Monday, August 8, 2011

Build Your Own Wordpress Website With Adria Richards


Hands-on Training
This hands-on workshop will teach you everything you need to know on how to setup and customize Wordpress, as well as demonstrate how content choices affect SEO.  Get your burning questions about WordPress answered real time as you build your site.
Learn how to setup and install your own website and blogging platform with WordPress!  You will go through, step-by-step, how to register your domain name, setup hosting space and configure WordPress.  Install plugins to extend the power of you site! 
What You Get
This is a 101 training for Wordpress on the current version, 3.2.  It introduce you to best practice concepts for setting up a new website, blogging, hosting, content creation, SEO and website maintenance.
You will learn everything you need to setup a site and will have setup a complete site by the end of this workshop.
This four week workshop will show you how to:
  • Install and configure WordPress from scratch
  • Write your first blog post
  • How to add images and videos to your blog posts
  • Adding social media to your blog
  • Install plugins
  • Install themes
  • Use Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and content strategy to build traffic
  • Monetize your Wordpress website to generate revenue
This Training is for:
  • Bloggers
  • Business professionals who want to build their own website
  • Staff who need to maintain a WordPress website
  • Designers learning WordPress
You will receive:
  • Four live training sessions with hands-on labs (2 hours each)
  • Lifetime access to the video recordings for each session
  • Over 50 links to resources and tutorials for Wordpress
  • 1 Month of access to your instructor for WordPress questions

About your trainer
Adria Richards, the instructor, has been teaching this course online since 2009.  She's been a WordPress user since 2006 and has presented at several WordCamps including NYC, Atlanta and Boston.  She has extensive experience in technology and training people how to use it.
Her blog, ButYoureAGirl, has been featured, mentioned and syndicated on major news and and blog networks including MSNBC, Lifehacker, ComputerWorld, BlogHer and others.
Now living in San Francisco, she continues to help companies make sense of technology without all the complex mumbo-jumbo.

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