A-Z Strategies for Running a Successful Blog Long-Term

An A-to-Z course on how to create a long-lasting blog that will generate traffic.
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  • Lectures 37
  • Contents Video: 1 hour
    Other: 40 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

In this class, you will take your business idea, or product/person you wish to promote, and build a full website with the guidance of the instructor. Plus you will learn how I make over $3,000 from blogging too. In these lessons, you will get hands-on experience with this powerful tool as you create your own WordPress site and blog. As you walk through the process from start to finish, you'll find out how to use WordPress to create pages and posts, add images and videos, change a website's look and feel, and include user-friendly features. You'll discover the ease of using WordPress design themes to express your creativity, and you'll see how much fun it is to be part of the vibrant WordPress online community. In addition to mastering the technical elements of WordPress, you'll learn how to organize a blog or website, create appealing content, and achieve better ranks. You will confidently use WordPress to create a blog or a personal, business, or organizational website.

What are the requirements?

  • Download latest version of Adobe Reader.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create an active blogsite that generates traffic and revenue.
  • Create a blog business plan
  • Select the right social media platforms
  • Write meaningful blog content

What is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for those who are not familiar with Wordpress and/or want more information on setting up a traffic driven blog. No prior blogging knowledge is needed. This course is not for you if you are looking to learn coding!

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started In The Blogger's World
00:41

Welcome to our wonderful course. In this course, you will learn how to set up your blog's foundation and learn about the necessary components for a productive blog. I am here to support you! Email me at HBIC@Iblogontheside.com with any questions.

02:28

After gaining an understanding of what exactly a blog means... you will complete the "hotsheets" below. The hotsheets are my way of saying worksheets. You have to work to be a blogger!

3 pages

In order to be successful in this course, you will need to understand the common blogger terms that are being used.

01:26

After completing this lecture, students will be able to identify their purpose for blogging.

1 page

In this lecture you need to complete the blogging brainstorm file to help get your creative juices flowing.

1 page

In this lecture you will continue to reflect and brainstorm.

1 page

After completing this "Why" hotsheet you will gain clarity on your reason for blogging.

1 question

In this quiz, we will see what you have learned in this lecture.

Section 2: Setting up your blog
02:04

After completing this lecture you will be to identify your budget for your blog.

1 page

In this lecture, you will be able to select your name, and domain hosting site.

1 page

After this lecture you will have a draft of what you want your homepage of your blog to look like.

1 page

In the lecture, you will be able to contrast 3 blog softwares.

02:49

After this module, you will be able to navigate the Wordpress Blue Host C-Panel.

02:22

After this lecture you will be able to navigate the Wordpress Dashboard.

02:22

After this lecture, you are smokin... oh wait, you will be able to upload a theme to Wordpress.

01:18

Hey hot stuff! After this lesson, you will be able to set up your blog pages.

03:57

After completing this lecture, you will be able to upload plugins to your blog. See the must have plugins you need for your blog!

Quiz your understanding for setting up a blog
2 questions
Section 3: Writing Types Of Content
05:38

In order to get readers, you must have readers right? You must write content that your granny would want to read!

1 page

After this lecture, you will know the 5 essentials you need before you hit publish.

1 page

After you finish this lecture, you will be able to plan your themes for your blog posts.

Checking your understanding
1 question
Section 4: Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
06:48

Learn how to get SEO traffic to your blog.

05:28

After this lecture, you will be able to optimize your blog.

Checking your understanding SEO
1 question
Section 5: a. Learn how to monetize your blog
05:31

I know this is super exciting, you will learn ways to make money blogging.

00:40

After completing this brief lecture, you will be able to identify the different ad sizes you can offer on your blog.

3 pages

After reviewing this lecture, you will be able to pitch a business.

1 page

After reviewing this lecture, you will have an understanding of affiliate marketing vocabulary.

01:36

After this lecture, you will be able to understand the process of affiliate networking.

1 page

After this lecture, you will be able to select the affiliate links that are reflective of your brand.

1 page

After this lecture, you will be able to select the correct affiliate company based on your needs.

Checking your understanding on affiliate marketing
1 question
Section 6: Using Social Media
01:39

After this lesson, you will be able to understand the importance of using social media to drive traffic to your blog.

4 pages

After this lecture, you will be able to identify social media pros and cons.

9 pages

After this lecture, you will be able to select the right social media platform based on your needs.

Checking your understanding of social media
1 question
Section 7: Blogging as a business
03:18

In this video, you will learn the business needs of running a blog.

1 page

In order to have a fab blog, you must design your reader!

6 pages

After completing this lecture, you will have a business plan for your blog.

Understanding blogging business
1 question
Section 8: Bonus Resources
Bonus Stuff! Lucky You!
1 page
00:30

You did it!

2 pages

I am always extra!

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Instructor Biography

Courtney L. Teague, Social Media Strategist, Blogger, Technology Trainer, Coach

Courtney is an expert at designing and implementing strategies to support social media efforts and online learning. Courtney serves as a consultant, facilitator, trainer, coach, speaker, specializing in social media and instructional design.

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