Upcoming Social Media and Blogging Events I’m Speaking At May/June

Are you ready to learn how to build your network using social media, connect with new customers via your blog and experience new levels of  success you never dreamed possible using the cloud?

I bet you are if you’re reading this!  Come and see me speak at an event.  They’re spread out over the next month from San Francisco to Atlanta to halfway around the world in Malaysia but never fear!  Two of them are online so you don’t have to hop a flight to grow your understanding of SEO and building a website in WordPress.

If you’re already planning to attend one of these, great!  Give a shout out in the comments!


What The Heck is Twitter?

Visual Media Alliance – San Francisco, CA – May 2011

Everyone is hopping online these day and talking about blogs, social networking, and cloud computing for business…But where to start?

Learn what’s working for companies plus how you can encourage and measure intelligent exploration of Twitter for your business.

Learn how your company can benefit from using Twitter to:

  • Grow exposure for your brand
  • Understand your customers needs
  • Be viewed as an industry expert


Mastering Web Technology: Innovative Ways To Grow Your Online Presence

Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference – Atlanta, GA – May 2011

It’s official, the Internet has been around long enough to be old news. Just having a static Web page with a banner business logo, phone number, and that grim passport photo of yourself isn’t the public face you want for your business in today’s Web 2.0 arena.

There are a whole new slate of online marketing tools to deploy, from twitter widgets to search engine optimization and mobile WAP sites. Don’t know what any of that is? Well, that’s the problem. This session will bring you up to speed and help you make the most of the latest integrated Web technology.


Blogging your own Trumpet! Social Media as the Most Powerful Online Marketing and PR Tool

World Blogger And Social Media Summit – Malaysia – June 2011

Businesses have finally accepted that it’s time to pay attention to social media.  It’s everywhere now; on television, in movies and even on your cereal box!

Learn how you can  boost awareness for your business and brand by posting value-based blog posts that people want to link to, retweet and talk about!



Build Your Own WordPress Website


Learn step-by-step how to setup a self-hosted WordPress website with detailed, high quality videos and exclusive access to WordPress, small business and technology expert Adria Richards (that’s me!).

WordPress has quickly become one of the most popular ways for companies to build professional looking websites quickly and affordable.  We’ll cover an overview of WordPress, registering your domain name, signing up for website hosting, installing WordPress, the Dashboard and using themes, widgets, plugins and customizing your site.  Adding images, video and ecommerce plus how to write content to attract visitors with organic SEO.

  • 8 hours of video instruction
  • Lifetime access to the video training
  • Access to WordPress, small business and technology expert Adria Richards by email & live chat for 30 days


SEO 101 For Smart People


What is SEO, do you have it and how do you get ranked well in Google?  This introductory session will cover the essentials of understanding how to “get” good SEO, how to measure your SEO and where to make the most impact on improving your current SEO.

  • What is SEO?
  • How to evaluate your website’s SEO health score?
  • 5 tools to improve your SEO and Search Engine ranking


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About Adria Richards

Adria Richards is a developer and entrepreneur focused on digital equality. She has worked in the tech industry since 1998 solving big problems for companies of all sizes. Embracing her inner nerd, Adria moved moved to San Francisco in 2010 to pursue her passion for technology. Previously she has worked in technical and training roles for enterprise, nonprofits and startups; from Apple to Zendesk. Adria is a popular speaker and gives talks about culture, communication and diversity. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, yoga and bacon; not necessarily at that order. Her Twitter account is followed by President @BarackObama.

4 thoughts on “Upcoming Social Media and Blogging Events I’m Speaking At May/June

  1. Doug Lehman

    Glad to see all the speaking activity, hope to meet you person someday soon. Thanks again for all your support and training empowering people through technology. Hope to see you in the ATL. I am loving the new laptop, more update videos to come..thanks Dug in the ATL

  2. Cynthia

    So many terrific events. I just followed you on Twitter and Facebook so I can keep up to date.

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