Free blogging workshop in Johannesburg

When I started blogging I made a lot of mistakes. Stuff that seems obvious now – from security, stopping spam, SEO, backing up, social sharing and just general smart management – I just had no idea.

I’ve purchased the wrong hosting packages only to have a site crash after less than a week (this one). I’ve been over charged by web developers who under delivered and generally just got lost along the way.

I was lucky, good developers and friends helped me. Now it’s time to pay back the favour.

New project (1)

Courtesy of the rad folk at Mustek Limited – Tech Girl is offering up a FREE blogging workshop on Saturday 30 August from about 9:30 am. The workshop will be held at the Mustek offices in Midrand and will be finished by 12 noon. Here’s what to expect:

  • We’ll be focusing on Blogger and WordPress sites.
  • Hosting advice
  • How to use your CPanel
  • Developer suggestions
  • Security and Safety (get rid of all the spam comments!)
  • Backing up your blog – the easy way
  • Some SEO tips
  • Automated social sharing
  • Analytics and how to measure them
  • A few other technical hints and tips (like image resizing, embedding content etc)
  • Apps to use when on the go
  • We’ll also be opening up to the floor to try assist with some of your personal blogging issues

It’ll be very hands on, so whether you’re a blogging rockstar or just starting out – you should benefit.

Oh and a few other things:

  • We’ll have some Mecer and Windows devices on display for you to get hands on with
  • Every attendee gets a discount shopping voucher for the devices on display
  • There will be complementary eats and drinks
  • Did we mention this is free?

Seats are limited, so if you’re keen to join us – sign up here:


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