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Blogging 101: Finding Your Niche in the Online World (two-part workshop)


Jun 5, 2014
07:00 PM


Are you totally intrigued by blogging? Do you want to write your own blog but aren't sure how to get started? Or perhaps a mom, a small business owner, an enthusiast about something that you want to share?   Then you need to sign up and get your blog started now!   WHEN:   Join us for TWO Thursday evenings, June 5th and 12th, from 7-9 pm   WHAT YOU'LL LEARN:    Join Gina Vercesi, local travel writer and author of two blogs (Kids Unplugged and In the Mouse House) to learn some essential blogging basics, and how to avoid some of the major mistakes many beginning bloggers learn the hard way.     By the end of this TWO-PART workshop you will be armed with the tools you need to create and launch a shiny, new blog of your very own!     Topics that will be covered in Part 1 include:  
  • Finding Your Voice
  • Choosing Your Niche
  • The All-Important Domain Name - How to Pick Yours?
  • Getting Started - Choosing Your Blogging Platform
  • 5 Beginning Blogging Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
After completing Part 1 of this workshop you will move on to create the actual platform from which your content will leap.  In Part 2 we are going to explore the basic (and most important) components of blog design so that you'll be able to create a site that truly expresses what your blog is all about.  Topics that will be covered in Part 2 include:  
  • Your Blog is Your Brand - Creating a Cohesive Blog Design
  • What's in a Logo?
  • How to Pick the Best Blog Layout for Your Niche
  • Which Fonts & Colors Should You Choose?
  • Sidebars and Headers and Toolbars, Oh My!
  Sign up now... and start telling your story!     WHO'S TEACHING THIS:   Gina Vercesi is a mother, teacher, writer, runner, hiker, gardener, foodie, and natur e girl, with an adventurous spirit and an unyielding sense of wanderlust. In 2009, Gina founded Kids Unplugged as a family nature club. Kids Unplugged has since morphed into a full-fledged family travel site focusing on low-tech, off-the-grid adventures for families. On the flip side, Gina also has what she calls a Disney vice and is an Authorized Disney Travel Planner and Disney travel guru creating magical, stress-free Disney vacations for families. Gina writes about everything Disney at her other blog, In the Mouse House.




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