Blogging 101 Series

by Miranda Grimm

One of the most stressful elements to running a blog isn’t creating the site itself. It’s not writing the content. It isn’t even managing the occasional technical issues that inevitably crop up over time. It is getting started in the...

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by Miranda Grimm

Google Analytics is a completely free tool you can add to your blog to track traffic. Knowing where your traffic comes from, what they are viewing and how long they hang around can help you understand your audience and their...

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by Miranda Grimm

It is our final WordPress Focused post in the Blogging 101 series and it covers Themes. A theme is what controls the look, layout and function of your site. When you uploaded WordPress it came with a few standard themes....

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by Miranda Grimm

WordPress Plugins are often the main reason many bloggers choose to use WordPress. Plugins, as previously discussed, are additional tools and/or settings you can add to your WordPress site. With plugins it can often seem as though the options for...

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by Miranda Grimm

Moving through our Blogging 101 Series we are currently discussing Self-Hosted WordPress. We last set up general settings and we are now ready to learn more about the basics of WordPress. There are so many features to it and we...

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by Miranda Grimm

Welcome back to Blogging 101, a series where I help walk you through the process of creating your own blog- rather for fun or to  make extra money online. Setting up your WordPress site can be rather involved. Let’s start...

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by Miranda Grimm

Yesterday we talked about choosing a hosting company. Today we will talk about setting up your hosting and how to install WordPress.  My experience is with Hostgator, therefore I will be using their platform through this discussion. Most hosting companies...

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by Miranda Grimm

Welcome back to the Blogging 101 Series. I took quite a long break since my last post in this series! My apologies and thanks for sticking with me!   So you have decided to go with a WordPress blog. Good...

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by Miranda Grimm

On to day 6 of the Blogging 101 Series- Adding your Purchased Domain name to your blogspot (blogger) account. In total we will have 30 days worth of posts that will walk you through creating a blog on both Blogger...

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by Miranda Grimm

Day 5 of the 30 days blogging series will show you how to get started on Blogger. Previously I gave you something to think about– whether you want to begin your blogging career on blogger or WordPress. If you have...

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by Miranda Grimm

Welcome to Day 4 of the Blogging 101 Series! For this tutorial, I will show you step by step the process of buying your own Blog Domain Name through GoDaddy.com without buying too much or becoming confused. This tutorial is a...

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by Miranda Grimm

Day 3 of the Blogging 101 30 Day Series I bet if you ask very many bloggers, one of their biggest regrets is their choice of domain name. As a new blogger it is difficult to understand the importance of...

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by Miranda Grimm

Moving on into Day 2 of our Blogging 101 series! Yesterday I covered some basic yet serious explanation of what you should expect from blogging. I briefly mentioned the importance of having a passion for blogging. I hope, for your...

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by Miranda Grimm

Welcome to the start of our 30 day guide to blogging! If you have been considering blogging but feel a little lost and not sure where to start, here it is. Your starting line is right here! I first want...

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