First Step In Becoming a WordPress Rockstar
For about a million reasons, I think every serious blogger should be using a hosted WordPress installation as their blogging platform.
You have to train yourself in WordPress while paying for a hosting plan and while you’re doing that, you’re not making any money with your blog.
That is a bad scenario, but it doesn’t have to be so.
Using MAMP for Mac (or WAMP for Windows OS) you can install WordPress on your home computer, learn how to use WordPress, install themes, plugins, customize the look of your blog to your hearts content.
When you’re comfortable with the way your site looks and you feel comfortable working with WordPress, you can purchase a hosting plan and hit the ground running.
You can in fact, deploy a money making blog on day one.
So how do you install WordPress on your home computer?
Watch this video.
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