A blog is an abbreviated version of “weblog”,which is a term used to describe websites featuring a regularly updated series of related/unrelated information by an individual or a small team of people.
Now a days there are many people who have their blogs and writing articles on it about their selected fields in which they are experts and also making good money from their blogs.
Are you also have Specialty in a field and have enough knowledge about it and want to start your blog and want to become popular as a blogger, but don’t know how to start it, then you are at the right place. In this article I will describe you the few basics of starting a blog by which you can start a blog from beginner’s level and start writing articles on it. So Let’s Start . . .
Select Your Topic:
The first step for starting a blog is to select your topic on which you are going to start a blog. Select a topic which relates to your professional life or a topic in which you have enough knowledge about it.
Choose a Platform:
After choosing the topic the second step to choose a platform on which you are going to start your blog. There are many platforms available on which you can start your blog. WordPress is the most popular platform for blogs. It is very easy to configure your blog and customize it to looks professional as many free and paid templates available. If you are going to start your blog on WordPress platform then you must have to buy a web hosting and a domain name for your WordPress blog.
But if you want to start a blog with zero investment then I will recommend to start with Blogger. It is another most popular and the longest running free blogging platform on the web. Blogger is a product of google, which provides a free subdomain name (xyz.blogspot.com) or you can also buy your own domain name which is starting from $1/month. There are also lots of free templates available for blogger by which you can give your blog a professional look.
Design Your Blog Well:
Now you have your topic and the platform to start a blog. Now it’s comes to designing your blog well, It is an important thing for a blog to be look good. Just select a template according to your topic and make some necessary changes to it and don’t forget to design a logo for your blog (a simple logo will be fine) , by doing these things your blog will looks like professional and it also helps to attract visitors keep coming back to your blog.
Write Quality Articles:
Now after setting up the blog, the most important thing is to write unique and high quality articles for your blog. This helps a lot in making the high ranking of a blog in search engines as well as it force a visitor to come back again on your blog. Don’t forget to include pictures & videos in an article which is related to that topic.
Update Your Blog:
Try to update your blog on daily bases or at least 4 times in a week. This will helps you to maintain the ranking of your blog in search engines and also your audience will stay in touch with you.
Do Some SEO For Your Blog:
SEO refers to the term “Search Engine Optimization”. SEO helps a blog to ranked high in search engines by which more visitors comes to your blog. SEO is another big topic & most important thing for your blog you can get help on google about SEO of a blog there are many free courses are available by which you can do well SEO for your blog.
This is also a part of SEO and it also helps your visitors to get updates of your blog. So make the profile of your blog on all famous Social Networking Sites such as Facebook, twitter, Instagram, reddit etc. and share your every post on all of these Social networks, it will helps you to sending update to your visitors.
So, these are the some steps for starting a blog as a beginner and if you want to become a good blogger then just work hard and write well, and if you work really hard and able to get good traffic on your blog then you can also monetize your blog with Ad Networks (Like AdSense) and can make good money from your blog.