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Install WordPress for Non-Techies Video Illustration

You can find a transcript below      Visit Bluehost                           Transcript Here's a 5 minute video that shows how a non-technical person like myself can set up a WordPress site from scratch. I happen to use this hosting company called Bluehost for the simple reason that for $5.95 a month I can have an unlimited number of blogs and since I'm a business person and make money from these blogs, I want to have 100 or 200 and all for $5.95. I login here to my account obviously it'll take a few minutes the first time you set up your account.  Over here you'll notice there's a little WordPress button we will get to that in a minute but that's how you install WordPress -- just click here.  I already registered a domain www.retirementage.us I could've registered it at Bluehost but I already had this domain and I am having Bluehost host it for me.  So I click here and create a new directory down here and click add domain. Now all I want to do is go back here I want to click this little WordPress […]

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Posted by - February 25, 2012 at 3:50 am

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Install WordPress and Gain These Six Benefits

You may install WordPress because you've heard that Google indexes WordPress sites quickly or that it's easy to maintain a blog using the WordPress content management system.  But there are distinct other benefits you'll enjoy when you install WordPress. You don't need to know HTML, PHP or any other alphabet soup in order to have a very good-looking website that is super-functional.  Because WordPress is so widely installed, there are thousands of designs, plug-ins and widgets that allow you to add almost any function you can think of to your WordPress site. There are thousands of WordPress programmers who will work very inexpensively should you need something really custom for your WordPress installation.  You can find these programmers by posting a job on Elance.com or Find WordPress programmers on oDesk.  Expect to pay $10-$15 per hour. You can easily monetize your WordPress site not only by joining the Google AdSense program and running Google's ads but there are dozens of services that will pay you to allow posts, comment links and contextual links placed on your WordPress installed site.  My favorite is Postlinks (disclosure- I am a postlinks.com customer and affiliate and they compensate me for referrals, as they will […]

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Posted by - January 25, 2012 at 7:21 pm

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Why Every Non-Techie Should Install WordPress

Why Install WordPress Do you want to know html codes?  Do you want to know about metatags and css and other issues that have nothing to do with your business or objectives? If you don't want to waste time on things you should not need to know to have a voice on the web, then install WordPress.  Because so many millions have installed WordPress as their tool for publishing on the Internet, it is extremely refined. It automated so many details. Not only does the basic program have "one-touch" functionality, but programmers have created thousands of plug-ins that allow the non-techie to add functions with a few clicks.   Why Install WordPress Plug-ins As an example, here are some of the installed WordPress plugins on my sites: 1. quick adsense:  allows me to tell wordpress to place adsense after the 3rd paragraph in ever post I write 2. all-in-one-seo: has a number of features that allow you to write your posts for humans but have them appear better-catered to search engines 3. all-in-one-webmaster: allows one place to enter codes so that you can use the tracking features of Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools and the similar offerings of Bing and […]

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Posted by - January 20, 2012 at 9:45 pm

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Why Install WordPress

If you're putting up any kind of small site or blog, WordPress is the easiest, best developed method for a non-technical person. Because of its widespread use, many developers have created plug-ins (95% are free)  that automate most everything you will ever want to do with WordPress.  Therefore, you need almost no technical knowledge in order to be a facile blogger or maintain a website that looks like any standard HTML site. Another reason to install WordPress is that the Google search engine apparently finds it very easy to crawl.  That results in your posts and your blog being readily indexed by Google. WordPress comes with tons of built-in functions so that anything you likely want to do is already included and you don't need to create it.  If there some task you don't know how to do, just do a search on Google and within minutes you'll find somebody who has already answered your question. Because widespread installation of WordPress, there are thousands of themes i.e. designs available free and some that do cost although prices are small.  Therefore, all you need to do is supply the content and you can select an already existing beautiful design that somebody […]

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Posted by - January 9, 2012 at 6:51 pm

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