WordPress SEO Kickstart! Learn the basics of search strategy.

WordPress SEO Kickstart! Learn the basics of search strategy.
Event on 2013-08-12 18:30:00

Learn the fundamentals of search engine strategy and how to optimize your WordPress website/blog with this comprehensive SEO Kickstart class by chicagowptraining.com!

This hands-on class is geared towards those whom already have an existing WordPress website and are looking to optimize their site with search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing.

— This class is for Self-Hosted WordPress Users (WordPress.org) —

The instructor, Scott Winterroth, will cover a lot of search engine strategy in a little bit of time so be prepared to consume a lot of valuable stuff for getting your site indexed. Here’s a sample of some of the topics we’ll try to cover:

  • Getting your sites into Google, Yahoo and Bing
  • Optimize your site’s posts and pages
  • Intro Google Analytics, setting up your tracking code.
  • Overview of the many WordPress SEO plugins
  • Build a xml sitemap
  • How “hide” a page from search engines
  • Google+ Authorship Listings and other rich snippets
  • Tactical – and practical – strategy to get your site to rank well in search engines and what avoid so you don’t get deindexed.
  • And many more other cool online tools to check and manage your website’s SEO.

Instructor: Scott Winterroth, Digital Marketer

Scott provides a no-bs approach to building, maintaining and growing your WordPress powered website. Since 2008, he has personally managed, designed and maintained several WordPress-driven websites for a range of clients and for Front & Social Media, a Chicago-based blog publishing network. Scott is the founder of the WordPress Bloggers Meetup and authors a blog on seo at SEOforPR.com.

Scott’s WordPress Expertise:

  • Actively developed blogsites with WordPress since 2008
  • Manages a blog network built on WordPress sites
  • Provides clients with WordPress publishing strategy
  • Can provide educated, real-life examples of what works, what doesn’t and what to avoid.
  • Corporate Blogger with experience as a trainer and public speaker

What to Bring:

  • A laptop computer with power cord (Ethernet port recommended)
  • Google Chrome web browser installed on your computer (Mac & PC)
  • Notepad and pen
  • The willingness to learn a lot of information in a little bit of time.

Small Class Size:

  • Only 4 students, max!
  • Discounted parking rate available.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This class requires an operational self-hosted WordPress site. If you're not sure if you have this, please take our WordPress Jumpstart!

at F&S Learning Loft
401 N. Franklin
Chicago, United States

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