Getting Started in Blogging

On September 12, 2008, in public relations, social media, social networking, by Barbara Nixon

So, you signed up for an account at WordPress, and you added an About page. Now what’s next? And how do you go about learning more to create a blog that reflects your personality and style?

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. It’s worth the time.

Photo Credit: “1/365” uploaded to Flickr by PhotoJonny


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