6 Lectures 18:55

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.

Signing up for Google Apps and verifying your domain name

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.

Further instructions if you need to verify your Domain Ownership another way

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.

Creating new users in Google Apps

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.

Preview 02:14

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.

Switching your Google Apps service on the manual way should you need to

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.

Configure Google Apps on iOS, Android, Outlook and Apple Mail
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Creating and Launching your very own Web Server
3 Lectures 22:56
$10 credit to help you with your first months hosting

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.

Launching your very own Web Server to host your Website

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.

Editing the max file upload setting in your web server
Creating and Launching your very own Website
10 Lectures 01:22:19

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.

Quality website design selection and installation made simple

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.

Applying quality styled Website Designs to your Website

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.

Tidying your Website URL structure for simplicity and search engine optimisation

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.

Preview 04:32

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.

Backing up Custom Style settings for your Website

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.

Customising the Style and Design of your Website without learning to code 1of 2

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.

Customising the Style and Design of your Website without learning to code 2 of 2

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.

Uploading Images to your Wordpress Website

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.

Building a Home Page in Wordpress part 1

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.

Building a Home Page in Wordpress part 2 - Helper Classes
Launching your website live on the Internet!!
3 Lectures 29:10

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.

Getting ready to Launch your Website

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.

Launching your Website on 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.

Activating your Wordpress Theme
About the Instructor
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Web Developer - Business Analyst - Entrepreneur

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.

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