I am pleased to announce that I am the newest speaker for Think Tank Live! events. Think Tank Live! is a collective group of integrated marketing professionals from Chicago and Milwaukee. The group provides trainings, conferences, and customized executive retreat events with in-depth strategies on how to create online and offline communication channels.
My first session will be a part of the May 27th WordPress Workshop – Social Media Emphasis on the topic of WordPress Security. The Workshop is an all day training, and the coupon code: THINK50 will get you $50 off admission. What a deal!
If you are new to WordPress, or a business owner that is looking to start blogging – this is the training for you.
Register for the event here: http://wordpresssocialmedia.eventbrite.com/
Date: Thursday, May 27, 2010
Time: 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Where: I.M. Think Tank Office 222 South Riverside Plaza, 29th Floor, Chicago, IL 606o6
Includes: Workshop, Coffee, Soda & Water throughout the day, 3 month subscription to IM Think Tank Membership Site.
Please bring your own laptop computer. Make sure your laptop can connect to a Wireless Wi-Fi Network. Internet access will be provided to all attendees.
WordPress Installation Preferred
It will be best if you have a fresh copy of WordPress installed, hosted, and ready to go on your domain prior to the workshop. If you need help with this, please contact us at 312-725-2221 prior to the event. Otherwise, we will give you access to a fresh installation of WordPress on one of our test websites to practice on for the day.
Who Should Attend:
People interested in getting a comprehensive overview of WordPress. We will talk about using WordPress as a blog and as a CMS (Content Management System) and connecting WordPress to your overall Social Media Online Strategy.
Bloggers and Writers
Entrepreneurs/ Business Owners
Social Media/Marketing Professionals
Web Designers and Developers
Benefits for you:
· Hands-On Experience with WordPress
· Networking opportunity with other WordPress users
· 3 months free subscription in IM Think Tank Membership Site
What You Will Learn:
1-Day WordPress Workshop Schedule
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Registration and Doors Open
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM
Welcome & Introductions
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Session 1: WordPress Overview – Using your blog as a Social Media Hub
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Session 2: Selecting a Theme, Adding Plugins, connecting with Social Media Applications
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM
11:00 AM – Noon
Session 3: Copywriting Tips & Publishing Your First Blog Post.
Noon – 1:00 PM
Lunch – On your own, restaurants within walking distance.
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Session 5: How will Google find you? Search Engine Optimization Tools for WordPress
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Session 6: WordPress Security for Your Website & Common Sense Best Practices – With Rachel Baker of Plugged In Consulting
3:00PM- 3:15PM Break
3:15 – 4:00 PM
Wrap Up Session: Q&A – Adding Final Touches
Register Online Today – Registrations must be in at least 12 hours prior to event.
Parking – Use Amtrack Parking on Jackson and Clinton