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How To Start A Personal Blog _ Personal Blogging For Beginners

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How to start a personal blog , personal blogging for beginners .

Hey guys , Brian with WPQ A blog .

And in this video , I'm gonna be showing you a complete personal blogging for beginners tutorial on how to start a personal blog , whether new B A technology have no experience of blog starting or even if you are a pro this personal blogging for beginner's tutorial video will be perfect for you .

The great thing about this tutorial is it is extremely easy to follow along with .

Even if you have no experience in starting and setting up a personal blog .

By following this tutorial video , you will have your blog set up in as little as 10 minutes .

At the end of this video , you will have your blog successfully started .

I'm gonna be providing you with a bunch of helpful resources that will help you in your blog starting journey towards the end of the video .

So stay tuned .

The first step I'm gonna cover is how to choose and register your own domain name for free to have a blog .

You have to have a domain name .

Step two , I'll be going over how to choose a hosting provider to have a blog , you have to have hosting .

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Step three is getting your blog set up for free with the most popular blogging software today .

The blogging platform is wordpress .

If you want your blog to rank reach success et cetera .

Wordpress is the way to go .

If you don't have time to start your wordpress blog , right ?

This second , be sure to bookmark this video so you can come back to it later .

Let's get started .

The first thing you want to do is head on over to blue host via the link that I provided in the description , blue hosts will be getting a free domain name and up to 63% off web hosting .

Make sure you click the link in the description to get this great deal to have a blog .

You have to have a domain name for people to find your blog and web hosting that power your wordpress blog .

A little about blue host , blue host powers over 2 million websites worldwide and over 850,000 blogs around the world .

They're also recommended by wordpress themselves .

Since 2005 , they instantly install wordpress for you which makes starting a blog that much easier .

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They provide 24 7 support via chat , email and phone and they have a 30 day money back guarantee .

If for any reason you are unhappy , you can cancel and get a refund .

No questions asked within the 1st 30 days .

I do wanna mention that the link is an affiliate link and I'll receive a commission which helps support this channel and helps us put out more wordpress tutorial videos .

Once you click the link , you'll be at the blue host home page .

You'll see the get started .

Now button on the page , click the button .

This is where you can select your hosting plan .

You'll see three different options .

You'll see a basic plan plus plan and a prime plan .

I recommend going with the basic plan and then you can always scale up whenever you'd like .

If you have more than one website , then you want to choose either the plus plan or prime plan .

I'm gonna choose the basic plan for this tutorial as this is most common .

Go ahead and hit the select button on whichever plan you would like to use .

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We are now brought to a domain page where we can choose a domain name that we want completely free or if you already have a domain name , you'd enter it in over on the right for the new domain .

You can select if you want it to be a dot com dot net dot org .

Etcetera dot com is the most popular domain extension .

So I'd recommend going with the dot com if you can , I'm gonna type in a domain here and click the next button .

You are now brought to a create your account page .

This is where you will input your information we have first name , last last name , the business name is optional .

Put your country address information in , put a phone number and lastly the best email for you as you'll get emailed a receipt of payment and a copy of your log in credentials , etcetera .

Below that , you will see package information .

You'll see account plan .

This is recons select the term for your hosting package .

You have 12 months , 24 months , 36 months and 60 months .

As you can see , you'll save money , the longer you purchase you're hosting for .

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I'm gonna select the 12 months package set up fee is free .

Domain registration is free .

Let's encrypt SSL is free .

This SSL feature is a free SSL certificate which makes your site secure with the green bar and with the http S domain privacy is an add on that .

I highly recommend it will prevent telemarketers and marketers getting a hold of your personal contact information and bugging you with their services .

The main privacy will show blue host information for the site and not yours .

Site lock security .

Fine is security for your word press website and protects it from hackers .

I un select .

This is a really good free alternatives .

You'll see code guard , code guard creates daily backups and allows you to restore your site with a click of a button .

