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How to create your blog and personal Web site<br />By  David Strom<br />david@strom.com<br />
2<br />Agenda<br />The web site becomes your resume<br />What about blogs<br />What about Twitter?<br />
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Become master of your domain<br />No, not that kind of domain!<br />4<br />
The Internet domain!<br />You need your own dot com!<br />Remember my business card?<br />5<br />
Why a domain?<br />It is all about branding!<br />6<br />
7<br />Hosting your Web site<br />You need a Web server <br />A hosting provider (different from domain provider), also ca...
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9<br />Cheap hosting providers<br />
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13<br />Why blogs are a better Web site<br />No programming required<br />Easy to make frequent updates <br />Easy to quic...
The blog IS your Web site<br />Make it your first and in some cases your only Web presence<br />It is very simple to setup...
15<br />Use blog hosting providers<br />Wordpress.com<br />
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Google juice!<br />22<br />
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24<br />Ties into LinkedIn<br />External Web sites<br />Wordpressblogs<br />Twitter feed<br />
List your Web sites<br />Use the “other” choice <br />Also can put a 4th in “Interests”<br />This is what it will look lik...
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Twitter connection<br />28<br />
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31<br />Good luck with your blog!<br />David Strom<br />(310) 857-6867<br />david@strom.com<br />http://strominator.com<br...
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    1. 1. How to create your blog and personal Web site<br />By David Strom<br />david@strom.com<br />
    2. 2. 2<br />Agenda<br />The web site becomes your resume<br />What about blogs<br />What about Twitter?<br />
    3. 3. 3<br />
    4. 4. Become master of your domain<br />No, not that kind of domain!<br />4<br />
    5. 5. The Internet domain!<br />You need your own dot com!<br />Remember my business card?<br />5<br />
    6. 6. Why a domain?<br />It is all about branding!<br />6<br />
    7. 7. 7<br />Hosting your Web site<br />You need a Web server <br />A hosting provider (different from domain provider), also called a registrar<br />Web browser to control and configure<br />And content!<br />
    8. 8. 8<br />
    9. 9. 9<br />Cheap hosting providers<br />
    10. 10. 10<br />
    11. 11. 11<br />
    12. 12. 12<br />
    13. 13. 13<br />Why blogs are a better Web site<br />No programming required<br />Easy to make frequent updates <br />Easy to quickly change the appearance of your pages<br />Automatic posting of your content to Google’s search index <br />
    14. 14. The blog IS your Web site<br />Make it your first and in some cases your only Web presence<br />It is very simple to setup!<br />14<br />
    15. 15. 15<br />Use blog hosting providers<br />Wordpress.com<br />
    16. 16. 16<br />
    17. 17. 17<br />
    18. 18. 18<br />
    19. 19. 19<br />
    20. 20. 20<br />
    21. 21. 21<br />
    22. 22. Google juice!<br />22<br />
    23. 23. 23<br />
    24. 24. 24<br />Ties into LinkedIn<br />External Web sites<br />Wordpressblogs<br />Twitter feed<br />
    25. 25. List your Web sites<br />Use the “other” choice <br />Also can put a 4th in “Interests”<br />This is what it will look like on screen:<br />25<br />
    26. 26. 26<br />
    27. 27. 27<br />
    28. 28. Twitter connection<br />28<br />
    29. 29. 29<br />
    30. 30. 30<br />
    31. 31. 31<br />Good luck with your blog!<br />David Strom<br />(310) 857-6867<br />david@strom.com<br />http://strominator.com<br />http://webinformant.tv<br />Slides available:<br />http://slideshare.net/davidstrom<br />
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