In the first section of this video the narrator illustrates the process of setting up email and a domain name using Cpanel, the popular Linux based web hosting control panel that provides a graphical interface and automation tools designed to simplify the process of hosting a web site.
The tutorial continues with a brief overview of how to do a one click set-up of WordPress with Fantastico, a popular installation program. Other hosts have different methods. Dreamhost, for instance, has a free one-click install in their ‘Goodies’ section.
The video concludes with a recommendation for Paper Theme a WordPress plugin that will help you create landing pages for WordPress should you want any easy solution for this essential step in creating a mailing list. There will much more discussion of landing pages in future videos.