Get it Out! How to start a Blog or a Website

You have projects to share and stories to tell. Getting started is hard and intimidating. This article might make it harder because there are so many choices. But I know you can do it.

Start a Blog. Blogs can be linear and journal-like or they can act like a webpage for a single subject. You are reading a blog right now. But, it is also SalaamGarage’s website with static pages just like a website.
Blog:
WikiHow: How to start a Blog

Top 3 Blog sites:
WordPress
Blogger
Typepad

For WordPress templates: more customizing options than the available template on WordPress
GraphPaperPress

or use one of these super clean and easy Website and Blog platforms:
Posterous
Websites at Google
Weebly
Webnode
DotEasy

Website Magazine:
OpenZine: Its a free website that looks like a web magazine

PLEASE add your own ideas and resources in the comments below!

-Maggie Soladay

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  • Patty

    Maggie has done a fabulous job of consolidating valuable information for anyone who wants to start their own blog. The links are extremely helpful—not to mention time-saving tools on where to get web platforms. If you plan to travel, read her tips on blogging, and you’ll be a pro before you know it.