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In the articles below you will find tips & tricks for new bloggers. If you still haven't started your blog, use my easy beginner's guide to create one and then come back to this page later.

How to Register a Domain Name

Registering a domain name is a simple task that should be done prior to building your website, but it does require a bit of thought. Your domain name should accurately reflect the name of your business rather than using a keyphrase and it shouldn’t involve another company’s trademarked term or name. Other than that, it’s…

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How to Start a Food Blog

This article goes into the details of how to start a food blog. You will want to have your basic blog set up before reading this article. For the basics of creating a new blog of any kind (including a food blog), check out my free blogging tutorial first, and then come back to this…

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How to Move From WordPress.com to WordPress.org Using a Self-Hosted Domain

If you already have a blog on WordPress.com and would like to move it to your own self-hosted domain name using WordPress.org, this tutorial will show you how. WordPress.com has several inherent issues that make it less desirable for many bloggers. The main issues are the lack of control and security, along with the inability…

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How To Sell Products On Your Blog

This post all about selling products from your blog. In order to follow the process below, you will first need to register and install your blog. Click here for my free guide to starting your blog (opens in a new tab). Selling products on your blog is one of the absolute best ways to turn…

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How to Upload Files with FTP

If you have a website on a hosted server, knowing how to use FTP to access your website files is a great tool to have for many reasons. And guess what? It’s easy! Reasons Why You Might Need an FTP Connection There are several reasons why you might need to use FTP to access your…

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How to Install AdSense on Your WordPress.org Blog

Google AdSense is the publisher’s component of the world’s most popular pay-per-click (PPC) advertising platform, and as such, it is among the most popular ways to monetize a blog. Its popularity, plus the fact that it is easy to use, is the reason it is my #1 choice for monetizing your first blog (see Step…

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