For instance, if you’re a copywriter and rely solely on the word “copywriter” to get noticed, you’ll be at the back of the line. Check it out.I just Googled the word “copywriter, and there are about 5,890,000 results. If you’re a new copywriter with a new website, it could take a long time – if ever – to get noticed.
You should also set the “Anyone Can Register” in Settings/General to off, and you should have some sort of spam plugin. Akismet is the old standby, the one I use, but there are many of them these days.
Now you will want download and open Artisteer. This software makes it easy to create a custom theme for your website. You will be able to add your own header and completely customize the site with colors, fonts, columns, and other settings that you choose. It is a pretty simple program to learn and does not involve any coding. When you are done with the theme, you’ll want to save it as a wordpress template. Second, export the theme as a zip file. Then log back into your WordPress admin area and upload your theme using the easy upload feature. Preview your site to see how you like it. You can always tweak the template using Artisteer to make changes.
What ever you choose to do with your WordPress blog, you’ll be able to share it with all your friends, followers and readers through a wide range of social bookmarking options. Add your Facebook fan page and Twitter followers to your blog to add authority and encourage more readers to follow your posts.
Why pay hundreds of dollars for software when you can use this one for free. Even if you plan on running a commercial website or blog, you can still use it for no cost to you.
If setting up your own blog is new to you and you think it might be over your head, don’t worry, it is actually very simple. You will want to use a self hosted wordpress platform, which means you will have to pay a small monthly fee. Remember, this is a business and there are going to be some expenses involved. The small expense of running your own blog is one that is well worth it. Also, don’t be scared if you think something is “over your head”. There are news things you will have to learn if you want to succeed, so of course at first things will be over your head.
His blog is called “My Karate Life” and he started it a few years ago. He hasn’t contributed to it much lately but now that he is trying to get to Japan for the Karate World Championships in July, he is going to start adding content more regularly so that people can follow his progress.