By stating a blog, you can express your thoughts, ideas, emotions, feelings and you can share it with public. Blog is a very useful platform for many things. Marketing a product, to promote your business or none the less, you can create a blog just to make money from it.
Starting a blog is a silly matter. Choose a hosting, buy domain, select the CMS(WordPress), select template, edit and publish it. That’s all!!
But some things are there that you need look before you start a blog. In this section, I’m going to explain that to you. Being a good blogger is not a silly thing. So, let’s start from the beginning.
The first thing is, you want to make a strong decision about the topic that you need to do in blog. Some competitive topics are SEO, Blogging, Tech Updates, SMO, Website Boosting and more. Some trending topics are food, cloths, designs, fashion and more.
If you have a will to create a new topic, which is attractive to the public. It’s very much better. Because everyone will make an eye on your blog.
For example TastySpots. It’s a food website, which brings you all data about the availability of best food in any part of Kerala. Hotel details, menus, special dishes and so on. Now it’s one of the trending app / website in Kerala and It’s in category of Food Blogging.
Read More: Tasty Spots App – Search Eat & Share.
Like that, you can also make a trending blogging topic. Or else you can choose the topic and you are more expert in.
Domain name, my domain name is techystatus.com. I selected this domain because, my blog is about technology and internet updates. So I took this domain.
So many domain offers are there in the market. I recommend do not go behind them, the reason is that some firm will provide domain names specially ‘.com’ domains for Rs.99. Beware that, it sonly for the first year only. After the first year, you will be charge more than Rs.500.
You should me most careful in this case. You should check and refer others, before taking a host. Do not go behind free web hosting places. Its will make your website down. We recommend both Hostmargin, Hostmalabar.
As a startup blogger it’s better to take a shared hosting. That time you will get a doubt that, what is mean by shared hosting.
Shared hosting mean, an ordinary web hosting platform which you can host a single domain in limited web space. You can create email accounts, subdomain etc. . All the resources like hosting space, core, bandwidth are shared.
If your website gets more traffic and using more bandwidth. Recommending you to move to a perfect VPS.
Read More: When you buy a VPS Hosting.
So, choose a best hosting provider and buy the hosting with your registered domain name.
WordPress is the perfect platform for Blogging. Which is more user friendly and SEO friendly. Some hosting providers will give on-click-install option on the Cpanel. So that you can install WordPress through the option too.
After downloading it, you can install wordpress manually. my uploading the files through FTP to the hosting.
Themes and Plugins
A blog shout be user friendly, that other should understand what is in your blog and others should feel to stay on your website. So you should select a theme that is more perfect for a blogging. You can also buy the perfect, user and SEO friendly Wp themes from mythemeshop.com.
Plugins, you should be more vigilant in this case. Plugins will may affect your blog. It may generate spamming, inject unwanted files and after all, it may affect you provider’s server and he may force to suspend or terminate your website. Download and install quality plugins. Refer the user comments and reviews on a plugin before you use it.
For getting good SEO to your website you can take All-In-One SEO or Yoast SEO plugin. Get the premium version for Yoast SEO for more and better performance.
Kindly, do not use any nulled versions. It will also affect your website. Some Times It may have got hacked. So if you are using any nulled one. Use it carefully. Download the plugins from trusted website.
After you get ready with the above things, next is the most important part. The content of your blog. Use English language itself, so that most of the users can understand it.
The heading should me understandable by the reader. The reader should understand by the topic title itself that, what is there inside the post.
Divide the post my introduction, subject matter and finally conclusion. You can refer others but don’t copy. To make the blog success, write good quality content and update the blog with new updates and topic every day. This will increase your traffic, website ratings and SEO.
Social Media Sharing
Social Media an ultimate platform for getting traffic and make visitors got updated. Share your blog post with Facebook, twitter, google plus etc. mainly focus on twitter sharing. Which will help you the most to derive more traffic and regular visitors to your website.
Use social media sharing plugins on the blog for the visitors to share your blog post. By sharing the blog post to social networks, will help the visitors to be update and get alert about your blog.
Create a fan page on Facebook and share your blog post with it. Promote the fan page and make more likes to it. Make the visitors forcefully to like the page.
So, now you have got a small idea about starting a new blog. Steps are simple, but the point is that give the Best to your blog and blog readers. We will update more and more SEO tips and blogging ideas at techy status. If you have any doubts, just comment on the comment box below. Subscribe, Share it! and support.
Welcome to Blogging!