Four Myths About the Advantages of Self-Hosting

We’ve read the books like WordPress for Dummies  and the websites we find on gearing up to start a business using blogs.  In all of these we are told,  “self-host” !  and then the myths follow.  This advice needs a serious update. I was totally taken in by the “expert” advice on self-hosting and had… Read More

Thoughts on the Hosting Question for New Bloggers

If you want to make money, you have to have a hosted site, they tell us, as they make money, selling us hosting plans.  At least someone is making money here (but probably not me and you).  If you’re just starting out in blogging, the first choice you have to make is “free” or “paid.” … Read More