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Blogging Your Interest

Blogging Your Interest

Who: Thang Ngo
When:
Saturday 19 August, 10am-4pm
Cost: Full Price:
$180; Member: $125; Conc Member: $110
Level:
This course is relevant for all levels of writing skills, from established writers looking to build an audience online, to beginners who want to share their writing with a digital community.

Turn your passion into an engaging blog that attracts readers from around the world – and learn how to sustain it. This blogging essentials course will help you select the right blogging platform for your style and cover all the key elements of setting up a blog, saving you weeks of research and frustration.

It’s a fact that after a burst of initial excitement, most bloggers give up within three months. A key outcome of this course is understanding how to sustain your blogging practice. Successful blogger Thang Ngo will give you the tips, tricks and successful tactics behind publishing and updating a blog. You’ll understand the key elements of a content strategy including how to write an engaging post. We’ll cover how to stay motivated and where to find the support and inspiration to make sure you’re blogging and building an engaged community for years to come.

You’ll also get an overview of the essential free blogging and social media tools to help your blog look great, track visitors and promote your blog.

Expected Learning Outcomes
Participants will learn how to:

  • Publish a blog from research, preparation, developing a content strategy through to the tools and resources you need
  • Stay motivated and inspired to post regularly
  • Promote your blog using free resources including social media

Participant Requirements
Bring up to 3 ideas for a blog, plus pen and paper

About the tutor
Thang Ngo
has been blogging for 17 years. His blog, noodlies, is one of Australia’s most influential food and lifestyle blogs. His blogging has resulted in commissioned work for offline publications such as Good Food (the Sydney Morning Herald, the Age), Feast Magazine, the Drum and Tigerair’s inflight magazine. He works in media by day and is also a contributor to the opinion section of SBS News online.

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