Idiots guide to blogging

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NotMostPeople Tue 01-May-12 14:30:45

I'm thinking about starting a blog but have no idea where to start and I like to know all about a thing before I do it. Where can I go for an idiots guide?

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skylarkuk Tue 01-May-12 15:20:19

I actually bought a book called Dummies Guide to Mom Blogging, there are also some pretty cheap ebooks on kindle (you don't have to have a kindle to use the kindle software), also have a free ebook that you can download.

If you are not very techy go to, it's really easy to set up a blog there but if you like to get all geeky and really have total control over everything host your own wordpress blog. Good luck smile

I made the mistake of not reading up a bit first and started with a blogger blog but decided it was too limiting so now I have a self-hosted wordpress blog.

Tee2072 Tue 01-May-12 15:24:16

Pick a blogging platform. Create blog. Blog.

It really is that simple.

FrenchTouchLaure Tue 01-May-12 19:52:32

Awesome advice, skylarkuk! I just downloaded the free e-book and the site looks great.

ElenMumsnetBloggers (MNHQ) Tue 08-May-12 11:03:56

Hi NotMostPeople,

Our quick How to start a blog guide might be of use...

MmeLindor. Tue 08-May-12 17:02:15

I have written a bit about this on my blog - maybe this will help

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