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“How Do I….. ?”

That’s the big question, isn’t it? Whether you’re just beginning and want a little help understanding a particular niche market, or you’re looking for a clear “how to” road map for an idea you want to cultivate, this is the place to go.

We’ll be adding our special “Roadmap Tutorials” here – video lessons, step-by-step guides, and more.

The best part is that YOU tell US what you want to see. Tell us, and we’ll build it or find someone to build it!

Build Your Freelance Website with WordPress: In this six-video training tutorial, Rebecca Matter shows you step-by-step how to launch your professional freelance website using WordPress. She covers critical steps, obstacles to avoid, and much more.

12 Step Roadmap to Success: In this 12-Step Roadmap, Mindy Tyson McHorse guides you through a highly specific, yet simple, plan to launch a thriving web-writing business. Get started with the introductory installment now.

Become a Web Writer: Joshua Boswell starts from scratch and invites you to join him. You’ll see exactly what you need to do to land clients and succeed as a web writer, as he guides you through every step along the way. Get started with the introductory installment now.

Running Your Own E-letter: From Building Your List to Making Sales: Using email to market your web-writing business is a smart, effective strategy. But it’s also a strategy with a lot of moving parts. Not to worry. Email marketing experts Brian T. Edmondson, Jay White, and Ben Settle have teamed up to walk you through every step of setting a successful email marketing system to propel your web-writing business to greater success. Enjoy the introductory session here.

Quick-Start Business Building Series: In this Roadmap Tutorial, experts Mindy McHorse, Pam Foster, Rebecca Matter, and Joshua Boswell guide you step-by-step through building and growing your business, from making a plan to selecting a niche to finding and landing high quality clients.

How to Offer PPC Services to Your Clients: With Christina Gillick as your guide, learn the ins and outs of PPC marketing including how to choose the best ad network, finding profitable keywords, launching your campaign, and testing and tweaking your campaign for optimum results. This is a valuable service to offer your clients and can easily result in ongoing work.

How to Create and Promote Your First WordPress Blog (11) – Adding Content

By Sid Smith | March 15, 2010

When it comes time to add content to your Wordpress blog or website, there are a lot of options. Sid Smith takes you step-by-step through some of the easiest ways to add and configure blog posts, video, and podcasts.

How to Create and Promote Your First WordPress Blog (10) – Planning Blog Content

By Sid Smith | March 10, 2010

In this lesson, Sid shows you how to use a free mind-mapping tool to plan out your blog. You’ll discover why it’s so important that you take some time to plan your blog and you’ll come away with ideas for 15-20 articles and/or videos to get your blog rolling.

How to Create and Promote Your First WordPress Blog (9) – Keyword Research

By Sid Smith | March 5, 2010

Sid Smith shows you a simple and straightforward process for conducting thorough keyword research for your new website. You’ll also discover what you can learn from your competitors and the fastest way to learn it … all using free tools available to anyone.

How to Create and Promote Your First WordPress Blog (8) – Plugins

By Sid Smith | February 19, 2010

Now that you’ve got a blog, what about Plugins? They add functionality and some are very fun. But, how do you install them? And, how many is too much?

How to Create and Promote Your First WordPress Blog (7) – Install These Extras

By Sid Smith | February 17, 2010

You’ll need these extras for your Wordpress blog. Here’s how to install and configure Google Analytics, Feedburner and Google Webmaster Tools for your blog. These are must-do items before proceeding.

How to Create and Promote Your First WordPress Blog (6b) – The Header Graphic

By Sid Smith | February 16, 2010

Here’s a FREE graphic program you can use to create a custom header for your blog (or any other custom image, for that matter). It rivals the expensive graphics programs used by graphic designers, and you can’t beat the price.

How to Create and Promote Your First WordPress Blog (6) – Thesis Configuration

By Sid Smith | January 20, 2010

In this section of Creating and Promoting Your First Wordpress Blog, I review all the configuration and design options that come with the Thesis Theme for Wordpress.

How to Create and Promote Your First WordPress Blog (5) – Installation

By Sid Smith | January 12, 2010

Learn how we install and configure Wordpress as part of our 18-part tutorial on Creating and Promoting your first Wordpress Blog.

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