Feb 042012
 

Writer, designer and social media snark shark, Jami Howard, is offering three classes on Saturday, April 7th to help you install, learn how to operate and dazzle your WordPress powered website! Come for one part or save by registering for all three parts!

You can come with absolutely nothing for a website and leave with WordPress securely installed on your new hosting account, properly gussied up and, most importantly, you will have the knowledge to run and update your WordPress powered website.

Register For The Full Day & Save!

Use this PayPal button to register for all three parts of the WordPress Crash Course and Save!

Spend the full day, starting with Open Studio then Learn WordPress! and then Plugins Plus, and leave with all the knowledge and hands-on experience you need to get your WordPress site off the ground. Save $19 off registration when you register for all three!

To register for individual parts, see below.

Saturday,
April 7th
10am-5pm
Cost: $165

WordPress Open Studio

Get WordPress Installed with a techno-nerd over your shoulder!

Do you need help installing WordPress and aren’t sure how to just make it “do”? This Open Studio Session floats just before the Learn WordPress! Workshop on the same day and will be FREE for students that have enrolled in WordPress workshop and for folks who use my affiliate links to register their domains and hosting.

Saturday,
April 7th
10am-11am
Cost: Free

Learn WordPress!

Learn everything you need to get your WordPress Blog off the ground!

The longest class out of all of these offerings, Learn WordPress! aims to get you familiar with all of the stock options that come with your WordPress hosted blog as well as dip into the basics of how to optimize and customize your site with plugins and theme selections. Learn the basics of how hosting works, in plain English, so that you understand what you’re paying for with your self-hosted WordPress site. Learn the difference between Categories and Tags, how to install themes and plugins and how to best optimize your WordPress site for search engines.

Also, get your grub on — my incredible chef fiance will put together an awesome lunch that is included in your registration!

Saturday,
April 7th
11am-3pm
Cost: $149

Plugins Plus

With over 17,000 Plugins, how do you know which ones to choose?

So you’ve got WordPress installed, you know how to publish content and you’ve got a theme you love. Now you just need help with the Plugins. I’m going to teach you how to THINK like a Plugin developer which will help you find the right Plugins to meet your needs. We’ll cover all the elements to look for when hunting down the right Plugin and my Top 20 Plugins That You Need Now.

Saturday,
April 7th
3:30-5:00
Cost: $35

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Meet Jami Howard

Jami Howard used to want to teach Jazzercise, but realized she liked ice cream too much. Instead she became a Facebook wizard, social-media specialist, writer and professional graphic designer. A self-professed techno-nerd, she is also a single mom with a penchant for snark, profanity and mocktacular writing, as evidenced by her extremely popular site Datewrecks. Such qualities have traditionally translated to huge popularity on the internet. She carries her torch on her personal blog, Freak Bacon which is not actually about bacon at all. She likes craft beer and making fun of people (but not you) (okay maybe you) (probably).

As something of a Facebook addict (ask her fiance), Jami knows her craft. She’s also learned WordPress from the inside out and the Suffusion theme has surrendered to her superior abilities. As a talented graphic designer with five years of experience in print media, she’s got an eye for what looks stellar and she’s using that keen ability to create dynamic and engaging web pages using WordPress.

She’s ready to give your business or brand a social media makeover but more importantly, will teach you HOW to manipulate these social media tools to your advantage. Having no interest in being a web designer or a web host, she seeks to guide you to implement your ideas online, show you how to master them and then she wants to watch you ride off into the sunset.

In today’s market of open source everything, there is no reason why you shouldn’t be able to control and manipulate every single space that you occupy online. Email Jami with questions

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