The Technical Aspect of Setting Up Your Website and Blog
I’m a big fan of WordPress and so are a lot of other people. Thirty percent of the top million websites worldwide rely on WordPress for their website and blog. I recommend you join them and use WordPress to setup your website.
There Are Two Options of WordPress
WordPress.com is simpler and cheaper (approaching free) to setup and use, but it doesn’t have as many features or flexibility.
WordPress.org is a far more powerful website platform, but it’s also more involved to use and setup your website. In addition, there are costs for this option: buying a domain name and paying for hosting.
Regardless, I recommend that you use one of these two WordPress options to setup your website and blog.
I have a blog series about getting started with WordPress. I think these posts will get you started quite nicely.
And when it comes time to write for your blog, here’s another series of posts to consider in producing content for your blog.
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Peter Lyle DeHaan, PhD, is an author, blogger, and publisher with over 30 years of writing and publishing experience. Check out his book The Successful Author for insider tips and insights.