Wordpress for Beginners
Everything you want to know about Self-Hosted WordPress
Are you an author or blogger who struggles with the technical side of your website? Do you wish you could change the layout of your website but are afraid you’ll break it?
In “Wordpress for Beginners,” you’ll learn how to build a beautiful, functional website in Wordpress. This course is designed just for authors or bloggers who have little to no technical experience, so you don’t need any prior knowledge. Your instructor, Barb Drozdowich, uses easy-to-follow directions with specific examples so you’ll be able to get started on your website right away.
Barb is an author and consultant who has been making Wordpress accessible to beginners for more than 5 years. She has published 18 books on a variety of techy topics, including 7 about software and technology. She teaches several online courses and has 50+ YouTube videos, all focusing on making technology easier for beginners to understand.
When you sign up for “Wordpress for Beginners,” you’ll get immediate access to more than 8 hours of content covering topics such as:
- Choosing a hosting company and get your website going
- Understanding the basics of Wordpress: logging in, layouts, settings, etc.
- Using themes and plugins
- Protecting your site from hackers and spammers
- Making sure your website looks great on any browser or phone
- Backing up your website
Once you have the basics down, there are even a few advanced topics to build upon what you’ve learned, like using Google Analytics to track your content performance and setting up search engine optimization (SEO).
If you are an author or blogger looking to build a brand-new website or enhance the one you already have, don’t let your lack of confidence stop you. Sign up and get started on that shiny new site today!
Social Media and Wordpress Consultant Barb Drozdowich has taught in colleges, universities and in the banking industry. More recently, she brings her 15+ years of teaching experience and a deep love of books to help authors develop the social media platform needed to succeed in today’s fast evolving publishing world. She delights in taking technical subjects and making them understandable by the average person.
She owns Bakerview Consulting and manages the popular blog, Sugarbeat’s Books, where she talks about Romance novels.
She is the author of 18 books, over 50 YouTube videos and several online courses, all focused on helping authors and. Barb lives in the mountains of British Columbia with her family.