Los Angeles WordPress Workshops For Small Biz & Blogging Success – Jan 29 & Feb 5

Getting Started With WordPress For Business (and Serious Bloggers!)

THIS CLASS IS FULL. JOIN THE EMAIL LIST TO BE NOTIFIED FIRST ABOUT UPCOMING CLASSES, AND RECEIVE DISCOUNT CODES

Have an idea for a business or blog and need to get a website up and running at minimal expense? These workshops will provide step-by-step instruction for using self-hosted WordPress and plenty of hand-holding where necessary! Get all your questions answered in a friendly,comfortable environment.

This is a 2 part workshop, although each part stands alone, so you may attend either day separately, or purchase both days at a discounted price.

Part 1 – The Basics – Installing and Using WordPress – Saturday, January 29th – 1:45pm – 4pm

Part 2 – Essential Features For A Successful Site  – Saturday, February 5th – 1:45pm – 4pm

each workshop is $50, or buy both for $75
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@ Blankspaces
5405 Wilshire Blvd (2 blocks west of La Brea)
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Bring your laptop, this is a hands-on workshop!

Space is LIMITED so register early. There will be a max of 10 attendees on each day.
If you have any questions about the workshops, please email me: [email protected]

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A Simple Model For Social Media

Here’s a very simple model for thinking about three main social media channels: your blog, Facebook and Twitter.  I should say that this model applies in particular to solopreneurs and small businesses who are still developing their following and trying to use social media to do so. In this model the starting point is simply looking at who the audience is, since that helps determine tone, content and strategy.

The simplest version:

Your blog is for attracting a new audience, and providing value to your existing audience.

Facebook is for communicating with people you know, or at least have ‘weak ties’ with, i.e people that are already in your network.

Twitter is for actively finding and connecting with people outside of your current network.

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Set Up Your WordPress Site For Success – Online Webinar

The next online training webinar is scheduled for : Wednesday, August 25, 2010 from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM (PT)
Fee: $10
The topic is: “Set Up Your WordPress Site For Success”.
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If you’ve got your WordPress site up and running, the fun is just beginning! This webinar will help you  make sure your site is an effective marketing platform for your business. Do you have all the right plugins and features in place to capture email addresses and encourage social sharing? How do you know who’s visiting and where traffic is coming from?
Learn how to get all the business features you need on your WordPress site.

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