Starting a blog is amazing, and definitely a smart choice. Blogging can turn from an hobby to a career. But, becoming a blogger can also be a little intimidating because you have to remember, in ordinary to even blog you have to somewhat be in the spotlight. Not saying you have to try to be a “celebrity” or some “social media famous person”, but you have to build an audience to even get your blogs notice. For some people it’s hard because they either can be shy, not really communicative but better at just writing everything out, or whatever else that’s holding you back. Starting a blog can also be challenging+hard, especially if it’s your first time. Well today i am going to show you a few ways you need to become a successful blogger and what helped me through out this journey then+now.
HOW TO START A BLOG: For Beginners
- Find a blogging platform. I recommend “Word press” but it’s another 1 called “Blue host”
- SIGN UP “Don’t stall time” What are you waiting for?
- find a nice domain name “Either your name, or pick a real dope promising name”
- Pick a theme. Don’t rush, take your time, make sure your theme looks presentable.
- Monetize your blog. If you want to test out your blogging skills first, then you can, but monetizing is whats going to make you your money honey!
- Find a niche
- Publish your first blog post. Find a topic. You can talk about whatever you desire. Here are a few blog post ideas Click this ⇒: 48 Blog Post Ideas
Now, lets talk about SEO. SEO is the process of optimizing your online content so that a search engine likes to show it as a top result for searches of a certain keyword. You can earn ORGANIC & PAID TRAFFIC. Which is important, you definitely will need visitors+audience. You can use sites like MOZ & AHREFS to help with traffic. Make sure you create content that’s the best on the web for the topic and keyword you’ve chosen. For an example: 5 ways how to stay healthy. Think about it, there are so many people searching that all day long on google. You have to spend a lot of time promoting your brand and striving to reach the goal you know you need to achieve to become a successful blogger.
Internal linking. Always add links in your blog post, it will help google+others navigate your site. Links from one site to another, will definitely give you more exposure in a (good way).
Use social media to drive your followers+others of converting traffic to your blogs. Instagram has where you can post ads and can pay as low as $1 to reach even more people. You can also pick an location where you want your blogs to be seen. Like you can put “UK” “TEXAS”, or just any location you wish to choose from.
Facebook is also a good option. With Facebook you can create a page for your blogs, and you can actually invite your friends+. You can also use there promotion system like Instagram. You can get shares, likes, etc. For an example:
I spent $20, but look how many people i reached. Look at my engagement. I also post informative niche on other Facebook groups + meet new people. So yes! that’s when it gets good, good.
Also other social medias you can use is:
- Snap Chat
HIGH QUALITY IMAGES + GOOD WORDING
Creating high quality images are simple, affordable, quick, and fun. Now days in this world it’s definitely a good look when you have high quality images. Images make it more easier for others to understand your content or get the idea you are giving them.
So where can you create dope images?
Heres a few tools:
Use good formats, add graphs, charts, make small guides, so you can look like an true expert. A well formatted post makes it easier for your readers to see if they will be even interested to continue reading. It have to be an eye catcher. Think as if it was you.
How to do get formatting?:
- Write short paragraphs (no more than 4 to 5 lines at the most
- Insert high quality images through out your blog
- Use Bullets+Numbers | to basically point out information like tips+ideas etc
You can also use our #1 source Google to research other free platforms.
Start off using this information first, and stay on the look out for the second part to this post. I enjoy sharing anything i have learned and discovered through out my time blogging. I’m still learning, and finding out something new everyday. Blogging has become more than an hobby for me. I will continue to strive hard to get my blog out in front of millions of eyes. I hope this blog was helpful. I also have 1 on 1 training now to show others how to start a blog from scratch. Email me if interested or if you have any other inquiries.
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