How to Start a Blog in 15 Minutes: Free Beginners Guide

So you want to know how to start a blog quickly? Many people think that starting a blog is difficult, and sure – it can appear a formidable task – but not if you follow the steps in a logical fashion. Break up the process into a number of steps and carry them out in the right order, then creating a blog will become not such an intimidating task as you feared it would be. If you want to start […]

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How to Start a Blog: Step #1 Choose a Domain Name

You need a domain name for your blog. That’s the name people will type into their browser address bar to get to your site. Every online site needs a domain name. Whether it is a small hobby website, a large corporate company such as Google, or your blog – it needs a domain name.  In this first part of how to start a blog quickly, we will explain how to choose a domain name and the mechanics of registering it. If […]

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How to Start a Blog: Step #2 How to Choose a Web Host

So now you have your domain name you need a web hosting service for your blog. We are assuming here that you have decided not to choose a free blog hosting service such as Blogger or WordPress.com. If you want to be professional and have total control over your blog in all respects, then have made the right decision to use a paid hosting service. That said, there are many web hosts available online and it is usually very difficult […]

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How to Create a Blog: Step #3 How to Configure Your Blog

How to Install WordPress First, you have to install WordPress. We explain the process here in easy steps. Control Panel design changes from time to time, though the images below will not change much. 1. Go to the Bluehost control panel (cPanel) 2. Scroll down to find ‘One Click Install’ (arrowed above). Click on the image and select the WordPress option from the list provided: 3. Click on the ‘W’ image and you will find the screen below:Use the drop-down box […]

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How to Create a Blog: Step #4 How to Change Your Blog Design

In this part of our how to start a blog, we are assuming that you have installed WordPress and know how to write a post.  If not then go back to the previous instruction: How to Start a Blog.  We will now explain how to change your blog design. After installation, your blog will be of the standard WordPress design and will look very bland. However, one of the attractive aspects of WordPress is that it enables you to change […]

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How to Start a Blog: Step #5 How to Promote a Blog

You should have a good idea about how to start a blog and get it looking like how you want it. However, for your blog to work it needs visitors – referred to online as ‘Traffic’.  Getting your blog listed on a major search engine such as Google is a great first step, but what other ways are there for you to promote a blog such as yours? There are likely a lot of people out there like you, who […]

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Make Money Blogging: The Complete Guide to Monetizing a Blog

If you want to make money blogging there are several ways of monetizing a blog. For many people, blogging is their sole means of income – they are known as professional bloggers.  For others, their blog provides them with extra spending money. Here is a guide on how to monetize your blog and make money from blogging. How to Make Money Blogging with Google AdSense Google AdSense is a way of placing adverts on your blog and getting paid for […]

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