Create an Online Presence ~ Workshop

1-day workshop for artists, musicians, and small businesses

i-Paint.us one of Pam Van Londen's web sites for selling art.April 4, 2009
9:00am to 4:00pm
Room BC-204, Benton Center
, Corvallis, Oregon
$95

To reserve a seat, dial 541-917-4929 for LBCC’s Small Business Development Center.

Corvallis artist and businesswoman, Pam Van Londen, will assist small business owners in setting up a freely hosted web site in just a few hours.

Agenda

Overview: what is a web presence and how can you have a successful one?
Demonstration: how to plan ahead.
Demonstration: how to keep inventory to streamline the process.
15 minute break
Demonstration and practice: how to optimize images and documents for fast-loading web pages.
1 hour lunch break (on your own)
Build a site: Create a web site and add your biography and a gallery (or other documents) (using a free online service).
15 minute break
Demonstration: 10 free options for promoting your new web site

Follow-up:
One free consultation via email (must happen within 2 weeks of the workshop).

Student requirements

  1. Comfort with basic computer skills. Please review this list to help assess your comfort level.
  2. Access to web mail (bring username, password, and link to your online mail site).
  3. Comfort with using a USB stick drive (also known as a thumb drive).
  4. Bring in at least 4 digital photos, music files, and/or documents on a USB stick drive.
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