In regard to hosting. Do you use addon domains or do you go with reseller hosting? Plus in my case completely different niche sites are sharing the same hosting. Years ago addon domains had to be treated with special care and special rules in your robots. Those days are gone. Google treats each domain independently and fully understands shared hosting.
There is no shared hosting penalty. Great tips! You really sound like you know what you are doing.
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Thank you for this article. Is there any way around this? Any way to make a profit blogging without using WordPress? Thanks for your time. Every platform has these requirements and WordPress is the best one. Any time you want to move into a profitable situation with your own website will require having your own assets. You will want this and need it. Build your own assets. Build your own business. In the end you will be much happier I guarantee it. It is one of the better ones. I gained a lot of insight from reading it!
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Very helpful for a beginner like me! Love this post! Just started blogging and completely agree with all you said. It has been the most user-friendly information i could find. This is a long post but so informative. I enjoyed this post very much and will use its info for when I start a blog.
Now if only I could decide on a niche…. I have so many interest.. The niche can be the toughest part. Pick something you like and which can be monetized effectively. Thank you for a clean and step by step explanation. I liked the way how your blog is setup and way more informational than others I have seen in past few days.
Your tutorial is super helpful. I am getting hung up one one part of creating my home page though. I would like my home page to scroll and have images like you example video pages vs. How did you do that?
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Where are the settings to make the home page scroll through home, blog, etc.? Its called infinite scroll.
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There are some plugins you can get that are supposed to allow you to incorporate this into your site, but this is the only one I have used. Excellent resource to follow.
Well I have been using web hosting for quite long time and now I am planning to move my blog. I was curious that migration process would hurt my ranking? I have been digging around for couple of days and came across with Cloudways which have their own migration plugins. I just need your suggestion Should I transfer my website manually or should I use a plugin. My recommendation is to use Siteground and have them migrate for you. If you use Cloudways, use their plugin. It should work well.
Otherwise, no worries. You might see some fluctuation, but in most cases nothing will change. What a detailed post about starting a Blog. This is one of the best. A good one for a new beginner. This is great information.
I am just starting my blog. This post gave me some great information that I did not find anywhere else. This is very helpful and I appreciate your expertise. Can you tell me if you know anything about using Wix?
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All you do is pay for hosting and you can build and grow your business without limits. Thanks for this post. Thank you for all this information! I have been wanting to blog for a while now, but I get very intimidated with all the process. I know I want to do it about Sociology because I have a Bachelors in Sociology, but this is a very broad topic. I was hoping you had some ideas or suggestions to narrow it down. Just to give you some info about me Thank you again, and hope to hear from you soon!!
Creating an educational blog about a specific facet of Sociology is not a bad idea. I would look at sites like this and see how they are narrowing their Sociology niche down and then use your strengths in the subject to carve out your own unique take on it. Pin K. Tweet Buffer Updated January 9, It can be too easy to start a blog.
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Click to Tweet. The list here is endless, so its not an easy question to answer. Pick something you really like and even better, pick something you know a lot about. You don't have to be an expert. Blogs can be about anything. The list goes on and on. Is My Idea Worth Pursuing?
Select Your Domain Name The domain name you choose should coincide with your niche, but it doesn't have to be keyword specific. This is no longer the case. Get Website Hosting Website hosting is one of the most critical elements of your business and one which is taken for granted by a lot of new website owners. Membership sites, online stores, photo galleries You can do almost anything with WordPress. Perform Initial Setup Knowing how to use WordPress is important as I detailed above, but knowing how the WordPress Dashboard is setup and how to set your base settings for your site is extremely important.