Not sure how to get started as a blogger and would like to learn. Blogging can appear to be overwhelming at first, and many newbies often lose confidence. In your key to success: start blogging for beginners; I will show you how to become a blogger. You need to be honest with yourself and answer a question. Why do you want to start blogging? Once you know your answer, it will be much easier.
I must admit when I first started blogging, I lacked confidence and I made plenty of mistakes.
So, let’s get started by answering the question below.
Why do you want to start blogging?
Only you will know why you want to start blogging. There could be several reasons:
- Earn extra income
- Share information
- Help others find solutions
But you’re not sure how to start blogging.
Blogging takes time, hard work and dedication. You may have a passion that you want to share with others on a topic that you have chosen, which could be from any one of the subjects I have listed below
- Creative ideas
- Love of art
Who will read my blog?
Don’t think that you have to be a successful writer; it’s not true. Anyone will read your blog to get a personal perspective on what you have written. Your writing style will be conversational as if talking to your best friend, and it depends on whether they are interested in your topic.
People want to read posts on your websites that include the mistakes you have had in, for instance, growing plants and how you managed to solve the problem. They want to read your story, your experiences and your opinions.
The key to successful blogging is to be passionate about the topic that you want to share globally.
Having a passion for a topic will make your writing process so much easier and engage visitors to your site; if they are interested, they will stay longer and read some of your other posts.
Can you make money as a blogger?
If done correctly, you can earn extra cash. Below is a list of top bloggers who makes passive income from blogging.
Generating income takes time as a new business owner. However, your blog is measured by the Income it generates and earning income from it. So, you see, you can make money once you have put the effort in, but it can take some time; it’s not something where you make instant cash straightaway.
Top 5 highest-earning bloggers and how much they earn
Below you will find that these people have invested a great deal of time and effort into building their websites for their readers.
- HuffPost earn $500 million per year
- Engadget earn $47.5 million per year
- Moz $44.9 million per year
- PerezHilton $41.3 million per year
- Copyblogger $33.1 million per year
Top 5 bloggers making 10,000 or more
- Jorden Makelle
- Jeff Rose
- Natalie Bacon
- Greg Kononenko
- Allison Lindstrom
What skills do I need to become a successful blogger?
You don’t need any skills, but all you need is to be
- Passionate about your topic
- Regular at posting your articles
- Informative and provide quality content
- Able to solve a problem or issue and provide interest.
In other words, your post should be hot!
Tips for new bloggers
Below are some tips to assist you:
- Earn extra money
- Have an end goal
- Share your knowledge about your hobby
- Connect with your intended audience
- Drive traffic to your website
- Generate new leads
Your Blog objective and end goal: Keys to success
It’s essential to have an objective and end goal in mind. Your keys to success include:
- Focus on the main topic of your blog
- Using language and vocabulary as though you are talking to a friend
- Blogging and publishing regularly, be consistent
- Providing facts, don’t publish information that is not correct
- Being sure to keep your audience in mind as you write
- Providing well-formatted content
- Using persuasive techniques
- Monetising your blog
Niche Topic ideas for blogging
I see so many new users to affiliate marketing who have no idea what to choose for their niche. What should I do? What is it going to be? When you decide to choose your niche, remember it is an essential step to your success.
Below is a list of industry topics that you can break down further to find your niche. You will have plenty to write about, but first, choose a niche then you can start blogging.
- Health and fitness
- Weight Loss
- Home décor
- Business Marketing
- Investing in building wealth
- Beauty products
- Mobile phone and accessories
- Make money online
There is so much more that I have not listed here.
How to create your blog using Wealthy Affiliate
Affiliate Disclosure: Some of the links on my website contain affiliate links which means I make a small commission on purchases at no extra cost to you. To read my full disclosure here. Thank you for taking an interest in my site and reading my posts.
The platform I use to host my websites is called Wealthy Affiliate. They host mybraymarketing.com and myaerogardening.com.
Once you join Wealthy Affiliate, you will find they have a wealth of information and fantastic tutorials to get you started.
As a member of Wealthy Affiliate, you will find the community is the heart of the platform. Here you can get help, guidance, advice, ask for comments, ask questions from members, get feedback on your posts and provide site comments on other people’s posts.
As a new blogger, you can join Wealthy Affiliate during this time, you will:
- Choose a name
- Choose a hosting site such as Wealthy Affiliate
- Register your website name
- Choose a theme for your website
- Access SiteContent through the WA platform
- Kyle will direct you to select a template
- Type up your content
- Post your finished content to your website
Site content is a fantastic tool that will make writing so much easier for you while learning to blog.
So, what are the features of SiteContent?
- Grammar and spell-checker
- Checks for Duplicate content
- Publishes your finished blog directly to your website automatically.
- It helps you with writing goals and accomplishments
- SEO checks and analysis
- Analysis of the content structure
- Use templates and create new ones
- Provides suggestions and enhances your vocabulary
Sharing your blog on social media
Once you have written your post, you will have the opportunity to share it on social media.
Tracking your website visits
As you write your blogs and post them to your website, you will be guided through the process of installing Google Analytics and Google Cons
Google Analytics and Google Console will monitor traffic to your website. Google Analytics has changed its algorithm from the old version of Google to G4; both are different, so you will find varying instructions on adding them to your website.
My experience as a blogger
I am an affiliate marketer, and I write blogs on a part-time basis article similar to the one you are reading now.
In the beginning, blogging for me was very challenging, but then it got easier.
In my opinion, I believe a blog needs to have a well-structured content layout that will get you indexed in Google, Bing and Yahoo! Hopefully, you will be found in position one on page 1. So, relax; blogging is well worth it.
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