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How to Get Your Business Online

A step-by-step course.

All you need to know to get up and running!

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Who We Are!

DigiBright trains entrepreneurs who are setting up online businesses. There's a lot to learn when setting up a new business and our goal is to help you navigate some of the hurdles.

Efua Akumanyi

The Trainer

Efua Akumanyi will be running the course. She has over 15 years’ experience as a software developer and has a background in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. She has been a speaker at Afrotechfest and AWS on tech and start-ups. She is also Co-Founder & Head of Technology at the furniture and homeware startup www.furnishful.co.uk

Who Is This Course For?

Who Is This Course For?

This course is for anyone setting up an online business. Whether you have an existing business and are taking it online, or you are purely digital. We want to help you navigate everything from buying your domain name to building your tech solution.

Course Agenda

Course Agenda

Part One

  1. How to Name Your Business (Branding/Trademark/Domain Name Availability)
  2. Minimum Viable Products (What's an MVP and Why is it Helpful?)
  3. No Code, Responsive Website or Mobile Application (Which is Right for You?)
  4. Popular Solutions (Squarespace vs Wix vs Wordpress vs Bespoke)

Part Two

  1. Building Your Website or App (Design, Development, Testing & Support)
  2. Hiring Developers (Where Do You Hire Them and How Do You Vet Them?)
  3. Security Considerations (SSL, Distributed Denial of Service Attacks and How to Reduce Risk)
  4. Tech Legals (Owning Your Code and Intellectual Property, GDPR)

The Aim of the Course

By the end of the course we want you to:

  • - Be much more confident about getting your tech built
  • - Know what the potential advantages and disadvantages are of different tech solutions
  • - Know where to source developers and designers and be comfortable talking tech with them