Enough procrastinating about if and when, your going to get a new blog. You will never be more organized and ready to get your blog than, you are today. The two big questions for you now are: How to get a Blog and Where to start a Blog?
How do you Blog again?
You probably remember from our previous article:
What’s a blogs and How do you blog? That a blog is simply, a website that requires no computer coding for any type of digital media, to be added to it.
We also discussed that software is used, that is similar to a word processor, only it saves a URL, or web address, for your published article, video, pictures, etc, making it available to be found, through search engine listings, or it’s URL, on the web.
If you need some extra info, why not check out: How do I start a Blog? from a site called Blogging Basics 101.
The next part of the puzzle for you: is How to Get a Blog?
You really have three choices when it comes to how to get a blog.
- A free blog
- A group blog where you publish one off blog posts
- Your self hosted wordpress blog.
When it comes to How to get a blog, why not start with a free blog from Google’s Blogger Network. If you already have a gmail, email address, it will take a couple of minutes to get it up and started. If not, it still is only a matter of filling out a few questions. You can write a few articles, see exactly what it’s like having a blog. Most bloggers with WordPress web hosting blogs, will also have a free Blogger blog as you are able to use it to link to articles on your main host wordpress blog. In the early days of blogging, links are the thing you need most. More about links a little further down the track.
You could start a blog about television programs like American Dad
You can start a blog about absolutely anything you want or that you could think of!
Now you know how to get a blog started.
Why not go and start your New Blog, right now. I’ll wait. Just use the link a few lines down. Don’t go too far into it. Just open the account. Give it a name. Bookmark it and get back to here, as now we are ready to talk about the next step and that’s:
“Where to get a Blog” that’s going to be your very own “New WordPress.org Blog”. Your self hosted WordPress blog. That is the next installment in the blogging series. Check for this next post on Sunday, if your keeping up starting your new blog.
Now here’s your link for your free Blog: Blogger.com -create an account
If you need any help:
This article will give you all the info that you would ever need on how to get a blog, with Blogger.com. Including all the technical information.
BTemplates.com FAQ’s on Blogger Templates. How to get a blog started on Blogger.
It’s also a good idea to get a blog on the other free networks as well. You can never do enough writing.
Again, these will mainly be for the link value to your main host wordpress blog. You don’t need to do this right now, but when we start talking about links, you’ll certainly be wanting to do all you can to get as many links as you can. There are other great reasons for starting these free blogs and adding a few articles to each. More on that, however to come.
Where to get a blog that’s a free group blog
Or a UGC as it’s known. A self sufficient user generated content publishing company blog.
Joining a group hosted Blog site. You open an account and publish blog pages, one at a time which become part of the collective group. These types of blog sites are free to join and allow you to put some advertising on your pages. Generally Googles Adsense, Amazon Affiliates and in some instances Ebay, Chitka. They all have different rules, and you get paid a percentage of the advertising revenue. For some more information on these types of blogs
Where to get your new group blog
There are others, but for now, that is pretty much the list of the best and most popular.
How to start a Blog with WordPress Web Hosting. That is the next step in the journey to a wonderful time becoming a blogger. It is a lot of fun, it’s challenging and I know your up for it, otherwise you wouldn’t be interested in reading this article.
In the first article in this blogging series, I suggested doing some homework, which was checking out the blogs you enjoy and determining the certain aspects that you enjoy most about them. For the full list of questions, check out the article What’s a blog and how do you blog. The link is in the second paragraph under how do you blog again. I have some new homework for you now.
Blog Challenge Day 87
Go back over the list of blogs you chose earlier.
Can you determine if they are a Wordpress blog with self hosting, a blogger blog, or other free blog, or a group blog? A hint for you is to look at the URL of the article.
Have you decided yet if you’re ready to start your Web Hosting for only 1 Penny!” title=”Web Hosting for only 1 Penny!”>Self Hosted WordPress Blog? Do you know what you want to blog about? I’d love to know. Please leave me a comment below.
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