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Starting Your Own Book Blog – Setting Up Self-Hosted WordPress on Your Paid Hosting

So you’ve decided that you want to go all-in and purchase a domain name and a hosting account with a webhost. All right… first, let’s start with getting some hosting. Picking a Host There are a plethora of hosts to choose from. Some are good, some not so good. The three I’m detailing here are […]

09/29/2022
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Starting Your Own Book Blog – Setting Up WordPress on a Friend’s Domain

So you have a friend who already has a domain name and paid hosting set up for themselves and is willing to give you some space on their hosting and a subdomain on their domain name for you to try out blogging without having to use ad-supported free WordPress.com or Google’s Blogger. Well, there are […]

09/22/2022
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Starting Your Own Book Blog – Setting Up WordPress.com

So if you’re not into Blogger, or for some reason it won’t let you have the URL you want even though multiple searches through Google or Bing have turned up no blogs/websites with your blog name, you may want to try out WordPress.com instead. Getting Started You’ll need a WordPress.com account. If you’ve commented on […]

09/15/2022
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Starting Your Own Book Blog – Setting Up Blogger

You’ve made a decision on how much you want to spend on your blog to begin with and you’ve come up with a name. Now you need to set up your blog. This week we’ll go over how to start a blog on Blogger. Blogger is owned by Google. Many people don’t like Blogger because […]

09/08/2022
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Starting Your Own Book Blog – Naming Your Blog

So you’ve decided you want to start a book blog and you’ve made your decision about how much you want to spend on your blog at first. Whether you want to go whole hog and invest a lot of money or whether you want to test the waters and go with free options, you now […]

09/01/2022
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Starting Your Own Book Blog – Deciding How Much You Want to Invest

So you’re considering starting a book blog. You’ve read several book blogs and you’re thinking that’s something you’d like to do. While most people would tell you pick a name first, I think the first thing you need to do is make a financial decision. That decision is how much money you want to invest […]

08/25/2022
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Starting Your Own Book Blog – Introduction

I’ve been book blogging off and on since 2006/2007. My very first “book blog” was Bloody Kisses, which was shamelessly taken from the Type O Negative album of the same name. I would review music, movies, and books on that blog, telling what I liked about them and what I didn’t. In 2009/2010, because I […]

08/18/2022
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