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We are pleased to announce that the City of New York Board of Directors of the National BDPA is honoring the Web Academy with the Small Business Innovator(SBI) Award, which shall be presented at the 15th Annual BDPA NY Scholarship and Awards Dinner on Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at UBS, 299 Park Avenue. The theme for the evening is “Innovating our Future”.
The Web Academy has had more than 3000 enrollments in the past 18 months. You made this possible by supporting the Web Academy as a student or simply forwarding an email about our program.
As always, feel free to enroll in FREE web design classes at: http://thewebacademy.org
There will be a new class format for all Web Academy classing held during the Spring of 2011. In the past, each class session was taught online by a live instructor. For the classes held in May 2011, sessions are pre-recorded. The instructors will be available for questions via email. Enrolled students should check their email for details.
- transfer WordPress.com to self-hosted
- work with clients for NYC business
- upload themes
- be familiar with or know how to find best widgets for event listings, social media, comments and etc.
- basic understanding of CSS
- available to speak with clients during the day
After 1 day of the official open enrollment, the Web Academy has over 200 enrollments for our Winter Classes.
The Web Academy is teaching the following classes:
The Web Academy has had over 2100 enrollments to date… It has been a tremendous success. Thank you for helping us to empower people to learn about new technology (WordPress) for free.
Top Brands Using WordPress
Kobe Bryant is one of the NBA’s top athletes and he probably spends tens of thousands of dollars maintaining his web presence.
We teach WordPress which is the same technology that Kobe Bryant uses.
Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant , Amare Stoudamire and Candace Parker are a few NBA and WNBA stars who are using WordPress technology to power their web sites.
We are launching new classes for 2011.
Enroll Now for our FREE web design classes and Android app class before we reach capacity. As always, our classes are 100% online.
Classes Scheduled for Winter of 2011:
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WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) web development tools such as WordPress sometimes are not seen as “real” web development platforms. WordPress is one of the most flexible and easy to use WYSIWYG tools in existence. Many Fortune 500 companies and top athletes are using WordPress.
Top NBA and WNBA brands using WordPress:
So , if WordPress is good enough for these multi-million dollar athletes, then it is probably good enough for your business.
What do you think?
The Web Academy teaches free WordPress classes online. Visit the http://thewebacademy.org to enroll.
The Web Academy has partnered with Web Asset Partners Inc (WAP) which is a NYC based media publishing platform. Please visit Web Asset Partners Inc (WAP) at http://www.webassetpartners.com for more information. WAP specializes in creating brands and building powerful online entities.
WAP’s client portfolio includes The Jonas Brothers and others. In addition, WAP manages the following celebrity themed web destinations:
WAP is looking for Web Master/Web Blogging Interns. These internships are unpaid. However, each intern will get real world experience working with these top brands. If you have successfully mastered the management of maintaining a WordPress CMS then you may qualify.
PC or Mac with modern web browser
Access to a high speed internet connection
Working knowledge of WordPress CMS
Writing ability is a must
Working knowledge of DOT NET Nuke CMS (very similar to WordPress)
Maintain news information
Post articles using WordPress and DOT NET NUKE
Upload and manage photos
Upload and manage videos
Add Plugins and Widgets as necessary
Other celebrity web site tasks as related to the pro
Weekly Commitment: 8 hours per week
We are asking for a 6 month commitment.
Location: Telecommute (Work from Home).
If you are interested in working with these top brands as a Web Master/Web Blogging Intern then send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP. This email should include your resume, a writing sample and links to any blogs or web sites that you have created or managed.
Note: These internships are not paid…