Creating a WordPress website is one of the advantages to boost your freelancing business. Websites nowadays are important and it’s a big help to have a free WordPress website. In our previous blog, we have shared with you how to create a free WordPress website. Coach Robbie of FVACentral, Filipino Virtual Assistance Coaching by Robbie Jean Lorenzo shared how you can create a website from scratch!
Creating your free WordPress website
Some of the essentials discussed in the first video were the following:
2. Choosing a FREE domain name
3. Choosing the FREE site
4. Naming Your site
5. Optimising your website
6. Confirming email address
Launching your free WordPress website
In the second video, she shares how to launch your free WordPress website.
There are two ways you can launch your free WordPress website. First, you need to click the “launch your site” on the right side. Or, you can click the pink one with the word “launch site.” Always remember to click “Skip the purchase” when you launch your site. After that, you need to choose the free domain name that you have created.
Again, they will be asking if you want to buy a domain name. Go for “not sure yet? continue with your free site. ” You can see this one in small font size. It’s because WordPress would like to highlight the paid ones.
Voila! Your site is already launched; thus, anybody can see your website now.
Managing your free WordPress website
Lastly, she talks about managing the FREE WordPress website in the third video. To manage your website, you need to go to the backend or the so-called “dashboard.” It’s where you can create pages and posts.
The first thing to do is to copy your website link. Be careful, not everything you see on the link box is your website URL. Only copy the word after the home and then, add “/wp-admin then hit enter. You are now on your dashboard, and you can do a lot of things there.
A freelancing portfolio website will make your online job more effective. This will allow you to have a landing page for clients to see what you do and your expertise. The more you grow, the more you can showcase your experiences and value as a freelancer. And, with the benefits of a FREE WordPress website, you can MARKET yourself better.
This is PLAYING THE LONG GAME but it allows you to establish authority in the marketplace. And, instead of jumping from one contract to the other, make use of a freelancing website portfolio in attracting clients. Website is a great avenue to selling your services easier and better. No need to depend on freelancing platforms alone.
This is why creating, launching, and managing a freelancing portfolio website on WordPress is vital. WordPress is easy to navigate even by newbies.
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