Crash course in blogging: Reserved for women of colour

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 - 22:00 to Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 01:00

**** Reserved for women of colour ****

Are you?: Wanting to start a blog but don't know where to begin? Looking for a way to publish your work? Seeking out your place in the social media landscape? Looking to add "blogger" to your list of things you can do? This workshop will provide you with a quick and dirty overview of blogging and show you how to start your very own blog.

Topics to be covered include:

- Very Short History of Blogging

- Types of Blogs - Creating Content, Building Audience, Spreading the Word

- Group Exercise: Make a Class Blog

About the Facilitator Nehal El-Hadi is a writer and cultural producer whose creative work explores urban environments, technology and identity. She is currently a doctoral student at the University of Toronto.

Spaces limited.

Please register by emailing

--- Need to know:

- By donation: $10-20 sliding scale

- TTC tokens provided, if needed

- Sorry, not wheelchair accessible

-Tasty refreshments (non-alcoholic) and snacks with oliveoil+za'atar dipping.

Beit Zatoun
612 Markham Street (by Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
43° 39' 53.2584" N, 79° 24' 44.6868" W
Ontario CA

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