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How to build your work at home website

Create your own functioning, beautiful website

You know you need a website for your small business or blog. It's not going to survive without one.

But you've done your research and learnt that getting a developer to do it for you will cost $2000 - $5000 or more!

That's a lot of money that most small businesses just can't afford, especially if you're just starting out.

What if you could build a fully functioning, professional looking website yourself for a fraction of the cost?

We're here to help!

This course is going to teach you how to build your very own WordPress website yourself. From start to finish.

You don't even need to know anything about building WordPress websites. Zip. Nothing. Nada.

As long as you can turn your computer on and are confident navigating the internet, then that's really all the technical knowledge you require.

Who is the course for?

Small business owners who need to get online without spending a fortune.

Freelancers and services businesses who want to get what they do out to the land of Google.

People who want to start a blog and earn money working from home.

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What will I learn?

  • All the basics for starting a business including naming your brand
  • Choosing and buying your domain and hosting for your website
  • Setting up your email address
  • Installing WordPress and what settings you need to choose
  • Selecting a theme to make your site stand out from the crowd
  • All about plugins - what are they, why you need them and what one's you need
  • Structuring your site and adding content
  • Basic SEO so you can get found by search engines
  • Setting up Google Analytics and Search Console so you can get all the info about visitors to your site

And that's just the technical stuff! You'll also learn...

  • How to monetise your site
  • E-commerce so you can sell products
  • Marketing to get your site out there

Your Instructor

Robyn Ridley is the owner of Work At Home Mums, a website dedicated to help educate, encourage and empower mums to achieve the work at home life they want.

She is a mother, blogger, chocolate addict and previous Olympian. She has a bachelor's degree in Business and as well as WAHM, also owns another blog and online ecommerce website. 

She is on a mission for people get the lifestyle they want for their families, whether that be by more flexibility in the workplace or owning a work at home business. Her range of products and services are designed to help people achieve that success.

If you're just getting started on you business journey you can't just create a website and hope for the best. It's important to get the right plans in place to be successful and you can get a helping hand with our 'How to Start a Work From Home Business' course.

Learn how to gain lifestyle and financial freedom by building an online business.

Save $47 by getting both courses as a bundle.

Click here to enrol in both courses

Table of Contents

Module 1: First things first
1.1 About the course
video
1.2 Business basics
video
1.3 What's in a name?
video
1.4 Choosing your platform
video
1.5 Choosing and buying a domain
video
1.6 Choosing and buying your hosting
video
1.7 Set up email
video
1.8 Pointing your domain to your host
video
Module 2: Setting up your site
2.1 Installing WordPress
video
2.2 Sorting out settings
video
2.3 Enabling a SSL Certificate
video
2.4 Choosing a theme
video
2.5 Installing your chosen theme
video
2.6 Child themes
video
Module 3: Plugins
3.1 What are plugins
video

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long do I have access to the course?

Forever! Once you've enrolled and paid, you'll have access to the course material for as long as you need. So devour it all in one weekend or take things slow. It's your choice!

Does the course teach me how to set up a wordpress.org or wordpress.com website?

The course teaches you how to set up a wordpress.org website. Why? Well, the short answer is because it's better.

The longer answer is because it is self hosted you have far more control over your site and what happens with it. You have full control of your data, access to many more plugins and can monetise it better.

I want to start an online store. Will this course help?

Yes! The course goes through setting up your WordPress site with WooCommerce and creating an e-commerce site.

I'm not a mum, can I take the course?

Absolutely. The course was created by Work At Home Mums, so mums are kind of our thing, but the course doesn't actually have anything 'mum' about it. It will work just as well if you're a mum, dad, grandparent, run screaming at the sight of kids, or a crazy cat lady. If you need a website, this course can help.

Are there any extra costs?

Yes, you'll need to pay for your domain name, hosting, and WordPress theme.

There may also be costs involved if you decide to buy additional WordPress plugins, but most have a free version that you can try first.

You're in Australia and I'm not. Is the course still relevant?

Yes. There are a couple of things in the setting up a business section that are set for Australian law (but your own country may have similar practices in place), but the rest is totally global.

Does the course come with coaching?

No, this is a self guided and self paced course. If you get stuck, you are free to ask questions at the bottom of the lessons and we will help where we can.

What if I'm unhappy with my purchase?

Well, I would be sad. Due to the online nature of the course unfortunately refunds are not offered, however if you aren't happy with your purchase, please reach out to me at hello@wahm.com.au and let's chat about how I can help you.

I still have a question, how can I contact you?

I'd be happy to answer any questions you might have. Send me an email at hello@wahm.com.au.

Extra costs

The goal of this course is to get you a fully functioning website suited to your needs for the lowest price possible. However you will need to buy a few things.

Domain name


You'll need to register a domain name (the web address people use to find your site). You'll get shown how to do this. Approx cost of AU$20 per year.

Hosting


You'll need to host your site on a server. The course shows you how to do this as well. Approx cost AU$200 per year.

WordPress


You'll need to download and install WordPress - the content management system that's going to run your site. This is free to download and use.

Website theme


You'll need a theme to get your website looking spiffy. You can get free one's however the one I recommend in the course is US$89 per year.

Plugins


These are what give the website it functionality. There's some recommended in the course and you might come across some others yourself. Some plugins are free and others costs vary.

If you need a website for your business or blog on a budget, you're in the right place.

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