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How To Update Your WordPress Blog

May 8, 2013

Blogging is great for Online Business Development! From a customer service perspective, it allows you to engage your audience/potential customers and provide added value. This builds rapport, trust, and can result in great, long-lasting business relationships. From an online marketing perspective, blogging encourages Search Engines to regularly crawl and index your website for keywords that are valuable to rank for. -High quality content is ranking manna!


There is a learning curve to blogging, though. Here we will take a look at some of the more technical hurdles associated with an unfamiliarity with the WordPress blogging platform.


Learning how to use a Content Management System like WordPress can be intimidating at first, but practice makes perfect! Our beginners guide that takes you step-by-step through the process of updating your WordPress Blog. If you have any questions, please leave a comment and I’ll be happy to answer them for you!


Logging into your WordPress Content Management System:
• To login to your WordPress backend visit “” where “YourURL” is the domain name of your website.

• Enter your provided User Name and Password and click “Log In.”

• You should see your WordPress dashboard where general information about your website is aggregated.

Updating A News, Blog, or Post:

• If you would like to make a News or Blog Post, click on “Posts” in the left hand navigation bar and then click on “Add New.”

• From this page, you can Title your post, upload and add media (images), write copy, and format everything.

• In the right-most column there is a tool bar called “Categories.” The box you click here determines where this post is published on your website.

• Once you have your Post the way you’d like it, click “Preview” in the upper right hand corner to see what the post will look like without actually publishing it to the live website. If there are formatting errors, you can go back to the post page and make additional adjustments. You can preview the post as often as possible, so make sure it looks exactly how you’d like it to prior to publishing.

• When you’re happy with the post, click “Publish” and it will be pushed live to the website!

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