WordPress is free and with this WordPress how-toguide, it can also be easy!
Invest a bit of time with this book, and you'll have a blog thatsuits your needs, delights your readers, and keeps visitors comingback. Here's something for everyone: blogging basics if you're juststarting out, SEO and social media tricks to drive traffic to yoursite, and ways to customize your blog with plugins and themes.
Build your foundation if you're just gettingstarted, learn WordPress and blogging basics
Dig in learn about the software that powersWordPress, how to obtain a web server, and why you needFTP
Dashing here and there see how to make theWordPress dashboard your administrative hub
Publishing perfection discover options forposting to your site, saving drafts, adding multimedia files, andmore
Social media magic learn to make your sitesocial media and search engine friendly
What's in a theme make your blog unique withpersonalized themes you can create or enhance
Attention geeks tinker with plugin base codeor create your own plugin from scratch
Super you achieve "super admin" status byrunning a multisite installation
Open the book and find:
Tips for making your blog stand out
What you should know about open source
WordPress web hosting requirements
How to manage comments
The difference between blog posts and static pages