WordPress Blog for Beginners

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Create a WordPress Blog Post for Beginners

The How To Post A Blog Properly Video that Has Been Coming For Some Time.

How to create format a blog post is one of the most common questions and requests we get at Great Things LLC.  I’ve made short helpful videos for minute clients but have never put a full-length version together.    More accurately, I have started this version several times, but have always seemed to forget to finish it.    Until now.

The Step-By-Step Blog Post Process

Starting a blog can indeed be both exciting and intimidating, but with the right tools and mindset, it can also be a rewarding and enjoyable experience. WordPress is a great platform for creating a blog, and it offers a wide range of features and customization options to suit your needs.

This is a good how to tutorial video for beginners and those new to WordPress. For this how to video, we are working under the assumption that you already have a WordPress site set up and available.

Here are some basic steps and best practices to help you get started with creating your first blog on WordPress:

OPTIMIZE YOUR SITE AND BLOG FOR SEO: Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of optimizing your site for search engines like Google so that your site appears higher in search results. Some basic SEO practices include using relevant keywords in your content, creating meta descriptions , featured images, and tags, and using internal and external links. This video will show you where you can add a featured image, add tags and assign categories. These are the bare minimum you should be doing, but as long as you’re doing this, you will be off to a great start.

MAKE ENGAGING CONTENT: Your blog’s content is what will attract and engage your audience, so it’s important to create high-quality content that is relevant and informative. Choose topics that are interesting to your audience and write in a clear and engaging style. You can also use multimedia elements like images, videos, and infographics to make your content more engaging.

SHARE and PROMOTE YOUR BLOG: Once you have created great content, it’s important to promote it to your audience. Share your blog posts on social media, participate in online communities related to your niche, and engage with your readers through comments and email newsletters.

These are just some basic steps and best practices to help you get started with creating your first blog on WordPress. Remember to stay consistent and keep creating valuable content, and your blog will grow and thrive over time.

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