Blogging Boot Camp Workshop

If you’re on Maui later this month and you’d like to get into blogging, social media consultant Peter Liu and I will be leading a Blogging Boot Camp workshop on Saturday, September 25 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Topics include: Introduction to Blogging Why blog Etiquette Website = Blog Do’s and Don’t’s Blog software options (WordPress, Posterous, Tumblr, Blogger, Typepad, Drupal…) Hosting your own blog vs free blogging services Blogging Workflow Basic blog post Photography blogs Video blogs Organizing, categorizing, tags, sticky posts, featured posts, etc. Content Ideas Coming up with ideas to blog about Based on nuts of bolts of business Photos, videos Constantly answering questions (FAQ) Timing Rhythm, consistency Posting times Responding to comments, commenting on other blogs Types of comments Measurements and Metrics Google Analytics Feedburner WordPress stats SEO Autoposting Strategy Posterous Networked Blogs Facebooks Twitter LinkedIn Basic of setting up a blog in WordPress This workshop will consist of presentation material as well as hands-on time to assist participants with their existing blogs or setting up a new blog. We’ll also go through some exercises to help students brainstorm practical ideas they can apply to their own blogs. Laptops are welcome but not mandatory. Date: Saturday, September 24, 2011 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location: Malcolm Center, 1305 Holopono St., Suite 1, Kihei Cost: $65 Seating limited to 30 Register...