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Can I make cash from Blogging?Good question............
With lots of hard work and determination, you can earn a substantial income from running your own blog. But what is blogging? Blogging is the modern way of communicating with others on a regular basis about any topic you wish to discuss. It’s not the easiest way to make money online, but it is very effective if you know how to do it right.The good news is that starting a blog is easier than you might be thinking. Just follow my simple steps to get started:
Obtain a Domain Name. Obtaining a domain name for your blog is important for the marketing of your online business. You will gain instant trust from your customers, because you will appear legitimate on the internet. For less than 15 dollars a year, your domain name can be registered. When you register, you have the option to sign up for 1 year to 10 years. Please note that the search engines prefer to see longer registrations and will even give you a higher ranking for your blog if you register for 5 years or over.
Obtain a Twitter Account. Once you sort out your domain name, open a Twitter account using the same name. Twitter is one of the popular social media sites that allow users to converse with one another. As a blogger, you can use Twitter to promote your most recent posts. You can do this by writing the title of your post with a link attached back to your blog post! Twitter can give you quicker traffic results than the search engines, because time is needed to be discovered in Google, Yahoo or Bing.
Pay for Hosting. A word of warning is needed here. Please stay away from FREE blogs that make use of shared hosting like Blogspot or WordPress.com (not wordpress.org). You always have the risk that your blog could be frozen and deleted. When you sign up with them, the small print advises you that they have the right to delete your blog for any reason they see necessary.
Hosting doesn’t have to cost you the world. Try Hostgator, as an alternative for a low budget hosting solution at less than 5 dollars a month. Another great hosting company that caters for a lot of internet marketing professionals is GVO. You can try their system for 14 days risk free for only $1,
Launch a WordPress Blog utilising Fantastico. The blogging software recommend by bloggers the world over is WordPress. Hosting sites such as Hostgator and GVO, offer a software called Fantastico. It can be launched by a click on your mouse pad and WordPress can be installed by another click. After that, you can choose a WordPress theme for free. This is an up and ready template for your blog, you just need to write the words!!
Sit down and Write 10 Posts. Now that your blog is set-up to your satisfaction, get down to the act of writing. I know it’s not easy, but you’ll find the ideas will start to flow once you start writing. Trust me......you can do it. Writing and publishing10 posts at the beginning, gives you several advantages. One of which is that if your blog is discovered in the early stages, your readers will have enough material to read. Then, after writing your first 10 pieces of post, try to write at least two new posts a day.
Congratulations! Now you are a newbie blogger............to be successful and make money from this enterprise, the following points are worth thinking about:
Increase the opportunities to earn money from your blog through affiliate programs. All you need to do is place affiliate products’ names in your blog posts and hyperlink them to direct readers to the product. Every time someone clicks on the link and purchases a product, you make money! You can even use your blog to advertise your own products as well as affiliate products.
Make use of links in your blog posts to make money within the text. For example, if I am writing about how to make money raising chickens, I may want to use a HTML hyperlink for the phrase "make money raising chickens" that when people click it, it will lead to something I am selling.
The secret to successful blogging is making sure that all your blog posts are rich with your keywords. Keyword-rich blog posts will increase your site’s ranking for your online business niche or topic keywords.
Your blog needs to hook your readers. It must also be useful and interesting to guarantee regular visitors and new visitors at your site. You must always be aware of making your blog unique and appealing to your visitors. Think about the needs and interests of people in your niche and identify what your visitors would like to see on your blog.