HOW TO START A BLOG IN 7 EASY STEPS
CHOOSE A NICHE AND NAME
CHOOSING A NICHE + NAME
Finding a niche is one of the most important steps when starting a blog. Niche down and focus on a subtopic within your area of interest. (one-pot-pan meals, fishing gear blog)
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SET UP YOUR DOMAIN AND HOSTING
SETTING UP YOUR DOMAIN
If you want to make money from your blog, you need a self-hosted blog. The best combination is Wordpress.org (free) + hosting provider (paid). Follow our video tutorial below for a step-by-step instructions.
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After registering your hosting, you will be prompted to create a password and install wordpress (this is done automatically using our hosting recommendation)
CHOOSING A BLOG THEME
CHOOSING A THEME & DESIGN FOR YOUR BLOG
You don't have to be a coder to get your blog to look pretty. Choose from the many different blog themes out there to get a beautiful looking blog without the headache of designing it from scratch.
INSTALL ESSENTIAL PLUGINS
Plugins can help you do a range of different things on your blog-but be careful not to install too many as it can slow down your site. Click the button below to see our list of essential plugins.
WRITING YOUR FIRST PIECES OF CONTENT
During the blog set up, writing your first pieces of content like your About Me page and your first few posts is the first step to launching your blog. We recommend launching with 3-5 articles. Remember, you blog will be a work in progress.
GROW YOUR TRAFFIC AND MONETIZE
CONTENT IS KING
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