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Learning about Blogging and WordPress

What is a Blog?

According to Wikipedia: “A blog (a portmanteau of the term web log) is a personal journal published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete entries (“posts”) typically displayed in reverse chronological order so the most recent post appears first.”

Here’s a video called Blogs in ‘Plain English’   

 
      WordPress is one of the most popular content management and blog publishing applications available on the web today. First released in 2003 by developer Matt Mullenweg as a basic blog engine, WordPress is now a full-featured, fully customizable website creation tool used by millions of individuals, businesses and organizations around the world.

Here’s a just a couple of places to learn more about the how to make WordPress work for you.

   Updated WordPress.com – Step-by-Step Tutorial on How to Blog.
Chris Abraham walks you through how to join the fastest-growing and most elegant free blogging services, WordPress.com. Go from the simple acts of joining all the way through set up and administration.

WordPress training and tutorials at lynda.com: Try their free WordPress video tutorials, to see if you’d like to become a member to access all their courses.            
If you are interested in learning how to make Social Media get traction for you and/or your business, checkout this link.

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