How to start a blog

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In this presentation I discuss the basic starting points to run a successful professional blog.

To know more about starting a blog and making money out of it, visit http://www.probloggingsuccess.com

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How to start a blog

  1. 1. How To Start A Blog?The starting point to professional blogging……
  2. 2. Choose A Niche• Choose a Niche – The subject of your blog.• Don’t go too narrow nor too broad.• Choose a profitable niche but make sure you know stuff.• Keep yourself up to date on the topic.• Do background research on competition, profits etc.
  3. 3. Schedule Time Slots• Blogging is not just writing.• Content production involves writing and other ways of content production as well.• Social media.• SEO.• Building relationships with readers/potential customers.• Trying out new things.
  4. 4. Domain Name• Choose it wisely.• Keyword rich.• Short and to the point.• Avoid numbers, hyphens, etc.• Long term investment!• You could change it later, but…..
  5. 5. Hosting• Of course, free options are available – Blogger, Wordpress.com• Free = Limited or No flexibility and control.• To stand out and be professional Paid hosting! For as little as $4-$6 per month, you can get your blog running on self hosted accounts MUCH Control and flexibility Hostgator, in my opinion is an excellent choice. Follow this link and use JANETHANKSYOU as coupon code to avail special 25% discount!
  6. 6. Blogging Software• Wordpress the best blogging software available around.• Can be downloaded for free at wordpress.org• Or you can install it from your hosting account’s control panel.
  7. 7. Create Content• Pillar content.• Enough content.• Keyword rich content.• Diverse forms of content.
  8. 8. Be Patient• Blogging won’t bring in over-night success.• It is hard to get noticed.• You need to over deliver.• You need to solve people’s problems.• You need to be patient!
  9. 9. Recap• Choose a niche.• Schedule time slots for all blogging activities.• Choose a domain name.• Go for self-hosting. Choose a hosting provider.• Choose your blogging software.• Create content.• Be patient!
  10. 10. For more problogging tips…Visit http://www.probloggingsuccess.com

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