Here we are at GA Atlanta with 7 people in the class. YAY! We learned a bunch of stuff like blogs and wordpress and images and other way cool stuff. See below:

[Tweet “Come with your PC, leave with a blog and 3 posts.”]

Blogging platforms:

  • WP
  • Blogger
  • Tumblr
  • Medium (no custom domain yet)

Setup

  • Buy a domain or use their extension.
  • Private Domain or .wordpress.com (.blogspot.com or .tumblr.com or medium.com/@yourname)
  • https://goo.gl/QoNmCi – Godaddy domain on Godaddy service
  • Manage WP @ Godaddy $3.99/mo – https://goo.gl/FqIl5M
  • Templates – explore but go with minimal 2015 for today – themeforest.net
  • If a blog on your business site, domain.com/blog

Plugins:

  • **About Plugins**
  • JetPack
    • Social sharing via Jetpack – connect social accounts
  • Yoast SEO
  • Akismet – get key http://goo.gl/oGf8
  • Google Analytics by Yoast
  • Click to Tweet
  • Revive Old Post
  • SumoMe

Email subscriptions:

  • WP
  • Mailchimp

Best practices – blogging for your brand PPT

  1. Write
  2. Share
  3. Subscribe

 

 

What do you think about that?