Antionette Blake

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Build a Blog
Expires After: Does not Expire

Build A Blog 3-Part Lesson Presented by Antionette Blake, CEO A. Blake Enterprises
Lesson Description: Do you have a passion for writing and want to share it with others? Do you blog currently and want to learn how to profit from it or how to grow your audience? 

This 3-Part Series of Build a Blog will cover blogging basics, how to use social media to drive traffic to your blog and how to profit from your blog as you make your blogging journey a successful one.

Basic knowledge of the WordPress.com platform is required.
Required Material:    Basic knowledge of the WordPress platform
Optional Material: Basic Blogging Tips for Beginners Book
Method of Instruction: Video-driven of original recordings with downloadable Build a Blog Workbooks

Measurable Performance Objectives 

Upon completion of this lesson, you will:  

  • Learn the basics of blogging for personal or professional brands
  • Learn how to drive traffic to a blog, using online social media tools and offline methods
  • Learn how to monetize a blog to make it profitable 

Evaluation Criteria/Policies:  These lessons will introduce you to valuable online tools and the skills necessary to become a successful blogger.  Great for individuals and business owners who want to connect and communicate with clients in a more personable method on the internet.

Upon completion of the lessons, you will have the basic steps necessary to create a blog and the understanding of how to use it as a way to broaden your brand and expand your exposure online.

Part 1: Basics of a Blog

  • What is a blog?
  • Why start a blog?
  • Who blogs?
  • Choosing a topic/niche
  • Choose a domain name
  • Blogging Tips and Best Practices

Part 2: Using Social Media to Drive Traffic to Your Blog

  • Tips on promoting your blog posts
  • Get Noticed – Grow Your Blog
  • Blogging Tips
  • Sharing on Facebook
  • Sharing on Twitter
  • Sharing on Instagram
  • Sharing on Pinterest
  • Sharing on LinkedIn
  • How to automate and syndicate blog posts

Part 3:  8 Ways to Monetize a Blog

  • Sell Your Own Products
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • PPC/CPA – Banner Ads
  • Sponsored Posts
  • Direct Advertising
  • Writing/Freelancing/Consulting/Web Design
  • Speaking Engagements/Teaching
  • Bloggers for Hire
  • How to attract advertisers

Optional Purchase a copy of “Basic Blogging Tips for Beginners” book

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