How to Start a Blog?


So how do we blog?

1.Niche
2. Name
3. Platform
4. Design
5. Plugins
6. Content
7. Earn


1. Niche

Before you create your platform you will have to decide on what niche you would be comfortable writing in. Examples of the niche will be food, travel, fashion, beauty, fitness and a lot more.

Specific niche can help you to come up with a good name for the blog. For example, I preferred blogging about versatile stuff hence I named my blog as Crappy Blogger so it will be general.

Click here to know "Types Of Blogs Out There"


2. Name

When you want to name your baby you will see the sense behind it. Same goes to your blog. Your blog's name should give a mild hint of what your content is going to be.

I will say please keep it simple and easy to be remembered. Don't choose a name where I have to jot it down every time I am going to say it.

It has to be very catchy as well. Here is the reason behind why your blog name is very important. People shouldn't ramble about how they can't search for your blog.

That can bring your blog to a halt even before you start. Click here to find "How To create Blog's Name."

3. Platform

 Before you start a blog, you will need a platform to blog on.

Click here to create Blogspot  and here for Wordpress

Blogspot? Wordpress? It is solely up to you which platform you would love to use.

Based on my experience I find Blogspot to be user-friendly but their theme is not my favourite. On the other hand, Wordpress is a little tough to be used at first but their theme is very classy and elegant.

4. Design

Now, this is where you will go all haywire! I took 2 years to find my current theme.

If you prefer designing the theme from scratch by yourself then it is going to be really difficult! It is not possible though because I have done that to a point where I learnt about coding.

You can google on how to add certain features in your theme up to your preference.

You can also purchase the themes from the blog designers. There are also free templates.

Here are Types of Themes which you can refer to when you want to design your platform.


5. Plugins

Plugins are ways to extend and add to the functionality that already exists on your platform.

In my platform, I kept it simple and clean so I have very minimal plugins like the Facebook page plugin and Instagram feed plugin.

You can add a lot of fun plugins though.


6. Content 

Yes, after creating your platform now you have to focus on your content.

It is always up to you on how you want to present your content to your readers.

Click here to read on " Tips to Create Good Content"


7. Earn

Yes, it is possible for you to earn through a blog. For this, you have to run your blog like as if it is a business and at the same time have personal contents of yourself so it won't be too commercialized.

Read here "Ways to Make Money Blogging"

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Worst Experience in Blogging 


I have a very bad experience of working with this brand where they promised me to share my blog post on their facebook page as a compensation for an article but they didn't.

They copy and pasted my article on their website and posted that on their facebook page. I will never forget the lame excuse they give me to why they did not share my article on their page.

I felt cheated big time, to be honest. Of course, I asked them to remove my content as they didn't even ask for my permission. Never will I ever work with that unprofessional brand again.

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Overall, do not give up. Work till your page view increases on its own without you making any effort. Until people discover you through your write-ups.

Until people know your blog name better than your own name!


Did you find this to be helpful? Throw your questions down there at the comment box if you're curious about anything and I will blog about it soon.



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