FREE Web-Design Workshop

Part III of the Web-Marketing Seminar Series

By popular demand…a step-by-step guide to getting your business online with WordPress!

Wednesday, December 8 from 6pm – 9pm

City Council Chambers, City Hall 116 W. Beverley

Want to create or upgrade your own website? Then WordPress is for you!

Not only is it free to use but it is also one of the best content management systems available today.

WordPress is so easy to use that it is the choice for thousands of local small businesses, and it is so powerful that CNN, The New York Times, NASA and Yahoo! also run sites on WordPress. 

In this practical workshop, local expert Erik Curren, who has built more than a dozen sites on WordPress, including the international magazine, will walk you through the steps of creating a basic site using WordPress. 

For more information or to
register contact the Staunton
Creative Community Fund:




Social media, website design, and marketing strategies for business!

Part I:  The 5 Myths of Marketing Online

Wednesday, October 27 at 6pm – 7:30pm, City Council Chambers, City Hall 116 W. Beverley

This interactive seminar takes a look at the big picture of online marketing and the top reasons why small business owners struggle with the world wide web.  Led by local experts, Erik Curren and Chris Graham, this seminar will explore strategies for improving online marketing success.

Part II:  Tools to Launch Your Business on the Web

Wednesday, November 3 at 6pm – 7:30pm, City Council Chambers, City Hall 116 W. Beverley

Ever feel daunted by the prospect of navigating the ins and outs of web-design when attempting to expand your business to the internet?  This seminar will provide a guide to understanding some of today’s most popular online templates and networks, like WordPress and Facebook, and give you concrete tools for utilizing them in the best way for your business.

Seminars led by Erik Curren and Chris Graham

For more information or to register contact SCCF:



Ongoing Training Workshops through the Small Business Development Center

From Business Plans to Quickbooks training, the Small Business Development Center provides year-round workshops and business forums.

Social Networking Classes

Online Brand Management for Small Business, Twitter for Small Business, Brand Building Through Blogging, Facebook for Business Use, and Introduction to Photoshop. Taught by SCCF business planning graduate and microloan recipient, Katie McCaskey!


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