ZERO TO HEROCUSTOMIZATION, CONTENT,     & COMMUNITY
Hi, Im Michelle!
YOUR MANTRASNothing is permanent.Dont panic.This is supposed to be fun.
1. Build your house2. Fill it with stuff3. Meet the neighbors
1. Build your house2. Fill it with stuff3. Meet the neighbors
PICKING A THEME    Your style.   Your content. Your commitment.
This is my dashboard; there aremany like it, but this one is mine.My dashboard is my best friend.
TOTALLY FREE!Title and tagline (Settings → General)Header image (Appearance → Header)Widgets (Appearance → Widgets)Prompts...
1. Build your house2. Fill it with stuff3. Meet the neighbors
If you cant be yourself on your own        blog, where can you?
A healthy blog is like a healthy colon.
Everyone loves a juicy headline.
Format is (almost) asimportant as content...
… but content is still queen.
1. Build your house2. Fill it with stuff3. Meet the neighbors
Dont fear the Reader.
Always Be Commenting
BE A POLITE GUESTRead.Add to the conversation.Keep it short.Keep it civil.No plugging.
Always Be Moderating      (admittedly less clever)
Participation will counttoward your fnal grade.
BE A JOINERWriting & photo eventsGiveawaysRelated forumsSocial networks
MORE GOOD STUFFlearn.wordpress.comdailypost.wordpress.comen.blog.wordpress.com
Questions, comments,and gratuitous praise.
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

WordCamp Phoenix 2013: Zero to Hero

893 views
821 views

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
893
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
5
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

WordCamp Phoenix 2013: Zero to Hero

  1. 1. ZERO TO HEROCUSTOMIZATION, CONTENT, & COMMUNITY
  2. 2. Hi, Im Michelle!
  3. 3. YOUR MANTRASNothing is permanent.Dont panic.This is supposed to be fun.
  4. 4. 1. Build your house2. Fill it with stuff3. Meet the neighbors
  5. 5. 1. Build your house2. Fill it with stuff3. Meet the neighbors
  6. 6. PICKING A THEME Your style. Your content. Your commitment.
  7. 7. This is my dashboard; there aremany like it, but this one is mine.My dashboard is my best friend.
  8. 8. TOTALLY FREE!Title and tagline (Settings → General)Header image (Appearance → Header)Widgets (Appearance → Widgets)Prompts and emails (Settings → Reading)NOT QUITE SO FREE.Custom designPremium themes
  9. 9. 1. Build your house2. Fill it with stuff3. Meet the neighbors
  10. 10. If you cant be yourself on your own blog, where can you?
  11. 11. A healthy blog is like a healthy colon.
  12. 12. Everyone loves a juicy headline.
  13. 13. Format is (almost) asimportant as content...
  14. 14. … but content is still queen.
  15. 15. 1. Build your house2. Fill it with stuff3. Meet the neighbors
  16. 16. Dont fear the Reader.
  17. 17. Always Be Commenting
  18. 18. BE A POLITE GUESTRead.Add to the conversation.Keep it short.Keep it civil.No plugging.
  19. 19. Always Be Moderating (admittedly less clever)
  20. 20. Participation will counttoward your fnal grade.
  21. 21. BE A JOINERWriting & photo eventsGiveawaysRelated forumsSocial networks
  22. 22. MORE GOOD STUFFlearn.wordpress.comdailypost.wordpress.comen.blog.wordpress.com
  23. 23. Questions, comments,and gratuitous praise.

×