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SUNSHINE COAST - Wordpress for Business - FULL DAY

Training offered by our sister company The Training Collective

Course Overview

SUNSHINE COAST -  Wordpress for Business


Full day session: 9:00am - 4:30pm 



Wordpress has become one of the worlds’ leading online content management systems because it’s easy to use and allows your blog and website to be integrated, something both users and search engines love!

The beauty of WordPress is that as your business grows, there is no need to start a new website from scratch, it can grow with you. 

This workshop is for those who already have a Wordpress website, have basic understanding of Wordpress, but would like a greater understanding of its capabilities, and be able to drive the 'behind the scenes' dashboard with increased confidence. You can have your burning questions answered and put new features in place on the day.

Who should attend and prerequisites

  • People who already have an established Wordpress site
  • People who have a general basic understanding of Wordpress, but who want to get to know the system more intimately
  • People who want how to use Wordpress safely and confidently, and who want to explore the possibilities of the system

Students should have a strong working knowledge of either Mac or Windows

Topics covered in this session

  • Overview of Wordpress
  • Navigate the behind the scenes dashboard with ease
  • Create blog posts and use categories and tags
  • Add and order pages and submenus 
  • Add widgets to your sidebars
  • Add and resize images
  • Link images and text to other pages
  • Improve your website function using plugins
  • Groovy plug in features to improve your blog
  • Customise your widgets and sidebars
  • Add social media and share buttons
  • Understand how to capture subscribers
  • Introduction to SEO plugins
  • Plus more...
Additional info: Please bring your Wordpress login and password, as training will be performed live on your website dashboard!


The Creative Collective
11/12 Norval Court, Maroochydore
QLD 4558

Your Trainer

Andrew Marks

Andrew Marks is a self-confessed nerd. He’s been working online almost since before there was an online, and with almost 20 years on web development and online marketing experience, he is a wealth of knowledge and experience. When he isn’t training, Andrew works as a freelance developer, helping small business get online, and designing custom solutions for the big end of town.

What makes Andrew such a popular presenter is his ability to explain otherwise complex internet concepts in layman’s terms. Participants in his workshops and webinars always leave inspired by the new skills they’ve learned.

Andrew grew up in the outback and has lived all over Queensland, only to settle in the Brisbane CBD. He lives in the northern suburbs with his girlfriend Emma and his two Labradors, Molly and Dudley.

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What You Get For Your Money

If you attend a training with our sister company The Training Collective you'll enjoy all of the following:

  Intimate group training - no more than 8 attendees, often only 5 and 6 so plenty of love and attention coming your way!

 An informative event full of practical advice from someone who knows what they are talking about

 Apply what you learn, as you learn, so you leave having actually achieved something

 Make mistakes with someone on hand to call on and ask for assistance as you go

 Coffee & tea on arrival

 The opportunity to network with other businesses

 Free consults - talk to the speaker before the event, in the break and afterwards!

 Inspiration, information and innovative techniques to take home and try too

 Live demonstrations
Important Disclaimers

Please note: At these interactive workshops we encourage you to bring your own laptop (not iPad or tablet). You will have the opportunity to network with others, so bring business cards!

Cancellation Policy: Should you be unable to attend, a substitute delegate is always welcome at no extra charge. An admin fee will apply for missed trainings. Regrettably no refunds can be made except if the event minimum numbers are not reached.

Please Note: This workshop requires a minimum of 5 attendees to go ahead – if the minimum attendee number is not reached, a full refund or credit of the training fee paid, will be given to attendees who have already paid. Accommodation and travel is booked at the risk of the attendee.

SMILE! Your attendance at events may be digitally recorded through photographs and/or video recordings. Images may be used on our websites, publications, social media or by other media and marketing channels. If you do not wish your image to be published, please notify staff before the event.

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