WordPress.org is the way to go. I originally started with Wix.com and it was very easy to create, however, I found out that as I grew I wasn’t able to optimize my website for SEO and I was limited in so much.
wordpress.org and wordpress.com are completely DIFFERENT and I do not recommend wordpress.com
WordPress Plugins & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
YoastSEO is the bomb diggity for optimizing your site, connecting to social platforms, and so much more! YoastSEO is the bomb diggity for optimizing your site, connecting to social platforms, and so much more! They offer a newbie education course that I highly recommend if you’re just starting out with WordPress.org.
Social Media Platforms
Blogging and Content
Using email automation can save a lot of time and keep your sanity when it comes to building an email list.