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How to Start a Blog in 5 (Super Easy) Steps

Blogging can be scarily. Especially if negative thoughts floating all around you. Learn 3 ways to conquer your fear HERE. Are you wondering how to start a blog or thinking about starting one? Well, you have come to the right place. I’m going to show you step by step instructions on how to go about starting a blog.

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You are probably here being you have been thinking about staring a blog for quite some time. Are you wondering if it is really probably to make some passive income or what you can do with a blog?

The 5 steps I took to start a blog and how you can too!

1. Decide what to blog about.

Blogging can be a good way to express your thoughts, get information spread, to make extra income, etc. You can blog about everything and anything. It is very important to find your niche.

What is a niche? A blogging niche is a topic that you enjoy writing about. What is it that you enjoy or can write about nor stop? A niche example, finance, sport, hair and makeup.

2. Choose a blogging platform.

What is a blogging platform? A blogging platform is a software that  you use to publish your content on the Web in the form of a blog. Do your reseach to find what platform you feel will be best for you. Some includes:

  • WordPress
  • Blogger
  • Tumblr
  • Medium
  • Wix
  • Ghost
  • Weebly
  • Penzo
  • Postach.io
  • Pen.io

3. Find a host.

Okay great, you figure out your niche and the blogging platform that you what to use. Now it’s time to find a host.

What is a host? A host is the company that provides the space on its service and equipment to store your blog. For example, Facebook acts as a host. I choose Siteground as a host for my blog.

There are 3 choices that you can choose from:

 

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4. Pick a domain name.

After you choose what plan you want you will be able to see if the domain name that you want is available. If you are an already made business you probably will not have to worry about your business name domain not being available. Otherwise if you are just starting out jot some of your ideas on a piece of paper. Choose a name that is unque to you and your brand. Keep in mind that it is good to:

  1. Make it easy to type
  2. Keep it short
  3. Use keywords
  4. Target your niche
  5. Avoid numbers and hypen
  6. Be memorable
  7. Research it

5. Set up your blog.

Blogging is a fun way to express yourself, inform others, make money, etc. Starting a blog is very easy. What is it the you are passionate about? Is it finance, sports, home decoration? Whatever your niche is cherish it.

Would you like to become your own boss? Create your own hours? Manage your time the way you see fit? There is no time for waiting. It is better to get started now instead of wishing that you did 5 years from now. Start your blog HERE.

19 Comments

  1. Sarah Stockley says:

    This is a very useful post for anyone looking to start a blog. I self taught almost 4 years ago now and wish I had found more informative posts at the time.

  2. Kristen Frolich says:

    These are great tips for anyone that is interested in launching a blog. Having a sound setup is always essential if you really want to build a blogging empire!

  3. Preet says:

    Such a great and informative post. This can be very useful especially for those planning to start a blog this year.

  4. Czjai Reyes-Ocampo says:

    Very helpful tips! For me, the most exciting yet most difficult part of starting a blog is choosing the domain name.

  5. Emmeline says:

    Great post for someone looking to start a blog! For me #4 was the hardest, I remember struggling with it for WEEKS!

  6. Christa says:

    These are great first steps. You make it easy for anyone to start blogging!

  7. Elizabeth O says:

    Such a great and informative post. This can be very useful post for someone looking to start a blog

  8. Elle says:

    I love your simple tutorial. It’s basic and straight to the point so anyone could understand it.

  9. Megan says:

    What great tips! I wish I had this when I first started blogging. Thanks for sharing! x

  10. Geraline Batarra says:

    Nice, this is really a big help for beginners in the blogging world. I must share this with my friends.

  11. Diana Tidswell says:

    Oh this is so helpful. Especially for new bloggers and bloggers already. Find time to read this guys. Nice blog.

  12. Madhurima Maiti says:

    Nicely and clearly put. People just starting out with a blog will really find this post very helpful. I’ll recommend your post to my friends. Thanks.

  13. Presiii says:

    It is a good thing that you are sharing this because a lot of aspiring blogger might need it.

  14. Bindu Thomas says:

    These are some great tips for those who want to start blogging. You explained all steps in detail and understandable way.

  15. shelby says:

    Your blog is a great inspiration to those trying to start their blog for the first time.

  16. Leslie Hernandez says:

    These are great tips for someone starting out!! I wish I had read this 6 years ago!! I have learned so much since then! Still learning everyday.

  17. Aia says:

    This is helpful. When I was a beginner I always search about how to make a blog.. A blog like this helps other bloggers. thanks again

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