Tips and tricks on how to organize, monetize, and get content to keep your blog up and running for 365 days without driving yourself to distraction.
6:30pm: Welcome and intro to group, thanks to sponsors
6:35pm: Grand Circus
6:40pm: What's New in WordPress
7:00pm: 5 Ways to Rock a Blog Without Losing Your Cool
7:40pm: Q & A
8:00pm: Begin networking and WordPress help
8:30pm: Time to go
Sylvia Hubbard (https://howtoebook.org/) is a Detroit author and founder of Motown Writers Network. She has published over 40 books on suspense romance and one book on Internet Marketing for Writers.
An avid blogger, Sylvia has had five #1 Best Sellers on Amazon. Her current work is Ravenous and she has one more book coming up in 2017.
A2 Hosting (https://www.a2hosting.com/) and Grand Circus (http://www.grandcircus.co/)
Notes - Reeti Choudhury (https://www.meetup.com/metro-detroit-wordpress-meetup/members/182967651/)
Photography - Trina (https://www.meetup.com/metro-detroit-wordpress-meetup/members/209010424/)
We need volunteers for photography, taking/publishing notes on our blog, greeting people when they arrive, setting up, and tweeting.
If you would like to volunteer, reply on this event. To thank you for volunteering, you'll attend the event for free!
PARKING AND VENUE INFORMATION
Grand Circus is located in the Broderick Tower (http://www.brodericktower.com/) in downtown Detroit; you enter the building from the Woodward-facing doors.
Once inside, go to the end of the hall, and take the elevator to the third floor. Turn slightly right when get off the elevator, go down the end of the all, and look for the signs directing you to the room.
Street parking is available on Washington Boulevard, one street west of Woodward ($1/hour, credit card only)
Parking is also available at the Detroit Opera House parking garage, located on Broadway. Parking is $10 (unless there's a special event).
The Detroit Opera House parking garage is a short walk up Broadway and around the corner from the Grand Circus space. Here's parking information (PDF) (https://www.grandcircus.co/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/PARKING.pdf) of nearby garages and lots.
Please note that if less than 10 people registered, we'll cancel the event and notify everyone by Sunday before the meetup.
Everyone wanting to attend the meetup must register online. No walk-ins.