Lesson 1.1: Creating a Blog using WordPress

CREATING A BLOG USING WORDPRESSOur second lesson in the Blogging and Social Media 101 Learning series is “Creating a Blog with using WordPress”.

This FREE e-learning series provides technical hands-on tutorial to anyone online and provide additional learning materials for those joining:

Creating a Blog using WordPress

You will need a web hosting account to get this tutorial done. I am using MediaTemple.

WordPress is a popular platform for many reasons including:

  • Build your business presence.
    Numerous complimentary tools that expands the blogging platform to a full blown website engine and most of them can be used for free. You only pay when you want to upgrade or get further support.
  • Sell your goods or services online.
    Add e-commerce capabilities and start accepting payment or booking through your site.
  • Engage your readers.
    Add social networking and forums to make your site a full-blown online community.
  • Showcase your works or projects.
    Build catalogs or galleries to display works you have done for viewing or selection of prospects.