Introduction:Sharing information on the web is one of the hottest markets on the internet today, and it's not always easy to come up with a wise start up blog idea either. Many people wonder if starting a blog is for them or not, and even more people fear that it will cost them 1000s of dollars and requires extensive technical experience. This is so not true and we're going to share four simple steps that will help you get started within in the next 10 minutes, if you want to of course. No pressure!
When choosing a topic, make sure you know something valuable about it before you can even consider offering this info on the web. The best way to not gain an audience or to lose them immediately is if you're not offering something of value or if you're not giving it an interesting new spin on your topic. Write down what you know and go from there.
There are so many platforms to choose from and right now, WordPress is the most popular platform on the web, and it's pretty simple to use. There are other great ones out there too, but don't spend too much time on trying to figure out which one to choose, or you'll get frustrated and maybe even scrap your blogging dreams.
This is so important. Make sure the name is relevant, simple, and searchable. Use google adwords to research your keywords, and even search your topic and/or niche on google and see what come up under that name and/or words. It's best to try and get your domain name using a .com address if at all possible. This has a higher authority on google.
You will need to get a web host for your blog. Not to worry, when you choose to go with a blog platform, they usually partner up with hosting companies to offer you immediate hosting services. Once you select one, you can start designing and customizing your site. Now it's ready for your first post. How exciting!
Now, you can start publishing. It you want to add image, video etc., you can also add these to the stories. For SEO purposes, you must add keywords, tags and select the right category.
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