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Blogging is a great way to get the word out about your product, expertise or anything that's on your mind. WordPress is one of the most popular blogging applications, readily available on a lot of web hosts. In this course you will configure WordPress options and customize its appearance. We explore options for blog topics and getting the word out about your blog. You will write blog entries, publish them and then set up accounts for allowing access to your blog. Book Included. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Blogging-with-WordPress/230" target="_blan

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Tuition:$255.00



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Blogging is a great way to get the word out about your product, expertise or anything that's on your mind. WordPress is one of the most popular blogging applications, readily available on a lot of web hosts. In this course you will configure WordPress options and customize its appearance. We explore options for blog topics and getting the word out about your blog. You will write blog entries, publish them and then set up accounts for allowing access to your blog. Book Included. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Blogging-with-WordPress/230" target="_blan

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition:$255.00



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Increase your online savvy and ability to position yourself and your organization for greater success. Experience the interaction and big take-aways from studying with top notch professionals. Your instructors not only work with these tools every day, but speak at national conferences and train others. Your teachers have tips you have not discovered yet. Learn more about Google Analytics, Google apps for business, and Google+ . Acquire new tips and techniques. Just one new tip can mean greater productivity, effectiveness and even profitability for your work. Three one month courses

Start date: 06/06/16

End date: 08/26/16

Tuition:$495.00



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At the end of this class students will be able to create and manage web sites using Adobe Dreamweaver. Students will insert pictures and media objects into web pages. Students will use Cascading Style Sheets to format web pages. Students will use layers and tables for designing layout for pages. Students will manage sites using Dreamweaver's site management tools. Students will need a copy of Dreamweaver. A 30-day evaluation version is available. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Dreamweaver-CS6-Introduction/1153" target="_blan

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition:$375.00



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At the end of this class students will be able to create and manage web sites using Adobe Dreamweaver. Students will insert pictures and media objects into web pages. Students will use Cascading Style Sheets to format web pages. Students will use layers and tables for designing layout for pages. Students will manage sites using Dreamweaver's site management tools. Students will need a copy of Dreamweaver. A 30-day evaluation version is available. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Dreamweaver-CS6-Introduction/1153" target="_blan

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition:$375.00



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Facebook for Business: Advanced Skills for Businesses and Organizations Find out what goes on behind the scenes on Facebook Pages and how to increase the chances that your message is seen and acted on. Discover new tools and proven techniques to increase business and expand your reach. Discuss how to adapt your marketing message for the Facebook platform and how to integrate Facebook across all marketing areas. This is an advanced class and assumes you have started a Page on Facebook and have some basic knowledge of the platform. In includes the most current updates Facebook has made to Pages.Requirements Internet connection ,IE8 or higher, Chrome, FireFox and access to Adobe Flash Player

Start date: 07/05/16

End date: 07/29/16

Tuition:$245.00



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Students will create vector graphics using Flash's drawing tools. Students will create basic animations using motion and shape tweening. Students will create interactive Flash projects using ActionScript. Students will create a web-based application that reads from files and links to other pages. Students will create accessible content using Flash. Students will import sound and video into their Flash animations. Students will need a copy of Flash. A 30-day trial is available. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Flash-CS6-Introduction/1154" target="_blan

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition:$375.00



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Students will create vector graphics using Flash's drawing tools. Students will create basic animations using motion and shape tweening. Students will create interactive Flash projects using ActionScript. Students will create a web-based application that reads from files and links to other pages. Students will create accessible content using Flash. Students will import sound and video into their Flash animations. Students will need a copy of Flash. A 30-day trial is available. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Flash-CS6-Introduction/1154" target="_blan

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition:$375.00



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If you have thought about starting your own blog, then this is the course for you. In this course you will?launch your?blog?and learn to write for your audience. Topics to be discussed include writing and editing your blog, getting others to contribute, getting the word out about your blog, generating traffic to your blog, and ways you can make money from your blog. Book Included. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Getting-Started-with-Blogging-/385" target="_blan

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition:$250.00



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If you have thought about starting your own blog, then this is the course for you. In this course you will?launch your?blog?and learn to write for your audience. Topics to be discussed include writing and editing your blog, getting others to contribute, getting the word out about your blog, generating traffic to your blog, and ways you can make money from your blog. Book Included. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Getting-Started-with-Blogging-/385" target="_blan

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition:$250.00



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Google + 

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Google+ has surpassed Twitter to become the second largest social network next to Facebook. Discover the best ways to use this popular and emerging social media platform to raise your online profile, and connect with current and potential new contacts. You''ll learn the advantages of using Google+, how it can help your organization to engage existing users and grow your base, and techniques for using the platform to create relationships, and expand your reach and knowledge in particular subject matter areas.

Start date: 08/01/16

End date: 08/26/16

Tuition:$195.00



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This course will teach students how to master Google Analytics; from the basics all the way through the most advanced features. Once complete, students will be masters at reporting, behavioral data, audience conversion and will have an extremely well-rounded knowledge base with this software. Remember, being proficient in Google Analytics will easily set you apart in the job market, especially since almost every business has an online presence that is crucial to their success. http://protrainedu.org/Lumens/Google-Analytics/1105" target="_blan

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Tuition:$299.00



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