Starting a WordPress Blog Webinar

Blogging is such a great platform to document your passions which can be food, photography, fitness, etc. Thus Crave Cook Click Group hosted a webinar on 10th Feb to show how to create a free wordpress blog. We gave an overview of creating a free wordpress blog by following the steps mentioned below and are also recorded in the below webinar video.

Click on the below youtube video for the recording of the Webinar

Below mentioned are steps to create your own blog on wordpress.com


BLOG REGISTRATION

Registering your blog name of www.wordpress.com

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Choosing an apt blog name. Should describe your blog

Choosing an apt blog name. Should describe your blog

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SELECT A THEME

Choose a simple theme. For Demo: Sketch Theme

Preferably white background. Pictures look better.

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SELECT FREE BEGINNERS PLAN

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Go to Dashboard. Save the admin link of dashboard for future references

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WRITE BLOGPOST

Always write a recipe on word doc

Add pictures to the folders

Click on New post

Copy Paste recipe

Add Media

Add proper tags to pictures

Save as Draft

Always Preview draft before publishing

Create category (Baked Goods, Desserts, Vegetables, etc.) and add to the blog post

Add tags to the post

Add featured image

Finally publish

Share on social networks like Facebook, twitter. etc.

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CUSTOMIZE THE THEME

Add Title (Free Food Blog) and Tagline (My love for food)

Add Header Image

Add Widgets

a. Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/AnitaMokashiCooksnClicks)

b. Follow Blog via email

c. Top Posts

d. Categories

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ADD A PAGE

Create a page mentioning about yourself

Add contact form on the page for viewers to send you queries

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TRY THEMES

Try multiple free themes and see which suits the best for you.

Always preview the theme before activating it.

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SITE STATS IN DASHBOARD

Who is visiting your blog?

Who is your target audience?

Where are your visitors from?

Which are your popular posts

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ADMIN SETTINGS

Configure reading, writing and media settings

Configure maximum posts on your homepage

Configure the maximum size of your images

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WORDPRESS FORUM

Get your queries answered by fellow bloggers

http://en.forums.wordpress.com/

Queries can be related to Themes, Editing Themes, Writing Post, WordPress Features, Errors, etc

Post or search on the forum to get quick answers

http://en.forums.wordpress.com/

DELETING BLOG

If you are done with your blogging experience delete your blog by accessing tools

   http://en.forums.wordpress.com/

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