Do you want to start blogging but lack of knowledge and experience can’t start then here is the solution. This will help you to create a blog in less money and effort which will help you to be a blogger as well as you get so much experience through it. So, we complete it in few steps which are explained below. Just scroll and get all details to start blogging.
What is a blog?
Before we start this, we need to understand that what is blog actually? A blog is the type of website which may focus on the mainly written content but the niche of the blog can be different. The posts available over there are known as the blog posts. You may be heard on the news blogs and celebrity blog sites and you are dreaming to make the popular blog like that. Don’t worry, you can start a successful blog on any topic that you imagine in your mind.
You can write your own perspective or anything that informational and can help other peoples, will recognize as the well-written blog post. The blog post should be written in easy language and detailed that the readers can easily get your point. Most of the blogs have the comment section below the post which may prove helpful for both-blogger and reader.
The reader can ask their query or questions in the comment section and if blogger will reply with the satisfying answer then it builds the good relationship between the blogger and readers. To get the readers trust and loyalty will help you to make money through your blog. But the blogger needs to make this trust long lasting by sharing legit information on the blog.
Should you start a Blog?
The most important thing in the blog is – Its content. You should know of writing the good informative post. You can also the hire writers for you that will write for your blog but it will increase the cost. So, it will be better if you write your own experience for the topic you choose for your blog. The readers like to read your experience. So, you need to write it in a simple language and conversational way. (I prefer simple language that everyone can easily understand).
It is not necessary that you are expert in the topic on which you are going to start the blog. But you need to try the things about which you are writing before providing it to your readers. It will help you to make a truthful connection with your readers. Don’t forget your mistakes. It will help the other peoples if they are making same mistakes.
Things you need to start Blogging
- Passion for your Topic
The blogging is about sharing knowledge with others. You need to choose the topic about which you are passionate to make the blog successful as you can write a lot of things about which you passionate. It will make easier for writing. You can also write on more than one topic and its fine too. Your passion will also gradually shines as you will write about the things about you are genuinely interested.
The most important thing if you are going to start your own blog. Keep some patience. Get the things about which peoples are actually interested. Some peoples think to get popular in a night then please stay away. Blogging need patience and time both. So, you don’t have patience then I suggest to not get into blogging.
- A lot of time
Yes, blogging needs a lot of time. Blogger should provide the regular information on their blog. You need to give the proper time to your blog if you want to make it popular and increase your readers.
Here is the good news that internet is now on it top growth and gradually increasing its reach. A large number of peoples are using the internet service. This growth of internet will increase your readers as well as more peoples will read your posts. If you are the thing to start a blog then this is the right time to start.
How to start a Blog in 6 easy steps
Let’s get a quick look at the six easy steps that we discussed here to start blogging:-
- Pick a blog name:
Choose the blog name that reflects your topic.
- Get your Blog online:
Register your blog domain name and get web hosting service.
- Customize your blog
Edit your blog look as you want by using free or paid themes.
- Write & publish the post
Write and publish the post on your blog with a consistency.
- Promote your blog
Tell about your blog to more peoples to read.
- Make Money from Blogging
Choose the way to make money by monetizing your blog.
Now, start with every step with the deep explanation:-
Step 1. Pick a Blog Name
This is the first step to start your blog. The blog name you choose should represent the content you will write in it. Choose the topic about which you have the knowledge and you are confident to write. Here are few key points that may help you to create a blog on your favorite topic:-
- Hobbies & Passion
The blog that you are going to start should have the topic for which you are passionate and curious to explore. If you are passionate about anything then you will always curious know more and more that you can share with your readers. You can start your blog on cooking, fashion, travel, sports, and cars are few classic examples.
- Life Experiences
Learn from the others mistakes. The readers will like to read the little mistakes that you do before getting the achievement. The life experiences can help the lot of readers who are facing the same problems. This is the best way to connect your audience or readers much better.
- A Personal Blog
A blog that all about you called the personal blog. The blog may contain a variety of topics on your daily basis things to your random thoughts and musings. This can be the best way to share your thoughts without sticking with just one topic.
