The report is a step by step process from getting a domain name to publishing your first post.
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Setting Up Your First Blog
So you have finally decided to take the plunge and create your first blog, don’t worry this is not as difficult as it might sound. This short guide will help take you through the process and result in you having your own blog ready to be filled with content.
Step One: Choosing a Free or Paid Blog
If you are setting up a blog to open a business then it will be worth your while to get a paid blog. All this actually means is that you will be purchasing your own domain name and opening up a hosting account.
If you just want a personal blog you can opt for a free method by using a service such as blogger dot com. The downside to this is that you could run the potential of waking up one morning and your blog has been shut. This does happen so this is just a word of warning.
For the purpose of this report we will follow the paid method and create a blog on WordPress.
Step Two: Choosing a Domain Name
You will need to purchase a domain name for your new blog. This could be your name at dot com or something to describe your business. A domain name will run you around $10 and can be purchased at the following places.
Go Daddy dot com