How to Make Money Blogging – 12 Steps to Success Part 1
Welcome to Part 1 of our How to Make Money Blogging Blog
The How to Make Money Blogging – 12 Steps to Success provide the skeleton of our Whatis? Online Business Blog Category. Each step is represented as a category for our blogs making them easily searchable for you. These blogs will greatly expand each step. Providing you the opportunity to learn more and more for the benefit of your Blog and your cheque-book.
How to Make Money Blogging examines the basic steps to success to making money online as follows below. We provide information, links and access to resources at both a basic level and at a more expert level. The principles we present apply across the spectrum of expertise. The only difference being the depth, or detail in which they are discussed.
1. Select Your Niche
Selection of your niche or target area is the most important step in How to Make Money Blogging, so choose it very carefully.
Ideally your niche should be something you are passionate or know a lot about or something you are passionate to learn about. Often your hobby is a good place to look and small niches with less general interest or of interest at a local level are often successful.
There are a number of useful tools and techniques to help in honing down on your niche.
In learning How to Make Money Blogging it is important that you maintain your focus on your niche, don’t stray, stay on track! Don’t write random Blogs, stay focused on your niche.
How to Make Money Bloggging will provide a method to help you select your Niche and maintain your focus on it.
2. Select your Domain Name
Ricky Davis provides some good advice regarding selecting your Domain name as follows “Now generally when I tell people to choose a domain name I tell them to make it brandable or something that means something to the person. For example if a plumber called Steve wanted a website I would probably buy a website domain called stevesPlumbing.com, but this is where making websites for AdSense differs. To make money with AdSense you need traffic to your website, without traffic your adverts won’t get clicked on. The simplest way to get traffic to your website is to have a domain name that gets searched for.” (Davies, Ricky (2012-02-28). How to make money online with Google AdSense… in 5 easy steps ” title=”How to make money online with Google AdSense… in 5 easy steps” target=”_blank”>How to make money online with Google AdSense… in 5 easy steps. (Kindle Locations 98-99). Kindle Edition.)
There are techniques to help determine a Domain Name that gets searched for. We will discuss this further in our Blogs and Ricky Davies goes on to explain it in his book.
Selecting a good domain name is how to make money blogging!
But you might want to learn more from our blog first?
3. Select a Good Content Management System (CMS)
A good Content Management System is essential to How to Make Money Blogging.
According to Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Content_management_system “A Content Management System (CMS) is a computer program that allows publishing, editing and modifying content on a web site as well as maintenance from a central interface. Such systems of content management provide procedures to manage workflow in a collaborative environment.”
The Content Management System is the program or application that you will use to manage and post your Blog to the internet. These days a Good Content Management System does more than that. It helps with Search Engine Optimization, advertising, marketing, building lists, linking to Social Media and a whole lot more.
Some popular Content Management Systems are WordPress, (which is what I use.), Drupal, Joomla.
4. Select your Web Hosting
How to Make Money Blogging? Get good, reliable, well optioned Web Hosting.
Web hosting is the act of using a computer to make a Website visible and available to users on the internet.
Web hosting is generally provided by companies, often called Internet Service Providers (ISPs), to the Owners of Websites online. Most of these companies provide this service for a fee.
For instance our ‘Whatis? Online Web Hosting Store’ provides Web Hosting Services as does Go Daddy and Crazy Domains. When I first started making money online I used both Go Daddy and Crazy domains to buy my Domain Names and provide web hosting for my Websites. The Web Hosting market is very competitive and as a result so are the fees charged.
All of the Web Hosting companies mentioned above provide one click installation of the popular Content Management Systems such as WordPress, Drupal and Joomla.
5. Creating your website
Creating a Website may sound daunting but the use of a good CMS and a good looking template or using your ISPs built in Web Builder will greatly simplify matters.
Maximising your How to Make Money Blogging is strongly effected by your Website design, its look reflects on your image and branding and its ease of use and navigation determines how long your visitors will stay and if they will return.
Wise decisions need to be made in relation to building your Website. Check our Blogs for further advice regarding Website design. `
This is the end of Part 1 of our How to Make Money Blogging Blog
Stay tuned for Part 2 of How to Make Money Blogging – 12 Steps to Success
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