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Blogging on the Cheap

This site was assembled fairly quickly and it is built upon the most cutting edge blogging platform out there. WordPress is so powerful; it facilitates publishing yourself on a global scale. Words and thoughts belonging to you stand independently. They stand right alongside juggernauts like CNN, Reuters, and Yahoo, and are just as accessible. Your ideas on view to all the world. It’s an inspiring sensation. Here’s how I did it and how you can too:

  1. Register a domain name with Namecheap* – $10 per year
  2. Open an account with DigitalOcean – $5 per month
  3. Install and configure WordPress – free!

This comes out to around $70 per year. Totally doable! It’s a heck of a lot cheaper than a “full featured” web hosting plan, you receive root access to your own shell, and you get to walk away with valuable skills.

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