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, March 30 and Monday, April 6, 2015, 6 - 9 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Monday, March 23
Cost: $120.00

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

Monday, April 13, 2015, 6 - 9 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Monday, April 6
Cost: $60.00

Workshop III: Creative Blogging

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