The first step of Blogging for beginners is an introduction to the blog
“In simple words, personal thoughts that people shared online is known as blog and way of presentation is known as blogging”
What is a blog?
A blog (a shortened version of “weblog”) is a platform of discussion or information on the World Wide Web run by a single person or small group. Posts are written in a formal or chatty pattern and typically displayed in reverse sequential order so that the most recent post appears at the top of the web page.
How to Start a Blog and make money?
- Choose your blog name and get your domain
- Choose your hosting and content management system
- Install your content management system
- Pick a niche and start writing
Choose your blog name and get your domain.
Choose a Reliable Domain registrar (Namecheap, GoDaddy, Domain, Shopify) and Find your Domain Availability. Whatever domain you choose should be simple enough for anyone to spell and type. Avoid Numbers and Hyphens. The domain is a long-term investment so you should avoid choosing a domain name that includes a year or the latest trendy catchword.
Choose your hosting and content management system.
Hosting is the process of using a server to host a website and making it accessible on the World Wide Web all the time. There are different types of hosting available in the market like shared web hosting, VPS(virtual private server) hosting, dedicated hosting and cloud hosting, etc
Install your content management system.
The content management system is an application that is used to manage blog content, allowing multiple contributors to create, edit and publish, it allows users to easily format and store the content. Currently, a lot of content management system software is available in the market like WordPress, Java, Drupal, Joomla, Wix, Ghost, etc.
Pick a niche and start writing.
Start writing with your Know Passion and analyze your target audience.
Who is a blogger?
A person who manages and publishes regular online content that motivates, educates, notifies, or entertains a target audience is called a blogger, whether he is a writer or photographer.
What is Blogging?
The skills you need to run and manage a blog are called blogging. This equipped a web page with tools to make the process of writing, linking, and posting content easier on the internet. The skills of blogging grow with each passing day with experience.
Types of blogging:
Now in these days a lot of types are introduced but the most common are:
- Event blogging
- Normal blogging
What is Event blogging?
Event blogging is where bloggers start a blog based on a particular event. That means, you pick an event and make content only specific to that event such as New Year, Eid, Holi, Dewali, Christmas, etc
What is Normal blogging?
A blog content other than an event is called normal blogging. There are a lot of normal blog types, but some of the most popular are the following.
1. Personal blog or lifestyle blog:
This content format focuses on things that are personal experiences and thoughts about a particular topic, they express themselves or things they are loving about. There are no limitations to a personal blog.
2. Business blog or Corporate blog:
This content format is published for an organization or corporation to promote this company. It may be an individual writer or multiple writers who contribute content for a company. A business blog is generally focused on a particular topic that is related to the company’s business in some way. An example is a company that sells garments to wholesalers and brokers. This company can create a blog about running a garments business and increasing sales.
3. Niche blog:
This content format focuses on a single topic. This approach gives an opportunity to narrow down your audience and create content that is much more important to them.
4. News blog:
This type of blog is one that keeps readers updated with what’s new in the world. They generally focus on presenting the latest happenings, plans, new releases, and ideas that were or will be implemented in a particular area of interest. Like other types of blogs, news blogs do not usually share opinion posts or person-oriented content. The content of news blogs focuses on informing the readers rather than entertaining them by writing about personal stories and topics.
I hope this short introduction to blog and blogging will help new bloggers. We are living in a digital age, with the passage of time new ideas will discover new niches and types of blogs. To keep updated about blogging please follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.