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Create Your Own Blog: 6 Easy Projects to Start Blogging Like a Pro, Second Edition by Tris Hussey

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Chapter 2. Installing and Setting Up Your First Blog

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Starting Your First Blog

Now that you know a bit about me, the history of blogging, and a bit on where blogging is headed, let’s dig into the meat of things and get going. You need to think about only four things when you’re starting a blog, and after you’ve set up one blog, the last step becomes second nature.

• What are you going to write about?

• What are you going to call your blog?

• Which blog engine will you choose?

• Who are you going to write as?

I’m going to introduce you to thinking about your blog’s topic here, but will cover writing good blog posts in Chapter 3, “Creating Content ...

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