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Artist Blog Startup: Step by Step

Are you excited about selling your artwork online? I have laid out a step by step plan for you to quickly get started. This artist blog startup has many valuable articles to get your artist blog up and to run.

I recommend reading all of the articles before starting. Be sure to bookmark this article for future reference.

 

Artist Blog Startup: Step by Step




Before you get started with your artist blog startup, you will want to have a full understanding of the value a blog has.

10 Reasons Artists Should Start Blogging

Sell Art by Blogging

 

Planning

Before you start your blog, you will want to have a plan.

Read Plan Before Your First Blog Post: For Artists for tips on setting up a plan for your artist blog. Once you have your plan mapped out, you will be ready to design your blog.

 

Designing your blog

Now is the fun time. You will be designing a blog that will become the foundation for your art business.

 

First, you will need hosting and a domain name.

How to Choose a Perfect Artist Domain Name

 

I use and recommend HostGator for hosting, use my affiliate link to start your hosting for one cent for the first month.

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After you have your hosting and domain name, it will be time to set up WordPress.

Installing WordPress Step by Step

How To Change Permalinks In WordPress

How To Configure WordPress Settings

 

After installing WordPress, configuring the settings, and permalinks it will be time to install your theme.

How to Install Premium Themes in WordPress

For more help with WordPress visit WordPress Basics.

If you need help with enhancing your writing skills, I have read and recommend

Everybody Writes

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by Ann Handley

After your blog is up and running, it is time to start building your audience.

Developing a Plan For Your Art Blog

For more articles on how to build an audience for your blog visit Blog Resource.

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