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In this class, we'll cover the plethora of web analytics data available today. Through assignments using Google Analytics, you'll learn what to look for in analytics reports, what the data means, and how to use your findings to improve online initiatives. Business owners used to only be concerned with the number of hits to their website. Now busine

$385
+3850 pts
W.   Jul 30th - Aug 20th, 6:45pm
All levels

In this hands-on workshop, we’ll unpack how to outline, build, and deliver an innovative, attention-getting presentation. Whether you’re pitching to investors, delivering a keynote, or introducing a new product, text-heavy slides aren’t the way to make people listen.In the first session, we’ll walk you through how to build a presentation an

$275
+2750 pts
W.   Aug 6th - Aug 13th, 6:45pm
All levels

In this class, you'll develop a children's book from an initial concept to a dummy ready to submit to publishers. Through writing assignments, you'll focus your ideas and build your story. You'll also create an illustration portfolio ready to present to art directors. Children's books made us first fall in love with writing, and children can be the

$550
+5500 pts
W.   Aug 27th - Oct 15th, 6:30pm
All levels

In this workshop, we’ll delve into the specific ways to incorporate storytelling into your personal and professional life. These days, the Internet is abuzz about storytelling. But what does it take to tell a good story? And how can you use stories in pitches and presentations while also getting your message across? First, we’ll examine the rol

$275
+2750 pts
W.   Sep 3rd - Sep 10th, 6:45pm
Beginner

Student will have solid working knowledge of the major social media platforms for use in your professional and personal lives and a deep understanding of how to create content relevant to your audience on each platform as well. Over five weeks, students will determine the social media sites that matter, based on their personal and professional goa

$299
+2990 pts
Th.   Sep 4th - Oct 2nd, 2pm
Beginner

Discover how to work as a writer in a changing industry by completing two publishable pieces. This class will show you where opportunities are and which are right for you. You'll workshop two pieces in any format including news stories, roundups, services pieces, listicles, profiles, personal essays, interviews, and features. The class will address

$550
+5500 pts
Th.   Sep 4th - Oct 23rd, 6:45pm
Beginner

In this course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of television reporting while you manage tight deadlines, draft news scripts, and appear onscreen. We’ll review piece-structuring techniques, how to deliver live coverage, and how to set up and conduct an on-camera interview. Plus, you’ll film a live news stand-up for use in your demo reel. To bre

$485
+4850 pts
M.   Sep 8th - Sep 29th, 6:45pm
Beginner

Students will know how to maximize print and online writing opportunities to establish their authority as a travel writer. They will obtain a complete portfolio of eight publishable articles and pitch letters to match that will impress any editor as well. To launch a career as a travel writer, you need more than a passport and a grasp of the writte

$470
+4700 pts
T.   Sep 16th - Oct 21st, 6:45pm
Beginner

Students will learn how to write compelling, crisp copy that stays on brand, weave in search optimization goals to connect with the target consumer, take messages from traditional to new media platforms while maintaining a uniform campaign, collaborate with art directors and account managers, create and alter messages to accommodate various digital

$470
+4700 pts
Th.   Sep 18th - Oct 23rd, 6:45pm
Beginner

In this seminar, you will learn: an overview of social media platforms; which platforms cater to which mediums; how to set goals to achieve results utilizing social media; how to use various platforms; how to choose a theme; how to define your voice Social media is a powerful tool that can be used to achieve results -- whether it be marketing, mone

$65

Learn how to pick a blogging platform that's right for you; the basics of blog design and organization; the importance of writing a blog mission statement to understand your voice, your reader, and your goals; guidelines for frequency and length of posts; tagging, SEO writing, and responding to comments; how to network with other bloggers and join

$385

Develop an established presence on one or more social networks, expanded exposure on your existing networks, and a solid understanding of how to best use social media. Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. If you've looked up an old roommate on Facebook or watched videos on YouTube, you've used social media. But these kinds o

$350

Students will learn essential copywriting terms and techniques. If you're already working as a writer or copywriter, you'll learn from a new perspective while you complete creative assignments to expand your portfolio. Craft sparkling ad copy through creative exercises and practical, hands-on learning. Once you master the basic concepts and structu

$550

This course will cover basic freelancing skills, from coming up with ideas to effectively pitching them -- in addition to managing your career. By the end of class, you'll have the confidence to take the freelance market by storm. Have you dabbled in freelance writing, but always dreamed of making it a career? If so, what's stopping you? Maybe it's

$350

By the end of the class, a student will learn how to develop a tactical PR plan that generates results. Over the last decade, we've seen an unprecedented surge of interest in public relations that is creating an incredible abundance of PR jobs in firms, corporations, non-profits, and consulting. But what are the key skills every PR firm is looking

$350