I successfully uploaded WordPress, placing it in its own subdirectory for my business site.
I created the site, modified index.php, modified .htaccess, altered Permalinks (greatly assisted by this forum and by the codex), and the business site was up and running.
Since my hosting company offers to host several of websites for me, I registered a domain name with them and it was initiated as:
I went ahead and installed WordPress in this fashion:
And went ahead with creating my writing website.
Then I read about Multisite and wondered if it was/is really the approach I should have taken. Particularly since I'm scratching my head about changes to .htaccess. (.../httpdocs/jwnelson.net/ did not have a .htaccess file, the way that /httpdocs/ did.)
Have I painted myself into a corner here or can/should I make use of Multisite?
Thanks in advance for any ideas!