It took a hell lot of time [starting my own blog” Beatmeloud”]
Recently I launched my personal blog beatmeloud. In this process, harsh Aggarwal has been an integral part of this process. I always do things on the Internet, this is my life. So, I decided to invest my time in the journey of blogging. It has always been my dream to earn online, with less investment grabbing more attention from my beaters(users).
What Is Blogging?
Blogging is the best way to share knowledge or thoughts using text on a website/blog. The bloggers (those who share their knowledge called blogger) write their blogs and update it daily.
It can be an educational knowledge, technical, relationship, health, etc. if you have any kind of knowledge and you want to share it with others, you can use a blog.
“The blog is the way to share your knowledge in the text format to worldwide. And those who shared their knowledge online they known as bloggers.”
Starting a blog is easy. Scaling is difficult.
Why do you want to have a blog?
Just to write/share/express OR to earn money?
If you just want to write/share/express. Then things are pretty easy and simple. Follow these steps and you will be done.
Step 1:- Choose a platform.
There are many platforms available nowadays where you can get started and within a couple of days, you can start writing. (In fact, you can start in a couple of hours or minutes.)
Some of the most famous and easiest are blogger by Google, WordPress, Tumblr, Medium, Squarespace, Svbtle, LiveJournal, Weebly, Postach, Gohst.
Step 2:- Write Away (Start Writing)
Next step is pretty simple. Write whatever you want to write. You are a blogger. (Congratulations) 😀
Yeah! It’s so simple.
Step 3: -Promote (Social Media, Ads, etc..)
Make most of Social Media. Get the Traffic. Promote and Publicize your blog and your self.
And keep writing.
Step 4:- Congratulations you are blogger.
What if you want to money out of Blog?
Now, comes the big deal. What if you want to make money out of your Blog. Now you are talking. 🙂
Making money out of Blog is not easy. It takes a lot of planning and execution of your plan in a very disciplined manner. Let’s see what should be your approach.
Step 1:- Research
Why would you like to write?
*What are you going to write?
*What people would like to read/learn?
*What’s your target audience?
*Are you sufficiently educated/capable of writing on this topic?
*How many people write about this subject?
*How many bloggers are in this field/niche?
Yes, before you even start blogging, you need to answer all these questions.
Know your competitors, educate yourself, do a lot of market research. And, most importantly, as much as possible read other blogs.
Step 2:- Correct the niche
After the research is done. The Filed / Niche / Subject you want to write about should be clear. Correct the niche. And continue to read more and more about it.
Step 3:-Decide the name of your blog
Be creative (Eye Catching Name) from your name. So get a fantastic name.
Try to have an eye-catching name that is different from others and should be relevant to your blog niche.
Try to have a small, short name that can easily be remembered.
Step 4:-Choose the platform You can start with many devices nowadays.
Google, WordPress are some of the most famous and easiest bloggers. But select the one that is most friendly to SEO (Search Engine Optimization).
Step 5:- Go Pro — Get Domain, Hosting.
Get a domain name. As it will be your blog’s identity. Try for.COM domain name as they are very SEO friendly.
Get a Hosting, where you can host your blog.
Step 7:- Start Writing – Content is the King
Don’t copy, other articles. As at a later stage when you will apply for Google Ads you will be caught by Google Algorithms. 🙂
Be Original. Write good content. Research and Write.
See what people want to read/learn. And write about that.
Scroll forums. See what type of Questions people have asked. Write about those topics.
These are some steps you must take into account when specifying a blog. I tried best to respond to every aspect of blogging, from research, conceptualization, marketing to publicity, to money maintenance and profit.