Blogging With WordPress – Southend Course

Posted by EssexMax on 6 February 2012 under Web Courses | Be the First to Comment

A blog can be a highly valuable way for you to communicate with your customers, and build an online following.

South Essex College in Southend-on-Sea runs an evening and weekend course aimed at those looking to set up, run and manage a blog, and can provide valuable insight into the art of “Blogging With WordPress“.

South Essex College BuildingCourse Information:

This is a hands-on course that is designed to show you how to create a blog, target your audience effectively, manage your content on a blogging platform, promote your blog, and monitor its performance.

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Topics covered include:

  • Why start a blog? An introduction to the basics
  • Setting up a blog from scratch
  • Adding Content
  • Tailoring content to your audience
  • Promoting your blog
  • Social Marketing
  • Subscriber Management
  • Measuring Performance
  • Tips and Tricks

Courses are run in a friendly and relaxed environment. There is no exam, and no entry requirements. The course is aimed at those who have at least a basic knowledge of the workings of a website, and although it’s titled as a course for businesses, those looking to set up a blog for personal use, or for a hobby, will also find the content valuable.

For those of you that are technically-minded, we’ll be using WordPress as the blogging platform, and the course will include integration of web stats, setting up basic XML feeds for blog subscription, and the basics of integrating a blog to social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Note that this site is created using the WordPress blogging platform.

Course Details:

The course is one of the many Weekend and Evening courses run at South Essex College.

  • Price: At the time of writing, the course is £68
  • Course duration (Evenings): 4 weeks, start time 7pm, ending at 9:30pm. Normally on a Wednesday
  • Location: South Essex College, Luker Road, Southend-on-Sea. Next to Southend Central Station (Liverpool Street line)


Attending The Course

To find out when the next “Blogging with WordPress” course is planned, please email us.

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