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Creating Your First Site: Using Wordpress.org and "Self Hosting"

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Includes short tutorial to using Wordpress.org for your first post. …

Includes short tutorial to using Wordpress.org for your first post.

Why "self hosting" is the best and most affordable avenue to launch your website.

Starting your website can be done using the same 3 steps:

1. URL
2. Hosting
3. CMS (content management system, e.g. Wordpress)

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  • 1. Creating Your Website Wordpress.org and Choosing a Host Randall V. Wong, M.D. Medical Marketing Enterprises, LLC Presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2011
  • 2. Randall V. Wong, M.D. Disclosures
    • Medical Marketing Enterprises, LLC (O)
    • Co-Founder
    • MedicalMarketingEnterprises.com
    • [email_address]
  • 3. Blog = Website = Confusion
    • What exactly is a blog?
    • Why do we need a website?
    • How much does it cost?
    • How to find the right company?
    • Where Do We Start?
    • And Social Media?
  • 4. Publishing Your Own Blog
    • Start your first Website
    • Wordpress.org
    • “ Self-Hosted ”
    • Write and publish an article
    • Learn About SEO and Social Media
    • Integrate Social Media Platforms
  • 5. Blog?
    • The Purest Form of Social Media
  • 6. Social Media
    • Allows and creates a conversation by allowing the user to become involved
    • The user can ask a question or “ comment ”
  • 7. Themes
    • “ Web Design is Dead!”
    • Turn-Key themes
    • Free
    • Little cost
  • 8. Starting Your Site
    • Buy URL
    • Install WP
    • Publish
  • 9. Buy the URL
    • BlueHost.com
    • GoDaddy.com
    • “ Our” Website URL:
    • www.TypeYourWebSiteHere.com
  • 10. Bluehost.com Bluehost.com
  • 11. GoDaddy.com GoDaddy.com
  • 12. Install Wordpress
    • Most common CMS
    • Largest online support
    • 24/7 answers
  • 13. Your First Article
    • TypeYourWebsiteHere.com/wp-admin
    • User ID
    • PW
  • 14. Sign In
  • 15. Dashboard  “Pages”
  • 16. Click “Add New”
  • 17. Title and Text Editor
  • 18. SEO: Title/Description
  • 19. Publish
  • 20. Changing Themes
    • Turn-Key
    • Low Cost
    • Change with the Weather
  • 21. Social Media
    • Twitter
    • Facebook
    • Linked IN
    • If you have no website, don ’ t bother with social media. SM draws attention to your website.
  • 22. Achievements
    • Buy URL
    • Set up “ self hosted ” site using WP
    • Published
    • Consider Social Media
    • You can now take control of your marketing!
  • 23. Thank you! Congratulations
    • Randall V. Wong, M.D.
    • Medical Marketing Enterprises, LLC 7726 Bradley Blvd Bethesda MD 20817
    • 240.230.7353
    • [email_address]

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