17 Jun '17, 6am

You can get started blogging today in 7 easy steps. Ready, set, Blog!

You can get started blogging today in 7 easy steps. Ready, set, Blog!

There is a free version of WordPress available, but do yourself a favor and spring for the paid version. As I mentioned before, I started with a free blog platform (not WordPress) because I was new and trying save money and knew nothing about how to start a blog. This was TampaBayFreebies.com and after I got some local news coverage, traffic to my blog spiked. Yay! I’d hardly finished celebrating before I was hit by a spam bot and completely lost control of my blog. Boo! I then spent hours trying to reclaim MY blog so I could get back to work. I had to verify my identity and ownership of the site … long story short it was a complete time suck. All the while, of course, visitors to TampaBayFreebies.com were seeing “Sorry, this page doesn’t exist.” Grrrr …

Full article: https://www.godaddy.com/garage/how-to-start-a-blog/

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