Click + Go WordPress Skills for Busy Pros

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Name: Click + Go WordPress Skills for Busy Pros
Date: February 6, 2018 - February 7, 2018
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Evaluating Your Website - Is it working for or against your business?
. Goals
. Resources
. Customer needs and expectations
. Leadership needs and expectations
. Employee needs and expectations
. Possibilities

Exploring WordPress - An open-source website creation tool
. What is WordPress?
. Who is it for?
. Why was it developed?
. How is it used?
. Where can someone learn more about WordPress?
. More about being an open-source platform
. Compare to other platforms
. Introduction to the WordPress Environment
. The Popular P's: Pages, Posts and Pictures
. Platform vs. Theme vs. Plugin
. Adding function with plugins: events, shopping carts, forms
. Third-party Integrations
. Maintenance

How to Use a WordPress Website in Your Marketing + Sales Efforts
. Contact information
. Ecommerce - product and service sales
. Blog - demonstrate expertise and provide education
. Campaign touchpoint
. Customer interaction and support
. Product and service information
. Work portfolio
. Showcase client testimonials
. Promotional images
. Pop-ups
. Email capture
. Scheduling of information
. Slideshows
. Landing pages
. Video/audio

Preparing for a WordPress Website Build
. Ask colleagues about site developer they used and what they found to
be most helpful
. Visit sites to find three websites that liked and three sites that
are not liked, noting likes and dislikes
. Identify needed site goals and desired site functions
. Establish a budget
. Consider additional costs (hosting, domain registration, SSL
certificate, etc.)
. Select launch date - the project complexity may determine how long
the project actually will take
. Determine ideal amount of time per day, week or month for site
. Create plan for content development, including copy and photos
. Gather logo artwork, colors and fonts

Chemeketa Community College - Yamhill Campus
Room 103
Date/Time Information:
Feb. 6 & 7, 2018
8:00 - Noon
Contact Information:
Rhonda Pope
$35 per session
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