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Free Ebook: How to Design & Launch Your Blog in 7 Days

Lesley Yarbrough May 25, 2021 · 3 min read
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Blogging allows us to express our unique point of view with a seemingly infinite audience. Whether you’re passionate about traveling, fashion, sports, politics, cooking or any other subject, launching a blog can help both release and grow that interest. On one hand, as you share stories online, thousands of readers all around the world get the chance to connect with your message. On the other hand, documenting and presenting the topics that genuinely interest you can trigger even greater personal fascination for what you already love.
To help you turn your blog idea into a reality, we’ve partnered up with GoDaddy to compile an amazing toolkit designed to set you up for success. You’ll find:

  • a 77-page eBook with detailed instructions to design and launch your blog
  • templates for social media graphics in three styles: DIY, illustrated, and lifestyle
  • a customizable press kit in .psd and .docx formats
  • a printable 7-day challenge calendar (tabloid)
  • an editable template for your blog’s logo in .ai format
  • a 20% discount to buy any creative assets you need
  • a link to deals and discounts for WordPress hosting plans

In short, everything you need to get this project going!

WordPress Ebook
Grab the ultimate toolkit to design your site.
It’s time to launch your blog.

Social media templates, a customizable media kit, a comprehensive ebook, and more. Get everything you need to get this project going!

Download your free toolkit

This eBook contains nearly 80 pages of professional advice in everything from logo design, to WordPress development, to blog marketing. The first section, “Design”, helps you find a process to choose your blog’s logo, color palette, typography scheme, and symbols.
WordPress Blog Design
Moving along, you’ll find an entire section devoted to WordPress: how it works, how to install it, host it, tweak it, and launch your blog using this highly popular Content Management System. We also cover aspects like securing your blog’s domain and HTML/CSS basics. Even if you plan on getting outside help to get this project completed, you’ll find that learning about the inner works of your website will be incredibly useful down the line.
WordPress Blog Design
To ensure that your new blog has everything it needs to succeed, we added a final section on launch tactics. These last chapters touch on how to build a following and how to market your blog with potential sponsors. We also included a Blog Launch Checklist full of small, yet crucial, reminders.
WordPress Blog Design
As outlined above, we also complemented the ebook with practical templates to design your social media graphics and press kit.
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Deciding to speak up and share your perspective on a topic is no easy feat. If you’ve been thinking about opening your own blog for a while, we hope these tools inspire you to take the plunge. We are thrilled to see what you’ll create!

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28 Comments
  • Nice! Love it 5 years ago
  • This is gorgeous! 5 years ago
  • Wow, beautifully done. I love "Where do hue start?" on pg 21 of the PDF (sorry, I'm a total nerd) 5 years ago
  • Thank you! Amazing! 5 years ago
  • So many effort put into this, I'm impressed! Really appreciate, great reading, thank you :) 5 years ago
  • Like :) 5 years ago
  • Very Nice. 5 years ago
  • Good stuff! Thank you! But why is it not downloading?! 5 years ago
  • Wow: amazing. Thank you! 5 years ago
  • Nice work! 5 years ago
  • Love this article! Thanks for sharing! 5 years ago
  • Thanks so much! 5 years ago
  • Thank you so much, this is awesome! 5 years ago
  • This looks great! I can't seem to download it, however. Seems as the download button isn't actually a button. Any advice? Thanks in advance! 5 years ago
  • Awesome :) 5 years ago
  • Nice! Thanks you so much! 5 years ago
  • Thank you so much guys! You are the best (o^ ^o) 5 years ago
  • This is awesome, thanks a lot! 😄 5 years ago
  • It says "click here to download" in the image but there is no actual download button or link to click... unless I am missing something obvious. *EDIT: Link closer to the top works. Just not the one in the bottom graphic. Thanks. 5 years ago
  • thanks! 5 years ago
  • Love it so much! 5 years ago
  • Great information. I'm still reading but learning a lot so far. Thanks! One quick question. How does one open the the WEBLOC files to Creative Market deals and GoDaddy? 5 years ago
  • Thanks @David Johnston, i was clicking everywhere to find a link! 5 years ago
  • There is no link to download. 5 years ago
  • Love the layout and awesome information that I will definitely use. Thank you! 5 years ago
  • This is great!! Thanks for sharing!! 5 years ago
  • Ok I would like to cry, now. THIS is exactly why I struggle - I cant even open the file. I have no idea what programme to use to open it, or for that matter, if I actually have the required program on my PC. I do not use apple. for anything. So its sitting there, now, in my document files not even useful as an ornament. :( 3 years ago