So, now are you thinking to start a blog? I am feeling so happy for you. Through this blog, the main objective of me is to explain how you can start a new blog with the help of some important steps and technical knowledge. Even you should require the experience and skills when you are planning to start a new blogging site. When I started by first blogging site, I do not have any strong knowledge on the computer rather I was not having enough skills to utilize the blogs for the readers. It took me about 1 year to figure out the details about blogging. This guide has the systematic instructions in a simple manner.
Before knowing how to start the blog, it is very important to know why you will start the blog. There are various reasons that people move on in making a new blog site and start to share the experience with the readers. Though, there are various reasons behind starting the blog page, here are some of the popular ones that I want to discuss with you:
* MAKE MONEY WHILE YOU ARE WORKING FROM HOME
One of the greatest benefits of starting a blog is to make money while you are working from the comfort of home. Blogging is mainly my profession, I make out a full-time income from blogging that any other people often do. Though we all know that making money from just blogging is tough, but the barriers to entry are less, making the process less risky than others.
* BECOME THE PUBLISHED AUTHOR
With just blogging, you can become the author. It is not a magic, I am telling the truth. In the present days, the publishers rarely work with the authors who are not having the websites. The main reason behind it is simple. It is not so easy to sell the books to the customers who do not know you. But, it is quite easy for you to sell the books to the people who know you and like to read your books. Therefore, with the help of the online sites, you can promote your writings and give information that you have knowledge on various things. The blog is just the easier place or platform to start.
* GET MORE EXPOSURE FOR YOUR WEBSITE
If you are having an existing website, you should start blogging, as it is helpful to make your website more exposed. If you are having a startup and you like to expose your services and the products to the customers, then you start blogging. Blogs help the companies to reach a large number of people with a very low price.
* JUST WRITE
If you want to write and share your emotions and knowledge, you can start writing. You can write stories, personal experiences, and descriptions so that they work as an inspiration for others.
If you are not well aware of these benefits, you can start blogging now. You will slowly feel the importance to write the blogs. If the quality of writing is good, you will get more viewers for your blog and they will start knowing you.
Now, you know why you will start blogging, the next step is to know that how you will start blogging. Here are some of the basic steps that will help you to know how you can start blogging:
STEP 1: DECIDE WHAT THE BLOG IS ABOUT
The first step is to know what the blog is about. If you are a part of the organization, this step is easy to determine. Your blog must be related to all the products and services that you are providing or you want to promote. If you are an individual, you are flexible to choose the topic of the blog. You should make the blogging that is having too much room for the discussion. The blog should require a lot of contents that can attract the readers. Be sure that you have enough information to talk about. The blog should be something that you can enjoy. If you are not caring enough for your blog, writing about it will be not effective. If you are not interested, why others should read them? You should choose the niche where you want to establish yourself. There are various chances to establish yourself as the blogger, thus choosing the right niche is very important.
STEP 2: CHOOSE THE BEST BLOGGING PLATFORM
There are several services that you can choose from when you have started a blog for you. You may like the tempted free service of the free blogging platforms. But, there are various limited sources for that. If you want to establish yourself as a strong blogger, you should choose the one that is paid. The paid blogger sites are growing in importance in these days. Before deciding what to choose- the free version or the paid one, you should what is the best blogging platform for you. Among all the blogging sites available in the market, you can surely use the WordPress for the flexibility and the functionality of this blogging site. Within one particular blogging platform, there are two categories, one is the hosted and the other one is the self-hosted. The platforms that are self-hosted may cause a little more than the others may.
STEP 3: FINDING THE HOST
The next step is to find the host. The hosting provides the server space for the website. When the site is live on the server, others can find the site on the internet. There are various plans available in the market for the right hosting service providers. First, you decide what the plan that you are going to choose is.
STEP 4: NOW PICK THE DOMAIN NAME
This is the next step after finding the host providers. You may already have the domain. If you are not having the domain, then you should register on the domain provider. If you are not having the domain name, you should enter the name of the domain to the left. Be sure that you are using the right extension. You should then enter your account information along with the account plan.
STEP 5: INSTALLATION OF WORDPRESS
Once you have logged in the Cpanel, you should click the WordPress icon and install under the website. Before installing, you should choose the place where you are going to install the WordPress. Install the WordPress and now the blog is somewhere 80% ready for you.
STEP 6: DESIGN AND USE THE BLOG
This is the last step in the blog creation. You should design the blog and use the blog after that. Designing of the blog is very important for you. Various online templates available will help you to choose the WordPress background and the themes. After designing of the blog, it is now ready.
The blog is being created and start sharing your thoughts. If you want to get more traffic, it is very vital that you write some contents that are totally relevant and catchy.