Learn the necessary steps to get your new website (using WordPress) up and running! While the majority of courses focus on the HOW, my course focuses on the WHY to explain to an entrepreneur why they should be doing it, not how. I’m an experienced WordPress instructor working with small business owners, solving their needs to communicate via a WordPress website. WordPress is one of the most popular blogging tools on the web, making it easy for anybody to post their business ideas, pictures, and multimedia. It can also help to get new business by adding contact form, a shopping cart or an ecommerce free plugin. This class covers how a new website owner get their website up and started quickly while understanding the right way to install, administer, customize and market their website. Each lecture will give explanations, illustrations, resources, and practical scenarios. Other Topics we will cover: Foundations of a WordPress-based websiteBasics of the WordPress User InterfaceFinding and Using WordPress PluginsWorking with WordPress ThemesWordPress Content ManagementCreating and Managing ContentWordPress based SitesWordPress Search Engine Optimization (SEO)Managing Multimedia with WordPressWordPress Site MaintenanceWordPress SecurityTroubleshooting Common WordPress ProblemsWordPress for Mobile: iOS and Android Devices. Have you built your WordPress web site but cannot get any traffic? Does it look amateurish, and your goal is to make it look like a million bucks? In this course, you will learn how anyone can build a professional business or entrepreneurial website with WordPress without a single line of code or HTML knowledge. This course is perfect for the beginner.