I'm a WordPress expert with numerous website builds for small businesses, bloggers, eCommerce stores, and Multisite users. For beginners, I'll walk you through the basics of the WordPress interface to create pages and posts, and select themes and plugins. For intermediate through advanced users, I'll walk you through installations (including Multisite), security, theme and plugin modifications, user experience and interface design, and SEO/PPC methodology specific for WordPress.
I am an internet marketer with 5 years of experience in highly competitive industries such as legal, insurance, real estate, and plumbing, to name a few. Come and learn WordPress and search engine optimization with me; I'll be your teacher that I wish I had when I was learning to develop websites and rank in searches.
Do-it-yourself WordPress is deceptively simple and incredible complex. To Many people it's like a 1,000 piece puzzle without the boxtop with the picture.
Creating a WordPress website begins with lining up your resources with a domain name and webhosting. That's before you even install WordPress. I teach you how to do that.
Next, you need to select a theme, add plugins, apply widgets and create menus. You'll want to understand concepts and learn the vocabulary. I teach all of that.
Finally you add content, tweak your design, engage SEO, and set up "best practices" maintenance. I guide you through doing that yourself, too.
If you've already started we can pick up where you left off, or we can start from scratch.
I have the patience if you have the passion!
An oft-repeated phrase is "Been There, Done That." It describes my nearly 30 years of experience with computers, computer programs, websites and on the Internet ~~~ this section is about how "my experience" can serve you.
I created my first website over 25 years ago. In the 1990's, I hosted websites and email from servers in my basement. (That means I'm good at trouble-shooting and putting out fires!)
Today, I am a teacher, guide, coach, mentor, web builder, a domain registrar, and a web hosting re-seller. My latest interest is creating and showing video.
From that first day, decades ago, I've been teaching. I've taught one-on-one, taught small groups of 5-20, and addressed a full auditorium. I was an adjunct instructor for MS Office products at a community college. When I complete chapter 3 of something then I'm prepared to shar
e what I've learned in chapter one!
We will work together online, and maintain follow-up contact by phone and email.
Or, if you're in the Tampa / Clearwater / St. Petersburg (Florida) area, our first session can be held the old-fashioned way: face-to-face! (I actually prefer that.) We'll meet at a study room at a library half-way between us.
I like to use analogies, and they work best with an over-40 audience. Many millenials today have never seen a dimmer switch on a car floor or carried a digital pager.
I am available for all things computer: at home, at work, on your local network and on the Internet.
_____ PS: At the end of the last century I was assembling computers by hand, but don't tell anyone. They will want to use my trouble-shooting skills to help fix their hardware, too.
Rick was great to work with. I had specific issues I needed help with and he was able to steer me to the proper techniques and answer all my queries.
February 12, 2019
This morning I have completed my lessons with Rick for Word Press. I’m ao excited to get started applying everything I learned with Rick. Can’t say enough about Rick and his teaching methods. Truly patient and his step by step teaching is excellent! Now when I view YouTube tutorials, I have an idea what is being spoken about! Was lost before Ricks classes. He goes above and beyond! Highly recommend! Thank you Rick!!
February 6, 2019
Just finished my 3 rd class with Rick! He is outstanding! Thorough and patient as a saint! Highly reccomend Rick!
I think WORDPRESS is THE BEST, affordable tool for entrepreneurs to build their own websites. You have 100% control. But you DO need help to lower your ramp up time.
I have been building WordPress websites since 2009. But, I have been teaching most of my life. I've taught productivity and organizational skills, MS Office and meeting and event planning to entrepreneurs for more than ten years.
All that to say, I'm also an entrepreneur who is neither a stranger to teaching or to WordPress.
I'm a graphic designer and I teach WordPress in a way that incorporates SEO, my background in digital marketing, social media as well as my artistic and design strategies.
