How to Plan, Create, and Set Up a Blog (Set Up-Part II)

  • Saturday, April 28, 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Writers' Studio, BARN, WR0418RT-2
  • 3

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Part II of these how-to classes on writing blogs will be a hands-on demonstration WordPress session that will help you set up your own free blog at wordpress.com.

Please bring a laptop if you’d like to follow along with the instructor to launch your own blog and practice publishing in WordPress. This session will cover:
  • Where and how to find themes (templates)
  • How to create and publish a post
  • Other WordPress features, such as the difference between a page and a post, plug-ins and widgets and more

    NOTE:  Instructions will be provided for creating a WordPress account in the first session. If you did not attend Part I and you have questions about how to create an account, email Teri Smith at: Writers.Lead@BainbridgeBARN.org.


    Instructor: 

    Rodika Tollefson is a writer, editor and multimedia producer with more than 17 years of experience in journalism and communications. She is an internationally published writer, contributing writer and editor to local publications as well as managing editor of WestSound Home & Garden’s blog. Rodika has written bylined, nonbylined and ghostwritten articles for commercial blogs for Kitsap Peninsula businesses and nonprofits as well as national and international companies (including American Express OPEN Forum, GoToMeeting and Join.Me, Hertz and more than a dozen cybersecurity companies). She’s dabbled with a few personal blogs, and her current work also includes providing editorial direction and article ideation for commercial blogs.

    Rodika has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and communications (cum laude) from the University of Alaska Anchorage and a master’s degree in digital media from the University of Washington. She has won various awards for her journalism and video work.

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