Michael Brandvold & Brian Thompson, hosts of The Music Biz Weekly Podcast are proud to announce the next of their new Live Webinar Sessions where we’ll be teaching music marketing techniques and hands-on instruction for artists to grow their audience and get their music heard.
This Music Biz Weekly Webinar is titled: “How to Use WordPress for Your Band’s Website” and will happen on December 15, 2011 at 6pm PT.
We’ll be covering the following topics:
- How to install WordPress on your server.
- What hosting companies offer the best support for WordPress.
- What is the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org.
- Proper configuration on your WordPress install.
- How To Install A Theme (and how that process differs between .org and .com).
- How to enhance your WordPress site with plugins. Which plugins are must have.
- How to setup WordPress to work with Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
- How to format and write effective posts.
- How to do basic, but effective, Search Engine Optimization.
- How to add a email list and configure it to promote your music.
- How to run a contest on a WordPress site.
- How To Create A Music Page for Your Site (tools and widgets such as Topspin, Nimbit, Bandcamp, Soundcloud, CD Baby, etc.)
Additional topics could be added as time permits.
Our goal is to make sure you leave this webinar with hands-on action items which you can put into use immediately. We’ll have also have an open question period at the end of the session.
Some of the great feedback Brian Thompson and I received on the first webinar:
breakopenmgmt – Great webisode on using twitter… stay tuned for their next webisode.
SonicSkillz- It rocked the proverbial house; thank you gentlemen.
sevenyearriot – Just finished the Music Marketing webinar… and can’t wait to put some of this great new info into practice!
otaband – Thanks for the great Webinar last night! I know it is going to help my band a lot.
howtorunaband – I went into it thinking I would already know everything, but you guys schooled me!
Tickets are $9.99 and can be purchased by clicking the Register link below.