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WORKSHOPS

JOIN IN ON A SMALL CAPPED CLASS AND GET PERSONAL GUIDANCE FROM A TEAM OF EXPERIENCED GIPPSLAND DIGITAL LEADERS.


 

We are thrilled to announce that Founder, Anthony Mayer has been invited to be an Authorised Squarespace Trainer.

 
 
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He has been creating with Squarespace since 2014 and has presented digital strategy and education to over 5,000 people since the beginning of 2017. Anthony works in Gippsland, Melbourne, nationally around Australia and has also consulted internationally.

Since his first website in 2005, Anthony has taken hundreds of websites live. Now in his 9th business, Anthony is keen to share his entrepreneurial hurdles and wins using digital technology in the many businesses he’s owned and run supported by business partner and IT whizz kid, Thomas Crosbie.

Individually and through our workshops we aim to help small businesses create stunning digital strategies through the Squarespace platform.

 
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Create your own website

A one day intensive workshop
with tailored one on one support before and after the day

Using tools and drawing content from these industry professionals:

 
 
 

WHO IS THIS FOR:

  • Anyone with a business, organisation or project that needs a stunning digital presence online that you want to understand and control yourself

  • People of all ages, creatives or non-tech people who want professional guidance with an actual outcome.

  • Novices and creatives who want to do it themselves without coding or too much tech but who still want to look professional online

Skills Required:

  • Anyone who can create a word processing document and browse the internet; you have the necessary skills for us to teach you how to create and manage your own website

  • Take photos with your phone

  • Optional but preferred: an active Facebook and/or Instagram account.

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

  • Create and update basic pages with different layouts

  • Understand Templates and adjust styles, fonts and colours

  • Upload Photos and Videos

  • Manage your Google My Business profile to increase your ability to be found in a Google Search.

  • Use a custom domain and email address in G Suite to increase the professional perception of your brand.

  • Use your phone to create content with photography tips from professional photographer Lauren Murphy.

  • Promote your new website using social media with tips from marketing expert Erika McInerney.

  • Find additional help and support

 This workshop covers Squarespace setup and use, as well as SEO and integration with Google. Using a custom domain and email you will create a professional looking website and take it live by the end of the day

YOU’LL LEAVE WITH:

  • A new fully functional 1-5 page website that is mobile friendly.

  • a highly secure industry best practice website with Payment Card Industry (PCL) compliance and Security SSL enabled.

  • Your custom domain name connected to your site with a custom business email address (optional, but recommended)

  • A new G Suite account with a custom email address included

  • Your website optimised to get found in Google searches through a Google Business Listing

  • The knowledge and confidence to update your website’s content so it grows with your business.

  • 30 minutes of free phone/screen sharing follow up

  • Free Domain name transfer and management for 12 months (if required)

COSTS NOT INCLUDED IN THE WORKSHOP FEE:

  • Squarespace plans start at $16 month before discounts based on a 12 month subscription (note: do not sign up without our 20% discount code)

  • G Suite set up: basic plan is $5.50/month and gives you custom email account with G Suite including 30 GB cloud storage, Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms.

  • Optional: professional website legals tailored to your business - Terms & Conditions, Disclaimer & Privacy Policy tailored for your business $175 one off payment.

  • Optional: custom domain name registration, under $50 depending on TLD type (with free transfers if applicable)

NEXT STEPS:

  • Pick a workshop date from the calendar below, register, and organise payment via credit card or bank transfer

  • You’ll then book in a 1 hr support session to help you to complete the homework tasks - these will help you create all of content you need to build your website with us in a day

  • Before the workshop you will need to have completed the homework and any additional/optional cost sign ups

ON THE DAY OF THE WORKSHOP:

  • You will need a laptop for the day - if you do not own one we can arrange hire, just let us know in the registration process

  • Tea, coffee, fruit and snacks for morning and afternoon tea and Lunch will be provided.

COMPLETING THIS WORKSHOP WILL GIVE YOU PREMIUM ACCESS TO:

  • Special offers for additional social media training with Mac&Ernie

  • a 20% discount on your first year of a Squarespace subscription (SAVE up to $125)

  • A 15% discount on the Masterclass website which will cover electronic direct mail, setting up and managing Blogs and video content, managing your cloud services, setting up a shopping cart with up to 5 products. 

  • FOR GIPPSLAND ATTENDEES: A $350 discount to an on-site or in-studio photoshoot with Lauren Murphy Photography (conditions apply)

What do people think of the course?

Amelia and Stacey did the first ‘Create Your Own Website’ Workshop in July 2018. They both built beautiful sites and now manage their own digital footprint. This is what they had to say …

 A big thank you to Anthony and Thomas. I got so much out of the website building training...not only a brand new website, but the confidence to manage my online presence myself. Anthony understands small business and is very generous with his knowledge. The advice and technical help with rebranding was invaluable. The training format is great as it guides you from conception to creation of your website, so it's perfect if you are starting a new business. Also loaded with information, supportive and delivered the results. Thumbs up from me.
 I attended the "Build your own Website" workshop with Anthony a couple of weeks ago. The workshop was comprehensive, well paced and easy to follow. The pre-work was also comprehensive and ensured that we didn't waste time during the workshop trying to develop content - the time was spent building the website and engaging with subject matter experts. I wold highly recommend attending any of Anthonys workshops or engaging him for any online business needs! I now have a visually aesthetic and easily managed website to engage with my customers - thank you!

testimonials from other events where anthony has engaged people …

 
 Download a colour A4 PDF Flyer for Create Your Own Website Workshop - Summer Series Q2 2018

Download a colour A4 PDF Flyer for Create Your Own Website Workshop - Summer Series Q2 2018

 
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Register Now!

Click on a workshop date in the calendar below to begin the registration process