Chinese generally believe that it is the duty of parents to choose a good name for your babies, as it is the best gift you can ever give your children. Our children are recognised for what they are called and their names follow them wherever they go. It is believed that choosing an auspicious name will ensure that your children will have a smooth sailing life.
Similarly when it comes to planning for your blog, it is important that you spend some time to brainstorm and choose a good domain URL name for your website. There are many factors to consider when choosing your blog name but I have made it easier for your by condensing these key considerations into 10 easy steps.
I love to use the WordPress platform as the engine to run most of my blogs as it is user-friendly, flexible and well-supported by a large community of users who are serious about their blogs. The catch about using WordPress to build your blogging business is that you have to pay for the domain URL name and the blog has to be self-hosted. Today as at writing this post, Blog Towkay is using Bluehost as my preferred web hosting provider.
This blog post will show you how to setup your self-hosted WordPress blog on Bluehost in 5 key steps: (1) Sign-up for Bluehost web hosting, (2) Access Bluehost Cpanel for the first time, (3) Register your domain URL name, (4) Set up your domain, and (5) Install WordPress on your self-hosted Bluehost account.
The contents in Blog Towkay is organised around the 6 S framework I specially developed to help us remember the key ingredients of building a successful blog. The 6 S of Blogging as a Business are: