Blog Course at CPCC Closes this Week!

Blogging with WordPressLearn To Edit, Maintain, & Manage BLOGS!

Aug. 18th – Sept 24th, T & TH 6:00-9:30pm

This August, Central Piedmont Community College’s Continuing Education is offering Blogging with WordPress MMG-7020. In this course, we will help give you the basic skills you need to enhance your update, customize and maintain your WordPress Blog. The course begins Aug. 18th at the CPCC Harris Campus, Harris 2 Building (near the airport), Room 2121. The class will run Tuesdays and Thursdays, Aug. 18th until Sept. 24th at 6:00 pm -9:30 pm. Register Today! Time is running out!

From homemakers sharing journals to aspiring web developers to business people who need a manageable web site, blogs can make owning an online presence easier. This CPCC course will teach the basics of owning, customizing and maintaining a (WordPress) blog for both the layman and the HTML expert. This 42 hour course provides an overview to allow students to begin their journey to a complete blog web site without needing to know HTML or web editing software.

Partial List of Objectives & Content

  • What is WordPress/Blogs/CMSBlogging with WordPress
  • Posts vs Pages
  • Domains & Hosting
  • Editing the format and appearance of your blog
  • Plug-Ins – free & useful
  • WYSIWYG Editor vs. HTML Editor
  • Adding Images/Video – Media Library
  • HTML Structure, tags and attributes
  • Links & Lists
  • Adding text and Images
  • Categories & Tags
  • SEO for WordPress
  • RSS Feeds

Learn More… or Register Today!

About the Instructor

Paul Metheney, Metheney Consulting, Our Marketing Group

Paul Metheney, Metheney Consulting, Our Marketing Group

With nearly three decades of advertising, Internet marketing, and management experience Paul Metheney brings his expertise to instruct part-time at Central Piedmont Community College. Paul brings a diverse set of skills including marketing, technology, and brand strategy.

Paul’s decades of management experience focuses on marketing and Internet communications. Expert in social media, search engine optimization, email campaigns, blog development, graphic design, and web design, Paul excels in promoting organizations through the latest and most appropriate technological marketing venues.

Experienced in Real World Web Development & Marketing

Paul is president and Senior Consultant of Our Marketing Group and its parent company, Metheney Consulting, Inc. while Paul has been working in Internet management since 1993, Metheney Consulting has been providing clients with expert advice, consulting, and websites since 1997. Prior to working in Internet, Paul worked as a graphic designer and art director for nearly a decade as well as management in the entertainment industry.

With an MBA from the McColl School of Business at Charlotte’s Queen University, Paul is one of those rare individuals who combines a creative advertising & marketing design background with a profound aptitude for the emerging electronic media field and business. From technical expertise to methodical project management skills, Paul embodies the “big picture” thinking required in today’s internet, intranet and marketing arenas.

Paul can be contacted at

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