Social Media & Branding for Artists and Designers

This three-part workshop series is designed to help creative professionals craft a coherent online brand. Learn how to use WordPress to easily create a website, leverage social media tools, and communicate your vision with a blog. Choose one workshop or sign up for all three! 

Workshop I: WordPress for Artists & Designers

Monday, April 6 and Monday, April 13, 2015, 6 - 9 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 3
Cost: $120.00

Workshop II: Social Media Tools & Strategy: Facebook & Twitter

Monday, April 27, 2015, 6 - 9 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 21
Cost: $60.00

Workshop III: Creative Blogging

Monday, May 4, 2015, 6 - 9 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Monday, April 27
Cost: $60.00

  • Social Media & Branding Workshop Descriptions


    WordPress for Artists & Designers

    This two-session workshop will equip you with the tools to set up and maintain a simple website using WordPress. With over 70 million users, WordPress is the most popular publishing platform on the web. Whether you want to build a website, or are looking to enhance the one you have, this hands-on workshop is for you.

    Social Media Tools & Strategy: Facebook & Twitter

    Learn how to harness social media tools to improve your professional presence online. In this workshop you’ll learn how to set up a Facebook page for your business or professional practice and how to get started with micro-blogging. We’ll discuss popular video and image integration options including Instagram and YouTube.

    Creative Blogging

    Blogging offers you the opportunity to engage potential clients, curators and the public in a conversation about your work and creative process. In this hands-on workshop you’ll learn how to set up a blog using Blogger or WordPress. We’ll discuss the elements of a successful blog and best practices for posting frequency and strategies for website integration.

  • Workshop Registration

    Download a Registration Form (PDF) or call the Continuing Education Division at 617-994-4233.

    There are no refunds after the registration deadline for these workshops. Cancellations must be received in writing by the registration deadline for the workshop. 

  • Instructor Bio

    Molly Akin is a photographer and communications professional. Molly has taught computer workshops to students of all ages and skill levels. She is an instructor at Cambridge Community Television and as a guest lecturer has taught professional practice workshops for the Fine Arts program at The New England School of Art & Design. Molly was previously on staff at the School of Art & Design for seven years, and currently serves as the Director of Marketing & PR at the Cambridge Arts Council.