WEDNESDAYS, OCTOBER 19—NOVEMBER 16 (skipping Oct 26) | Learn everything you need to know about blogging in this four-week intensive. This course will cover: setting up your blog, choosing a focus and design, writing great blog posts, and using Twitter and Facebook to promote your blog and drive traffic to your website. We will talk about best blogging practices, privacy issues, time management, and search engine optimization. All students will have the opportunity to write several blog posts and record an audio or video blog post. Tea and snacks included.
Meghan Ward is a freelance writer and book editor and the founder of Writerland.com, a blog about writing, publishing and social media. She is the author of Runway: Confessions of a not-so-supermodel, and her work has appeared in The Rumpus, Mutha, San Francisco Magazine, 7×7, the San Francisco Chronicle, It’s So You: 35 Women Write About Personal Expression Through Fashion and Style, and Wake Up and Smell the Shit: Hilarious Travel Disasters, Monstrous Toilets and Demon Dildos. Follow her on Twitter @meghancward and on Facebook @meghanwardauthor.
Number of sessions: 4
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Dates: Wednesdays, October 19; November 2, 9, 16
Course fee: $250 before October 7 (early bird discount); $275.00 thereafter.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13 | Master Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapschat all in one day. In this one-day intensive workshop, you will learn how to a.) Create a social media strategy that works for you, and b.) Master the most popular social media networks of 2016.
Tea and snacks provided. Bring your own lunch.
Meghan Ward is the founder of Writerland.com, a blog about writing, publishing, and social media, and the author of SheWrites.com’s “Networking for Introverts,” a column about social media. Her memoir, Runway, chronicles the six years she spent working as a high fashion model in Europe and Japan. Her work has appeared in Mutha Magazine, San Francisco Magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the anthology It’s So You: 35 Women Write About Personal Expression Through Fashion and Style. Follow her on Twitter @meghancward, on Facebook @meghanwardauthor and on Google+ at +MeghanWard.
Number of sessions: 1
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Date: Sunday, November 13
Course fee: $150