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Learn to Blog

Concise Training

£118.80 PER COURSE

What will I learn?

Blogging is a fantastic way to promote your business or provide an outlet for your creativity. With our Learn to Blog Online Course, you will learn how to plan and create a blog using a number of resources which are available. Our course is created in a structured way to make creating a blog easy to do. You will cover how to plan, design, create and share a blog using various available online tools.

The course will explain what a blog is, what a regularly updated blog can do for your brand/business, what software you will require to start creating a blog, how to use the software and how to implement it to promote your brand and attract new business via your blog.

When you purchase the course you will get

- Unlimited access for 12 months

- 12 months access to the Concise Training Facebook Support group for tips and tricks to use LinkedIn as well as other social media channels

- Full support by email and Skype

- An assignment to complete with individual feedback

- 19 hours of accredited CPD

The content is broken down into manageable learning objects:

Learning Object 1: Finding Out About Blogs

  • What is a blog?
  • Different types of blog
  • Why blog
  • Find blogs to read
  • Using curation tools to read blog posts
  • Commenting on blogs
  • Sharing blogs
  • Who reads blogs?
  • Your branding
  • What you will blog about
  • How often to blog
  • Taking a strategic approach

Learning Object 2: Designing Your Blog

  • What you want your blog to look like
  • How you want your visitors to interact with your blog
  • What additional information should be on your blog
  • What tool to use to create your blog

Learning Object 3: Managing Your Blog

  • Creating a content plan
  • Identifying topics to write about
  • Writing posts that are easy to read
  • Choosing images for blog posts
  • Registering your blog with directories
  • Distributing and marketing your blog
  • Managing comments on your blog
  • Blogging communities
  • Measuring the impact of your blog

Learning Object 4: Blogger

  • Creating a Blogger blog
  • A mobile template
  • Google Gadgets
  • Blogger settings
  • Writing a post
  • Getting ready to publish
  • Creating static pages
  • Responding to comments
  • Blogger statistics
  • Google AdSense
  • Deleting a blog

Learning Object 5: Tumblr

  • Overview of Tumblr
  • Tumblr examples
  • Setting up a Tumblr account
  • Customising a Tumblr blog
  • How to create blog posts
  • How to add tags
  • What the Tumblr Bookmarklet does in a browser
  • How to track visitors to your Tumblr
  • How to manage engagement from others

Learning Object 6:

  • Creating a WordPress blog
  • Choosing a template
  • Creating static pages
  • Blocks
  • Changing the appearance of your blog
  • Checking the settings of your blog
  • Writing a post
  • Managing comments
  • WordPress statistics
  • Deleting your blog

Full support via our online forum, email and Skype.

What do I need to know?

You will need an internet connection.

Course info

Qualification

Course Provider Diploma/Certificate/Award (this must include an assessed element)

Study Hours

19 hours

Study mode

Online

Price

£118.80

Total time for completion

12 months

Who runs this course?

CONCISE TRAINING

CONCISE TRAINING

Concise Training have been teaching businesses and individuals to use social media and digital marketing since 2009. Unaccredited Courses We first created our short unaccredited e-learning courses in 2012 - updating them every six months (In January and July) since.  The courses have been taken by over 2,000 learners either through Concise Training directly or through our partners - Pitman Training Group, The Distance Learning Centre and Business Excellence International. Purchasing a course directly from Concise Training has the added benefit of email support from the Concise Training team.  Although the courses are kept as up to date as possible, the nature of the sector involves daily changes to the

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