Articles Archive for September 2007

Install WordPress
Posted in Setting Up a Blog on 27 September 2007

This is it. The final step to setting up your very own blog. Are you excited yet? You should be. Although it sounds complicated, this step the second easiest step to setting up a blog, right behind verifying if the domain name and host are working correctly. To install WordPress, login to your cpanel account […]

Verify the Domain and Host are Working Correctly.
Posted in Setting Up a Blog on 26 September 2007

It’s alright, the hard parts are over. This step is actually relatively simple. So simple in fact, all you have to do is type the domain name you registered into the browser to verify that everything is working correctly. Take a minute and try that now. There are only two things that could possibly occur […]

Purchase the Domain
Posted in Setting Up a Blog on 26 September 2007

This step should be relatively painless if you followed the guide and already have hosting set up and an available name picked out. Click here to pick out a name and click here to set up a hosting account. Once you have decided on an available domain name and you set up a hosting account, […]

Order Hosting
Posted in Setting Up a Blog on 26 September 2007

Hosting a website may sound confusing, but in reality, there is very little to it. A host is basically a server that stores all of your blog’s files. There may be more to it than that, but this isn’t Hosting 101. I’m here to show you which host to use and how to properly order […]

Study the Competition
Posted in Start a Blog on 26 September 2007

One of the biggest mistakes many new bloggers make is the failure to find out what’s already on the market for their idea. There are claims that a new blog is born every half-second. This means there are over 175,000 blogs created every day. Technorati, the world’s largest blog directory, is currently tracking over 50 […]

Come Up With a Name
Posted in Start a Blog on 26 September 2007

If you thought coming up with an idea for your blog was hard, well, get ready to experience the second most challenging part of blogging: coming up with a name. That phrase should actually be restated to read: coming up with a name that isn’t already taken. After all, picking a name is easy, but […]

It All Starts With an Idea.
Posted in Start a Blog on 26 September 2007

Before you can dive into the blogging software and start writing to your heart’s content, you need to establish the scope of your blog. This can be the most challenging part of starting a blog if you don’t already have an idea defined. If you already blog, than you know what I’m talking about. Due […]

What is a Blog and Why Start One?
Posted in Start a Blog on 25 September 2007

I’m going to be as honest as I can with this blog, starting from the very beginning. So to kick off this vow of honesty, I have something to say. If you don’t know what a blog is, we have a lot of work to do. Blogs are online software programs, formally known as content […]

Make Money Asides
Posted in Ramblings on 24 September 2007

Looking to make money with your blog? Check out this post to learn how.

Get Featured
Posted in Ramblings on 23 September 2007

Want your new blog featured on the sidebar to the right? Click here to find out how.