The “Soulful Website Academy” is for everyone that has a project in their heart and wants to be seen with this project and create an offer around it.
It is for small business owners and entrepreneurs like coaches, virtual assistants, designers, consultants, healers, pet sitters, authors, freelancers, artists, makeup artists, photographers and many more. If you are not sure if this is a good fit for you,
You will get access to the orientation material and Facebook group as soon as you sign up. The earlier you make the decision to join the more time you will have to prepare for the journey.
In the self-study version, you will get a new module released every week from the time you are signing up. So you start when you are ready for this journey.
The next round of group calls is in Spring 2021.
Yes, you can sign up on the payment plan. There is an option under the sign-up button to choose monthly payments and If you totally know that this is the right thing for you and you do need smaller installments, reach out to me and I am happy to discuss and set you up a payment plan with a smaller monthly commitment.
Scheduling the time to work on your website, create content, write copy, attend the weekly calls and work through the modules is an essential commitment you make once you sign up for the “Soulful Website Academy”.
Our recommendation is to block out 1 to 2 hours daily to dedicate to this course and growing your business and website.
You will create a professional and basic website that will help you get started with your business and you will have the knowledge to expand this website and add more pages in the future.
You will create a website with a home page, about page, contact page, blog, free offer page, and one paid offer. Your website will have an integrated free gift and newsletter signup function through the provider MailChimp and we will explain to you how you can set up payments through PayPal.
If there is anything you would want to add and are not sure if it is covered in this program,.
You will need to sign up and pay for a domain name and hosting account.
Your hosting will be around 5 to 10 USD a month (including one free domain name). However, once you sign up you will be guided through the signup process step by step and if you have any questions we will be here for you. In case you already have a domain name and hosting account, we will support you with the setup and answer your open questions.
To go through the lessons and join the group calls, you need a computer and internet connection.
You will need to sign up for an account on canva.com where we will create your graphics and designs (No worries there will be step by step tutorials on everything). The paid version isn’t a requirement but suggested as you will get access to more functions like resizing your work, uploading custom fonts and saving your brand colors.
For your email list, you will need to sign up to MailChimp which is a newsletter service and is free up until 2000 subscribers and the free version will be sufficient for you to start out. We will guide you step by step on how to set up, adapt it to your needs and integrate it into your website.
You will need a Facebook account which is the place where we will comment, give feedback and hold each other accountable.
Booking a photoshoot is an investment that will make your website look professional and will support you creating your brand in a way that is really aligned with who you are. A single portrait session can be sufficient and will not cost you a fortune. To give you an idea on how much you would need to calculate for a photo shoot, my photography prices do start at 350 USD depending on your needs. Having professional photos of yourself support you in being seen. You will get some info and guidance on how to find a photographer in your area and how to book your photoshoot in your orientation module as soon as you sign up.
Your website will be built on the free and open source cms system called WordPress and the lessons will guide you through every step on setting everything up.
You will learn to build your website with our own custom-built Freesoul WordPress theme. Thanks to the integrated and easy to use Page Builder and the step by step tutorials you will be able to adapt and build your own custom layouts.
The advantage of a page builder is the ease it offers in building pages without the need to be a developer or know any code. Besides the easy user experience, our WordPress theme and its page builder are optimized for performance.
Freesoul Builder includes all the important features as Contact Forms, Newsletter Opt-ins, Socials, SEO, GDPR functionality, Coming Soon and Landing Pages. You will not need additional plug-ins for anti-spam, Freesoul stops all malicious activities.
No worries. You will have lifetime access to the course content and will be able to go back whenever you need to refresh. You will also have access to any future updates to the course as long as the course will exist (at minimum one year from your purchase date onwards).
You will be able to follow all the lessons and steps if you may not be able to attend all the weekly group calls, the calls are supplementing the content you will get in video, audio, and written lessons.
You will also find a recording in the membership area for the weekly calls you were a part of.
The program is built in a way that you will be able to build your website and be guided in creating the content on your own.
If you are not sure if you need more 1 on 1 support or are able to go through the program on your own, there is always the possibility to book additional personal sessions with me or get specific technical support. I am open to taking over the project for you if you feel you need more help in the process you can reach out and I am happy to make you a personalized offer.