Refer Back to this Page to help guide you through
signup and Blog Launch
Click here to sign up for hosting at BlueHost.com
Click here to sign up for hosting at HostMonster.com
Once you have selected hosting from either BlueHost or HostMonster, Sign Up Now
If you do not yet have a domain name, enter your
desired domain name in the New Clients box,
and select Next. Signing up for a 12 month
or 24 month plan allows you a free domain name.
Two years is the best value, only costing you
$166.80 ($84.40 a year equivalent) for hosting,
domain name, domain name privacy, and lots of
tools to include (of course) your own Blog.
If you already have a domain name, put the domain
name you own in the Transfer Clients box,
then select Next. You will be able to transfer
the domain yourself, or either host provider will help you
After you are all signed up, you will receive your password for your control panel to your hosting account. As a reminder, a HostMonster or BlueHost representative will call to verify your account. This is a good thing as it helps eliminate fraud, and assure you that you are dealing with a great hosting company.
Using your Control Panel account and password
(your account will be your domain name,) sign in
to set up your Blog.
Once you are into your control panel, you will see
lots of great promotional options. As you scroll
down your panel, the first thing you should do is
establish your own email account under your
domain. This is located under the fourth panel
labeled Mail. Select the Email Accounts
icon to set up your email. Email is available to
download to Outlook and to view online.
Next, scroll down to the 10th panel named
Software / Services. Once there, select the smiling logo called
WordPress. WordPress started as just a blogging system, but has evolved to be used as full content management system through the thousands of free plug-ins, widgets, and themes now available.
With all of the free templates and plugins that
you can install through the WordPress dashboard,
you can have a site unique to your tastes and book
Following these steps, you can have your own
domain name, hosting, and Blog up and running in
less than 15 minutes. Post your own articles in
any number of categories that you create. Post
permanent links to your books, and even use your
blog to make additional income by posting your
own affiliate ads.
Sign up for a BiblioScribe.com account to start
creating links to your new website.
BiblioScribe.com also encourages you to become a
John Kremer's Book Marketing Network at