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 commenting on PRCA 2330 :: Spring 2009 Student Blogs.

NEXT: 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.



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3 Responses to So I Signed Up for WordPress. Now What Do I Do?

  1. i had a bad credit score last year but i was able to fix it now.*~;

  2. Loved this post! I felt like that when i first started my blog. There are a lot of great tutorials out there. And of course wordpress becomes a lot easier when you upgrade and pay for the better version.

  3. Paull Young says:

    Love the slideshare preso Barbara! Great stuff, will definitely use it as a reference for new bloggers in future.