Blogging For Business-February 4, 2017 at the Homewood Suites
26% of the Internet runs on WordPress. Learn about what makes WordPress such a powerful platform for your photography website. See how you can leverage themes plugins to enhance your online presence. Find out how to sell your photographs on your own website, on your own terms and without spending countless dollars on fees and commissions. This course will briefly touch on the basics, like posts and pages before diving into more advanced items like specific plugins and why to use certain settings over others. We will also go over search engine optimizing (SEO) topics to help you rank better on Google.
* How to navigate WordPress * Create a contact or booking form
* Creating a portfolio * My blogging workflow
* Proofing photographs * Themes vs Plugins
* Selling photographs (digital and print) * What are Page Builders
Scott Wyden Kivowitz is the Community & Blog Wrangler at Imagely, a father, blogger, photographer and educator. Scott is the author of multiple photography books, and often educates photographers about WordPress throughout his blog and the Imagely blog. Scott believes in sharing his knowledge any way possible and educating without fluff, in a straight to the point easy to understand style. He believes the possibilities are endless in WordPress and that with community the possibilities can continue to grow faster and bigger than ever imagined. You can find Scott at scottwyden.com and @scottwyden on Twitter
Join us afterwards for a bite, drinks and some social time.
The last quarterly print competition will take place before this program at 1:30 pm. Deadline to enter prints is February 1, 2017.
Scott is sponsored by Imagely...About Imagely. We make NextGEN Gallery, the most popular gallery system for WordPress (active on 1.3 million websites), Stunning Genesis child themes and Photocrati an epic WordPress theme used by 20,000+ photographers. Imagely also offers a turnkey photography website solution, called Imagely Hosting.