Do you use wordpress? If you don’t you need to make the switch right now.
Go here and sign-up for a free account.
If you do use wordpress, check the resources below for great plug-ins and themes.
HOW TO HOST YOUR OWN PAGE
If having a wordpress page is not enough and you want to host your own blog,
here are a couple of easy steps to accomplish the switch from wordpress.com to wordpress.org
1) Buy a domain name
I have bought all my domain names through wordpress. It cost $15 and is very easy to do.
Go to TOOLS on your dashboard home and click the custom URL section.
Check the availability of your own custom URL and then click purchase.
2) Find a place to host it
I use my buddy Ben Parker at Capitolcitystudios.com to host my page.
Very user friendly and gets the job done at a very reasonable price.
There are several other places that you can check out. See the resources below.
3) Find a Custom Theme
Whether you want to purchase this or find a free theme. You need to upload a theme
through an ftp site (i use fireftp). Once uploaded, activate the theme and you are on your
4) Customize your Page
Whether you change the header or add your own plug-ins, customization is what makes
hosting your own wordpress page fun. Check the resources below for great plug-ins and themes.
5) Tell the World
Get the word out that you have your own blog page and let others know through twitter, facebook, or
advertisement on blogs. If you want to advertise on my blog, let me know here