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.
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.
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!
In order to be successful in this course, you will need to understand the common blogger terms that are being used.
After completing this lecture, students will be able to identify their purpose for blogging.
In this lecture you need to complete the blogging brainstorm file to help get your creative juices flowing.
In this lecture you will continue to reflect and brainstorm.
After completing this "Why" hotsheet you will gain clarity on your reason for blogging.
In this quiz, we will see what you have learned in this lecture.
After completing this lecture you will be to identify your budget for your blog.
In this lecture, you will be able to select your name, and domain hosting site.
After this lecture you will have a draft of what you want your homepage of your blog to look like.
In the lecture, you will be able to contrast 3 blog softwares.
After this module, you will be able to navigate the Wordpress Blue Host C-Panel.
After this lecture you will be able to navigate the Wordpress Dashboard.
After this lecture, you are smokin... oh wait, you will be able to upload a theme to Wordpress.
Hey hot stuff! After this lesson, you will be able to set up your blog pages.
After completing this lecture, you will be able to upload plugins to your blog. See the must have plugins you need for your blog!
In order to get readers, you must have readers right? You must write content that your granny would want to read!
After this lecture, you will know the 5 essentials you need before you hit publish.
After you finish this lecture, you will be able to plan your themes for your blog posts.
Learn how to get SEO traffic to your blog.
After this lecture, you will be able to optimize your blog.
I know this is super exciting, you will learn ways to make money blogging.
After completing this brief lecture, you will be able to identify the different ad sizes you can offer on your blog.
After reviewing this lecture, you will be able to pitch a business.
After reviewing this lecture, you will have an understanding of affiliate marketing vocabulary.
After this lecture, you will be able to understand the process of affiliate networking.
After this lecture, you will be able to select the affiliate links that are reflective of your brand.
After this lecture, you will be able to select the correct affiliate company based on your needs.
After this lesson, you will be able to understand the importance of using social media to drive traffic to your blog.
After this lecture, you will be able to identify social media pros and cons.
After this lecture, you will be able to select the right social media platform based on your needs.
In this video, you will learn the business needs of running a blog.
In order to have a fab blog, you must design your reader!
After completing this lecture, you will have a business plan for your blog.
You did it!
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Dr. 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, teacher specializing in social media and instructional design.