We are going to show you how to start blogging or become a Top blogger in Ghana and Nigeria. Below is a step by step guide on how to start a blog and earn over $10,000 from it every month.
Select a Perfect niche for your blog
Before you kick off in starting a blog, you must first find a niche you want to write about. You must also figure out how to make it profitable, and who your ideal readers are. In case you are new to the word ‘Niche’, niche is a topic that you write about most often, or even exclusively, in your blogs.
You must write about something extraordinary that will attract a lot of visitors, be it Music, Travel, General News or Real Estate.
Choose a Blogging platform for your Website
You will need to choose a platform that best suits your blog, but it’s highly recommendable to make your blog self-hosted.
For many new bloggers, the availability of free blog platforms such as WordPress.com, Blogger or Tumblr is tempting.
But before you ask yourself, how do I start a blog, let me describe each option. When it comes to popular blogging platforms, you have the following options: free and self-hosted (recommended). I will recommend you to choose a WordPress.com platform.
Choose a domain name
After successfully decided platform you want to star blogging with, you then choose a unique domain name. Your domain will remain yours as long as you continue paying the annual fee ranging between $10 to $15 for a .com domain.
Sign onto a web hosting account
After choosing a domain name, select an ever reliable hosting services will be one of the most important decisions you make because this is where your files are stored online for users to interact with.
You must consider if the hosting provider to your website is available 24/7 and has the functionality and performance of your site will need.
You can either your domain name with the registrar company or buy a separate hosting account from a host provider. However bare in mind that the wrong web host can cause several problems to your blog so please choose a very reliable provider.
Find Theme (blog design) for your WordPress platform.
Your website generates a lot of traffic if the front end is appealing. You want to create an environment that is both eye-catching and practical. However, you want your visitors to easily find information on your site so design it to be very catchy and simple.
Start Writing your Contents
All is set and you are ready to go now. Before you star blogging, you must learn how to write blog content. A content is any useful information that you bring to readers onto your site. Moreover, your content must be unique! Do not copy and paste from other sources.
Your content must be able be one that people can interact with and come back to get more. It should be valuable and you should be consistent. Once you have followers, consistency is important.
Create Social Media Profile
Once you have set up your blog, make sure you create Social Media profiles for your blog. Your social media platforms will help you direct more visitors to your site.
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Telegram are some vital platforms your should sign onto.
Start making money from Advertisement
After you have gained quite an impressive traffic, apply for monetization of your website.
Monetization is the process of translating your blog activity into earnings. But keep in mind that blogging isn’t all about making money. It’s more about creating important content that will bring readers and make them come back for more.
There are several Ads Network you can sign up to. But I will recommend Google Adsense for your.