Teaching since 2009. My clients are typically small business owners and that's great because as a driven entrepreneur myself, we speak the same language. I share all the goodies I've learned over the years as well as teach you what you need to know about WordPress.
I have startup, corporate, association and small business experience.
IMPORTANT - When getting in touch Please give me an idea of where you need help. Plugins, installation, navigating a theme, getting started, etc. If there is a website you need help with, please provide URL.
TECH EXPERTISE WordPress - 9 years Photoshop Illustrator InDesign Lightroom Keynote Finalcut Pro Excel Word
Powerpoint Html CSS Mailchimp Hootsuite Facebook Ads Social Media Graphic Design Content Strategy
Absolutely Amazing!!! She was very helpful and provided great information and knowledge. If she did not know the answer directly, she would provide resources and assistance that helped during the session to resolve the question and resources for future questions. I would definitely recommend her and also use her services again.
January 25, 2019
Great experience! I look forward to working with her again for additional lessons.
August 23, 2017
Hard work and thorough. Great skill and has definitely improved and fine tuned our webpage :-}
My name is Chris and I am a Software Developer. I would love to be your tutor and teach you about wordpress. I have more than 5 years of experience in programming and I am constantly up to date with the latest technologies which is why I believe to be the best tutor.
Hello I'm Chris! I am a Senior Software Developer specialized in website development. I graduated cum laude with a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology and a specialization in Web Applications.
I am tutoring students in computer knowledge and Information Technology since the beginning of the year. I worked as a Web Producer at Barnard College in New York City for a full semester and I also worked as a Lead Developer during three years. I currently work full time as a Software Developer with a start-up in New Jersey and I am also finishing my Master's degree in Information Systems.
Learning about computers, development in school and knowing how hard it can be, I came to a realization that what we learn is most of the time not what is being used on the job. Therefore I try to teach and give my students the exact skills they will
need in order to succeed in their careers and personal endeavors.
My lessons aim to everyone: children, teenagers and adults with all levels. The method I use is based on active learning with interaction in order to make my students practice what they learn directly on their computers.
As a tutor but also as a professional, I want to benefit the students I work with as much as possible to achieve that I make sure that my lessons are always tailored to the students and as personal as possible. I am also open to suggestions because the most important thing for me is that the students enjoys our lessons.
I am very easy going and will always answer you as fast as I can so please feel free to reach out to me with any questions!
Please reach out if you are interested in learning about website development or just computers in general. I can not wait to help you reach your goals!
Depending on what your goal is I can personally tailor the lesson(s) to you.
Some topics: getting a tour of WordPress tooling and how it allows you to rapidly develop high quality web sites -learn to use the Divi theme to take your WordPress development to the next level make better WP websites faster and earn more learn how to use WordPress Plugins learn how to set up your computer for local development learn how to purchase a domain name, hosting service, and go live with your WP site!
Hello there! I help people make the transition into a tech career. I myself made that journey and have mentored many people successfully into a tech job. My most recent spent 30$ on a course I recommended and followed my advice and mentoring. After 4 months he landed his first software developer job.
When I learned to code I doubled my salary in less than a year and have had lucrative job offers since. If you are driven, hungry, and want to learn the craft of software development AND how to break into this field, I am happy to walk with you and see you launch on a fulfilling, rewarding, and lucrative journey!
This was my first time using and Take Lessons and my experience with the instructor Adam has been amazing. Adam understands how to explain very technical concepts in way that anyone can understand. Software development is new territory for me and I really appreciate how patient Adam has been. He is a highly skilled developer and an excellent instructor on the Take Lessons website. I highly recommend him to anyone.
August 26, 2018
Adam has been a wonderful teacher/mentor! He helped me decide which was the best online programming course for me, and has been patient and knowledgeable through the process of my learning. I have even obtained my first job in IT since working with him.
June 5, 2018
Adam helped me get a plan together for a career change into making web applications. He provided great insight on where to start and in which forums I should participate. I appreciate his expertise!
