What is WordPress and why should you use it?

This video is my general introduction to WordPress, covering basic topics like why choose WordPress and what is WordPress.

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What is WordPress

WordPress is free software that enables people to manage their own blogs and websites. Check out the video for more on what is WordPress.

Why choose WordPress?

The video identifies 3 main reasons for choosing WordPress including the fact that WordPress is free, it’s really simple and it’s popular (which as benefits).


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2 Responses to “What is WordPress and why should you use it?”

  1. Sheila Callahan August 15, 2011 at 7:34 am #

    Great video. I’m a luddite but I did start a blog on WordPress and had an inkling that I could probably use WordPress to create a Website, too. Thanks for confirming that. I look forward to more of your videos.

  2. Emily October 29, 2011 at 1:55 am #

    Thanks for the video. I’ve written a couple of blog articles via WordPress and it is fairly easy to use but I am still getting used to it fully so the more help I can get the better :)
    I work for a small business and so it’s perfect for us – especially because it’s free.
    I have read another article that helped me on my decisions too – it might be useful http://www.lucidica.com/blog/online-marketing/website/top-tips-on-using-wordpress-for-a-small-business-website/

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