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WordPress Websites 101

You’ve got a Wordpress website, but it’s outdated, and you aren’t sure how to update it to make the most of it for your non-profit. In this training you’ll learn about the options you have for updating and optimizing your WordPress website, what type of content is important to your website, and current trends in website design and usability.

When: Thursday, January 24th
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: The Regas Building
318 N. Gay Street
Knoxville, Tennessee  37917
United States
Presenter: Gavin Baker
Contact: Eddie Crim

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Member: $75.00
Non-Member: $225.00
Student Member: $25.00



Learning Objectives Include:

  • Understand the options for building or updating your website in WordPress.
  • Determine what type of content is important to their website and what isn’t.  
  • Understand current trends in website design and website usability.

ABN Nonprofit Marketing Certificate:

This workshop counts as 3 credits towards the ABN Nonprofit Marketing Certificate. To receive this certificate, a participant must earn 18 credits (six qualifying courses) within a two-year period. Credits are tracked on individual sub-accounts (not admin accounts) as course credit stays with the individual. For more information, contact Eddie Crim at


CFRE Credits:

Full participation in Advanced Grant Writing is applicable for 3 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or re-certification. For more information about the Certified Fundraising Executive credential visit




This course is intended for beginners with little to no experience in the topic. Please keep in mind, the levels are simply a guideline. Please contact Eddie Crim at for specific questions about the level of this course.



Gavin Baker, Principal of Baker Labs, has taught literally thousands of people about social media over the last five years. He has provided training and digital media consultation for the following companies: McCamy Construction, Premier Surgical, Mountain View Reserve, DeRoyal Inc, University of Tennessee Knoxville (Professional Development – Noncredit), Ruby Tuesday, Wok Hay, Marlin & Ray’s, Pilot Flying J, PetSafe, PetSafe Vet, Knoxville Utilities Board, Covenant Health, PreparedIT, Knoxville Convention Center, Gatti’s of East Tennessee, Saddlebrook Properties, Harper Volkswagen, LaborEXChange, Stone-Campbell Journal, Messiah College, and the United Way of Knox County.
Baker has spoken about using social and digital media to connect with customers and build businesses at numerous conferences and events, including Social Fresh – Nashville and the Social Media Business Forum, Durham, NC. Locally, he’s spoken at events including the Entrepreneurial Imperative, Bright Ideas Series of the Knoxville Chamber, Knoxville Social Media Association’s Social Media Summit, and the University of Tennessee MBA and Executive MBA classes. He is on the board of Social Media Club: Knoxville, Nucleus Knoxville, Young Professionals of Knoxville, SoundCrawl, United Way of Knoxville Marketing and Branding Committee and a past recipient of the Knoxville Overground Startup Awards 2008.


Cancellation Courtesy:
If you wish to cancel your registration, notification of your registration cancellation must be received by email to Eddie Crim at five business days prior to the class. Please view our full cancellation policy here.

Special Accommodations:
If you require special accommodation in order to attend an ABN training, please contact Eddie Crim at 865-313-2077 or no less than five days prior to the training you wish to attend.


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