You've probably heard the phrase "look before you leap" or one similar. This could not be truer than when you're thinking of starting a blog. Taking the time to answer these 3 critical questions before you start blogging will save you tons of frustration later on down the road. 1. Before You … [Read more...] about 3 Critical Questions To Answer BEFORE You Start Blogging
How To Start A Blog
Step-by-step instructions and tutorials for how to start a blog with WordPress. Here are the main topics we'll cover in this section.
Why Start A Blog?
It's important to understand why you want to do this in the first place. I'll help you find your "why" so that you can start your blog on the right path.
Decide What To Blog About
There are 2 schools of thought on what you should blog about. 1. You should blog about something you're passionate about. 2. You should only blog on a topic that can make you a lot of money. Together, we'll navigate these tricky waters.
Choose The Best Blogging Platform
For me, this is WordPress. I'll walk you through your choices and why I feel that WordPress is still the best blogging platform out there.
The Best Blog Hosts For Starting A New Blog
This one is not so straight forward... We'll cover all of the options so that you'll have a clear understanding of the best blog host to start your blog.
Get A Custom Domain Name
This used to be an optional step when first starting a blog. We'll cover why that's no longer true.
Installing And Configuring WordPress
We'll cover all of the nitty-gritty, step-by-step details of installing and configuring WordPress. And, for those of you who have zero desire to set up WordPress, I'll show you how to get it done for you for FREE.
Customize Your Blog
Once you have WordPress installed and configured, you'll need to find a high-quality theme and solid plugins to help your blog succeed. Don't worry. I'll walk you through this one too.
How To Write Your First Blog Post(s)
The last topic we'll cover in this sections is how to write your first few blog posts and what you should write about first.