Like many, he started with a domain name, web hosting, and every essential thing to build a new WordPress blog. But he was unable to get going or make money. It appears like he didn’t focus much on blog marketing and eventually had to shut down his blog. I’m not disclosing the email here as it was not formatted properly. Anyway, basically it’s yet another “I have started a blog but I’m not making money” kind of email that I see more often. Whenever I get such emails, I get reminded of two things: First, a good percentage of such beginners started a blog only to make money or at least hoping that they WILL make money (hopefully from the first month/year itself). Secondly, there are a gazillion “How To Start A Blog In 5–15 Minutes” kind of tutorials on the blogosphere with many of them being written by the so-called “award-winning” bloggers. It’s supposed to be a good thing, right? Well, yes it is — but only … [Read more...] about You Can’t START A Blog In 10 Minutes. Period.
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Are you one of those budding bloggers who is not monetizing his blog and is skeptical of doing so? If so, I have also walked in your shoes. In the early days of my blogging career, I did not take advantage of AdSense or any other ad platform. Perhaps the reason many of us stay away from monetizing our blogs is that we are protective of our image, and we fear being judged by our readers. Me: Why? BB: Because it’s a new blog, and putting AdSense on it might make my visitors think that I blog for money. Me: Then why did you apply for AdSense when you are not planning to monetize your blog? BB: I will monetize it when I have good traffic. Me: What difference does it make whether you monetize the blog now or later? Will the perception of your readers be different at another point in time? Our conversation went on for a while and came away with a suspicion that many other bloggers share my friend’s feelings about advertising on a new blog. My question remains, why wait to … [Read more...] about Should I Add Google AdSense Ads on My New Blog?
One of the most difficult tasks faced by anyone starting a new blog or internet marketing career is the process of selecting the web-hosting for their site. We have already specifically advised you to stay away from free hosting, as they have significant limitations and issues, and at the end of day you will face lots of technical hassles. If you are a new blogger just getting started with the process of choosing your web-hosting service, I highly recommend that you opt for reliable, reputable and cheap shared hosting. There are several web hosting packages available, such as shared hosting, VPS, and dedicated hosting, and for new bloggers it’s always confusing to determine which is the best choice. In this post I will be writing specifically about which hosting package a new blogger should choose, and I will reveal some of the top web hosting services for beginners which are cheap and reliable. We have already discussed the things to consider when shopping for a webhosting … [Read more...] about Why Shared WordPress Hosting is The Best Option For New Blog
When you start out with professional blogging, you follow a cycle. You create your first successful blog, and then you move to starting another blog, and then another. All professional bloggers dream of having a successful blog network so that they can build a reputation in all kinds of niches. And for many bloggers, this dream does come true. Every blog in a blog network must be popular in order to make the entire blog network popular. You will face many hurdles while building and maintaining a blog network. Many bloggers eventually quit because of these hurdles. To avoid such situations, you need to stay positive and remember a few factors which are very important to building a blog network. Building a Blog Network? Things you should know Proper Planning: If you want to make your blog or blog network successful you need to have proper planning. You need to be clear about your goals and what you want to achieve. Make a plan and a detailed checklist of all your necessary intentions. … [Read more...] about 5 Things to Know When Starting a Blog Network
Blogging is becoming a trend now days. No matter for whatever reason, you are blogging or want to start a new Blog, but everyone around have a blog. Someone is on BlogSpot, someone is using WordPress.com or self-hosted blog, many are also using Tumblr to create a blog, but by the end, everyone have their online presence via Blog. If you are still wondering, how you can start a new blog for yourself, this guide is a great way to start. There are many reasons you can start a blog, you can talk about how you are feeling today, you can share your thoughts, you can write about something you like, you can start a new blog to promote your business or none the less, you can create a blog just to make money from it. Now, everyday many people create a blog and they forget about it, but here at ShoutMeLoud, we take Blogging seriously, and you can use it to earn handsome passive income. You can use advertisement or different blog monetization techniques, to earn enough to pay your mobile bills or … [Read more...] about The Only Guide You Need to Start A New Blog?