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How to Start a Blog - Blogging for Beginners

Laurie Wang, Travel & Lifestyle Blogger, Digital Marketer

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17 Videos (47m)
    • Introduction

    • Your Blogging Goals and Inspirations

    • What is Blogging?

    • Your Blogging Potential

    • Choosing a Profitable Topic for Your Blog

    • Your Target Readers

    • Idea Generation - Blogging Topics

    • Choosing Your Blogging Platform

    • Introduction to

    • Introduction to Blogger

    • Introduction to Tumblr

    • Introduction to Medium

    • Overview of the Best Blog Setup

    • Choosing a Domain Name

    • Purchase Your Domain Hosting

    • Connecting Your Domain and Hosting & Installing Wordpress

    • Wordpress - Step by Step Tutorial

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About This Class

This course will take you step-by-step into setting up your first online WordPress blog. Created in February 2017, you'll get the latest and best strategies to start your blog for success!

In this class we are going to learn how to start that blog you wanted to create in 2017 to share your passions and creativity, so let's do this! This class is suitable for everyone, especially absolute beginners. Created with bite-sized lessons, it is a crash course that will help you learn all about blogging before taking the plunge, and even if you don't know what you want to blog about yet!

Who should take this course? 

Anyone who is looking to setup a blog the easiest and fastest way. People who are looking to start a blog for a company, business or personal use should take this course.

The course consists of:

33 Easy to follow lectures
2 Step-by-step tutorial videos

You will learn basic skills for blogging such as:

  • How to choose your blogging niche
  • How to come up with unlimited blog topics
  • How to get a website domain and what is it
  • How to get reliable and cheap hosting
  • How to install Wordpress in one click

After taking this course, you'll be able to create your Wordpress blog in one day and start blogging straight away with my step-by-step instructions. 

80 of 84 students recommendSee All

Thank you Laurie! I've just recently decided to start a blog and had no idea how to get started. The information you provided was a great starting point. And the questions your provided were very thought provoking and will help me get laser focused on what I really want to achieve. So thank you! Now I just have to research a good Canadian web hosting service.
Really good information for getting started!
Andie W.

Lifestyle and Empowerment Mom Blogger

A very good starter class for anyone wanting to start a blog. I followed the tutorial along as I watched and set up my own wordpress website in a day. I followed Laurie's recommendations and used namecheap to buy my own domain. This step was easy enough. I then went onto Vidahost in order to set up my domain hosting. I located the starter kit easily enough, however Vidahost seems to have changed their control panel website. At this stage it was a bit hard to figure out how to link my pre bought domain name and my vidahost hosting. I was eventually able to download wordpress and set up my namecheap domain name with wordpress to end up at the step where Laurie is at the end of the class! Ready for the next one now <3





Laurie Wang

Travel & Lifestyle Blogger, Digital Marketer

Hi, my name is Laurie Wang. I'm a professional lifestyle blogger, Skillshare instructor, and freelance digital marketing consultant living in London, United Kingdom.

Through my lifestyle and travel blog New Yorker Meets London, I help to inspire more experiences in people's lives from new perspectives, opening their eyes to the wonder and vastness of what is possible. My work has appeared in Elite Daily, Metro London, Fast Company, and Women 2.0.

I also set up my digital marketi...

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