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April 16, 2021

Blogging Guide

If you think about making your way to the world of online business, then you must understand blogging and use the blog as one of the digital marketing channels to get noticed on the web.

In this post, we'll cover everything from using a content management system to host a blog. But don't let that put you off. Hosting a blog/ website isn't complicated as you thought, and you can use the free plugin to gets fancy features without the knowledge of coding. 


What's the benefit of having a blog if you don't have a blog already?

Blogging offers the following benefits: The visual appeal. You don't have to have a flashy site to be seen, so a simple website is best.

Also, you can share images of any kind in your posts. You don't have to have a flashy site to be seen, so a simple website is best. Also, you can share images of any kind in your posts.

What is blogging?

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" Blogging definition: a blog is a free place for internet users to publish online write a diary-style article." 

You're free to publish original content about an event, situation, topic in a blog. and, add new material to or regularly update a blog. Surprisingly, blogging is popular on the web with 600 million blogs in the world today, out of over 1.7 billion websites.

If you're the type of person who enjoys writing, can consider blogging every day since anyone with a computer and internet access can start a blog easily.

The simplest topic to get a headstart is to start with blogging about your life. see how Sara shares her own experience in Finding Balance for Faith, Family & Fitness.

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Check out The Hoof GP on his daily Vlog for cow's hoof trimming for the cow’s wellbeing. 

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Now that you understand what blogging isit's time for me to explain more about how to get started with it.

Blogging Basics 101

Step 1: Pick a blog name

Now, all that's left is to pick the name you want to go by. (Good luck! LOL) Let's say you choose Blogo, you need to put your domain name on the blog name. You'll be given the option of putting it in capital letters, lowercase, or in both.


Step 2: Get a blogging platform

Now that your name is decided, it's time to check the blogging platforms your new blog will run on.

WordPress is the most popular Content management system use by bloggers. It's the best blogging platform. You can use it for the following reasons: Simple to use. You can create the WordPress blog in minutes.

Step 3: Get your blog online

The next thing to think about is a platform to host your blog. Dreamhost is the most popular blog hosting platform with thousands of bloggers using it to host their content. 

If you have a WordPress blog, that's great! It's incredibly easy to host, and it's worth checking out. However, there's a vast majority of people who don't have a blog.

We don't mean 'Web 1.0', either. We mean a personal website, perhaps, that you share the latest news of your business. 

All you need to do is sign up to Dreamhost, which is recommended by WordPress for stable and reliable hosting (Get more information about Dreamhost here). Once you subscript for the WordPress basic plan, the second step is to install WordPress with the one click installation.

Step 4: Select the right theme for you


With elementoryou can control every aspect of your site from one place using drag and drop interface. The visual design is simple, powerful and flexible at the same time. It helps beginners to understand how website building works.

Step 5: Add widgets

Search for the free plugin from WordPress directory to ready your site. Go to Plugin > add New > Search Plugins

Search Plugins

What to write in blogging?

How to start a blog from scratch? It takes a certain amount of confidence and social skills to produce a good blog post. A lot of online business owners start their blogs with a high level of blog content, with each post pumping out content in waves.

This kind of content is high value and low volume. It's usually written for one specific audience, so what they're trying to achieve is unique and high-value content.

It's very difficult for a business owner to find these types of writers, as they are usually out there in the real world speaking to a different market.

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What should you blog about? For starters, you need to find out what topics your website is going to have.

To write a great blog post, you need to have good content on your blog. And before you even think of using Google Search Engine Optimization (SEO), you need to be an authority in your niche, which is where having a blog comes in handy.

In case you haven't done so, you must check out the most authoritative blogs in your niche and subscribe to their blog posts.

How to make money from blogging?

After, you've written the content for your blog, and polished it up nicely, you should now take the time to promote your blog to as many platforms as you can.

There are many options for marketing your blog, including Google AdWords 

and Facebook AdsAnd, they are great when you run a blog on a tight budget.

Make money from your blog

Creating a blog is easy, so you might have already tried out, or even started up a blog. But did you ever get any returns? Not really. It doesn't help to get your blog started and not make any money.

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It's important to have a profit and loss (P&L) account, otherwise, your blog could end up like many other blogs, with your investment, time, and resources wasted. So, if you're looking to make some money from your blog, here's how.

  • Google AdSense
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Selling your own digital products


It all starts with the perfect platform for your content. Blogs are an amazing way to create value for your readers and get them to return on a regular basis.

You can use the high-speed internet, or the desktop version, of a regular browser such as Google Chrome to navigate to your preferred website. Choose the website template you like and log in.

Learn to write - engaging blog!

These courses are available on fiverr and can be completed by anyone with the desire to learn :

Next, we'll need to install a few necessary plugins to make the website better. This could be the following: 

  • Revive Old Domain: Enables the registrar to reuse a previously registered domain. I recommend you register your name before the domain. 
  • Create twitter or Facebook Page: Links you'll need to add on the website to reach new audiences and people who are not currently your fans on Facebook. 
  • Take this viral Marketing & copywriting class before kickstart your blogging career. 

Before you start on your first Blog, make sure to leave a quick comment to let me know what you think of ‘How To Start A Blog: The Ultimate Guide That Shows You How To Start A Profitable Blog’.

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Income Junctions

Business Idea & Investing for Solopreneur Income Junctions helps you to find ways to make money online, get inspiration and advice to starting a business on your own, and investing tips for solopreneur.

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