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Blogging with WordPress

Create your own personal or professional blog with WordPress.

Course details


A blog can be an extremely effective and valuable way to communicate with your audience and build an online following. You will learn how to create a blog using WordPress, target your audience and manage your content on a blogging platform. The course also focuses on the promotion of your blog and how to monitor its performance for long-term success.

Whether you wish to start a blog as a personal hobby or if you are planning to create a blog to complement your business website this course will provide you with all the skills and knowledge you need to get started. 

This is a hands-on course which will guide you through the practical application of skills that are needed to create a blog offering tips, tricks and tools to maximise your learning.

What's covered?

The course is delivered on a Saturday morning over three consecutive weeks and covers the following topics:

  • benefits of starting a blog
  • how to create a blog
  • adding content to your blog
  • targeting your audience
  • promoting your blog
  • social media marketing
  • subscribers and stickiness
  • measuring performance
  • blog workshops

How will my work be assessed?

There is no formal assessment for this course.

What can I do after this?

On completion of this course you may wish to attend another related Adult Short Course such as Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Maximising You Website or Photoshop.

The only entry requirement needed for our evening and weekend courses is enthusiasm and a desire to learn a new skill or hobby.


Open Event - Southend Campus

Wednesday, 09 October 2019

Thursday, 14 November 2019

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Our Southend Campus is located next to Southend Central train station and offers A-level courses and an impressive range of vocational subjects in realistic work environments using cutting-edge technology.


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  • Venue Southend Campus
  • Attendance Weekend
  • Duration 3 wks weekends (3 hrs) / 4 wks evenings (2.5 hrs)
  • Cost £80.00
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