Expert 121 with Rick Chapman, Web development & design

Expert 121 with Rick Chapman, Web development & design

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Discuss your website design questions with Rick Chapman from the Digital Beacon who can help to get your business online.

About this event

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?

Book a free 45 minute online 121 session with Rick Chapman, expert in web development and design, for an initial conversation about your website requirements.

Choose from a selection of dates and times to suit you. Once you've registered, we'll pass on your details (name and email address) to Rick, who will contact you with joining instructions for your session with him

Rick can help you with:

  • Choosing a good domain
  • Setting up web hosting and email addresses
  • SEO best practice with Google
  • Website best practice and common pitfalls
  • What’s needed for a website set-up

Expert biography

Rick has over 30 years experience in advertising and marketing, and founded The Digital Beacon website company in 2014, specialising in e-commerce and brochure websites for start-ups and established businesses wishing to improve their online presence.


The adviser is an independent professional and is not an agent or employee of the Council, nor the Library. They will be regulated by their own professional body and they will be able to provide you with details of that organisation.We will not be aware of any advice that is given to you by the adviser when you consult them in the 121 session and we do not verify or approve their advice. We therefore take no responsibility and make no representations regarding the relevance, accuracy, timeliness, completeness or otherwise of any such advice or information. Any views expressed by the adviser are their own views and not those of the Council.


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The majority of our events are free, but places are limited and events are usually oversubscribed. Please give two working days’ notice via email for a refund (when applicable) or to cancel your session.

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