Doing Business on WordPress.com

More companies are making their way to WordPress.com to build their web presence either as a blog or as a full website (as long as e-commerce is not the primary function of the site). And what’s not to like? On signing up and agreeing to the Terms of Service, a company gets a free orContinue reading “Doing Business on WordPress.com”

Blogging: Real Name or Pseudonym?

I began blogging under my real name but was I harassed and cyber stalked.   I deleted my original blog and started blogging again under a pseudonym.  After someone very close to us went through 18 months of a living hell due to identity theft, my friends and I made a pact.  We do not blogContinue reading “Blogging: Real Name or Pseudonym?”

WordPress.com vs. Self-Hosting: What’s Best For You?

Here’s more information to help you decide where’s the best place for you to host your WordPress site, courtesy of WordCamp Montreal and Ryan Markel (WordPress.com Happiness Engineer) And go full screen on your computer and you can follow along with his slides as well:

Getting Started on  WordPress.com

WordPress.com is an online service that hosts websites/blogs free of charge. Users signing up for the service must be at least 13 years old and agree to abide by the Terms of Service. What do you get when you sign up? A unique website URL, which is a sub-domain of WordPress.com. One dynamically updated pageContinue reading “Getting Started on  WordPress.com”