Business Incubator and retail academy in Paisley, Scotland

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Website in a Day

4th December 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Website in A Day

Are you a start-up or small business who wants to set up a website you can self-manage? This fun but practical one-day free workshop is perfect – at the end of the day you will have a site ready to go live.

The website will include: flexible, easy to use website with the ability to make changes; up to 6 pages; e-commerce functionality; mobile optimised; SEO friendly; design banners; call-to-action buttons; a conversion strategy for enquiries.

After the workshop attendees will receive:

  • a PDF guide with links to what was discussed in the workshop
  • free support for 3 months capped at 1 hour per month

The workshop is delivered by Mary Philip, a highly enthusiastic and experienced website designer and Squarespace Authorised Trainer. Her mission is to help businesses take control back of their website and time with an easy-to-use content management system that shows off their business and produces results. Mary has worked with businesses in varying industries, including interior design, property, telecommunications, surveyors, digital marketing agencies, film & animation, fitness and more.

What are the costs & what do I need to have?

External costs include the cost of Squarespace hosting, and e-mail hosting and the cost of your domain. For those ready to start with e-commerce functionality, Mary recommends the Online Store Business Plan (approx. £140 + VAT), or for those just wanting to get a website launched, the Personal Website Plan (approx £96 + VAT). These prices include a 20% discount to published prices – participants will be signed up on the day.

What do you need to prepare?

Attendees will be asked to submit a pre-workshop questionnaire to help Mary identify the templates and tools to best suit your needs. With this, Mary will create a mock-up site for you to practice with on the day.

The questionnaire will be sent after the workshop booking confirmation email.

What happens on the day?

Starting at 9am with coffee the morning will consist of an intro to suqarespace followed by time spent editing your website layout and adding content to improve or refresh your site.

Mary will ensure that you understand the technical processes so that that making updates becomes easy so that you are able to make adaptions yourself at any time.

After lunch we make sure everything is working effectively. At the end of the day you will have a site ready to go live or very close to it if you have additional photos etc to add.

What do you need to bring?

Attendees need to bring their laptop, any content on a pen drive or laptop and power cable. Lunch is not provided, however there are many food outlets close by.

Funded by Renfrewshire Council – Invest in Renfrewshire.


4th December 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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27 High Street
Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2AF United Kingdom
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