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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 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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Free PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript editor (IDE) – Codelobster PHP Edition

If you are looking to get into the some of the deeper aspects of website and blog design, my HTML tutorial for beginners is a good place to start.  Whether you are learning HTML or some other language, a good IDE is a must to make the process as easy as possible.  There are many…

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How To Sell Products On Your Blog

Selling products on your blog is one of the absolute best ways to turn your loyal audience into a consistent revenue stream. In fact, many of my readers set out to start their blogs specifically for the purpose of marketing and selling a product or service. In this post, I will discuss how to use…

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Justin Hall: Blogging Pioneer

Blogging has evolved perhaps more quickly than any form of writing before it. While The Blog Starter is geared towards helping up and coming bloggers create their blogs and websites to define the future of the internet, I feel it is also important for contemporary bloggers to have a sense of how blogging began as…

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Blogging for Moms

Each day I receive dozens of personal emails from my readers, who email me directly after reading my tutorial on starting a blog. Sometimes they need a little extra guidance from me and sometimes they just want to write me a note to say thank you for putting together my easy-to-use guide. While I love…

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How to Start a Website with Joomla

When the internet was experiencing its first big boom back in the 1990s, building a website required serious technical knowledge. At a minimum, you needed to be fluent in programming languages such as HTML, CSS and Javascript just to build a simple website. These days, almost anyone can create a beautiful and fully functional website…

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