The Best Online School For Baby Boomers Creating A Website

Internet educationDear Baby Boomer: Are you looking for the best online school to learn about the internet, start a website, and maybe even make some extra money?

30 years ago, two friends graduated from their local college and each set out on their careers, full of hope and ambitious plans for their future.  Both of them got married, had kids, bought the house…well, you get the picture.

Each one was successful in their chosen field; meaning that they were making enough to pay the bills and feed the kids.  They were also able to advance in their respective companies and receive modest raises and earn extra vacation days every year.

Fast forward to today when the last of their kids have moved out and they find they have extra time, maybe even extra money, to spend on themselves.  But this also brought with it the realization that retirement was their next big life event and perhaps their retirement funds would not cover their expenses.

Creating an extra income became critical for each of these Boomers!

Each turned to the internet, knowing that online businesses were prospering and that the opportunities were seemingly endless.  One of them succeeded…the other did not.

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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 Recommended Free Affiliate Website For Baby Boomers

WA with Ranking StarsWhen you explore this website you will see what my recommended free affiliate website is for Baby Boomers.  I have a number of reasons for this and will examine them in this post.

The one thing that I hope to get from you by the end of this article is that you agree with me or, at the very least, offer an alternative affiliate that’s just as good if not better.

Far too often we Baby Boomers are being targeted by those that like to portray themselves as gurus or guides that we should follow…with open wallets.

I want you to keep your wallet closed!

 

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A Web Based Learning Environment For Baby Boomers

Everyone has their favorite way they learn.  And when it comes to a web based learning environment there are incredible methods and tools available.

Baby Boomers grew up in public classrooms and university lecture halls.  The advantage of modern technology was not ours to enjoy.  But now as adult learners we have been given opportunities not dreamed of when we used to put an apple on the teacher’s desk.

Let’s explore for a minute what is now literally at our fingertips via our keyboards, mouse, and cameras.

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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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I’m a Baby Boomer and I Want to Learn How to Blog!

I Want to Learn How to BlogIs this you?  Are you a Baby Boomer with a desire to learn how to blog, show up on page one of the search engines and maybe even make money?  If you answered yes then I have two things to say to you:

  1. Know what you want to blog about
  2. Have the right resources to be successful

That’s it!  There isn’t anything more important than these two things…well, except for your excitement to get going.  So…let’s go.

 

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Best Blogging Site for Beginners

You’ve seen hundreds, maybe thousands of blogging sites that are after you to sign up and create a website…create a blog…with them.  But truly, which is the best blogging site for beginners?

Create a Website 2

This is a quick overview that walks you through the process of creating a website at Wealthy Affiliate.

 

Continue reading if you are serious about learning to blog…

And learn how I did it and why I recommend Wealthy Affiliate…

WA is number one

You’ll be glad you checked it out!

 

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