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Get your business online with a perfect website

4 April, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Professional tips and tricks on getting your business online with a new website or to improve your existing business website.

These days, it is crucial for any business to have an online presence. A website is the shop window for your business, but where do you start and what do you need?

Join our free one hour practical advice session with Rick Chapman, founder of The Digital Beacon, a web design company that covers all aspects website building and hosting, and specialises in brochure and e-commerce websites for start-ups and established businesses.

What to expect:

  • Find out what you need to get your business online
  • Understand the different types of website platforms available
  • Learn what Google wants from a website
  • What search engine optimisation (SEO) does on a website and why you need it
  • Choosing and setting up website hosting and email accounts
  • How to sell online
  • Q&A

About Rick

Rick has over 30 years experience in advertising and marketing, and founded The Digital Beacon web design and build company in 2014, specialising in e-commerce and brochure websites for start-ups and established businesses wishing to improve their online presence. Since then, Rick has helped hundreds of businesses throughout the UK to setup, to grow and to succeed online.

” Rick took over my website 3 years ago and has been brilliant. He’s always been very responsive and dealt with all the inevitable problems that all small businesses incur and has always found a solution. He doesn’t bombard me with IT chat which is a blessed relief. I’m looking forward to his website makeover later this year.” Harriet Inglis

This webinar will be held on Zoom. Once you’ve registered, you will receive the joining instructions the day before the event.

Following the event, the BIPC will send you a feedback form which we would be grateful if you could complete to allow us to monitor the success of our events.


What is your refund policy?

The majority of our events are free, but places are limited and events are usually oversubscribed. Please make sure you cancel your place, if you are unable to attend.

Can I attend if I’m not a member of the library?

Absolutely! Any Sussex based business/ person with a business idea is welcome. Though we always recommend joining the library as it’s free and will make accessing our databases, books and publications much easier.

How can I find out about any news & upcoming events?

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Increase your chances of business success

The Business & IP Centre Brighton and Hove supports people to start, protect and grow their businesses. Come and access our free market research and intellectual property databases and take part in our regular programme of workshops and events.

We are here to support anyone in Sussex with a business idea or SME – whether in East Sussex, West Sussex or Brighton & Hove. Not your region? Find your local BIPC here to find out how they can help you: https://www.bl.uk/business-and-ip-centre/national-network


4 April, 2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am