From Inspiration to Publication
An 8 Week Course to Teach You How to Blog
Blogging has come a long way since the late 1990s!
Bloggers today are among the most influential experts and voices in their particular areas of expertise, appearing in magazines, earning paid sponsorships from popular brands, and often earning a living doing what they love.
Have you thought about starting your own blog?
Are you a natural storyteller with a message to share?
Are you a small business owner seeking to connect on a deeper level with clients?
Do you have expertise in a particular area with information to share?
Are you ready to start your own blog right now?
What Will You Learn?
Here's what we will cover:
Week 1: What story do you want to tell?
Do you have an idea bouncing around in your head but not sure what to do with it? Or are you a business owner who wants to connect on a deeper level with potential customers? Module 1 helps you fine-tune your ideas and focus your inspiration.
Week 2: Blog Writing: Style, Tone, Content
This week we will explore the different writing styles, tones of voice, and other stylistic elements that you can use when writing your blog.
Week 3: Editing Your Blog
In week 3 we will talk about editing your own blog and do an optional peer editing session for your first two posts.
Week 4: Writing with SEO in Mind
In this session, we will talk about writing with SEO in mind while writing authentic, valuable content that does not cross the line into creating click-bait.
Week 5: Photos, Graphics, and Making Your Posts Look Great
Learn about tools and resources for making your blog posts look as good as they read.
Week 6: Getting the Word Out to Readers
In week 6 we will talk about how to let readers know about your blog.
Week 7: Earning an Income as a Blogger
Learn about resources and ways for you to earn an income as a blogger.
Week 8: Graduation & Blogging Confidently Into the Future
By now you should have two finished posts to kick off your blogging adventure. Take away additional tools and resources for continued blogging success.
Throughout the 8 weeks of the course, you will create two actual blog posts for your blog and have the opportunity to participate in peer editing, depending on class size and participation.
Write two posts, including a Welcome to this Blog post.
Peer Editing & Feedback
Share your work with the other class attendees and receive peer editing and supportive feedback.
Our next session begins on Monday, July 8, 2019.
Join us for a live Zoom conference call every Monday at 12 noon EDT or watch the recorded video at your convenience. You will be added to a private Facebook group where you can ask questions, share ideas, and interact with fellow classmates.