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#HowToBlogSeries FinalIs  “Start a blog” on your 2016 to-do list? Do you have a vision for your blog, but no idea how or where to begin? Are you simply curious about blogging?

Today is your lucky day. Circumspecte and One Baobab present the #HowToBlogSeries Beginners’ Workshop as part of Blogging Ghana’s BlogCamp16 cycle.

According to statistics from the International Telecommunications Union, the percentage of Ghanaians using the internet grew from 12.30% in 2013 to 18.90% in 2014  – that’s an increase of 6.6% in a year! But that’s not all, key projections indicate that Africa’s internet user population is set to increase further!

What this means is that more people, more businesses, more employers, more opportunities are moving online. More importantly, it means that you have the chance to get online too!

What can you expect from the #HowToBlogSeries Beginners’ Workshop?

  • An overview on what to consider before taking the plunge
  • An introduction to key social media and blog platforms
  • Live demonstrations on creating a blog using two popular platforms
  • Expert advice on the technical and not so technical elements of blogging
  • Tips and tricks

Ready to get your blog on? Sign up for a two-hour session on February 18 at 5pm GMT for 50GHS by completing the form below or click here. Register by February 4, 2016 – space is limited; the early bird gets this particular worm.

 

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BloggingGhana Members in a pose at MEST, Ghana Campus

Ghana’s first organization for Social Media users, BloggingGhana announces its five year anniversary.

BloggingGhana started with eight members back in July 2008 and has since met monthly and today lists 250 blogs and has 40 active members.

Highlights include founding Ghana’s first Social Media Awards, moderating online discussions around the 2012 elections through the Ghana Decides project and holding social media workshops for organizations around the country including the yearly BlogCamp conference.

Co-founder and Chair of BloggingGhana, Kajsa Hallberg-Adu says:

I am happy the group of individuals that came together in 2008 is today a tool for positive change in Ghana. We have just concluded the Ghana Decides project which by all measures was a success and we are in the planning stage for upcoming projects using technology for more voices to be heard. We also welcome new members!

The anniversary is celebrated with a birthday party on Sat 21 Sept, 2013 together with Bless The Mic, a platform for upcoming artists in Ghana, also celebrating five years.

Bless The Mic will be celebrating with a string of events starting the same weekend. At the party BloggingGhana’s new aggregator website will be launched.

Learn more about BloggingGhana on BloggingGhana.org or follow us on Facebook.com/bloggingghana or on Twitter @BloggingGhana

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Kajsa Hallberg-Adu – Kajsa@bloggingghana.org or Edward Amartey-Tagoe – Edward@bloggingghana.org

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