Jumpstart Your Own Self-Hosted Blog

Empower Network or Create Your Own Blog

We have dedicated this page to help our readers and followers on building their own brands and pages online. Eventually, if you are a member of Empower Network, you might also want to have an asset of your own – a page and blog that you can create and claim as your own brand.

Now we are going to create your own self-hosted blog and start safeguarding your blogs and content for the long haul. Position yourself at the top of your own niche and give your readers a different YOU.

We have dedicated this page to help our readers and followers on building their own brands and pages online. Eventually, if you are a member of Empower Network, you might also want to have an asset of your own – a page and blog that you can create and claim as your own brand.

Empower Network or Create Your Own Blog

Now we are going to create your own self-hosted blog and start safeguarding your blogs and content for the long haul. Position yourself at the top of your own niche and give your readers a different YOU. How to begin?

Brand Name and Domain. Have you decided on a name to use online? You can use www.fullname.com if its available or perhaps a nickname that you wanted to be known for. I’ve used www.dev.needavasolutions.com/scottsmith because it stands for me helping out everyone to be come 7 figure earners. The surfing part is what I do in between! Remember, once you decided on brand name, it would be hard to switch to something else or your followers will get confused. Seeking and deciding on your brand and domain URL is the hardest part of setting up your own site – its final and it sticks.

Hosting and Domain. Search for a hosting domain that has had several reviews on satisfied customers.  They usually give more discounts when you purchase a hosting plan for more than 1 year. For example, buying a hosting plan that will cost you $8/month for a year is more expensive than buying a hosting plan that will cost you $3/month for a year for 3 years.

Hosting plans already include a free domain for two years the most. Don’t get confused between hosting plan and domain. You can buy a domain anywhere and register for a www.yourbrandname.com but you need a hosting plan to “host” or cater all your files and content that you are going to be publishing online. A domain cannot stand alone without a hosting plan.

WordPress, Blogger or Joomla. Now that you have your www.brandname.com and is now hosted, you will have another choice to make – will you build your website from scratch or install it using WordPress or Blogger (there are others but I’ve just listed the major two)?

My blog is hosted with WordPress and notwithstanding its functionality and form, WordPress seems to be the best content management system online. Blogger, on the other hand, lacks the necessary plugins or functionalities that can make your blogging life easy. [Watch out soon for an in-depth tutorial on setting up WordPress]

Blog. Start putting and publishing content on your blog. Try posting everyday if schedule permits or at least three (3) times a day. Read about more blogging content here.

Now that you have your blog set up and ready – it is time to optimize and customize it! More of this soon!

Ciao,

Scott

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Do You Want The Internet Lifestyle?

Everything may be a dream come true to be part of Empower Network lounging in bed in your pajamas, toggling tabs in your laptop and working furiously over your networks while juggling your sandwich and petting your dog at the same time. [Read more reasons to work from home]

You do all this at the comforts of your home while you count all the money you made over the past 24 hours and it is enough to cover your life for a year.

It may not work for some but for others who made it work, this means that they have lived and worked on their Internet Lifestyle to the fullest ON THEIR TERMS. Simple and true. [Read Steps on How to Start Working at Home]

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An “Internet Lifestyle” means you get to do WHAT you want, WHEN you want, WITH the people you want. Would this be something that would appeal to you? Read More

Why Organize Your Blogging

Why Organize Your Blogging

When blogging at Empower Network is one’s bread and butter, writing and generating content becomes second nature to you especially when blogging and the blogging system is the major product that the Empower Network members are encouraging new members to use. I have been blogging for almost a year now and the list of topics and the stories to blog about just keep getting longer and longer. Watch this video on why you should start your own blog now.

You might think that blogging for Empower Network will have its limitations but the possibilities are endless! As of writing this blog, I already created 3 more topics out of it and listed it down as drafts for future posts.

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How do I organize my blogging?

 

I know that since I am going to be blogging for as long as I know how to write and create content that my readers will consider the king of information, I have to organize my blogging and the content that I publish to the public. Some bloggers, although one reason why people went to blogging is because they can freely talk about anything in random, just rant and rave about everything under the sun and completely forget their readers and audience.

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Selfish, I might add, but when you get visits as many as 1,000 per day or more than that, there is a reason why readers particularly keep coming back to you – your content is valuable enough for them to keep on going back to your site. They eagerly wait for your next big reveal or next insightful story that they will share to their friends and families, too. Read this post that shows you why I am where I am now because of blogging.

There are days that my head is teeming with ideas and with organization, you can easily identify the areas where you would like to start first then follow through with supporting articles in the future.

Got content? Start blogging now. Need help with getting started? We would love to assist you right away! Send us your contact information here and I would personally help engineer your new blog life.

Chat soon!

Scott