Announcing Spring Internet Marketing Classes at the Writer’s Center

This spring, join Angela Render at the Writer’s Center in Bethesda, MD. In addition to her most popular courses, she’s offering a brand new course on social networking. This class isn’t just Internet, but covers in-person networking tips as well!

Intro to Marketing Platforms
Getting published is hard, especially for a first-time author. Publishers want you to come with a platform and this workshop will discuss what a platform is and when to start building it. It will also give a brief overview of the tools available to writers for building a platform on the web, and discuss internet privacy and copyright. Participants will brainstorm what types of internet media might be right for them to use.
Saturday May 15, 2010 – 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
$40.00 (Member) $65.00 (Non-Member)
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Introduction to Blogging
This class will go into more detail about blogging. It will cover several blogging software options, the basics on how to set up a blog, how to post and how to insert images. Participants will get a feel for what sort of content should be included in a post, how to organize their content, how to invite comment and how to promote themselves on other people’s blogs. The class will brainstorm topic ideas for their own blogs.
Saturday May 15, 2010 – 3 PM to 5 PM
$40.00 (Member) $65.00 (Non-Member)
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*NEW!* Social Networking for Writers
Does the world of Social Media make you want to head for a cave? Do you think the world’s all gone to Twitter, Facebook, and other social networks? Learn to navigate the social surf online and in person as you learn how to approach social networking online and off.
Saturday June 12, 2010 – 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
$40.00 (Member) $65.00 (Non-Member)
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Blogging Tips and Tricks
An intermediate level workshop that is best suited for people who are already blogging and want to take their blogs to the next level. Students will learn techniques to improve their posts and their exposure. Basic graphics editing, search engine optimization (SEO) and ways to come up with sustainable topics to write about will be discussed.
Saturday June 12, 2010 – 3 PM to 5 PM
$40.00 (Member) $65.00 (Non-Member)
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