Digital skills are in high demand, and it can be hard to find the time to learn a new tech topic. If you can’t squeeze an entire semester of learning into your schedule this winter, check out the workshops at Camp Tech, where you get practical, beginner-friendly tech knowledge in just 3 or 6 hours.
Camp Tech workshops take place in downtown Ottawa (locations include HUB at 71 Bank Street, and My Byward Office at 78 George Street) and are perfect for busy entrepreneurs, employees who need to adapt to changing duties, or marketing professionals who need digital training. The workshops are BYOB (bring-your-own-laptop) and are taught by industry pros.
Camp Tech creates a fun, friendly classroom environment to make tech skills easy to learn and even easier to implement. Bonus! When you complete a Camp Tech workshop, you not only obtain new skills to stand out from the crowd, you also receive a digital badge that you can share on your LinkedIn profile or resume.
Check out the classes coming up this winter:
WordPress for Beginners, Saturday January 23
Learn how to build a website using WordPress: the popular blog and website publishing software. Whether you’re trying to set up a simple website for your small business, a personal blog, or perhaps you use WordPress at work and would like to learn more, this workshop is for you. From pages to posts, widgets to plugins, you’ll learn all about how to customize and maintain WordPress on your own website.
Desktop Publishing with InDesign, Tuesday February 2
Stop making your posters, postcards and brochures in Microsoft Publisher! Learn to use the software that pro designers use: Adobe InDesign. In this introductory level class, InDesign Expert Christina Davies will teach you how to make a double-sided postcard using InDesign. You’ll discover how to bring in graphics, format text, and export a PDF file that’s ready to send to the printer. After this fun and interactive class, you’ll be able to produce your own professional-quality print material.
SEO: How to Drive More Traffic To Your Website, Thursday February 11
We all want to drive more traffic to our websites, but how can we do it without having to spend money? In SEO: How to Drive More Traffic to Your Website we unveil the tools and insider tricks to optimize your website so potential clients can find you faster. Learn how to target keywords, what to include in your content, how to elevate your social media SEO, and how to create good website content so people can find you online. It’s important to reach a wide audience on the Internet, and the easiest and fastest way to do that is with good SEO tactics!
Intro to Google Analytics, Thursday February 25
Want to know the secret to making your website better than your competition’s? It’s not the code, it’s not your online marketing, it’s not even your design. Successful businesses spend time analyzing their web traffic stats, sources, page performance and so much more using Google Analytics.
In this 3-hour Intro to Google Analytics class, you’ll learn how to get Google Analytics set up and installed properly, create custom views, create segments to compare data and configure simple goals for your website. Discover how to generate reports that will give you valuable insight into your site’s visitors and their behaviour, so you can help your website perform to its potential.