Migrate Your Blogger Blog to WordPress.com(Hosted)

You can easily migrate your Blogger blog to the hosted WordPress.com. Now, note I did not say WordPress.org. WordPress.org must be self-hosted. That means you pay for monthly hosting.
Whereas, WordPress.com is hosted and you do not pay WordPress.com for hosting the site.
I always refer to WordPress.com as the homeless shelter. It is great for starting your sitess and getting a good feel for blogging. But at some point you will, hopefully, move to an apartment or a house. Thet would be WordPress.org.
But WordPress.com , like Blogger.com will give you instant internet presence. I am thankful for how that has helped me and others.

How Betty Lynch Gave Birth To Her First Blog

Have you ever thought, “I’m in way over my head?” I knew I had to have a website for my business. I thought to myself, how hard can this be? Surely I can build a website. I tried several different places to build a website for My Country Kitchen. I worked for hours upon hours and still something would be wrong. I purchased book after book trying to learn how to build my website. Every day, I would check my website stats and I had very little traffic getting to my website.

Then I learned of this foreign term called SEO, and that I needed my website to be optimized so the search engines could find me. I studied and studied, and took an online class from one of the great SEO teachers on the web. I was so lost! I just could not comprehend what this SEO was all about.

I hired someone to work on my website to increase my rankings with the search engines. That cost a lot of money, especially when I kept messing things up on the website. I was starting to hear a lot about blogging, so I started a blog at WordPress.com, and linked it back to my website. I worked hours setting up my blog, adding content and ads, only to be told by WordPress.com to remove my ads or they would delete my blog. I was so frustrated!

Then I noticed that my blog was getting a ton of traffic, and my website was just sitting there. I asked my web designer about turning my website into a WordPress.org blog.  This self-hosted platform would allow me to place ads on the site. She said that was the trend.

She suggested that I change my static website into a blog. I knew I had problems with my WordPress.com blog, but I usually could figure it out in the end.  So I took the plunge and had my static website converted into a WordPress.org blog. I’m so grateful that I made this decision. My search engine stats are up, I can add recipes, ads, articles, whatever I want to add to my own blog. My costs are down because my web designer does the maintenance stuff, and I get to blog my heart out.

Betty Lynch, author of Back to the Table with My Country Kitchen, and owner of My Country Kitchen, Easy Answers to Bring Your Family Together. My Country Kitchen prides itself in helping family’s cook easy, convenient meals so that the family can save money in today’s economy. Recipes, tips and ideas for easy and nutritious meals are only a click away. You may visit her website  My Country Kitchen; Email at: blynch1490@gmail.com

Betty Lynch
Author – “Back to the Table with My Country Kitchen”

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How To Create A One Page Sales Letter In WordPress.org

Need a one page sales letter? Can you do it in WordPress.org? Is it hard? Do I need a Webmaster? Do you need Frontpage or dreamweaver?

I could not believe how very easy it was to do. Cathy, The Word Press Wizard, gave it all away in one of her free weekly teleseminars. She shows you how to create a one page sales site in WordPress.org. NOTE THAT I SAID WORDPRESS.ORG NOT WORDPRESS.COM

You cannot do any form of advertising on a wordpress.com hosted site.

I must admit I am late listening to the replay. (That’s right, she actually saves the classes as replays and sends it to you if you are on her mailing list.) Now hold on, she also has a dynamic Action Guide. She went step by step showing you how to make the one page site and you actually will understand it.

But don’t leave after the lesson. Listen to all the questions folks submitted. They are golden.

So here is the link –look for the session dated August 20,2008, for that teleseminar.

PS Be sure to go and listen to the other powerful sessions. I don’t know how long she will be giving these golden nuggets away so listen to them as soon as you can.

If you do not understand it I will give you your money back! HA!