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Create Your Own Captivating Business Website

May 2 @ 10:30 am - June 27 @ 12:00 pm PDT

$600

Finally, You Can DIY Your Dream Website

Join us for an 8-week class series where you’ll design and publish your very own professional website.

Are you tired of feeling overwhelmed by the idea of creating an incredible website for your business? I get it. Custom design can be pricey, and the DIY route can feel like a maze of confusion. But what if I told you that you can DIY your dream website with ease? Yes, you heard me right!

Introducing my exclusive 8-week website workshop series designed especially for savvy businesswomen like you. Get ready to roll up your sleeves and dive into the world of website creation with confidence!

🕒 Time: Thursdays from 10:30-12:00pm
🗓️ Dates: May 2, 9, 16, 30 & June 6, 13, 20, 27 
📍 Location: We’ll alternate between virtual and in-person sessions at The Haven in Bend, OR

 

Under my expert guidance you’ll be guided through every step of the website design and publishing process.

Discover Your Website Vision

You will be guided through the process of bringing your online vision to life- from defining your target audience to crafting a visually stunning brand identity, I’ve got you covered every step of the way. Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or an established brand, this workshop series is tailored to supporting you!

Personalized Support Tailored to You

No more guessing games or struggling in silence. With personalized 1:1 support from me, you’ll have all the guidance you need to overcome any roadblocks and achieve your website goals. Plus, you’ll gain insider tips on how to drive traffic to your site and convert visitors into loyal customers.

Unleash Your Creative Genius

Say goodbye to cookie-cutter websites! In this workshop, I’ll show you how to infuse your unique style and personality into every aspect of your website design. From selecting the perfect color palette to curating captivating images, you’ll learn how to create a website that truly stands out from the crowd.

Invest in Your Success

For just $600, you’ll gain access to this game-changing workshop series that will equip you with the skills and confidence to build a website you’re proud of. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to elevate your brand and take your business to new heights!

Are you ready to say goodbye to website overwhelm and hello to online success?

Reserve your spot today and let’s embark on this website-building journey together!

All The Details: Your Website Building Roadmap

So what exctly are we going to do in class? Here’s a week-by-week syllabus for your 8-week website workshop, designed to guide you step-by-step towards completing a beautiful and professional website for your business:

Week

1

Getting Started and Defining Your Vision

  • Intro to the workshop and overview of the website creation process
  • Understanding the importance of a clear vision for your website
  • Identifying your target audience and defining your website’s goals
  • Crafting a mission statement and vision board to guide your design

Week

2

Visual Branding

  • Exploring visual branding, including color, typography, and imagery
  • Selecting a color palette and font combo that reflects your brand identity
  • Curating high-quality images and graphics for your website
  • Creating a style guide to maintain consistency across your website

Week

3

Content Messaging & Storytelling

  • Crafting a compelling brand story that resonates with your audience
  • Writing in a way that communicates your brand message effectively
  • Incorporating storytelling techniques for a memorable user experience
  • Optimizing your content for search engines and user engagement

Week

4

Designing Your Individual Pages, Part I

  • Designing the homepage to make a strong first impression
  • Creating an About page that tells your brand story and builds trust
  • Crafting a Contact page for visitors to connect with you

Week

5

Designing Your Individual Pages, Part II

  • Designing a Services or Products page to showcase your offerings
  • Creating FAQ page to address common queries
  • Adding a Privacy Policy and Term and Conditions pages
  • Setting up a blog and integrating it into your website design

Week

6

Implementing Functionalities & Integrations

  • Installing functionalities such as navigation menu, forms, integrations
  • Setting up an online store (if applicable) and adding products or services
  • Integrating email marketing tools to capture leads and build your list
  • Installing analytics tools to track website traffic and measure performance

Week

7

SEO Strategies & Optimizations

  • Understanding the basics of search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Conducting keyword research to identify relevant search terms for you
  • Optimizing on-page elements to enhance your SEO
  • Creating a content strategy to attract organic traffic and improve rankings

Week

8

Launch Preparation & Testing

  • Reviewing your site design for consistency and functionality
  • Conducting usability testing to identify and address any issues
  • Setting up website backups and security measures to protect your site
  • Creating a launch plan and setting a launch date for your website

Don’t let the website stress and struggle continue. Build your site and love it, too!

Join us and learn how to DIY your dream website in less time than you think.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it required that I attend all eight classes?
A: Yes, if you want to complete your website within the timeframe of the class, attending all sessions is necessary. There will be recap recordings shared within 48 hours of the class, as well as, weekly office hours you can attend to work 1:1 with me.

Q: What if I can’t attend all the classes due to scheduling conflicts?
A: While it’s highly recommended to attend all sessions to get the most out of the course, we understand that scheduling conflicts may arise. Please contact Melissa McGlenn to discuss options for catching up on missed content.

Q: Why are you teaching this class?
A: I believe in fostering the growth of our community. Professional websites can often cost upwards of $5,000, and by offering this class in a group setting, it becomes affordable for more women to design and have their own professional website.

Q: What do I need to attend? Are there any prerequisites?
A: You will need to bring a portable device to class, preferably a laptop. While it’s possible to build your website using an iPad, the small screen may limit your design capabilities. It would also be helpful if you have experience using common applications like Microsoft Word or Mac Pages to navigate the website builder effectively.

Q: Are hosting and a domain name included in the course fee?
A: No, hosting and a domain name are not included in the course fee. However, we will provide guidance on how to set up hosting and purchase a domain name for your website. These costs are typically around $200 per year for hosting and $15 per year for a domain name. As a special offer, participants will receive a 30% discount for their first year of hosting.

Q: What platform will the website be built on?
A: Your website will be built using SquareSpace, which is a fantastic all-in-one solution for building and hosting websites. SquareSpace offers user-friendly tools that make it easy to create a professional website without the need for coding or technical expertise. Additionally, SquareSpace offers additional services such as an online store and the ability to send out newsletters, providing a comprehensive solution for your future website needs.

Q: Will I receive any materials or resources to help me after the course ends?
A: Yes, participants will receive an individual binder with supplementary materials and resources.

Q: Can I customize my website beyond the guidance provided in the class?
A: Absolutely! The class will provide a foundation for building your website, but you’ll have the flexibility to customize and expand upon it to suit your unique artistic vision and goals.

Q: Will there be opportunities for feedback and critique of my website during the course?
A: Yes, there will be dedicated time for peer feedback and instructor guidance throughout the course to help you refine and improve your website as you progress.

Q: Who can I contact to get updates once I have signed up?
A: You can contact Melissa McGlenn for updates.

Meet Your Instructor

Hi, I'm Melissa McGlenn
Hi, I'm Melissa McGlenn

Owner and Creative Director at Inspired Melissa

My mission is to empower entrepreneurs to feel proud of their online presence and confident in reaching their audience.

With a vision for exceeding expectations, I strive to deliver beautiful outcomes that showcase your unique vision in combination with your business goals.

I take a practical approach to teaching, providing abundant guidance and creative solutions to help you navigate the world of web design with ease.

 

I believe in investing in yourself. I’m offering you the opportunity to seize control of your website journey, instead of constantly relying on costly external help. And most importantly, I want you to have a website that looks absolutely stunning.

Details

Start:
May 2 @ 10:30 am PDT
End:
June 27 @ 12:00 pm PDT
Cost:
$600

Organizer

Melissa McGlenn
Phone
541-280-3642
Email
melissa@inspiredmelissa.com

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