Join pro-blogger, Lucy Pearce, on a whistle-stop tour of the blogging world and discover the ingredients for a successful blog. You'll see just how diverse blogging is, and how to find your own niche. In just three hours you will be fired up and ready to take the online world by storm with your own blog!
Lucy will compare the different blogging platforms, highlighting their pros and cons so that you can select the best one for your blog. Then the fun begins as she gives you a guided tour behind the scenes on a blog and shows you the most useful gadgets and gizmos to use.
“Get Blogging” draws on Lucy’s experience of 6 years blogging, building thriving social media platforms and monetising her online work.
• the basics of blog design
• how to customise basic blogging templates
• the secrets behind writing popular posts
• how to spread the word about your blog
• how to find and keep readers
• the variety of ways that you can make money from your blog
• where to find technical support
There will be time to answer your questions and help you brainstorm ideas to create your very own "magazine of you", be it a personal blog, recipe site or business platform.
You will leave with a comprehensive set of notes to refer back to as you establish your blog, confident to build, design and grow your blog. Whether you’re a digital native or consider yourself a bit of a technophobe, this fast-paced, information-rich course is designed to be accessible to all.
About Lucy Pearce
Lucy is the author of five books, two of which are multi-category Amazon #1 bestsellers, in the UK and US. Former food columnist and contributing editor at JUNO magazine, her baking blog, The Queen of Puddings was short listed for Top 50 UK Food blogs by My Taste.co.uk. Her food writing has been published in Roots: a BlogHer anthology of food writing, the Guardian and Modern Mum magazine.
She is Darina's personal blogging consultant and teaches blogging in the UK and Ireland. She was a speaker at the 2013 Ballymaloe Lit Fest on Food Writing for the Digital Generation.
The creator of four blogs, two of which, Dreaming Aloud.net and The Happy Womb.com, have been either finalists or short-listed for the Irish Blog Awards three years running. She has guest posted on numerous major sites and is the founding editor of Womancraft Publishing.