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What Is A Website Builder And How Does It Help You?

What Is A Website Builder And How Does It Help You

If you’ve ever wondered what a website builder is you need to know only this: they get your website running in less than 5 minutes!

Gone are the days of building websites with manual coding and crossed eyes. Today, you need only to decide your niche, pick your domain name, find a reputable hosting service…and build your website.

No “techie” experience required.

Really, it’s that simple. Join me as I walk you through a 5 minute website builder. And then decide if this is a builder that you can use for yourself and whether you want a site for business or a personal blog.

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“How Do You Create A Website?” I Asked. “Like This,” They Said

 

You Got What It Takes“Make money while you sleep! Put it on autopilot! Get rich quick!” Blah, blah, blah. These scam headlines are plastered all over the internet. Have you been-there-done-that?

Have you ever stopped and just asked, “How do I create a website that people will read?” That’s the secret to online success: learn it…own it…do it! It’s that simple and it’s that hard. Things worth doing are worth doing right and you shouldn’t treat your website like some prize in a Cracker Jack box; cheap and of little value.

Why not let the experts help you get started?
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Sorry, There Is No Easy Way To Make Money Online: But There Is A Way

Fiscal cliff, crisis conceptThe internet is rife with claims from Charlatans that there are easy ways to make money online. And many of us follow them blindly over the cliff, foolishly thinking we can grab that bag of money they are claiming is theirs to give.

What drives us to think that the easy way is the best way? Why are we willing to get an education or put years into working for the same company but as soon as someone flashes a fancy get-rich-quick banner all of our common sense gets chucked out the window?

“Show me the way, Master”…don’t do this…do this…

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Create A Blog In WordPress: A Guide For Beginners

If you want to create a blog in WordPress you are choosing a winner; and why not start off on the right foot if you are a beginner blogger.  Given the millions of websites that have been created, it is an incredibly popular website platform.

Take a look at this graph from Google Trends:

Wordpress Blog Graph

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My First Year Writing A Blog Has Been Interesting

Very InterestingI realized today that it was almost one year ago that I wrote my first blog.  It has definitely been an interesting first year as a blogger and finding my way through the maze of “online opportunities, gizmos, and gimmicks”.

I have learned a few things along the way and thought I would share them in the hopes that other Baby Boomers can learn the pros and cons of creating their own websites and even learn to be successful online.

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Watch Me Build A Free Website

Building a free website should not be, and is not, hard to do.  I invite you to click on the video and watch me create a website that includes: 

  • The domain name (url)
  • The name of the website
  • The initial theme (which can be changed if you like)
  • Getting your admin page with username and password
  • Taking your first look at your new site

I’ve included the points made in the video in this post as well for your reference.  You can use this as your checklist as you’re building your own website.   Let’s go build!

 

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How To Start a Blog With AARP: Is Their Training Enough?

AARP LogoDid you know that AARP has a section on their website where you can learn how to start a blog?  But is their training enough?  Have they provided you with the tools to completely learn how to set up a website and learn the best blogging practices, and, should you wish, learn how to monetize your site?

In my opinion, AARP has provided an excellent starting point to begin your own blog and even provide some recommended blog hosting sites that you should take a look at.

Let’s review what they offer and if it’s sufficient.  Click on the colored tab below to review their “How to Set Up a Blog by Using WordPress”.

 

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