Clumsy Bloggers’ Workshop is a six-week course that will teach you how to start your blog, share your words, and grow your community.
- Do you wonder how to find time to write, how to find readers, how to find good pictures for your blog posts?
- Do you get so frustrated trying to solve technical issues that you want to throw your computer through the nearest window?
- Do you have words inside your chest that you know you need to share, but you don’t know where to start?
Welcome, my friend! This is for you.
I was a Clumsy Blogger too, asking all these questions for years. stumbling around learning the answers the hard way – trial and error, frustration, dead-ends, Google, conferences, and lots of late nights in front of my computer screen.
This is the part where I’m supposed to make big promises about how the Clumsy Bloggers’ Workshop is going to CHANGE YOUR LIFE and get you ONE GAZILLION PAGE VIEWS and QUIT YOUR JOB. I’m not going to do that.
I will say this: I’ve learned a lot about blogging – from growing my own blog and from building blogs for dozens of authors. And in this course, I will tell you everything I’ve learned.
I can also guarantee you this: You will learn a lot. I cover everything you need to know to succeed in blogging.
And I’ve written this course as if we’re sitting in a coffee shop talking about something we are both passionate about.
Each lesson is super-practical, written in a conversational style, with plenty of examples – images and links scattered throughout each lesson.
At the end of each lesson, you will find a 2-3 page printable PDF of action steps to help you apply what you’ve learned. If you need more on a particular topic, you’ll appreciate the list of Recommended Resources I compiled for each lesson.
When you finish the Clumsy Bloggers’ Workshop, you’ll have all the information and resources you need to set up a professional-looking author blog, fill it with quality content, share your posts via social media and mailing lists, and grow your online community.
What will you learn?
The Clumsy Bloggers’ Workshop is a six-week e-course – one new lesson each week. Start whenever you want and work at your own pace. Over the next six weeks you’ll learn about:
- Design & Layout
How To Create the Perfect Online Space for Your Writing
- Consistency & Content
How To Get Words Out of Your Head and Onto the Internet
- Titles, Formatting, and Comments
How To Engage and Interact With Your Readers
How To Find Awesome Pictures and Graphics for Your Blog
- Social Media
How To Share Your Words and Grow Your Community
- Mailing Lists
How To Grow Your Platform and Keep Readers Updated
Wht people are saying
“I’ve already told everyone I know who either has a blog or is thinking about a blog to take this class. It is entirely worth it.”
– Caitlin Hogan
“Loads of great information in a really easy-to-read format. Lots of good humor thrown in and great examples used. If you’re serious about getting your blog up and going, take this course.”
– A. Suiter Clarke
” Clumsy Bloggers’ is a blogging workshop that actually has heart. It encouraged me without filling me with a false sense of confidence, and it pointed out my blind spots without making me feel inadequate. I loved this course.”
– Jonathan Hollingsworth
“This course is practical and inspiring! The lessons are packed with great material and many free resources. An invaluable investment for anyone entering the world of blogging!”
– Jamie Lidberg
“I used to blog because I thought I had to. But after three lessons, I’ve fallen in love with my own words all over again.”
– Grace Linde
Who is this for?
This course is for anyone who wants to learn more about blogging. Maybe you are just starting out and want to build a solid foundation. Maybe you have been blogging for a while and want to see more traffic, more interaction, more community growth. Either way, this is for you.
How long will this course take?
This course is designed to take six weeks. You will unlock a new lesson every week, which should take a few hours to complete. You will read the lesson materials, fill out the Clumsy Bloggers’ Worksheets, and apply the changes to your blog. However, you WILL have access to the course materials forever, so feel free to move at your own pace too.
What does this course start?
The workshop starts when you want it to. As soon as you enroll, you gain access to the Introduction and Lesson 1. Every week after that, you will get an email notifying you that a new lesson is available. Just click the link to log in and view the week’s new lesson.
How long will I have access to the course materials?
Forever! Once you’ve unlocked a lesson, you can review it again any time – even after the eight weeks are completed. The Clumsy Bloggers’ Workshop will be a resource you can revisit often as you grow as a blogger.
What do I need in order to take this course?
This is a very practical, hands-on course for building a blog, so you’ll need a blog to work with as we go. I recommend WordPress, but if you already have a blog on another platform (such as Squarepace), that’s fine too. Each lesson includes printable PDF worksheets, so you’ll want a printer and a pen too. I’d also highly recommend a journal or notebook – an important tool for any writer.
What if I don’t learn anything?
I’m confident that this course is exactly what you need to reach your personal blogging goals this year, but if for any reason you are unsatisfied I will happily issue you a full refund within six weeks of your enrollment date.