Once you’ve checked your Second Life blog post against my 12-Point Pre-publish Blog Post Checklist, it’s time to promote it. Here’s the checklist I use to give my blog post the best chance of getting seen and shared.
Use this blog post PRE-publish checklist before every blog post you publish and you’ll avoid forgetting to do all the important things that helps your blog posts be found by visitors and search engines.
Last week I moved my blog from its happy but humble home since 2011 (WordPress.com) to its new self-hosted lot on Bluehost, running a WordPress.org install. For those who are not aware of the difference, WordPress is a publishing platform that powers millions of websites. It comes in two flavours: WordPress.com, and the self-hosted version available at WordPress.org. In this post I’ll share my the pros and cons of going self-hosted, the costs involved, and a step-by-step tutorial, should you be so bold to make the move.