I took a Blogging for Business class at GA ages ago and there is nothing more practical to getting your blog done than simply doing it. I had been writing daily for the summer and with enough comments and encouragement, I have migrated to WordPress – land of blogs and on a self-hosting service.
As advised, I found a theme online and made the great migration from blogger. Though WPEngine had great reviews, my server had a DDoS attack and the site was down for over 30 hours. I told a fellow community member of the DDoS attack and he encouragingly commented “I wish I was cool enough to get a DDoS attack….That’s so cool.”
To know which elements are needed to set up a successful wordpress blog, take Blogging for Business at GA.
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