Why Proper Grammar is Crucial

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Eliminating grammar errors is absolutely crucial to maintaining your credibility When you make a grammar mistake, it’s more than just a fleeting embarrassment. It can cause your message to be dismissed and your professional reputation to suffer. That’s not a risk you can afford to take! It’s not just the grammar snobs — when you…

6 Easy Steps to Transfer WordPress.com Blog Content to WordPress.org

Changing from WordPress.com to WordPress.org

Many bloggers start with a free WordPress.com website and then want to make the transition to a self-hosted WordPress.org website site for more control and professionalism.  However, the greatest concern is taking all the great content you have already created and moving it over to the new self-hosted site.

Here is a video tutorial on moving all your content over to a new site. Keep in mind that you would sign up for Bluehost first and then perform the migration through your WordPress dashboards.

 

Here are the steps spelled our for you.

  1. Login to the WordPress Dashboard.
    • Click Tools.
    • Click Export.

Click Download Export File.  

If your domain has a WordPress blog on it and it’s not through wordpress.com, then you will need to:

  1. Export your blog.
  2. Change the name servers to point to ns1.BlueHost.com & ns2.BlueHost.com.
  3. Wait 24-72 hours for DNS propagation time.
  4. Then import it using WordPress installed with bluehost tools.
    • Login to the WordPress Dashboard at the new domain name.
    • Click on Tools and then select Import.
    • Scroll down the page to the bottom.
    • Click the link that says WordPress.
    • Click Browse and open the file that was exported.
    • Click Upload file and import.

Create or select the author for all posts. Mark the checkbox for import file attachments. Click Submit. The WordPress content has now been imported.

Do you have a self-hosted blog?  If so, what tips do you have for others?  If not, do you have any questions?  Let us know in the comments section below.

How To Create A Self-Hosted WordPress Blog In 10 Minutes Or Less [Screencast]

How To Create A Self-Hosted WordPress Blog In 10 Minutes Or Less [Screencast]

Are you interested in getting your words out to the world? If so, you need to build a platform, and the easiest way to build this platform is by starting a blog. There are many free hosting options out there but in order to gain the most control over your site you should think about launching a self-hosted WordPress site.

All the serious bloggers do this because it allows for more customization and cash-flow options.  CNN and other major organizations use WordPress as their social media platform to get the word out to their audience. Right now you are on our WordPress.com (hosted) website site EditWrite-101.com services.

Here is a short video that will help you get your self-hosted WordPress site up-and-running within 10 minutes. It seems like a daunting task at first, but anyone can do it by simply watching this video and walking through the steps.  It’s a good idea to write the steps down as they are discussed for your reference now and later on down the road.  Good luck!

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Resume Tips for Active Job Seekers

The purpose of a résumé is not to get you a job. Résumés are designed to interest the recruiter enough so that he/she invites you in for an interview. Everyone’s background is different and there are different types of résumés. No one type of résumé will fit everyone’s background and to a tee. Here are the most popular résumé formats: Chronological: This is…

What Words Worth Writing Deserve Words Worth Reading?

Ask any smart editor, “what’s the objective?” and they’ll tell you it’s to support anyone whose success depends on effective communication and to ensure that all finished products are clear, concise, and error-free! Client’s are looking for professional, consistent, quality services at affordable rates, that’s what it’s all about.  They want an editor that they can trust with…