Have a small business and want to create a web presence quickly? I can have you online in a short period of time and start spreading your brand message.
Microsoft Office Specialist
I know computers seem scary. I can make them seem like a breeze! I have worked in the technology industry for over 25 years. I love technology and enjoy teaching even more! I build a personalized lesson plan for each student, with goals and level of expertise in mind. An assessment is done at the beginning of each lesson to verify previous lesson is retained. You prove your knowledge with small projects that are constantly used in the workplace. Let me help you reach your goals and have fun doing it.
Tawannna was so patient with my lack of experience taking online classes. My intention was to brush up on my excel skills for a new job I am up for. She not only answered all of my questions throughly...she showed me short cuts I could use to make me look like a rockstar! I feel confident with what I have learned. And I would certainly recommend her to others I know looking to sharpen-up their skills.
October 10, 2019
Extremely knowledgeable and patient teacher. With great understanding of what is required in the corporate world. The lesson was well organized and concise.
Let me help you get started with your Wordpress website. I have developed my own website and understand the frustration people have when starting Wordpress. I especially like working beginners. I like to teach you how to use it so you can manage your own website.
Tutoring: I have been teaching for over 17 years. I hold a BS in Cellular Biology for UGA: a MSM from Troy University, and PhD from the University of Alabama @ Birmingham. I look forward to helping you with all your tutoring needs.
Music: Piano, Voice, Songwriting, Music Theory: As the owner of Louise Catherine Music Studio (LCMS), my company's motto is, “unlocking the keys to exceptional music.” I strive to help each student person achieve musical excellence by teaching you to love music as much as I do. I have been in the arts for over 35 years with the majority of that in music. My musical background includes clarinet, self-taught flute, piano, vocals, guitar, and songwriting. I have performed in choruses, solo performances and in bands. I have been teaching for over 16 years. Let’s start a new wonderful musical journey t
Jocelyn is an excellent teacher. She was always responsive and flexible. She made learning fun every time we met. She was always in a chipper mood and made me feel like my priority was to be a better teacher
June 6, 2019
I was unsure if I wanted to go back to school. I was unsatisfied at my job and I didn't know what to do next. Jocelyn was great in that she listened to me but allowed me to make up my own mind. She had a lot of experience as a student and as an educator. She helped me to pick the right program, school, and prepare me for the GRE. i'm now enrolled in a program I love and I look forward to graduating and going into my new career.
Learn how to optimize the domain, and assign it with the hosting and how to create a beautiful stunning websites.
I'm a experienced and Certified Digital Marketer with 3+ years of experience on SEO, Link building, content writing, Google Ads, Social Media Marketing etc. I trained 50+ students internationally and 250+ students domestic. In the course of Advance Digital Marketing, you will learn following modules : 1. Content Writing & Optimization 2. Image & Video Optimization 3. Keyword Analysis & Research 4. Website Theme Optimization 5. Link Building
"Lily was great! Very helpful tutorials on starting in Wordpress. Highly recommended!"
"Hard work and thorough. Great skill and has definitely improved and fine tuned our webpage :-}"
"Another great lesson! Thanks"
"This morning I have completed my lessons with Rick for Word Press. I’m ao excited to get started applying everything I learned with Rick. Can’t say enough
about Rick and his teaching methods. Truly patient and his step by step teaching is excellent! Now when I view YouTube tutorials, I have an idea what is being spoken about! Was lost before Ricks classes. He goes above and beyond! Highly recommend! Thank you Rick!!"
"Cheryl is very patient and knowledgeable! As a complete beginner to WordPress, she helped me set up practical foundation needs for my website. I would rec
ommend her to anyone else who is just starting out on WordPress!"
"Etana is AWESOME!! She is very patient, detail oriented, and takes her time to explain, and actually wants you to succeed in your endeavors!!! THANK YOU!"
"Lily is good. I look forward to my next lesson! Thanks Lily!"