This post is part 1 of a series. Part 1: <<You are here>> Part 2: How to buy hosting for WordPress blog Part 3: How to create a WordPress blog Part 4: Essential settings after installing WordPress Part 5: How to install WordPress plugin Part 6: How to install WordPress theme Whenever we look into starting a blog, we are bombarded with a multitude of options. Some of the options like Blogger, WordPress, and Tumblr are very popular, and others, like Ghost, for example, are “works in progress.” Selecting which blog platform to use depends on the type of blog you have and what you wish to do with your blog. If you are blogging for fun, or as a means of hosting a personal journal, you can use BlogSpot, WordPress.com, or Tumblr, as they are free and quite easy to manage. When you are blogging to promote your business or to make money, it is best to use a more professional platform such as WordPress.org … [Read more...] about WordPress-com Vs. WordPress.org: Which Blog Platform To Use
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Most people ask me that, do free blogs really offer an edge to make money? Yes, but there are a couple of limitations. We all know, making money blogging is not hard if you are following few proven money making strategies. But the challenge is to make money from free blogs. Is it really possible? Let’s get into the details. Although there are a lot of blogging platforms like Tumblr, Weebly, Typepad that help you create free websites, I strongly recommend either WordPress.com or Blogger platform if you want to make money. Here are few reasons why I recommend both these blogging platforms to make money without spending any money. WordPress.com WordPress.com is completely free and you won’t have to pay even a penny. But you’ll get a domain name extension with .wordpress.com. If you’re fine with it, you can simply opt for WordPress.com blogging platform. Once you start working with WordPress.com, you will love its features to the core. WordPress sites are not only … [Read more...] about How to Start A Free Blog And Make Money from It
Blogging is really a proven way to make money. I’ve been making decent income from blogging for over 5 years now and I can say that anyone with hard work can make money blogging. If you are one among them who wants to make the most out of their free time, blogging is a great way to not only make money but to boost your online influence. So if you are looking for ways to create a free blog, this detailed guide is for you. If you are looking for ways to create a free blog, I highly recommend you to consider using Blogger blogging platform as it not only easy to set up but you can start making money from AdSense as well. Here’s a one stop guide for people to create a free blog on blogspot and start making money from AdSense. Before diving into the details, we will first answer few important questions. Few basic questions most people have before creating a free blog on blogspot Can I use AdSense on free blogspot blogs? Of course, you can make money from blogspot blogs. Even … [Read more...] about How to Create A Free Blog On Blogspot And Start Making Money
Over the years, I’ve noticed a lot of blogs pouring into the web with unique & creative designs. These blogs are either designed by some unknown company or by the owner himself. Usually, no issues arise when blog owners are themselves web designers but when it comes to a third party, the actual problem starts! So, in this article, I’ll just list out few points that you should consider before getting a custom design from third parties – be it blogger or WordPress. There are many beautiful WordPress themes out there, for example from WordPress theme repo, you can get many free designed WordPress themes, and if budget is not a concerned you can get Genesis theme with all skins package, and give an uplift to your Website. But the problem with all existing theme is, anyone can use it. You miss out the chance of branding, and having a unique look. For example, look at ShoutMeLoud.com, here we use custom design, and if you search for ShoutMeLoud theme, you will find … [Read more...] about What should you look at when getting a Custom Blog Design?
Having a blog is a great thing because you can share anything you want (…and if you are wise you can also earn a decent income from your blog). (Read: My AdSense Earnings for Five Years) Here at ShoutMeLoud, I have written about many blogging platforms that you can use to create a blog for yourself. I usually suggest creating a blog using your own domain and hosting, and creating your blog via WordPress(.org). We have talked a lot about self-hosted WordPress blogs in previous posts, and there is no doubt that this presents a better blogging platform when compared to free blogging platforms like BlogSpot.com and WordPress.com. However, many newbies who want to start blogging don't want to make an initial investment of funds to create a blog. This is completely reasonable. There are many blogging platforms which offer users the ability to create free blogs. If you are looking for … [Read more...] about How To Create A Free Blog On BlogSpot