Choose Blog Name
As you choose your topic of the blog then its to get the blog name. A good blog name is said that shows your blog about. The readers will get the blog by its name will recognize as the good blog name.
If you are starting blogging with one specific topic then it definitely includes that in some way in your blog name. It will look catchy and professional blog. Don’t be stuck in just one word for your blog name. Try something different and think a lot of alternatives. Also, you can try by adding some more words to it. Your blog name should be short and easy to pronounce will said to be good.
Choose the Domain Extension
Hopefully, you get your blog name to start blogging. Now, its time to pick up the domain extension. When you will go to buy the domain name, there you will get various extensions but the most preferred extension is .com So, go for it. Otherwise, you can choose others like .net or .org as well for your blog.
Before getting your domain name, you need to check if it available or not. So, you can register your domain name through the famous websites like GoDaddy, BigRock which you will also provide you web hosting service. You can buy your blog name domain from other domain selling website as well. Google also sells the domain names.
Step 2: Get Your Blog Online
After registering your blog name, now it’s time to get your blog online. It sounds typically hard and technical. To get your blog online, you need two necessary things – web hosting and blogging software. But don’t worry. The process is very easy if you have the web hosting service from the reputed company.
The blog hosting company will store all files of your blog and delivers to the readers when they visit your blog. Blog hosting service is necessary and the first need to start blogging. You get the one-click installation of blogging software in the web hosting. It will ask some information that needs to fill to bring your blog online.
If you want to do blogging professionally then I recommended using WordPress. It is free, easy to use and simple. I am also using the WordPress for this blog and the plus point is that you get unlimited plugins that will help you to make your blog amazing.
Step 3: Customize your blog
After connecting your blog domain name to hosting, you need to customize your blog appearance that your reader will see when they will visit. Don’t forget looks matter. Keep your blog simple and arrange the things in the specific pattern. Also, there will be the number of free and premium WordPress themes available that you can get for your blog.
If you use the colors everywhere in your blog then it will look messy. Keep your post background white that helps the reader your words easily. Use the dark color for your blog post words as it will easily visible. If you will use light colors it will not usually easy to read and the reader may get irritated or may feel annoying.
Step 4: Write & Publish your post
Now, your blog is online and running. It’s time to do some actual blogging. Write 300 words or more words in your first blog post or you can share your journey to your blog in your first blog post. Once your blog will online, the readers will start visiting your blog continuously if you have published some informative posts. You need to publish the post regularly to provide the relevant information to your readers.
Write the interesting posts on your blog that you readers actually want to read. Avoid doing copy the content from the other websites. Create your own posts and that will help you manage the trust between you and readers. The blog post should have the information for the visitors. So, the visitors will like to return to your blog to get new posts. Read the comments to get the topic that actually peoples like to know from you. Publish the posts on your regularly on your blog.
Step 5: Promote your Blog
Writing good content and well-designed blog is just a start. When you start blogging, you have to give some time for promoting it. You can use social media marketing to promote your blog and increase your readers. But first, you have to generate enough content that readers like to read and informative as well. Social media is the best way to promote your posts and get it viral.
While getting the new readers on your blog, make sure that your old readers are returning your blog. Now, here you can use the email marketing. Collect your reader’s email and send mail when updating new post on your blog. The email marketing will increase the traffic on your blog and help you to establish close relations with your readers.
Step 6: Make Money from Blogging
This is the easy part if you achieve all five steps given above. Once you get your blog online and create good content for your readers then you can start making money through your blog. There is the number of ways in which you can generate the revenues. You can sell your own products on the blog or you can choose the Affiliate marketing and sell others product to get the commission. But the easiest way to earn money from the blog is selling advertising space.
Once your blog popular then advertisers will contact you to advertising their products, Paid reviews etc. The most of the blogger prefer Google Adsense to earn money from the blog. Yes, it is quite easy and you earn well from the Google AdSense. It will auto showing the ads as per your reader looking for. You just need to link your AdSense to your blog to show ads on your blog and start making money.
I wish that this guide will help you set up your dream blog. If you have any question related how to start a blog, or if you don’t understand steps given above then you can leave your questions in the comment box. I will reply every comment with the solution.
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