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WELCOME TO THE HUB

If you are new to the world of online marketing,
then you are in the perfect place to start learning.

The Online Beginner’s Hub has been developed by us – Jo and Dale Reardon – as a resource for everyone who is starting out in the online world.

We love owning and working in our own business and know that many others have great ideas ready to become businesses too. We want others to learn from our experience and get to where they want to be as soon as they can.

We want to make it easier for you to get your new blog or business up and running online and then learn how to best market online.

We have been where you are and have learned along the way through trial and error. We want to share our knowledge and experience to help you get your business started.

THE HUB BLOG

Our blog is the core of this website. This is where we share with you the basics and a little more about getting online and marketing online.

We have focused on six key categories.

The Basics

Here you will find the true beginner information you need to get started. The topics will  cover each of the other categories (and be listed under those categories too). Head here to get an overview of the first things you need to know about.

Visit the ‘Basics’ collection

Blogging

All about your new blog and blogging. We have ideas and advice on creating great headlines and engaging content. Plus how to find and create amazing imagery for your new blog. Plus heaps more.

Visit the ‘Blogging’ collection

Websites

Creating your website is an important and exciting stage in starting your new blog or business. We cover all the key aspects of this and help you understand the technical aspects as well. Topics include choosing your domain name, web hosting, security and backups, design and much more.

Visit the ‘Websites’ collection

WordPress

WordPress (.org) is a wonderful platform to use to create your new website. We thoroughly recommend it and use it for all our websites. The WordPress community is large and there is a lot of information and help available when you use WordPress. We will help you get started with WordPress to create a great website.

Visit the ‘WordPress’ collection

Marketing

Marketing online is a huge topic area and it can be confusing when you first start. We can help you work out where to get started and what you need to focus on. You will learn about email service providers, how to get people to sign up to your email list, social media, paid advertising and more.

Visit the ‘Marketing’ collection

Business

We also help you with the business side of setting everything up. So you will find posts business structures, running an online business, accounting software and more.

Visit the ‘Business’ collection

CREATE YOUR OWN AMAZING BLOG

Are you keen to start your very own blog?

If you have a passion that you would love to share, then a blog is the perfect way to do that. It is also the ideal way to start an online business.

We have created a cheat sheet to get you started – 8 Steps to Create Your Amazing WordPress Blog.

Click here to get our free cheat sheet.

Follow the simple checklist to learn the steps to take and the tools you need to create your very own space online.

CONTENT LIBRARY

The free content library gives you access to exclusive content.

The information provided in the content library is more detailed than what we are able to cover in our blog posts.

Some of the content available is listed below.

Courses

Creating and Marketing Your First Information Product

Ebooks and Guides

The Ultimate Glossary to Doing Business Online

Web Hosting 101 : Get Your Business Online

Kickstart Your Business – Your Cheat Sheet to Start Your Business and Get Online

100 Tips for Small Business Survival

TOOLS & RESOURCES

There are lots of tools and resources that you can use to create your website, get online and market online.

We have used a lot of free and paid tools over the last few years and we have a few that we highly recommend to you.

A couple of our favourites are:

  • SiteGround for your web hosting. Great product, incredible customer support and low prices. Read our review.
  • Avada from Themeforest – WordPress theme. This site is built on Avada. Super flexible and no coding required.
  • LeadPages – to create easy landing pages and sales pages. Great once you start building an email list and selling products.
  • ActiveCampaign – email services provider. To communicate with your subscribers and automate your marketing.

Visit the Tools & Resources page to see all our recommendations.

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