Creating a blog/site using WordPress.org
Saturday, March 9 | 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. | Meredith 104
What you will learn: In this hands-on class, you will purchase a domain name, launch a WordPress site and learn to make some basic modifications to your WordPress theme. Emphasis will be put on creating a personal portfolio website, but all website will be discussed. Instructor: Chris Snider
Cost: $50 if you sign up in advance. $75 at the door. Free for Drake students/staff who sign up in advance. It is recommended that you purchase a domain name and hosting during the session for roughly $50.
Social Media for Business
Wednesday, March 27 | 6-8 p.m. | Meredith 104
What you will learn: Everyone says they’re frustrated with low response rates. Tweets, pins, updates, blog posts—no one’s clicking, but we’re really not sure why. Learn how to start getting results by intelligently measuring your social media efforts. Instructor: Justin Wise
Search engine optimization
Tuesday, April 9 | 6-8 p.m. | Meredith 104
What you will learn: What is SEO and how can you make sure your content ranks high in search results. Instructor: Chris Snider
Basics of HTML and CSS
Saturday, April 20 | 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. | Meredith 104
What you will learn: Learn the basis of building websites using HTML and CSS in the morning. Then put your skills to use building your first web pages in the afternoon. Instructor: Chris Snider
Cost: $50 if you sign up in advance. $75 at the door. Free for Drake students/staff who sign up in advance.
How to sign up
Contact Shari Tenney in the SJMC office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-271-3194.
Space is limited. Please sign up in advance.
Cash or check (made out to Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication) accepted.
Questions? Contact Chris Snider at email@example.com.