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Building Your Dream Website with Squarespace

July 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm MDT

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One event on July 14, 2021 at 6:00 pm

One event on July 19, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Do you want a website for your business but don’t have hundreds or thousands of dollars to hire a website developer?

In today’s digitalized world, having a website is more of a necessity than just a trend. Everyone is looking for the best ways to build an online presence. The truth is, having a great website doesn’t take a lot of special skills. There are numerous template-based website creators that allow you to create responsive and attention-grabbing websites with NO coding skills.

Join IDRS Microenterprise Development Specialist, Lynn Wilson, as she provides tips, techniques, and tools that will allow you to easily build a website for your business.

This a 3-part workshop and will take place on Monday, July 12th; Wednesday, July 14th; and Monday, July 19th at 6:00 pm Mountain Time.  This workshop will be delivered online utilizing the Zoom platform.  The workshop can be taken on computers and smartphones.

You can register by visiting: www.iaia.edu/cecourses

There is a $12 registration fee to be paid to IAIA Continuing Education.

Here is an agenda for the workshop

Session 1

  • Why have a website
  • Website host VS domain name
  • Selecting a website host
  • How to select a domain and things to consider
  • Creating a Website outline and best practices for keeping images, graphics, copy organized.

Session 2

  • Sign Up for your website
  • Selecting a Template in Squarespace
  • Select a custom domain
  • Squarespace Menu: Setting up your pages

Session 3

  • Developing graphics, banners and backgrounds

About your presenter:

Lynn WilsonLynn Wilson (Cherokee) serves as the Microenterprise Development Specialist for the IDRS Acorn Project. She has championed small businesses and entrepreneurs for 16 years working with tribal communities across Indian Country. Lynn’s work has focused on entrepreneurial training, business counseling, economic and demographic and social research related to economic development. For nine years she taught part-time for the School of Business and Technology at Rogers State University and she most recently joined the staff at IAIA teaching Advanced Entrepreneurship under the Business and Entrepreneurship certificate program. Lynn received her M.B.A and Professional Certification in Entrepreneurship from Cameron University and is a certified market research specialist through the National Center for Economic Gardening. She lives in Claremore, OK with her husband Clint (also a citizen of Cherokee Nation) and their two sons, Chandler and Quinton.

This workshop is sponsored by the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Continuing Education program.

For more information about the Institute of American Indian Arts Continuing Education Program, please visit: iaia.edu/outreach/continuing-education/


July 12, 2021
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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