This post is going to detail how to set up a blog, including hosting.
Why did I name this blog jan.ie? Short answer is because I could. The Irish domain registry is very strict about handing out the .ie top-level domain. However, I presented my application for jan.ie and they approved it. Now I have it, I am making good use of it. It may evolve into a business, we’ll see…
This is one of my first blog posts for jan.ie and will more than likely end up in my ‘About’ section. This is where I am today and this blog will change and adapt over time.
I an blogging for a few reasons. First is, I want to be a blogger, I want to write, I want stop talking about it and just start. I am regularly asked for advice about education technology, digital marketing and social media. I can organise these queries into blog posts and share them with my network. I am a teacher working at VTOS Navan and one of the subjects I teach is Digital Marketing which includes blogging. I want to ‘walk the walk’ so I will use this blog as a teaching tool. Many of my blog post will be used in class too.
My tag line is Social – Digital – Educational and will be the main blog topics. Social Media, Digital Marketing, Education Technology and Lifelong Learning.
By this time next year, I wish to have a successful blog and have connected with other bloggers. People reading my blog will have learned about the blog topics.
I am working through The Daily Post’s Zero to Hero blogging assignments and will adapt it for my own blogging group.