The Basics of Blogging – How Coupon Codes Can Help You Get Started.

This is part ¬†1 of a 4-part series that goes over the very basics of blogging for people new to the blogging world.¬† Everyone has a blog. Okay – so that is a bit of an exaggeration, but you get the idea. It seems that everyone has a blog these days, and for good reason. A blog is a great way to communicate with your audience, no matter what kind of audience that may be. Using a blog to promote your business – whether it is a new business or an existing venture – is one of the best ways you can use technology to your advantage. Once you have decided to start your own blog, you are certain to have a lot of questions as you try to get started – which is exactly why we have put together this Basics of Blogging series. We will aim to answer all of the big questions that come up as you work to start your own blog. First up, the matter of web hosting, and how you should go about picking the right web host for your blogging needs. What is a Web Hosting Company? To bring your well-written, informative blog posts to people around the world, you are going to need a web host. Simply, a web host is a company that stores your web pages on a server and delivers them to people who follow a link to your site or enter your address into their browser. It is possible to host your own web pages, but that is an advanced option that is full of hassles and complications. You need your own server (i.e. a computer) that runs 24 hours a day, can handle large traffic and not get you into trouble with your ISP (internet service provider). There are other considerations, like setting up a firewall (here’s a 1-year coupon code to help if you decide to go that route). ¬†Hosting your…

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