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Join Us: Writing for the Web Workshop


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In this very prac­ti­cal, hands-on, inter­ac­tive course, learn to write web­site con­tent in plain talk to help your vis­i­tors get the infor­ma­tion they need, quick­ly. Learn to think about your web­site as a place for a con­ver­sa­tion with a busy per­son who is try­ing to find infor­ma­tion or com­plete a task. If your job includes writ­ing for your agency web­site, intranet, or dig­i­tal prop­er­ties, this course is for you!

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Course Details

What: Two-Day Online Workshop
When:  Feb 13, 2024 (1pm - 5pm PT) & Feb 14, 2024 (8am - 12pm PT)
Where: Online, Virtual
Course Number: 01-03-EW44
Cost: $413 per person
Registration: This workshop is offered through the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services (DES). Visit the DES website for registering. Please contact the Learning Solutions Team with any registration questions at

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What you'll learn

You will practice focusing your content on your site visitors' needs, organizing content so it is easy to skim and scan, and putting the key message first. We’ll teach you to:

  • Set the context for using the web, planning website pages
  • Focus on your site visitors' needs
  • Break up and organize content
  • Tune up your links and sentences
  • Use lists, tables, and graphics
  • Write for digital accessibility
  • Write content in a conversational way

Who can attend?

  • Washington state agencies, city, county, and other public entity employees, including members of non-profits
  • Oregon state agency employees
  • Idaho state agency employees