Make money while working from home with a blog is hard work, but the barrier to entry is very low, and making it very low risk. It is no secret. These days, publishers rarely work with authors who do not have an online presence. The reason is simple: it is a lot easier to sell books to people who already know you. A blog is the easiest places to start.
A blog gives anyone, from individuals to large companies, the ability to get a large number of people at very little cost. If you want to write, share your story, and encourage others as well as build a community, a blog is a good place to do that.
We gives you step by step and easy to follow guide that will help you setup your own blog from the start:
- Decide what to blog about
- Choose a blogging platform
- Find a host
- Pick a domain name
- Install WordPress
- Design & use your blog!
Decide what to blog about
It is merely something to think about when picking a good topic to blog about. With enough effort, and probably any topic could be blogged about successfully. The more people who are interested in what you write about, the more people who will search for info on that topic and reach your blog.
Choose a blogging platform
Picking the right platform for your content is essential to you establishing yourself as a blogger. There are a ton of blogging platforms out there to choose from, but you aimply need to find one that work for you and the content you are creating right when you are starting to blog.
Find a host
WordPress Hosting is a service that enables the blog to be accessed through the internet by other users. You can never get the right WordPress Host without knowing what you need. So before you go any further – just think thoroughly on your own needs.
Pick a domain name
A domain is a web address and these can be purchased easily starting as little as $10 per year. If you’ve your own hosting, most hosts are able to sell you domains, but if not, there are literally thousands of domain name registrars your can choose from.
WordPress is a downloadable blogging and website management toolset. The WordPress software can be downloaded from WordPress.org. You will need to upload and install the software on a web server you already manage.
Design & use your blog
Finally we started writing and uploading the content for our pages: About Page, Start Here Page, Contact Page, Archives Page, Books Page, etc. Next, we designed our logo using free images we found online. Then we put a picture of ourselves in the header. Finally we started writing new blog posts and publishing them regularly.