Edition for WordPress 5.0 What if you could choose, buy a domain name, then host your own website for literally pocket change. It’s not a dream, but something you can manage by yourself. You don’t need coding skills. Just follow the steps outlined in this book and you’ll be online in no time. Building a website might seem an intimidating task for many, but the truth is there are plenty of free tutorials and guides that can help you build a website from scratch in no time, even if you don’t have previous experience with programming. If you’re already a typical Internet user, the chance is you already know how to do many of the things outlined in this book. All I’m trying to do is piece all things together in an easy to follow step-by-step guide so you can focus on getting to the finish line, which is hitting that “Publish” button of your first post. This book will cover all the basics, advice about picking your first domain name, choosing the right hosting provider and then starting your first website using WordPress, the go-to free open source software for creating blogs and websites in a matter of minutes. It’s one of the rare instances when free doesn’t mean “of questionable value”. I’ve picked WordPress because I’ve been using it to build and manage my friends’ blogs, clients’ and my own websites since 2006. I’ll keep recommending WordPress because it’s very easy to use and yet powerful enough to do what you set your mind to by using any of the free or paid plugins and themes developed by an active international community of WordPress enthusiasts. Over 100 million websites are using WordPress. They can’t all be wrong, right? And did I say you don’t need coding skills to build your own website? I’ve said it and you may hear it a couple of times more from me because that’s an important part of the reason I’ve started writing this book. Most people assume you need some sort of programming knowledge to build a website, but the reality is there are plenty of free tools you can use to go online with just a few easy clicks. If you’ve used a computer or smartphone before you’ll have no problems understanding what I’ll be showing you in this book. If you decide you need a website there’s nothing really stopping you from starting without needing extra help. Read on and you’ll see how easy it is to publish your first post on your own website.
This is a practical guide to the use of technology enhanced learning (TEL) in the classroom. Introducing 50 ways to use technology for learning. Areas covered include: - Gamified learning - Social media - Video streaming - The flipped classroom - Instant feedback tools - And many more. Guidance on how to use these technologies for learning is complemented by an exploration of their impact on learning. For each example, the opportunities for evidencing progress are evaluated.
Your guide to navigating today's workplace and snagging that perfect job Whether you're searching for a new job by choice or necessity, consider this book your life raft. You'll find all the resources you need to job-hunt—from building an online presence and revitalizing your résumé to negotiating a salary and landing that job! The power of people — harness the power of the people you know — friends and family, former colleagues, social media contacts, and more — to network your way to your next job Mirror, mirror on the wall — rehab your résumé and cover letter, build a positive online presence, acquire social media street smarts, and market yourself on LinkedIn Hang your own shingle — join the growing ranks of the self-employed with advice on launching your own business, working as a freelancer, turning a hobby into a profit, and cashing in on your natural gifts Scope it out — discover which jobs are in demand and expected to grow, what they pay, and whether you're qualified
Millions of people have left their cubicles for the freedom of working from home or a coffee shop (or the beach). Many business are run entirely online, making them more accessible to weekend entrepreneurs. In other words you can make money online. Explore the different way of making money online and offline with 50 Ways to Make Money From Home by Kim Komando. The opportunities exist, and with a little effort and organization, just about anyone can cash in. Read how to make it happen for you.
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WordPress in Easy Steps will guide the reader through setting up WordPress, working with the Dashboard, creating site content, adding media, and adjusting appearance and themes. The book also covers adding plugins, managing comments, setting up users and privileges, tools and settings, and general WordPress tricks. WordPress in Easy Steps is perfect for bloggers/hobbyist web designers, or anybody out there looking to design a website who doesn’t want to learn technical language, or bloggers looking for a great platform to work with. It is also intended for web developers -- many professional web design companies are using WordPress to build their websites for clients because it provides a great content management system so that the end user can add their own content once development is complete. The guide is useful for anybody who has had a WordPress website built for them and wants a handy reference book to help them update their own website without having to keep going back to the developer.
Over the last decade, Internet has re-written every bit of the old business strategy and tactic we have ever known. Technology has opened the doors for everyone to do 'more with less' and that too 'faster and cheaper'. Now it takes much less time and cost to turn great ideas into profitable business opportunities. And that's because, technology has provided us great tools which can take care of so many of our operational issues, leaving us more time to focus on what is important to us, our passion. This book is a collection of hundreds of such online resources, tools and utilities that are being used by thousands of micro-business entrepreneurs world wide. Attempt has been made to ensure that most of these resources are free or affordable by small businesses or wannabe start-ups. You will be exposed to several resources across the below categories. I. Chapter I – Startup Ideas/Research (Massage your creativity) II. Chapter II – Getting off the ground (Preparations before you begin) III. Chapter III – Getting yourself funded (If you only had a bit more money) IV. Chapter IV – Brand & Identity (Who you are and why you exist) V. Chapter V – Operations setup (Backbone to your business) VI. Chapter VI – Engage and excel (Continuously) Appendix (Many more Utilities and Education resources)
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Having a website built can be a complicated and expensive undertaking. For large businesses this is a necessary expense, but for the ever-increasing number of independents and small businesses, this can easily be handled by the intrepid amateur. In Create Your Own Website Using WordPress in a Weekend, author Alannah Moore draws on her extensive experience to show how, in just a weekend, almost anyone can create a website in WordPress that looks professional and is entirely tailored to their needs and preferences. Through carefully structured step-by-step tutorials, the book takes the reader through every stage of the web design process. It is illustrated with fabulous examples, and features checklists and tips throughout, covering domain registration, planning, plugins, and choosing the right theme. This will cover the upcoming WP 2012 version.
The fourth edition of Journalism Next: A Practical Guide to Digital Reporting and Writing is updated with the latest technological innovations and media industry transformations, ensuring that Mark Briggs’ proven guide for leveraging digital technology to do better journalism keeps pace with ongoing changes in the media landscape. To keep ahead and abreast of these ever-evolving tools and techniques, Briggs offers practical and timely guidance for both the seasoned professional looking to get up to speed and the digital native looking to root their tech know-how in real journalistic principles Learn how to effectively blog, crowdsource, use mobile applications, mine databases, and expertly capture audio and video to report with immediacy, cultivate community, and tell compelling stories. Journalism Next will improve digital literacy—fast. Briggs starts with the basics and then explores specialized skills in multimedia so you can better manage online communities and build an online audience. Journalism Next is a quick read and roadmap you’ll reference time and time again. Dive into any chapter and start mastering a new skill right away. And for today’s journalist, who can afford to waste any time?
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