Introduction to Blogging and WordPress
with Danté Hamilton
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Do you want to start a Blog but don’t where to start? Do you know the difference between and Are you afraid once you start your blog you may not have time to make updates?

Then join Technology for Women at our December 3, 2014 Monthly Meetup. We’ll discuss:

  1. Options for Starting a Blog: Including WordPress and others
  2. Hosting: Setting up Hosting Account and Registering a Domain Name
  3. Themes: Drag and Drop Design and Developing a Look and Feel
  4. Content: Adding Text, Photos and Videos to your Blog
  5. Social Media: Linking your Blog to Social Media Channels
  6. Plugins: Ecommerce, Online Storefronts and Accepting Payments Online with your Blog
  7. SEO: Search Engine Optimization and Google Webmaster Tools
  8. Security: How to prevent Hackers from accessing your Blog
  9. And More (including additional special guest presenters)

About the Presenter (photo): Danté Hamilton, founding organizer, Chicago WordPress Meetup Group (800+ members). His video blog,, has 100+ subscribers, 700+ videos and nearly 160K views.

About The Group: Technology for Women Meetup Group is designed to inform and educate women about cutting edge technology, gender and culture while encouraging women to connect, engage and share experiences with members. Men are welcome to join and attend.

Location and Check In: Technology for Women Meetup Group will meet in downtown Chicago at West Monroe Partners, LLC, located at 222 West Adams St, 11th Floor, Chicago IL USA. Please check in at Monroe Street entrance security in the lobby to gain entry to the building and then go to the 11th floor near the Adams Street entrance. Once on 11th floor, call the phone number listed on the signs posted by elevator wall for entry.

Please Note: Valid Photo ID and Full Name RSVP is required for attendance and to gain elevator access for this event.

Food and beverages will be provided



Welcome to Chicago WP Meetup Group!

I want to personally thank you for becoming a member. You're in on the ground floor of an exciting WordPress Meetup. Your ideas and attendance at upcoming meetings will help Chicago WP Meetup Group become the number one midwestern USA WP community within the global network.

Upcoming Meetups: Thursday, March 27, 2014

If you haven't already done so, please RSVP for the next Chicago WP Meetup Group. If no events are planned suggest one.

Also, complete your profile so others can connect, share and engage with you. Add links to your website, blog, Facebook, Twitter once your profile is completed.

You'll get best results by posting a recent photo so members can identify you at Meetup events.

CHICAGO WP DIRECTORY 2014 - In Production - Launch Party Coming Soon!
A printed magazine style directory will be published late July 2014 with an official launch party announced shortly after publication. It will contain profiles of members, upcoming calendar of events for 2014 as well as resources and information beneficial to the Chicago WordPress community. Members can receive a free profile inside the printed directory as long as you provide a high-resolution JPEG photo and complete your online profile. If you already completed your profile and attached a photo you will be automatically included if you stated yes.

I'm looking forward to meeting you at an upcoming event. Thanks for joining and Have Fun!

Dante, Founding Organizer
Chicago WP Meetup Group
Mobile: +1 (312) 662-9917

Chicago WP Meetup Group
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Chicago, IL 60602-1603 USA

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