Building & Managing Your Own Website
If you are seriously considering building & managing your own website, where do you start? This lecture is designed to help answer that question. If you don’t have a website and are considering building one, this lecture is for you. If you have a website, and it is outdated and needs to be rebuilt, this lecture is for you. If you are simply gathering as much information as you can before you make a decision about a website, this lecture is for you. Above all, knowing the pros and cons of the various options for building & designing your own website can help you save time, money, and most importantly, your sanity.
Website 101 – Topics to be covered:
- Hosting options
- Uploading photos and images
- Adding content
- A live walkthrough of setting up a website
- Sample websites
- Handouts and worksheets
- Q and A
Laptops are optional if you want to bring yours there is wifi available in the Nature Lab.
Schedule for the Day
- 10 – 10:15 – Meet & Greet with light refreshments.
- 10:15 – 11 – Lecture
- 11 – 12 – Question and Answer Session
About the speaker
Hannah Hazelton is a web designer and graphic designer with 10 years of experience in the field. She founded Platypus Web Design Studio in 2011, a boutique web design firm with a focus on nonprofits and small businesses. In her current role, she is the principal web designer at The Cookie Countess, a large online retailer located in Rhode Island. She served on the graphic arts advisory board of the William M. Davies Jr. Career and Technical High School in Lincoln.