Creating a Website

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200,
Houston, Texas 77002

Registration is no longer available. is a leading cloud-based development platform with millions of users worldwide. With the Wix website builder you can create a beautiful and professional web presence to promote your business, showcase your art, set up an online shop or just test out new ideas. It is one of the top do-it-yourself “web design and build” tools available. In this interactive and hands-on session you will actually design and build a simple site you can call your own.

Part 1 (9:00 – 10:30 am)

  • Set clear web site goals for your business
  • Create a site map and determine your visual style
  • Incorporate the “9 Website Must Haves”
  • Understand DIY website terms and jargon
  • Compare DIY web building tools: Wix, Squarespace, Weebly, Wordpress, and eCommerce apps

Part 2 (10:30 am – Noon)

  • How to select and where to register a domain name/URL for your site
  • How to select the right hosting plan and begin creating with Wix
  • Find the right Wix template design for your site
  • Transform the template with 3 key tools:  color palette, images, and content 
  • Construct your site with the right keywords to boost search engine rankings


Beth S. Miller, Marketing and Communications Consultant, Communications that Blossom


Please create your Wix account before class.  Visit and click on Start Now (in the middle of the page).  Make sure to bring your login information to class.

Please Note:

No one will be admitted to computer workshops later than 10 minutes past the start time. 

This training is conducted on PC computers - MAC computers are not used.

Please do not bring your laptops as we cannot offer assistance using them and the exercises used during the workshop cannot be loaded to personal laptops. Each participant will have a PC computer to work on during the workshop.

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain.  Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.


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