How to start a blog like a pro [10 simple steps]

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Do you know that you can start a blog in under 10 minutes [Thanks to the powerful tools that we have in 2018] However, it takes a dedicated and serious human who want to add value to the community to create a professional blog. Check this slideshow of simple at powerful steps to create a professional blog like a pro even if you are technically challenged.


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REGISTER DOMAIN NAME SOLUTION You can start a blog with to build your own personal brand if you can not find any good domain name that fits your niche. Domain name is your blog name and your identity on online with which people remember your blog and type on search engines or simply type your domain name on browser to see what you have got value added information for them your readers. PROBLEM Now a days it is very difficult to get a domain name that you wish and like and easy to read and write. WHAT IS DOMAIN NAME

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BUY A HOSTING SOLUTION Good Hosting companies with 99 uptime and having clean servers and great customer support will charge you around 5 to 10 per month. Hosting space is where your blog content/data all files which content the information is stored. You need a space on internet to store your blog content. If you are looking to make money online by blogging you should have a self-hosted blog which can be completely controlled by you and with the help of SEO you can drive traffic to your blog. PICK YOUR HOSTING COMPANY Choose a Hosting provider with good server up-time and also which provides excellent support services 247. WHAT IS A HOSTING AND WHY I NEED TO BUY ONE

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DOWNLOAD WORDPRESS GO WITH FREE THEME Start your blogging journey by installing a free WordPress theme to save money when you are getting started with blog. Build your blog on WordPress platform which is free and has a great community that helps you to build your blog the way you want with the help of robust CMS Content Management System and also you have option of plugins that enhances your blog functionality. WORDPRESS.ORG Download the latest WordPress version from Free service BUILD YOUR BLOG ON WORDPRESS PLATFORM

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INSTALL ESSENTIAL PLUGINS READ MORE HERE... Check my blog for more details on what each plugin does. Install all essential security SEOptimized and performance boost plugins. You will find free plugins that will enhance your blog functionalities. GOLDEN PLUGINS LIST Ultimate Shortcode WP Smush SEO friendly pages Yoast SEO Wordfence W3 Total Cache YOU CAN INSTALL UPTO 15 USEFUL PLUGINS

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INCLUDE THESE PAGES FIRST About page along with Terms of Use and Privacy Policy pages are mandatory. Include these pages immediately after you set up a your blog. ABOUT ME PAGE ON YOUR BLOG IS THE SECOND MOST VISITED PAGE ON YOUR BLOG. SO MAKE SURE YOU WRITE A COMPELLING ABOUT PAGE. YOUR READER AND GOOGLE WANT TO SEE THESE PAGES ON YOUR BLOG

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PROFESSIONAL LOGO Invest in designing your blog logo to look professional. OR you can use Canva to create a logo for Free in a quick time without having any design skills. FIRST IMPRESSION IS THE BEST IMPRESSION DESIGN A PROFESSIONAL LOGO FIRST Your Logo should give a compelling visual impact to your readers and you must make sure you are serious and a professional blogger.

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SOCIAL PROFILES Setup all social channels such as Facebook Twitter Instagram Google + and Pinterest and focus on only two at the beginning of your blogging journey. CREATE SOCIAL PROFILES FOR YOUR BLOG

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PILLAR ARTICLES Write solid cornerstone/pillar content on your blog and hit publish button. Focus on writing only on one specific problem critical of your readers. INVEST TIME IN WRITING AT LEAST 4 PILLAR ARTICLES YOUR READERS ONE SPECIFIC PROBLEM Write at least 2000 words articles for ranking high on Search Engines by adding value to the blog post with solutions and information that can help your readers basic and important/critical questions.

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GET A BUSINESS EMAIL Get a Business email with your domain name. This makes you look professional and you will gain the trust of your blog readers and Google. YOU CAN START USING G-SUITE PAID BUSINESS EMAIL SERVICES DO NOT USE YOUR REGULAR GMAIL... get a G-suite business email service with 3 per user per month. You only need one Business email to start with. Use instead of admin/info/sales etc... give a signal to your readers that real person is behind the blog with only purpose to solve their problems or add value everytime.

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PROMOTE YOUR BLOG Now is the time to promote big time. Spend 40 on the creation of blog content and remaining 60 on promoting your blog on Social profiles QA Forums such as Quora and on Discussion Groups. PROMOTE. PROMOTE.. PROMOTE... THE 40 - 60 RULE 1 0

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