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Blog for Business or Fun!
Sat, May 20, 2017, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
Do you have something to say, but you're looking for the right platform to say it on? Is the world of blogging new to you, but you know it can help your business grow? Do you dream at night of amassing "likes," "followers," and "comments"? Do you even know what these terms mean?
Fear not, here's a class for both the beginner and intermediate blogger. In this 3-hour introductory workshop, we'll cover the following:
Three blogging platforms: Tumblr, Wordpress, and Squarespace
The most popular types of posts/content
Consistency of content
Effective storytelling in blogging
How to write attention-grabbing openers
Tips for improving SEO
FAQs about blogging
You will leave with a list of self-generated blog topics relevant to your area of interest, 5 attention-grabbing openers with which to start those blogs, and a draft of at least one blog entry, as well as a basic understanding of which blogging platform might be right for you.
Jess will provide OJ, snacks, and handouts. Let's leave your mark in the cybersphere!
Discounts (Discounts on the honor system--please listen to your conscience and your heart.)
Seniors 65+ use coupon code SENIOR at checkout.
Full-time students use code STUDENT.
Are you a female solopreneur? Use code WOMEN2017.
Have you taken a Cider Spoon class in the past? Use code OLDHAND.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
Sharp Noggin is a residential shop-home in the Mueller development. There is plenty of free parking in the neighborhood, or take bus #37.
What can I bring into the event?
Bring a notebook and pen or charged laptop/tablet. Refreshments will be provided.
What's the refund policy?
All ticket sales are final; however, if you can't attend class for whatever reason, feel free to transfer the credit to a friend. Just email Jess at firstname.lastname@example.org so she knows who to expect.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Nope, we have a digital record of you!