5 Reasons A Self-Hosted WordPress Blog Is The Best

So you’re ready to start your blog.

You have a great idea, a terrific name, and you’re ready to share your stuff with the world. It’s so exciting!

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But then, before you even get started, you have to make a HUGE decision. Where do you set up your blog? There are so many options. Do you choose Squarespace? WordPress? Blogger? How do you know, when you’ve barely even dipped your toe into the blogging world?

Whenever beginner bloggers come to me with this question, I always direct them to WordPress. (That’s WordPress.org, the self-hosted platform, not WordPress.com, the free platform.) WordPress is simply the best platform out there, hands down. And here’s why.

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Why Your WordPress Blog Looks Like A Kindergartner Made It!

These days, anyone can start their own self-hosted WordPress blog. All you need to do is get a Bluehost account, upload WordPress, do a little tweaking, and you’re good to go.

WordPress is so customizable that you can make your blog look however you want it to.

But that’s where a lot of bloggers get into trouble. There are so many ugly free WordPress themes, junky pop up boxes, and unattractive color palettes out there. And as a beginner blogger, it’s almost impossible not to make a design mistake.

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Does your blog look like a kindergartener made it?

Here are 6 things that make your blog look like it was built by a 5-year-old.

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Top 7 Blogging Tools That Will Increase Your Traffic

There are many ways to promote your blog, but the single most important thing you need to dedicate most of your time to is creating high-quality content that is informative and engaging. It’s true that different strategies and tools can help immensely in promoting what you do, but first, you need to have something worthy of people’s attention.

blogging toolsThere are various tools that can increase the traffic on your blog, the only question is what you precisely want and how much you’re willing to pay for these tools. In this article, we’ll talk about a mix of tools and strategies that you can use that will enable you to get more eyes on your writing.

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