Are you looking to build a website that you can manage yourself? WordPress is for more than just blogging! You can build a professional looking website with WordPress that will attract customers and help to build your business presence online.
This four session training that will take place on 4 consecutive Wednesday evenings during February and will take you through everything you need to know to get up and running with a WordPress website.
Though it is recommended that you take the complete class-series, you can also attend just a single class. To purchase a ticket for just one of the sessions, buy it here at Skillshare by choosing the right date on the top right corner. For attending the complete class-series at a discounted price, you can purchase your ticket through this link. Students should bring their own laptop.
Session #1: WordPress Setup 101
Wed, Feb 1 from 4-5:30PM
Ready to build your own website or blog? Learn why WordPress is now powering 14% of websites on the Internet. Attend this class and get your own WordPress setup during class. We'll also talk about how to select a domain name and choose the right hosting company.
Session #2: WordPress Tour
Wed, Feb 8 from 4-5:30PM
Have you been using WordPress but aren't sure what everything is or what it does? During this class, your instructor will take you through the WordPress Dashboard and show you all the nooks and crannies you should be paying attention to. Learn how to customize the look of the WordPress backend, import and export your post plus backup your files!
Session #3: WordPress Themes and Plugins
Wed, Feb 15 from 4-5:30PM
Are you ready to take your WordPress site from average to amazing? With themes, you can transform your site into a place that earns you compliments from customers. We'll explore WordPress theme options, how to select a designer, when you need a developer and how plugins can extend the power of WordPress.
Session #4: Wordpress Content Strategy and SEO
Wed, Feb 22 from 4-5:30PM
If you want to be found in Google, everyone is recommending WordPress. That's great and all but where do you start? We'll show you how to plan and create great content that both visitors and search engines will find valuable. Learn where to find trending news stories and how to plan your posts using an editorial calendar. We'll discuss the importance of Google Analytics and how to track visitor traffic from referring sites.
As in all pariSoma classes, snacks and beverages will be provided!
A rising venture capitalist, Aaron Holiday has helped 7 startups raise more than $7M in seed stage capital over the past 9 months. After 6 years on Wall Street building financial trading technology for Goldman Sachs and disruptive technology for GFI Group, Aaron went on to receive an MBA from Cornell. As a lead for eLab, an early stage business accelerator, Aaron has advised companies that have gone on to accelerator programs such as Y-Combinator and Tech Stars.
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