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WordPress.com v WordPress.org – How Do I Decide

Many WordPress beginners have a hard time understanding the difference between WordPress.com v WordPress.org. It can be a major point of confusion for new bloggers and those wanting to branch out on their own for the first time.

This article briefly highlights the pros and cons of each WordPress setup and why you may choose one over the other for your blogging endeavours.

The first and most basic thing to say is that they both work off the same framework, with the same core design. This means, in a nutshell, if you can use one you will at least be comfortable and familiar with the other.

WordPress.com allows you to start your blog for free and for that reason alone it is a popular choice for beginners. But ‘free’ here means there are certain limitations which are unhelpful. Particularly if you want to grow your blog into something more than an updated commentary on your pet subject.

Let’s look at the differences. Continue reading

Top Questions From New Bloggers and Internet Marketers –Answered.

For my first post on BlogSorted.com I thought I would quickly look at some of the questions most often asked by would be Bloggers and aspiring Internet Marketers  who are just starting out and looking for direction or have difficulty getting their ideas off the ground.

I decided to start with a few of the basics.

  • How Do I Blog?
  • I Don’t Know What Niche / Product Top Sell.
  • How Do I Actually Make Money On The Internet?
  • How Can I Avoid Shiny Object Syndrom?

So here goes.

How Do I Blog?

This is a big question which I will cover in greater depth later, but for now here are some pointers.  Be consistent. Don’t start a blog and only post once a year or post a whole bunch of content every day for a month and then not post anything for ages. Try to post as often as possible, but don’t bite off more than you can chew.

Keep posts as short or as long as you need to make your point. It’s more original if you can come up with your own unique ideas for things to write about.

Short of ideas? Then address customers’ issues, look at what other bloggers in your industry are talking about, and always be on the lookout for other things to inspire your blog posts. Continue reading