Starting a Blog: A Step-by-Step Guide. I've been blogging for close to a decade. I' ve blogged on about every blogging system available. I recommend starting with a self-hosted WordPress.org website. Why? WordPress.org logo A self-hosted WordPress.org site will give you the most freedom and control over your blog. And now with one-click, WordPress admin can set up auto-publishing of blog posts as links from Facebook Pages and. I’m a…