Odds are fairly good, if you are visiting our webpage, you have a blog that you use to share information. If so, undoubtedly you have at one point Googled the phrase ‘how to start a blog‘. Ironically this also makes a great blog post!
There are many people out there who are looking to start a side hustle, and one of the greatest ways to get started is with a blog. Blogs can be a great outlet for your stories, your thoughts, your artwork, your tips and tricks and yourself in general out into the open; and in a time of such little privacy, why not start a blog? If you go about it the right way, you can generate a fantastic source of income as well.
So why not share this information with your readers who may also be considering starting a blog? A great post about how to start a blog is an ideal topic if you are having a bit of writers block.
Don’t quit your day job
It is not advisable to quit your 9-5 the day you start a sponsored post or adding a few affiliate links or ads to your blog. You will need to put in a lot of time marketing and promoting your pages whether that may be on Facebook, Twitter or other social media or if you go about using a paid service. Because if no one is reading your blog, no one will click on any links, you will not make money and unless the blog is for your own personal enjoyment, you are probably wasting your time.
There are many free platforms to begin your blog. Most all of them offer advice or tutorials on setting up a beginning blog. You can also refer to this super helpful blog, here, about starting a blog, after reading this post about writing how to start a blog (that is a little bit of Inception for you… please tell me you have seen that movie?). Below are the top sites recommended for starting a blog that you may refer to in your post.
- WordPress.org and WordPress.com (see the difference, here)
- Weebly (a little more geared towards businesses)
Over the past year there has been a steady interest in how to start a blog. A lot of new blogs are niche based. You may want to write more about these particular areas to appeal to your readers, as these are the top searched areas for blogging.
- Diary based
- Influencer marketing
Related topics about starting a blog
Great spin off ideas if you wanted to create a series of posts for your reading audience:
- How to start a free blog
- How to make blog
- How to start a podcast
- How to start a blog and make money
- How to start a business
If you are stuck sometimes it is good to take a step back and look at the big picture. What is it that you are doing that you want people to know about? There is great interest in blogging at the moment, so why not offer a post on how to do it? Happy writing!