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Publishing Your First Blog Post

Welcome to Podcast Websites, the all-in-one WordPress service just for podcasters. In this text post, Mark from Podcast Websites walks you through how to set up your first blog post / article.

What is a blog post / article and how does it fit into my website?

A blog post (also known as an article), in this context, is a text only post that is outside of your podcast episodes and that doesn’t appear in iTunes or any pod-catcher.

These posts are great for sharing text / image driven content that runs alongside your podcast and many of the World’s biggest podcasters run successful blogs as well as publishing their podcast shows.

Publishing a blog post

Publishing a blog post / article is very similar to publishing a podcast episode:

  1. Navigate to your website administration area
  2. Hover over “Writing”
  3. Click on “Create Blog/Article”.
  4. Add:
    • A title
    • The body of the article
    • Any body content images (“Add Media”) [optional]
    • A featured image [optional]
  5. Save Draft / Preview / Schedule / Publish the blog post / article

Two things worth knowing:

  1. Blog posts are chronological and display, usually, a such
  2. You can put blog posts into categories to group them into relevant topics, for example

Important note: be sure to delete this post when you’re finished with it.

Next steps: Publish your own first blog post by editing this post or creating a new one.

About the author, LeAura Alderson

Hello! I’m LeAura, a philosopher, autodidactic former homeschooling mom, self development advocate, entrepreneur, author, ideator, web publisher, and podcaster, passionate about helping others achieve their best possible life!

I love people, creating, and good conversations on creativity, growth, development and entrepreneurship. So co-hosting the iCreateDaily podcast along with my daughter, Devani, is one of my favorite things to do.

I've trained and certified in mediation, strategic intervention, marriage and family coaching as well as a fitness trainer, and participated in many courses and workshops over the years.

Today, the synergy of creating websites, articles and podcasts, brings together all my favorite things: learning, growth, creating, connecting and contributing. To share these with you is a privilege, that serves my lifelong aspiration to help others.

My personal areas of creativity are in writing, masterminding, ideation and bringing ideas to life through business and entrepreneurship.

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