How to Build Your Blog From Scratch – FREE Tutorials

March 30, 2010

SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING

How to Build Your Blog – go to BlogDevelopmentSite.com for detailed lessons and instructions.

Below is a list of some of the lessons we will be posting on BlogDevelopmentSite.com, before we get to the Affiliate Marketer part.    The entire website is about how to set up a Blog that will be thoroughly integrated with the internet and the major Social Media sites, so that it can bring you the most traffic.   The only costs involved will be the cost of the domain (less than $10/yr), and the cost of hosting your domain ($5-$10/mo).

For a complete overview and additional notes for many of the lessons, please Opt-In to our newsletter at BlogDevelopmentSite.com and we will send you those notes as the lessons are posted.

how to build your blog for free

  1. Branding yourself
  2. Pick your passion –  (25 questions, etc)
  3. Deciding on minisites, blog, e-bay sales, etc (and how much can be made on each, vs. time invested)
  4. Picking a domain name and usernames (KnowEm.com; use keywords for minisite URLs, etc)
  5. How to pick a Title & a Tag Line (use keywords?)
  6. Setting up a blog (buying a domain name, hosting, DNS xfer, installing WP)
  7. How to write your Bio (Blur, What’s in it for me?, short and to the point)
  8. How to add a new Post & a new Page
  9. How to Install a Theme
  10. How to add Links and Categories
  11. Which Sites to integrate with (FB, Twitter, Squidoo, EzineArticles, Gmail, etc; Always set up a full profile;
  12. Networking with “hub” leaders, as oppoaed to befriending anyone
  13. How to use Keywords when writing a post
  14. How to write a Post (Keywords, Bold Statement, Repeat Title 3 times, 250-500 words, add images/videos with keywords in titles, etc)
  15. How to upload a video to YouTube
  16. Where to find free photos for your Blog http://www.flickr.com/search/advanced/   http://www.goldengod.net/2007/03/16/how-to-find-great-free-photos-for-your-blog/
  17. How to insert photos and embed videos into a Post
  18. How to manipulate/set up Widgets in the Sidebar
  19. How to set up an Aweber Account and chose an Opt-In form (include link to some related YouTube tutorials in the post?)
  20. How to set up an Aweber Autoresponder
  21. How to bring traffic to your Blog (comment on other Blogs, 3-for-1 rule, Always sign with your domain link, etc.)

Specific Tutorials about what these bookmarking and Social Media websites do, and why you want to integrate them into your in-line presence :

  • EzineArticles.com
  • Twitter (add links to Mike’s Tutorials)
  • FB & How to use it for business
  • Squidoo
  • HootSuite
  • HubPages
  • MyBlogLog
  • BlogCatalog
  • Blogged.com

Once your blog is up and running, and you start building a list of followers, they will become your Buyers, as well as your advocates (assuming you do it right and offer them value and great content).    They will also become your “Tribe”, and part of your Affiliate Network, so that you can all help promote each other’s products.

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  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • MySpace
  • del.icio.us
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Technorati
  • FriendFeed
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