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5 months of blogging– tips you can get

Friends, today i am writing about my 5 months of blogging experience.

Friends I had actually told you that I will be giving information about how to choose application server today.

I happened to speak to my ex colleague the other day. The question she asked is a very sharp question. She asked me tell me what I did to start.

I am writing about steps to start a blog or website. They just want to do what I did .

Registration with blogger

What I did is very simple. first of all, I registered with blogger .I selected free domain name suggested by blogger. Designing a layout, choosing a theme, posting , and giving search description tags was the next step. I even put labels.

Registration with wordpress

I felt WordPress was better platform. WordPress had two sites wordpress.org and wordpress.com. I registered with WordPress.com for a premium account buying the domain ideas for sure.com. Now I had to set up the site. It is very easy. I used verity theme and with drag and drop I set up the site. Actually setting up WordPress .com site is not difficult. Here are free and paid themes . In one blog I have read about blogger using themeforest to select themes which is paid theme.selecting the right theme will help plugins to function effectively.

monetising the website

I even monetised the website with word ads . Better to integrate monetisation LIKE WORD ADS after receiving organic traffic. You receive payment if ads are clicked. This payment is for allowing ads to be placed on your site. Affiliate links and product images can be used for monetising the blog.

Readers contributions

In this competition getting a view is very difficult. After listening to neil patels pod cast, reading Christian Mihai’s Art of blogging, and Shout me loud from harsh agarwal I realised improving the quality of my content was crucial. write short sentences. Active voice. Conveying some useful message which will help others to learn and do better. My blog should satisfy someone’s need. It should be a solution to someone’s problem.

product reviews

I read some product reviews of Amazon products and realized how much it is essential for an affiliate to do the study of the product keeping in mind its use and benefit to the customer. Price advantage, replacement or refund guarantee should be emphasized. Not only that in this world it is very necessary for an affilliate like me to make people realise the advantages of online marketing. Converting regular purchasers to sub affiliates and guide them to earn and make good this opportunity.

upgrading

 I thought of buying the Business plan . I got Yoast SEO and some plugins. This helps in many ways.

Read others post

After hearing neil patel’s podcast where he said Read others blog and offer your comments. Do not be negative . Avoid comments like Nice post etc. You tell what you liked in that post. This I did sincerely .Reading least 3-4 blogs a day and mentioned what I liked. Every blog gives an insight about their life some about their hobbies, some about their occupation some about their reading habits and some about their blogging experience. Not only that you get knowledge about style of writing, vocabulary, site architecture etc etc. Neil patel message is in 3-4 main points.

READERS BECAME FOLLOWERS

After buying SEO the remark I got was no SEO issues.

why visitors are low?

I read a post 5 steps to get 1000 visitors to your blog daily.

In this blog he speaks of speed of site. He says assess your site opening speed with Page speed Insight or pingdom tools.I did it. what did I find my site speed is 39 which means it is slow 49-89 is average. what do I do? I first changed some of my settings disabled some and enabled some. My speed increased to 76 now . I have to increase my page speed to 90. Lets see how I do it.

Social sites

I STARTED POSTING MY BLOG ON SOCIAL SITES LIKE FACEBOOK,TWITTER,TUMBLR, LINKEDIN . I have to give quality content to get more views.

CONCLUSION

I HAVE GIVEN DETAILS OF MY 5 MONTHS OF BLOGGING. LET ME SUMMARISE MY STEPS

HAVE A GMAIL ACCOUNT

APPLY FOR BLOGGER WITH GMAIL ACCOUNT

JUST MAKE YOUR DOMAIN FOR FREE ON BLOGGER

WRITE ARTICLES/POSTS

USE CHARTS/IMAGES FROM GOOGLE, PIXABAY

SOCIAL SITES

POST ON SOCIAL SITES, EMAIL, MESSENGER, WHATSAPP ETC

SEE THE RESPONSE PUT YOUR SITE IN GOOGLE SEARCH CONSOLE

KEYWORDS

MAINLY READ THE BLOGS CONCERNING YOUR SUBJECT AND CHECK FOR KEYWORDS

USE KEYWORD TOOL PLANNER WHICH IS GOOGLE PRODUCT TO SEE COMPETETION FOR YOUR KEY WORD

YOU CAN USE GOOGLE TRENDS

USE KEYWORDS IN YOUR HEADLINES , SUB HEADINGS AND IN YOUR PASSAGE

SEE THAT THE CONTENT RETAINS VISITORS ATTENTION

SEEKING BETTER PLATFORM

YOU CAN BUY DOMAIN AND CONTINUE WITH BLOGGER OR IF NOT YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR PLATFORM TO WORD PRESS OR BLUE HOST WHERE YOU CAN ACCESS WORD PRESS PLUG INS.

BUILD SITE WITH DRAG DROP THEME . BUYING DOMAIN AND IMPORTING THE MATTER FROM BLOGGER AND CONTINUING QUALITY CONTENT WRITING GIVING KILLER HEADLINES ETC REMAINS THE SAME

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USING SOCIAL SITES, BUSINESS CONSOLE, SEARCH CONSOLE, POSTING IN OTHER SEARCH ENGINES LIKE YAHOO BING ETC,EMAIL WHATSAPP

CONSISTENCY IN WRITING IS VERY MUCH IMPORTANT

READING OTHERS BLOG

READ BLOGS OF OTHER BLOGGERS AND OUTBOUND LINKS IN YOUR POSTS IS VERY MUCH REQUIRED. A EMAIL LETTING THEM KNOW ABOUT YOUR LINKING THEIR POST WITH YOUR POST WILL BE AN ADDED APPRECIATION.

THIS POINT WAS MENTIONED BY NEIL PATEL IN HIS PODCAST. I hope this will help my friend and others who intend starting a blog.

Now I would ask you to do me a small favour.

can you share this post with your friends and help someone, sparing a minute or two from your busy schedule. This feed back will help me continue to write the kind of articles which will help you in some way.

If you like it please let me know

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About the author

I AM MRS. SUNDARI BALAKRISHNAN. I LIVE IN MUMBAI,INDIA. I WORKED FOR GOVERNMENT FOR 35 YEARS . I AM NOW 57 YEARS OLD. I LOVE TO BLOG. I AM A BEGINNER TO BLOGGING.
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