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

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


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]

Part 1 – The Basics – Installing and Using WordPress – Jan 29th

You will need:
– A domain name registered and a webhosting account, and the usernames/passwords for your account. (Contact me if you need help setting up these things before the workshop)

The workshop will cover:

  • How to install WordPress on your server
  • Explanation of WordPress settings and options
  • How to create content
  • posts vs. pages
  • categories, tags
  • using images & media
  • Themes
  • how to choose a theme
  • resources for finding themes
  • considerations, what to look for in a theme
  • Plugins
  • what are plugins?
  • how to use and install plugins
  • Widgets
  • Backing up your site
  • Blogging best practices

After Part 1 of the workshop you will be able to get your site running and add content to it.

Part 2 – Essential WordPress Features For A Successful Site – Feb 5th

You’ve got your basic site set-up, but what are some of the key features you’ll need for a successful business site or blog?

  • RSS subscriptions
  • what is RSS, why is it important
  • rss via email and how to implement
  • How to build an email list
  • how to implement email subscriptions, best practices for email marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • best practices and fundamentals
  • Social Media
  • Tools and tips for integrating your blog with your social media channels
  • Track website traffic with Google Analytics
  • installing Analytics
  • understanding reports
  • Making best use of your site’s ‘real estate’
  • How to organize your site for your type of blog/business
  • Useful plugins and resources
  • question & answer time

If you plan on attending only Part 2 of the workshop, I recommend you already have a WordPress site installed since we will not be going over basic set-up.

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