Enjoy writing and blogging? What works the best for your blog, read on…
Word Press is an open source publishing software application which is used for basic text content management. It has many features including a user friendly workflow, rich plug-in architecture, and an advanced template system. Word press is the most popular blog software in use for writing and viewing online content.
A brief history
The Word Press blogging platform was first released in May 2003 by Matt Mullenweg, a modern day online innovator. As of September 2009, it is being used by 202 million websites worldwide. More info about word press can be found on Wikipedia. The platform Word Press, lends itself the freedom of expression, a freedom that is enjoyed in this country.
Since its inception, there is now a couple of different platform versions dot com and dot org. The first version dot com is a more controlled environment, as opposed to the second version dot org. It runs a proprietary code. Dot com hosting is provided by their hosting servers. It is financially supported via paid upgrades, “VIP” services and limited Google Ad sense advertising. It offers staff support and is populated with sites by many intriguing people who provide engaging content about any subject matter on the planet.
Writing is an Art
The dot com Word Press version is about real content value and useful information. It also has a strict use policy as to what their platform environment allows. Next to verbal communication such as TV, video and radio, writing is the best way to make a lasting impression. Good writing is an art form. The key to any compelling story is how effective a written message can influence behavior.
Good writing skills are essential in today’s online marketplace. So much so that even Google has recognized the importance to reward and rank those sites that offer exceptional quality content.
To self promote businesses with affiliate links, direct advertising campaigns is not what the dot com platform is all about, and are grounds to get a site banned from their platform.
Unless the material offers value added content, the dot com version prefers writing on topics and subjects that are of an informative nature and significance in a variety of topics.
This blog, Internet Marketing for Today is an open source dot org platform. You will find that the majority of marketing blogs out there are of an open source dot org origin. What this means, a site is independent and writing its content and design is strictly the site owners prerogative, as well as being free to use any online advertising campaign. Even though open source dot org has its very own open forum for help and support from online users and developers, selecting and understanding Word Press dynamics, elements and plug-ins is your responsibility.
Writing on your blog
Having to understand and deal with your own Word Press creation is not such a terrible idea, if you are serious about writing. Learn to develop, optimize and promote your site to sell your story or business. For those who need a little help or if you’re just starting, there are many sites that can teach the basics to set up and run a Word Press site, some are free, and others require a fee. Decide which is better.
The nicest thing is there are many free resources with excellent quality information that offer excellent value and education. It is essential to note that advanced training will probably cost. A well designed Word press site is to your advantage in making it look neat, for a convincing presentation and writing a compelling story is just another smart way to make your site standout.
Many of these training videos are easy to understand; Most Word Press set-ups take but only a few minutes. The cool thing about the whole process is that writing your story and content can begin at your own pace once the blog is installed. Writing content about a field of interest should be fun and rewarding.
Creativity is the name of the game and writing compelling content should be the same, in closing brilliant ideas are appreciated, a solution to a task is indispensable, and answer to a problem can make someones day, offering and writing daily advice can assist others in the right direction.
Let those creative juices flow … and start writing!
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