Tag: rookie mistakes in blogging

WordPress for Dummies: Why You May Want to Choose .org Over .com

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Unless you haven’t read my post on the rookie mistakes that I’ve done when I started blogging, then you probably know that if there was anything that I wish I knew earlier, it was the fact that there are actually two kinds of WordPress. And if I knew it earlier, I’d totally go for the wordpress.org anytime.

I mean, the only disappointment that I got when I started this blog, it was the fact that I upgraded my blog into personal plan on wordpress.com.

Because of this, I had to spend extra in one-year period solely for blogging. And I couldn’t blame anyone but myself. I mean, I’m not really tech-savvy, and I had to do everything all by myself. Too broke to hire an assistant whatever, yet I had to pay extra because of my own mistakes.

But because of the stupid mistakes that I’ve done earlier, now I want to share with you who thinks about starting your own blog with absolutely zero knowledge of WordPress.

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4 Rookie Mistakes That I’ve Done When I Started Blogging

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Last month, it was this blog’s anniversary.

Not that it matters, because I’m still struggling to gain some viewers and sometimes I get some writer’s block in a way I have no idea what to write. However, I think it’s a great step as in I’ve learned many things from my first year to work on The BeauTraveler. 🙂

As you may probably read it somewhere on my post, I only decided to actually focus on monetizing my blog last year. I have been blogging since forever, using different platforms in the past. From the classic LiveJournal to the mainstream Blogspot, I used everything.

It was until in 2009 when I decided to only focus on updating my daily journal on Tumblr. Until last year, I finally decided to start learning more about blogging and how to work things out so I could make it a source of income.

And if you’re familiar with the term rookie mistake, then I’ve done it. A lot of it.

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