Blogging for Beginners with Meghan Ward (8/7 – 8/28)

Meghan Ward (Photo by Chris Hardy)

Instructor: Meghan Ward
Number of sessions: 4
Meeting time: Wednesdays, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Dates: August 7 to August 28

Course fee: $260, $100 deposit

To register, contact the instructor. All deposits are nonrefundable.

Description: 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. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Instructor Bio: Meghan Ward is the award-winning author of In addition to her work online, her book reviews, personal essays, and news stories have appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Magazine, 7×7 Magazine, the San Francisco Examiner, The Oakland Tribune, and the anthology It’s So You: 35 Women Write About Personal Expression Through Fashion and Style. She is currently at work on a memoir titled Paris On Less Than $10,000 a Day, which chronicles her six years working as a fashion model in Paris during the late 80s/early 90s.