Blogging Guide

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1. Buy a domain name ($9.00/yr)
a) search on
b) buy at

2. Buy website hosting from ($8.00/mo)

3. Login to your cpanel ( and find your “Name Servers” located on the bottom left corner of the page (e.g. and

4. Change the “DNS settings” at your 1and1 account to “point to” your servers.

5. Install on your domain name.
Go to and scroll down almost all the way and click on Fantastico DeLuxe. Click on the left menu -> New Installation

Congrats your blog is now up and running!! You can post anything you want, but we’re going to help you make it super easy and efficient to create lots of attractive posts as well as get you some traffic with steps 6-15.

6. Download a theme – has SEO themes

7. Download Filezilla FTP or Cyberduck (Mac)

8. Upload the unzipped theme folder to your domain using FTP.

9. Complete Basic configurations of your blog.

10. Sign up for and configure each of the following Social Media:
Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Digg, Delicious, Diigo, Flickr, PicasaWeb, Blogger, .com, Tumblr, Plaxo, , YouTube, Vimeo, Scribd, StumbleUpon, Mixx, and Reddit.

11. Download Software:
My Firefox blogger collection: InfoMogul Blogger 1.1
Picasa, as well as optionally SnagIt, Camtasia, and Mindjet.

12. Download and install my InfoMogul Pack 1.1

13. Study some basic HTML

14. Study some basic SEO, find your “nets”

15. Post away