Writing for the Web

Date(s) - 09/11/2014
All Day



Ever get the feeling that nobody is reading your library’s website? Trust your gut on this one; unfortunately, this is the case for much of the content posted on library sites. You may also be asking: Why is my content failing? How can I attract attention without resorting to irritating writing conventions?

Learn how to make your content not only attractive, but also palatable to today’s online reader. In this interactive and informative webinar we’ll explore and discuss some simple guidelines that will make all the difference in how people interact with your website.

Even if you don’t personally maintain your library’s website, this webinar will help you better understand what your organization can do to have a website that people will use and enjoy.

Laura Solomon ~ Biography

Laura is the Library Services Manager for OPLIN and former Web Applications Manager for Cleveland Public Library. She is responsible for providing and managing all web-related services to all of Ohio’s public libraries. This includes custom web sites and development for more than 25% of Ohio’s library systems.

She has been doing web development and design for over twelve years, in both libraries and as an independent consultant. She speaks on Web-related topics extensively in the public library community and is the author of the book Doing Social Media So It Matters: A Librarians Guide from ALA Publications.