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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To WordPress by Susan Gunelius

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Establishing Your WordPress.com Account

Your new life as a blogger begins with a visit to WordPress.com, as shown in Figure 6-1. To create your own WordPress account, click the Sign up now button in the upper-right side of the page.
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Figure 6-1 Visit the WordPress.com home page to start your blog. (Courtesy of WordPress.com)
A form opens, as shown in Figure 6-2, where you are asked to enter a blog address, username, and password as well as your e-mail address. You can’t change your username once you select it, so try to choose one you’ll be happy with for the long haul. Furthermore, your e-mail address is imperative, because after you submit ...

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