Last week, we looked at wordpress and its many benefits; some of which include extending it beyond being just a blog.

The reality is that wordpress today is first and foremost a blogging software. So for the benefit of those who have never set up a self-hosted wordpress blog, we would cover how to set it up, bearing in mind that an extra level of tweaks might be required to make it a more professional website. How to set up a wordpress blog

Steps to setting up a wordpress blog

1. Draw up a plan

Planning is essential for the success of any venture. It is important to start by drawing up a plan for your blog. What niche/industry would you like to cover? What audience do you wish to target? Would your blog be for pleasure, business or a cause?

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