40311 Ask me Anything: WordPress for Writers (Mar 11, 12:30 pm PT, 3:30 pm ET)


This workshop is for writers of all levels who are interested in learning more about using WordPress to share their work, build an online presence, and connect with readers.


Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will gain a basic understanding of WordPress and its features for writers.
  • Participants will learn how to create a simple WordPress website or blog.
  • Participants will discover plugins and resources specifically designed for writers.
  • Participants will feel comfortable asking questions and exploring possibilities on the platform.
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Introduction (10 minutes)

  • Welcome and introductions
  • Briefly explain the workshop format (“Ask Me Anything”)
  • Set expectations and ground rules
  • What is your goal? What problem are you looking to solve?

WordPress Basics (10 minutes)

  • What is WordPress?
  • Different types of WordPress sites (self-hosted vs. hosted)
  • Key features for writers: posts, pages, categories, media, menus
  • Theme basics: choosing and customizing a theme

Content Creation & Management (10 minutes)

  • Writing and formatting posts and pages
  • Images and multimedia integration
  • SEO basics for writers
  • Creating engaging and visually appealing content

Building Your Online Presence (10 minutes)

  • Plugins for writers: forms, email capture, social media integration, etc.
  • Creating an “About Me” page and contact information
  • Building a community with comments and subscriptions
  • Promoting your work: SEO, social media sharing, email marketing

Open Q&A & Discussion (25 minutes)

  • Address any questions participants may have
  • Open discussion about specific challenges and goals
  • Share additional resources and tools

Conclusion (5 minutes)

  • Summary of key takeaways
  • Encourage participants to continue learning and exploring
  • Share next steps and resources

Event Details

Date: March 11, 2024

Start time: 12:30 MST

End time: 13:30 MST

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