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The Author Website: Building a Site That Works

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Mechanics' Institute

4th Floor Meeting Room

57 Post Street

San Francisco, CA 94104

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Presented by Linda Lee, web designer and founder of WordPress Bootcamp

Learn the basics and how to improve what you already have—featuring WordPress.

We've all heard that we need a website and a social media presence as authors. Have you ever wondered what's involved in building a website? What is web hosting? How to buy and use domain names?

In this session you'll receive information about how to get started online with a website, a blog, and other social media outlets, as well as valuable information about web hosting and choosing domain names.

The session will cover:

  1. What is WordPress? Why should I use it?
  2. What is the difference between WordPress.com and a self hosted WordPress website?
  3. Buying domain names.
  4. What is website hosting?
  5. 8 elements every author website must have.
  6. Blogging on your website and blogging basics.

Detailed Q&A session covering

  • What email marketing program should I use and why do I need one?
  • Social Media -what works
  • Do you want to commit to using it or not. Pro's and Con's.
  • How much should a website cost me?
  • To blog or not to blog? Pro's and Con's…plus much more!

Includes a PDF of the presentation sent to you after class.

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Mechanics' Institute

4th Floor Meeting Room

57 Post Street

San Francisco, CA 94104

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