WordPress for Government Blogs and Microsites
|Date:||Thursday, January 27, 2011|
|Presenter:||Kristy Fifelski, City of Reno, Nevada|
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- Webinar recording: WordPress for Government Blogs and Microsites (WMV, 75 MB, 1 hour, January 2011)
- Presentation slides: WordPress for Government Blogs and Microsites (PDF, 1 MB, 20 pages, January 2011)
- Transcript: WordPress for Government Blogs and Microsites (PDF, 26 KB, 8 pages, January 2011)
This fast-paced webinar covers setting up your government blog or "microsite" using free WordPress software. Web Services Manager Kristy Fifelski from the City of Reno, Nevada, will explore how governments are using WordPress across the country. You will also hear how Reno integrates social media with their own blog, and gain tips and tricks for writing and managing blog content. This webinar will also examine the blog resources available to federal agencies through negotiated Terms of Service Agreements.
What You'll Learn
- See how other government agencies are using WordPress
- Learn options for setting up and hosting your own blog
- Learn what a “microsite” is and how it could benefit your agency
- Optimize you current social media efforts with blog integration
About the Presenter
Kristy Fifelski is the Web Services Manager for the City of Reno, Nevada. She manages the award winning Reno.gov website and Reno’s social media program. She is responsible for coordinating and training 80+ staff content editors and implementing web services.
Kristy serves as the West Region Director for the National Association of Government Webmasters and she is a former ‘Employee of the Year’ for the City of Reno. Her blog focuses on government use of web, social media, and tech innovations.
Kristy graduated with honors from Northern Illinois University and holds a Master’s Degree in Communication. She has served over 10 years working in local government, specializing in public relations and web management. Kristy has also had the privilege of teaching speech communication at the community college and university level.