How to start a blog for free
Do you want to make money online? If your answer is yes, then you are on the right place. In this article, we will discuss about how to start a blog for free. Do you know, there are many people who are making money with writing blog. If you are a student, then it is very good news for you, that you can make money with blogging if you work only one or two hours daily.There are lots of guides about how to start a blog for free, but in this article you will easily learn that how do bloggers make money.
How to start a blog for free
How to Get free Domain name :
Step 1:- Choose a platform.
Step 2:- Write Away (Start Writing)
Step 3: -Promote (Social Media, Ads etc.)
Step 4:- Congratulations you are blogger.
How to start a blog for free – make money
Step 1 :- Research
Why do you want to write ? What do you want to write? What people want to read/learn ? Which is your target audience? Are you enough educated/knowledge able to write about this topic? How many people write about this topic ? How many blogger are already into this field/niche ? Yes, you need to answer all these questions before you even start you blog. Do lot of Market Research, Know your competitors, educate your self. And, most importantly read others blog as much as possible.
Step 2:- Fix the Niche
After you are done with the research. You should be clear with the Filed/Niche/Subject you want to write about. Fix the Niche. And keep reading about it more and more.
Step 3:- Decide the name — Be creative
You Blog will be known from your name. So get an Superb Name. Try to have a name which is Eye Catching, Different from others and should be relevant to your Blog Niche. Be Precise. Try to have a short, small name, which can be remembered easily.
Step 4:- Choose the platform
There are many platforms available nowadays where you can get started. Some of most famous and easiest are blogger by Google, WordPress, Tumblr, Medium, Squarespace, Svbtle, LiveJournal, Weebly, Postach. But choose the one which is most SEO (Search Engine Optimization) friendly. (I would recommend – Blogger or WordPress).
Step 5:- Go Pro – Get Domain, Hosting.
Get domain name. As it will be your blog’s identity. Try for .COM domain name as they are very SEO friendly. Get an Hosting, where you can host your blog.
Step 6:- Start Building – Get a theme, take help and Design
The design of a Blog is a very important aspect of your blog. Try to have an simple design, which can help your users to mover freely on your blog. Get a design which can help in SEO as well.
Step 7:- Start Writing – Content is the King
Start Writing. Write Often. Don’t copy, others articles. As at a latter stage when you will apply for Google Ads you will caught by google Algorithms. 🙂 Be Original. Write good content. Research and Write and Write. See what people want to read/learn. And write about that. Scroll forums. See what type of Questions people have asked. Write about those topics. Keep Writing.
Step 8:- Promote and Publicize
Use Social Media to Promote your blog. (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc ) You can also use Ads option on to promote your blog. Facebook Ads, Twitter for Business. Ask friends to share your content. Start participating in Forums and Hangouts Do everything and anything to promote your blog and content.
Step 9 :- Networking and Contacts
Know the people in your Niche and Field. Build contacts and network. Make friends. Learn from them and there experiences. Ask for help and advice and also help them.
Step 10 :- Freelancing and Guest Blogging
Write for different blogs for free or as a guest Blogger/Write. Ask them to write for you in case you are not able to generate content for sometime for some reason. Help others and get help. Get traffic from there blog to your. Learn Writing skills.
Step 11 :- Email Marketing – Collects Emails of your readers
This is the most tested way to get avid reader of your blog. If you can get there email id, that means you are on write track. They are the one who really love you and your work. They will be your first traffic once you release your new article or content. Ask them to promote you work. And trust me them will do it again and again and that too for free. Because, they really love you and your work.
Step 12 :- Constant Efforts
Keep writing good content. Keep promoting your work. Collaborate as much as possible. Help others. Be original. Do all these things again and again.
Step 13 :- Plans and Execution
Have short term and long term plans. Keep monitoring your plans. If somethings is not working, have a backup plan. Be disciplined and focused.
Step 14 :- Learn from other Bloggers/Follow them
Follow other bloggers. Learn from them. Try to embed these qualities in you.
Step 15 :- Take a look at your work after 8-10 Months (OR after a Year)
Where do you stand ? Do you have a good following ? Does people want to collaborate with you ? What is your blog ranking ? What is your Social Media reach ? You page views in a day ? Month ?
Step 16 :- Start earning Money
Now you can start earning money. Place adds on your blog. Write for News Papers, Magazines, Blogs etc for money. Promote campaigns on your blog and get payed. Use Affiliate Program for money. Start reviewing other products/books or anything and get paid.
Step 17 :- Use affiliate programme
Step 18 :- Make it Viral / Do something out of the box
Yes, best way to gain popularity in less time. Do something different. Make a video, comic, some sort of image/photo. Ask your friends for ideas. Do something crazy.