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Brimbank City Council presents

How to Build a Professional Website in WordPress

Your website has quickly become the most important tool you have to communicate to potential customers who you are and what you can do for them. With most shoppers researching online prior to purchasing, the standard of your website needs to reflect the quality of the products and services your business offers. 

 In this workshop, we'll guide you through:

  • Why your website is critical in 2020;

  • How to plan your website development to ensure its success;

  • What you need to organise prior to building in WordPress;

  • Setting up company email;

  • Choosing a content management system that is right for you;

  • Difference between WordPress vs Shopify vs Squarespace vs Wix;

  • Getting website analytics for free

  • WordPress how to: 
    - Install;
    - Find a professional template from Themeforest;
    - Write and publish new Pages and Blog Posts;
    - Configure the Menu;
    - Find and upload media (images, videos, audio etc);
    - Add plugins;
    - Find the best plugins for the functionality you need; and

Mentoring with the VU Entrepreneurs in Residence (VU EIRs).

The iHarvest mentoring sessions offer specialised guidance to startups and entrepreneurs through connection to the VU EIRs, a diverse bunch with a single common defining characteristic – they believe in the importance of developing entrepreneurs and They Make it Matter.

HANNAH GEE is the ‘Storytelling for Influence’ Masterclass Master and she’s also one of the Entrepreneurs in Residence at Victoria University who you can connect with through the iHarvest Mentoring program.

Speak to Hannah about Leadership, Management, Purpose, Learning and Development, Business Growth, Consulting, Storytelling, and Learning Design

THOMAS ANBEEK is a builder with a passion for entrepreneurship and startups. After spending a number of years as a management consultant, the Erasmus University and the Rotterdam School of Management engaged Thomas to aid in establishing the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship (ECE). After moving to Australia Thomas became the first employee at Startup Victoria and was responsible for growing the community from 3,000 to 11,000 startup enthusiasts.

Speak to Thomas about Startups, Teamwork, Investment, Lean start-up, Community Building, and Program Development

JORDAN GIAN is a designer and thought provoker – but mostly a creative entrepreneur. With a background in design Jordan unknowingly used many Human Centered Design methods in setting up 15 SME’s before his 25th birthday. Jordan’s time is split between design commitments for leading global brands, running ecom businesses, hospitality venues and consulting on strategy and innovation.

Speak to Jordan about Small business, Design, Marketing, Getting started, Mindset, and Scale

Register at for mentoring at