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    Website Planning

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    Please note: this event is run by the Small Business Development Corporation for small business owners in Western Australia only.

    Just about every business needs a website. Even if customers don’t actually buy online, they are still doing extensive online research before making a purchase. Your website provides the perfect opportunity for you to showcase your goods or services and to engage with current and potential customers.

    Trying to decide where to start your website journey can be overwhelming. This session will help you to determine what you want your website to do for your business. It will also explore the options to build it yourself or to engage professionals.

    This topic covers:
    • The type of website that will best meet your business needs; 
    • How to improve your existing website
    • An overview of domain names, web hosting, booking and shopping systems; 
    • The main options for website development, including hiring professional developers, using templates to build your own, or using web builder wizards;
    • Developing a site map;
    • Writing for the web; 
    • Creating images and graphics;
    • Managing SEO (search engine optimisation);
    • Monitoring website performance.

        This session is presented live and there will be an opportunity to ask questions. You will also receive a practical workbook to refer to and a Build a Website booklet for you to fill out with your plan during the session. 

        This workshop is presented by the Small Business Development Corporation, a Western Australian Government agency that helps small business owners to start well, survive and thrive. We offer free resources, business advice and low cost workshops covering what you need to know to boost your chance of business success. Turn to us for free, practical support to help your small business journey run smoothly.

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        Bookings are limited to two tickets each, however you can make more than one booking. If you are booking for more than one person, please provide each person's email address so they receive our emails with important links and downloads.

        To book for larger groups, please contact us on 133 140 or email

        If you cannot attend, please cancel so your place can be made available to another business owner. You can cancel your booking from the update order button on your order confirmation email. Cancellations and refunds for paid workshops can be made up to 24 hours before the workshop starts.

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        We are committed to supporting all WA small business owners, including those with diverse needs. Our workshops are delivered in a variety of buildings, locations and formats. If you would like further information about accessing a particular workshop, please email or call 133 140.

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