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Hi, old guy trying to figure website design and marketing

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by MrJoe, Jan 12, 2016.

  1. MrJoe

    MrJoe Newbie

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    Hi everybody. Have gotten the bug to develop some websites. Have had some domain names registered for awhile, but
    never got around to do anything with them. So, I have some time, and going to try to get some websites up.
     
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    Welcome to BHW buddy.

    If you have zero knowledge you should go the WordPress route - use YouTube to learn how to set up a WordPress site from scratch. There will be the odd thing you'll need help with that you cant find on YouTube, but you can just ask here.
     
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  3. MrJoe

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    Appreciate the reply. I'm really new. I've been reading a little over a week. I've looked at Wordpress and Adobe Muse. I got a little of that overwhelming feeling going on.
     
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    1. U need understand at first, what traffic is interesting for u. It is important, because it should be interesting niche/theme for you at first. You will be lazy and zero-motivated in case u will try to get traffic for search queries u dont understand at all.
    2. Go to clickbank and get offer, which u want to promote
    3. Make decision, what site u will do ( blog is preferable for start)
    4. If you have some $, buy theme for your blog on envato website, also in case to buying theme it is good motivation, because u already spent some money and also, they provide good faq - how to setup and customize theme. And there are exist support, so u will be not alone due your work.

    And one more hint from me, - set Adsense to your blog.

    Goodluck man )
     
  5. OrangeNRG

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    Wordpress is a great start. Whatever your goal is for your websites (perhaps selling one, or making ad revenue from one, or just a hobby) wordpress will get you there.

    I heard you say you were old. As we get older, our ability to learn goes down. I am guessing this is what causes you to be overwhelmed. You want to learn more but you are being limited.

    So get your diet straightened out, if it's not already and take care of that brain. Certain oils and fats will prove amazing. Grass-fed butter and bulletproof coffee is a killer combination. Marijuana can be good if it is legal for you.

    Furthermore eat plenty of fruits and vegetables and watch your learning skyrocket.

    I give this advice because it just makes everything easier. Learning, work, relationships, and overall well-being...

    Good luck.
     
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    You can't go wrong with Wordpress being new. There are thousands of helpful sites that give good tips, and tricks. Also check out udemy they have plenty of helpful free courses, as well as youtube.
     
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    Welcome! Yes Wordpress is a great place to start. Lot's of free stuff available which will help a lot like Yoast plugin for SEO. Udemy is a nice place to start too. First course is cheap so there must be a beginner tot first website course.
     
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    Welcome to BHW, don't worry there are plenty oldies on here.