By Imran Malik
Blogs are an important source of knowledge and learning for us. Many of us write a blog or we follow a blog to keep us up-to-date in terms of having first-class information related to our areas of interest. There are many blog services on the internet these days. We can utilize these internet blogs to get the maximum benefit not only in terms of knowledge but also we can make money using these blogs. In today’s article, I am going to tell you how to start a blog and what procedure you need to follow for having a blog.
How to start a blog? This is the first question which comes to someone’s mind who intends to start blogging. There are many factors to consider before you could actually start putting some content on your blogs. I am going to elaborate them one by one. After reading this article, you would be able to know, what are internet blogs? What blog services can be used to start putting your content on the internet? How to start your own customized blog?
Let’s start by discussing different blogging platforms which can be used to publish your articles on the internet.
Your second option is to have a customized domain name and hosting plan to start your own blog. This option would cost you some amount but it is definitely a better option. If you want to earn some money from your blog then you should choose this option. Many of the affiliate marketing platforms would ask you to have a self-hosted domain as a basic requirement to start monetization on your blog.
Once you choose your domain name & hosting plan, you are halfway through of the initial phase of having a blog. Choosing a domain name & blog hosting plan is very important. You can choose a hosting package depending on your blog platform. If you are building a blog using WordPress, Blue Host is certainly a better choice. It provides you low-cost WordPress hosting plan with one click WordPress installation facility. You can choose a hosting plan for your blog according to your own requirements. Let’s proceed to the design stage of your blog.
How to design a blog? Most of the people around the globe prefer to have their blogs designed in WordPress. WordPress gives you the ability to have a customized blog, you can customize themes & install plugins according to your own requirements. I have already taught you how to download and install WordPress & MAMP on your computer.