Are secret fears holding you back from jumping head first into blogging? Don’t let them! Blogging is nothing to be afraid of and it can do amazing things for your online business. This is part 6 in an 8 part series to help you bust through your blogging fears!
I Can’t Afford to Make My Blog Look Professional
There’s no need to start with a whizz-bang, fancy-shmancy custom blog design. You don’t need to sink money into it to get setup. Start simple and grow from there.
WordPress is free software and there are 1,000s of free themes. Many website hosts will install WordPress free for you, so your only initial expense is the hosting (under $10 a month) and domain name (around $15 a year). If you’ve already got a website hosting account, just add WordPress and it probably won’t cost you anything extra.
Need a nice free theme to get you started? Try one of these options:
- Mayumi (5 color options)
- Free Premium WooThemes (currently 13 to choose from)
- WP Premium (10 color options)
One of the coolest things about WordPress is that it grows with you. You can easily upgrade later to a customized header, theme, and other shiny things.