In case something happens , there are free alternatives that work just the same as co tools start .

You can keep unselected .

This add on will submit your site to search engines and provide a report on your site ranking and keyword rankings .

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Submitting your site to search engines you can do for free .

This isn't necessary to have all these add ons are completely optional and up to you to get .

As you can see , you're saving a lot for this hosting package below that .

You will input your payment information .

I'm not gonna fill this out for protection of personal information .

Once your information is filled in , you want to select the I have read and agreed to blue host privacy policy in terms of service .

Now click the submit button .

You're now brought to a page where we choose a password for your blue host account .

Click to create your password button , input the password .

You would like click the I have read and agreed to blue host privacy policy and terms and conditions and click the next button .

You will now be directed to a congratulations page .

Click the blue loin button to log in to blue host .

Blue host is also going to at this time email your dashboard log in information to the email address you provided .

You will now see pick your theme .

Blue host has a bunch of awesome free wordpress themes that you can choose from .

You can select the theme .

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Now , if you want to or below the themes , you can click , skip this step if you choose the theme .

Now you can always change the theme you pick without any problem at a later date .

I'll be going over this in more detail later in the video .

Once you choose your free theme or click , skip this step , you'll be at the page here stating all done .

Click the button that says start building to start building your blog on wordpress .

Once you click that and log in , you'll be at the wordpress dashboard .

This is what the Wordpress dashboard looks like .

It'll ask you a few questions as you can see if you don't need help , just click that you don't need help option .

Once you do that , you will see this page , you will see blog posts where you can add new blog post .

You will see where you can add new pages to your blog .

If you want to change your navigation menus , you can do so easily .

And if you are going to sell products on your site , you can install woocommerce to do so on the far left , you will see tabs hover over them and get to learn them .

Post is where you can add new post pages is where you can add new pages .

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The media tab is where your images will show that you upload to your blog comments is where you can view comments .

People leave on your blog plugins is where you can install plugins for your blog .

Almost any customization or feature that you would want more than likely there's a plug in already made for it .

Appearance is where you can change the look of your theme or change your theme to another one or a premium theme .

Select themes .

When you hover over appearance , it will showcase free wordpress themes that you can choose from .

If you select the most popular , it will show you the most popular free Wordpress themes hover over a theme and click install and then click , activate to make the theme your wordpress theme .

You should also see add new theme on this page .

This is where you can add a new theme if you got it from another site or it is a premium theme .

A great resource I have used for several years and recommend for professional wordpress themes that look like an award winning design agency .

Did your blog is Creative Market ?

This is the creative market Wordpress blog themes page .

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You can easily browse wordpress blogging , premium themes , click on them and get a live preview of themes .

As you can see here .

Here's a few examples of premium wordpress themes that are already premade for you to input your information or change .

However , you'd like , you'll see they look really good .

Click the link in the description below to check out creative market in the top left of your wordpress dashboard .

You will see .

Welcome here or your site title towards the top of the page .

Click this to view your site to log into your wordpress dashboard , you can do so via the blue host C panel or by typing in your domain name with a slash WP dash admin .

Here's an example , it'll bring up this page here , just input your log in credentials to be logged into wordpress .

Another great resource that is helpful and used by over 500,000 users is the drag and drop editor called element or page builder element or page builder .

Make starting in creating your wordpress blog easy .

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You can make edits by dragging and dropping search element or page builder on the plug ins page and install and activate it if you'd like to try it out .

Element has a free and paid version .

I provide a link in the description so you can check out and compare the features of the free and paid versions .

Another great resource to check out is fiver .

Fiver is a great place to get tasks done for just $5 .

It is helpful if you need a logo or something done .

I provide the link in the description below and that is my personal blogging for beginners tutorial video on how to start a personal blog .

If you have any questions , get in touch as I'm here to help you with anything you need .

All right guys .

Thanks for watching .

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