You have a start-up business that you run from the comforts of your home. You have just started to build an online presence too with your website and blog. How can you promote your site and blog without having to shell out big money you do not have yet?
Its enough because top blogs gets updated by their owners pretty often so just following them and learning in their footsteps are usually enough. Refer often and do the same actions in your own blog too.
WordPress is a very popular platform for blogging because it is a complete content management system which also allows you to add themes and plugins which will improve the functionality of your WordPress blog. You can setup your blog for free with WordPress or you can install WordPress on your own domain name.
Talk to your travel agent about the port you are visiting and read look at my activities. In many islands you can just walk off the ship for shopping and beaches, where on others you will want to buy an excursion or take a cab.
Once you have your website name ready, the next step is to set up your hosting. This is a web providing service that will have your blog up and running on the net ready for the world to see. Hosting does cost depending on what package you want. The minimum is around $10 a month which you can access with Hostgator. The monthly costs are definitely worth it as you have a great chance of getting a solid ROI (return on investment) if you do everything right.
As things go on a local weekly newspaper – the only true bastion of pure and free journalism left in this country – I was on assignment the first week, camera in tow. The publisher and I left in his banged up Chevy Blazer, crossed the Merced River Gorge on two wheels, and headed into the heart of gold country where I was to report a new gold discovery.
If you are a real writer then you will keep at your side (until you memorize it) this simple little book, a bible of sorts, of grammar and usage errors. It is called The Elements of Style written by William Strunk, Jr., E.B. White, and Charles Osgood. It is a very inexpensive book. You can log on to Amazon and pick it up for a song.
The knowledge you have gained today, should have helped you gain an understanding of what it means to blog and build a digital presence for yourself. Go ahead and share this knowledge with your friends, even the ones that blog already, and see what they have to say about this article and what you have learned.