How to build your work at home website
Learn how to create your own website
Create your own functioning, beautiful website
You know you need a website for your small business or blog. It's not going to survive without one.
But you've done your research and learnt that getting a developer to do it for you will cost $2000 - $5000 or more!
That's a lot of money that most small businesses just can't afford, especially if you're just starting out.
What if you could build a fully functioning, professional looking website yourself for a fraction of the cost?
We're here to help!
This course is going to teach you how to build your very own WordPress website yourself. From start to finish.
You don't even need to know anything about building WordPress websites. Zip. Nothing. Nada.
As long as you can turn your computer on and are confident navigating the internet, then that's really all the technical knowledge you require.
Who is the course for?
Small business owners who need to get online without spending a fortune.
Freelancers and services businesses who want to get what they do out to the land of Google.
People who want to start a blog and earn money working from home.
What will I learn?
- All the basics for starting a business including naming your brand
- Choosing and buying your domain and hosting for your website
- Setting up your email address
- Installing WordPress and what settings you need to choose
- Selecting a theme to make your site stand out from the crowd
- All about plugins - what are they, why you need them and what one's you need
- Structuring your site and adding content
- Basic SEO so you can get found by search engines
- Setting up Google Analytics and Search Console so you can get all the info about visitors to your site
And that's just the technical stuff! You'll also learn...
- How to monetise your site
- E-commerce so you can sell products
- Marketing to get your site out there
Robyn Ridley is the owner of Work At Home Mums, a website dedicated to help educate, encourage and empower mums to achieve the work at home life they want.
She is a mother, blogger, chocolate addict and previous Olympian. She has a bachelor's degree in Business and as well as WAHM, also owns an online ecommerce business.
She is on a mission for people get the lifestyle they want for their families, whether that be by more flexibility in the workplace or owning a work at home business. Her range of products and services are designed to help people achieve that success.
Frequently Asked Questions
The goal of this course is to get you a fully functioning website suited to your needs for the lowest price possible. However you will need to buy a few things.
You'll need to register a domain name (the web address people use to find your site). You'll get shown how to do this. Approx cost of AU$20 per year.
You'll need to host your site on a server. The course shows you how to do this as well. Approx cost AU$200 per year.
You'll need to download and install WordPress - the content management system that's going to run your site. This is free to download and use.
You'll need a theme to get your website looking spiffy. You can get free one's however the one I recommend in the course is US$89 per year.
These are what give the website it functionality. There's some recommended in the course and you might come across some others yourself. Some plugins are free and others costs vary.
Start1.1 About the course (3:47)
Start1.2 Business basics (7:17)
Start1.3 What's in a name? (4:45)
Start1.4 Choosing your platform (6:07)
Start1.5 Choosing and buying a domain (8:03)
Start1.6 Choosing and buying your hosting (7:54)
Start1.7 Set up email (5:29)
Start1.8 Pointing your domain to your host (2:17)
If you need a website for your business or blog on a budget, you're in the right place.