FREE Ebook – Set Up Your Blog With WordPress: Your Ultimate Guide
There are still many bloggers out there who blogs using the traditional free Blogger.com (blogspot.com) or WordPress.com platform. It is not a serious offend to blog using these free platforms. It’s fine. It’s OK. However, if you are serious about establishing a virtual real estate empire, it is better to have your own domain and hosting to run your blogging activities.
If you treat your blogging activity like a business, you will see and reap the rewards soon. If you are serious with your business, chances are you will invest small money to buy your first domain and first hosting. Hook your domain to WordPress.org. That’s a crucial step to kick start your blogging business.
You should really look into WordPress, the simplest and most powerful blogging platform available today. Powering over 50% of all blogs, and more than a few other websites, WordPress makes the task of content-management easy for anyone.
When you have your own blog, I mean “really have your own blog”, nobody can stop you. If Google.com suddenly freeze your blogspot.com account, you don’t have to worry because your blog content is no longer under them. Why? Because you already have your own hosting that keeps all your hard written content. You can back up your content in your hard disc and other means.
Is it difficult to switch from a free blogging platform to a paid one?
When I first started my own domain in a wordpress.org platform, I felt the difficulty. I need to understand about file transfer protocol (ftp), cpanel and wordpress.org. It was confusing for a newbie like me that time. I was very comfortable with blogspot.com at that moment. It took me such a long time to comprehend all this. However, now that is not an issue anymore. There are countless information available in the internet. There are paid and free WordPress tutorial. You can start right away after reading any of the wordpress blog guide or tutorial.
Want to start your own self paid blog, but don’t know where to start?
Not sure where to get started, though? You should read Set Up Your Blog With WordPress: Your Ultimate Guide by author James Bruce. I just downloaded and read this manual. It’s free of charge. Nothing to invest. Just your time and will power.
This manual outlines everything you need to know in order to set up a blog and turn it into a real success. They try to only outline tools they think are useful. Make Use Of itself runs on WordPress, so you know it’s a tool they believe in. They’re sharing a few of their secrets in this manual, so it’s absolutely not one you want to miss. Also with this free guide you will also receive daily updates on new cool websites and programs in your email for free courtesy of MakeUseOf (the publisher).
Even if you have years of experience with wordpress.org, I found that this manual is kind of refresher and I also discovered new stuffs that I can apply straight away. So, I recommend this guide to both newbies and also those with some years of wordpress experience.
Here is how the contents are break out (34 pages of pack info WordPress tutorial guide):
2. Get Stuck in
3. Basic Operations
4. WordPress and SEO
5. Galleries and Photo Management
6. Blog Promotion
7. Making Money From your Blog
8. Backup and Recovery
9. Optimizing and Scaling for High Traffic
Check out some of the screenshots available from this fantastic guide.
The introduction explains the fundamental and reason why you should consider having a WordPress blog. This is a section of the early pages in this free guide.
If you are an experienced wordpress blogger, you can learn additional skills that is vital to promote your blog extensively. When I first read this, it is like a refresher to me and made me realize that I have not been applying some of the techniques explained in this free ebook.
One of the most important part for a blogger is to back up his/her content. This is so crucial because you don’t want any problem suddenly shut the whole content down from your blog. With a wordpress blog, there are several ways to back up your blog. You can back up via cpanel, wordpress pluggin or ftp. It’s up to you and your convenient.
I highly recommend you to get this free manual. All you need to do is “click here” and fill up a simple form that is required by the publisher. You privacy is protected by them. Even if you are a newbie or an experienced wordpress user, there’s nothing to lose. In fact you learn and isn’t learning fun?
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Good luck and happy reading.
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