About Us

Propel Academy’s focus is on YOU.  It’s about teaching and empowering you to feel comfortable with the fast changing online world.

Our priority is to share the essential skills you need to have for your industry to ensure your business not only survives, but  thrives.

Technology can be overwhelming so we want to make learning fun and easy.  Our courses feature plenty of examples and walk throughs so you can just follow us step by step.

And if you get lost in the online world, we are here to answer your questions and point you in the right direction.

Between us, we have over 45 years of online experience … and no we didn’t start at the age of 2.

Satisfied Clients


Years of Experience

Cups of Coffee

Ivana Katz

Ivana is a website designer and the owner of Websites 4 Small Business, with 20 years of website design and internet marketing experience.

She is a Google verified author and YouTube partner. Her articles have been published in national newspapers, magazines and international online publications.

Ivana is regularly invited to speak at business conferences, networking events and on podcasts about website design and website marketing.

Her recently published book “Savvy Woman’s Practical Guide to Online Business” takes the mystery out of doing business on the internet and answers questions you didn’t even know you needed to ask.

Ivana works  with coaches, consultants, service providers and small business entrepreneurs, helping to get their business online without the overwhelm.

She takes your business vision and creates a website that will transform your business.  You can think of her as your business co-pilot.

Johan Wehtje

Johan has been an IT consultant and solutions provider since 1995, with special focus on small businesses.

He has been building websites just as long and before WordPress was available or capable, he was building content management systems from the ground up. 

His company Rubicon Solutions provides solutions that fit into the big picture.

They take a step back and tailor solutions to customer’s circumstances.

Johan’s expertise lies in ensuring your website functions properly and helps your business operations, from online ordering to booking systems to rostering and staff management.

Johan is a certified cloud professional on Google and Amazon as well having industry certifications for Microsoft and Linux.

Custom Solutions for Your Business

Want someone to handle the whole project for you, so you can focus on what you do best? 

Schedule a free website strategy session with us

  • Website Design and Development
  • Webhosting
  • Domain Registrations
  • Website Reviews
  • Logo Design

We help you put the online puzzle pieces together


In a single word, Ivana is incredible. She makes the process of creating a website, a truly empowering and effortless experience.

There is no limit to Ivana’s knowledge and professionalism.   Not only is she keen to share her expansive insights with her clients but her greatest superpower is her ability to ditch the “tech talk” and make complex processes easy to understand. I highly recommend Ivana’s services. She is one of a kind.

Georgie Ondaatje

Empower Girl