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Getting Started with WordPress January 15, 2010

Posted by Barbara Nixon in Assignment.
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So, you signed up for an account at WordPress, and you added an About page. Now what’s next?

FIRST: Let me know your blog address by completing this Google Form.

NEXT: Learn more to create a blog that reflects your personality and style. But how?

Fortunately, WordPress offers many FAQ screencasts to help you with the step-by-step instructions. Here are a few of the best ones to help you get started on the right foot:

And though you may have a good handle on the technical aspects of blogging, remember that the technical side is only part of the blogging equation. Corinne Weisgerber, a professor at St. Edward’s University and fellow PROpenMic member, created this presentation for her Social Media for PR class. The emphasis? How blogging can help you create your personal brand online. Take a look at “Blogging & Managing your Personal Brand.” It’s worth the time.

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