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NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)
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NEPA BlogCon 2013 - Blogging 101 (Culp)

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Blogging 101 …

Blogging 101

Presented By: Dale Culp and Jonathon Knepper
Track: Technology
Session Format: Co-Presentation
Description: If you’re just starting out with blogging, this session is a must-attend! Join Dale and Jonathan as they discuss how to build your first blog, including choosing a host and domain name, a content management system to work with, and then, how to make your blog thrive.

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  • 1. Your Blog and You A guide to understanding the changes a domain name brings to your blog and you.
  • 2. Let’s Cover the Basics What is a domain name?
  • 3. Let’s Cover the Basics What is a domain name? - A domain is a unique sequence of numbers and letters used to identify an object attached to the Internet. - You can use almost any word or phrase as a domain name.
  • 4. Let’s Cover the Basics What is a top-level domain?
  • 5. Let’s Cover the Basics What is a top-level domain? - .com, .net and .org are each examples of a top-level domain.
  • 6. Let’s Cover the Basics Can I use any top-level domain?
  • 7. Let’s Cover the Basics Can I use any top-level domain? - .com -- primarily for “commercial” web sites. - .org -- primarily for “organizations.” - .net -- primarily for “network services.” - No restrictions for most general TLDs, however, some restrictions apply for more specific TLDs.
  • 8. Let’s Cover the Basics - .gov, .mil, etc. - country codes generally require citizenship in that country - other specific use TLDs
  • 9. Let’s Cover the Basics Example of .com vs. .org WordPress.com - a commercial enterprise, selling free blogs with services that require a fee. WordPress.org - distributes free blogging software that anyone can download and modify.
  • 10. Do I need a domain name?
  • 11. Do I need a domain name? YES
  • 12. Do I need a domain name? Your domain name is your identity.
  • 13. Do I need a domain name? Your domain name is your identity. Your domain name is your brand.
  • 14. Do I need a domain name? Your domain name is your identity. Your domain name is your brand. Your domain name is how people find you.
  • 15. Do I need a domain name? Your domain name is your identity. Your domain name is your brand. Your domain name is how people find you. Your domain name gives you portability.
  • 16. How to Register a Domain
  • 17. How to Register a Domain - Visit a Domain Registrar
  • 18. How to Register a Domain - Visit a Domain Registrar - GoDaddy, Name.com, NEPAGeeks.com
  • 19. How to Register a Domain - Visit a Domain Registrar - GoDaddy, Name.com, NEPAGeeks.com - Domains can range in price. Most registrars charge less than $20. Some offer free domains bundled with other services.
  • 20. Thank you, NEPA BlogCon!

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