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 replying to this post with a comment, sharing your name and blog address, along with the name of the class that you are in (such as PRCA 3330). by completing this Google Form.

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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16 Responses to Getting Started with WordPress :: Spring 2010

  1. I did the google form but I dont know if I’m doing this right, soI’m leaving a comment here too.

  2. Jessica Teal says:

    My name is Jessica Teal PRCA 3330

  3. Hello! My name is Shelley Martin and here is the link to my blog…(I am still working on the creative part so it is still a little bare and boring!)

  4. Michelle Blubaugh says:

    Hello! I am in your PRCA 3330 class.
    That is the link to my blog!

  5. Megan Linder says:

    Sorry! I guess my link didn’t attach!!

  6. Megan Linder says:

    I’m sorry! lol! I forgot, I am in both your COMM 2322 and COMM 4333 classes!

  7. Megan Linder says:

    Hey, my name is Megan Linder. I am looking forward to your class the semester.

  8. Here is the link to my blog. I think you may have it alreayd from into, but here it is again for PRCA 3030.. THANKS!! 🙂

  9. Matt Cook says:

    My name is Matt Cook. I’m graduating in May with a General Studies degree. My concentration’s are Psychology, Sociology, and Public Relations. I’m looking forward to the semester and getting everything going! Here’s a link to my blog.