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So you finally decided that you want to create a blog but you don't know where to begin. You don't have the budget ($1500 +) to hire a professional designer and you need some direction. Creating a quality blog website with great features can be very costly and extremely time consuming...until now. In this course, you'll learn how to build your blog with Joomla from the ground up.
Why Create a Blog?
Let's face it, blogging have completely changed the way that we communicate. The benefit of having your own blog is that it allows you to write about what you're passionate or interested in. There are people making thousands of dollars a month from their blog just by sharing their favorite recipes, save money when traveling, working from home, etc. When it comes to blogging, there's no off topic subject because there are thousands or even millions of people who are just as passionate about the things that you want to write about.
What Will You Learn In This Course?
Setting up a professional blog is very expensive, time consuming and requires way too many variables than most people can handle. This course walks you through step by step and shows you everything you need to do.
At the end of the course, you will have a professional blog website that you can not only share with the world, but also make money while doing it.
Profiting From Your Blog
One of the benefits about having a blog is the ability to generate revenue by selling ad space. You will learn how to sell ad space that could generate hundreds or even thousands of dollars per month.
Email List Building
Another important ingredient in a blog is the ability to build your opt in list by getting subscribers. You'll learn how to setup your newsletter subscription so that you can start building your list for free. Doing this on your own will cost you $1,000's of dollars a year.
The Bottom Line
You will learn step-by-step instructions on how you too, can create an amazing blog without writing a single line of code. Joomla offers you a ton of exciting feature that will help you get your blog going.
How Do I Sign Up?
Signing up is very simple. Just click on the "Take This Course" tab at the top right hand corner of the screen to get started. That's it!
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|Section 1: Getting Started|
What This Course Is About And How It Can Help You Grow Your BusinessPreview
Before You Start, This Video Helps You Make The Best Of This CoursePreview
Here is the blog template used in this course.
|Section 2: Site Setup|
Setting Up Your Main Menus So That They Are Easy To AccessPreview
It's very important to optimize your website so that you can get FREE traffic from search engines like Google, Yahoo! and Bing. You learn more about optimizing your Joomla website here:
Editing The Slideshow And Adding Your Own Pictures And Text
Paying attention to details
You can add unlimited pages and sub pages.
Twitter integration is also very vital to have. You can create an app here:
Creating a Facebook app is very simple. You can go here to create one:
https://developers.facebook.com/, just click on the APPS and you'll get a drop down menu; next lick on the 'create a new app' and a popup screen will show up. You must be logged in in order to create one. If you don't want to integrate facebook with your blog, then you don't need to do this. However, integrating Facebook with your blog is very important because it allows you to increase your reader base and followers.
|Section 3: Branding & banners|
Once you blog start getting enough traffic, you can sell ad space. Selling ad space will allow you to make easy money from your website.
Changing the logo
|Section 4: Email marketing setup|
Acymailing is the premier component for building a great optin list. It works just like aweber, constant contact, etc. The only difference is that you don't have to pay a monthly fee. Once installed, you can use it and have as many subscribers as you want.
|Section 5: Conclusion|
Adding a contact menu will allow people to reach you if they have questions about your site. So it's always good to have one.
Mathew Tamin is one of the top Joomla! instructors on the web. Since 2008, Mathew have been using Joomla to create websites for businesses from all over the world. With over 8 years as a web designer, marketer, and branding specialist, Mathew can help you take your business to another level.
In 2013, Mathew started Learn Joomla Fast where he helps people learn how to create websites with Joomla.
Mathew is also the founder of Tamin Studios; a media company that produces online TV shows, Movies, Radio, and create high quality websites for companies of all sizes. He's been playing the piano for churches, weddings, special occasions for 15 years. He's also a songwriter, screenwriter, and very savvy webmaster.