New year, new blog? Start on the right foot.


Thinking of starting a blog, or re-committing to an older one? Blogging’s more fun with a little help from your friends: join us in Blogging U. for Blogging 101: Zero to Hero this January, and give your blogging skills a boost.

Blogging U. courses combine expert advice with personalized help and a supportive community. Reach your own creative goals, improve your technical know-how, and make new friends!

Blogging 101 is our foundational, get-started course: three weeks of bite-size blogging assignments that take you from “Blog?” to “Blog!” January’s course runs from Monday, January 4 through Friday, January 22.

Here’s how it works:

  • Every weekday, we’ll send you one new, bite-sized assignment to help you publish a post, customize your blog, or engage with the blogging community.
  • You’ll write posts and work through the assignments on your blog, to develop and focus it.
  • When you need a helping hand, you’ll have access to a private site, The Commons. There, you can connect with other participants, share your work, and get support from Editors and Happiness Engineers.
  • You’ll walk away with a stronger focus for your blog, several published posts and a handful of drafts, a theme that reflects your personality, a small (but growing!) audience, a grasp of blogging etiquette — and a bunch of new friends.

Whether you’re just getting started or want to revive a dormant blog, we’ll help you build good blogging habits and blogger connections that will keep you going over the long haul. And of course, it’s completely free!

Ready to register? Fill out this short form. You’ll get an email with full course details prior to the start date:

Here’s to better blogging in 2016!

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