I’ve been blogging since early 2008. It’s been a critical strategy for me to build my business and be able to work for myself.
While a blog alone won’t guarantee you a thriving business, having the right tech foundations will help you go a long way.
Setting up a blog with WordPress doesn’t have to be complicated or confusing. It only takes about 10 minutes if you follow our advice.
In order to set up a website, you need three things:
- A domain – The address that your website lives at.
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Unfortunately, you already know how the story ends
You wake up with huge hopes. “Another beautiful day!” you tell yourself. You brush your teeth, grab your morning coffee and start the day with the best of intentions.
But somewhere along the way your energy and focus fizzles. You glance at the clock and are shocked. It’s nearing 4 o’clock and you’re feeling like “WTF just happened?!?!”
You scramble to do what you can, but it’s frantic and doesn’t amount to much.
Another day, lost.… Click to read more
You would not believe some of the emails I’ve received from people over the years.
I’ve heard the worst.
From paying thousands (or tens of thousands) on website design only to have it turn into a small claims court nightmare, to taking two years to launch their site because they wanted to make sure their message and logo was “just right.”
This is on the extreme end of the spectrum, but everyone I think to some degree struggles with the tech side of their business.… Click to read more
Every great movement needs a headquarters. A basecamp where you can strategize your takeover of the space that you’re in.
Creating a powerful digital basecamp is essential for every aspiring entrepreneur and trailblazer.
Yet, so many people get lost in the details. Many get overwhelmed with decision fatigue before they even start.
Personally, I’m tired of seeing people mess around with trying to get their website and email list set up for six months, only to give up because they just don’t “get it.”
Conversely, some people launch, but never really gain any traction because their basecamp just isn’t working for them.… Click to read more
Another sun sets and you wake up thinking, “maybe this is the day.”
You pick up your phone and Facebook streams and your inbox fills your head. Other people’s priorities and the digital noise seeps in.
Of course, this happens almost automatically. Most of the time you’re not even consciously aware of it.
More than anything, it just adds to the confusion and overwhelm of launching.
It’s hard enough already to know where to start.
- How do you figure out your message and what makes a good website?
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