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How to start a blog – My WordPress Blog – Episode 3

How to start a blog – My WordPress Blog – Episode 3

Now that you have added your text into your blog like we covered in Episode 1 and how to add pictures in Episode 2, it is time to get ready to put the final touches on your blog by doing some SEO (Search Engine Optimization).  SEO is the process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine’s search results. Basically the earlier (or higher ranked on the search results page), and more frequently a site appears in the search results list like Google, the more visitors it will receive from the search engine’s users.

Blog posts without some SEO may take longer for your target audience to find your article.  With some practice, and some initial research, iHow-to-Start-a-Blog-2t doesn’t take very long to do if you get into the habit.  With SEO Processor I make a little game out of the exercise by trying to get the high score.  It gives me the tips I need to help improve my score.  You can get your free trial of SEO Processor by clicking >>here<<.

 

The combination of WordPress and SEO Processor make it easy to improve your SEOInflux Entrepreneur has a powerful blogging platform that combines the tool tools.  Their blog will give you the flexibility to create a very professional looking website, and they have an amazing 24/7 support team.  The first steps in how to start a blog using the Influx Entrepreneur WordPress is demonstrated in the video below.

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VIDEO: How to Start a Blog with WordPress

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After learning how to start a blog using WordPress, adding pictures, and finally optimizing your blog for the search engines, you have learned the basics to start producing successful blog posts.  Enjoy!

 

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Author: Mike Marko
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If you are interested in learning how to make money online, click the following links to learn more about the IPAS2, and get the information to form your own opinion from this Empower Network Review, and Jeunesse.

If you want a system to help you rank in Google just like Bren and I do, then check out Influx Entrepreneur.

Article: How to Start a Blog – My WordPress Blog – Episode 3

How to Start a Blog – My WordPress Blog – Episode 2

How to Start a Blog – My WordPress Blog – Episode 2

Now that you have added your text into your blog like we covered in Episode 1, it is time to embellish your blog with pictures.  Picture help break up what could be very boring text.

In addition to making the blog posting more eye appealing, it is a great way to put in links.  I will actually make all my pictures into links.  People have a tenancy to want to click on pictures… so I make sure that I take them somewhere when they do.

WordPress makes it very easy to add and customize pictures within the blog.  Influx Entrepreneur has a powerful blogging platform that I use for our own main blog.  Their blog will give you the flexibility to create a very professional looking website, and they have an amazing 24/7 support team.  The first steps in how to start a blog using the Influx Entrepreneur WordPress is demonstrated in the video below.

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VIDEO: How to Start a Blog with WordPress

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After learning the first part of how to start a blog using WordPress, and added illustration, you are ready to start optimizing the post to be found by Search Engines.  This is covered in another article (click here to go to Episode 3).

 

P.S. – If you like this post, feel free comment down below and/or share on Facebook.

Have questions and want to connect?

Add me on Facebook then shoot me a message:

http://www.Facebook.com/mike.marko.37

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Suggested Articles:
1. How to Start a Blog – My WordPress Blog – Episode 1
2. Five Ways How to Get Leads For Your Business
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Author: Mike Marko
Click here to contact Mike

If you are interested in learning how to make money online, click the following links to learn more about the IPAS2, and get the information to form your own opinion from this Empower Network Review, and Jeunesse.

If you want a system to help you rank in Google just like Bren and I do, then check out Influx Entrepreneur.

Article: How to Start a Blog – My WordPress Blog – Episode 2

How to Start a Blog – My WordPress Blog – Episode 1

How to Start a Blog – My WordPress Blog – Episode 1.

As we discussed previously in “How to Make Money Blogging” and “How to Start a Blog“, you need to use a blog to really get content out on the internet.  With this content you eventually create a brand for yourself, and develop followers.  It is to these followers that you can promote products to and potentially get sales.  But it all start with a blog.

Setting up the blog may take some effort, but once that is done, it is easy to create 1-3 blogs a day.  Creating at least one blog a day is key to building up the content you need to become recognized and followed.

If you do not have a blog yet, I highly recommend signing up for a blog with Influx Entrepreneur.  Their blog will give you the flexibility to create a very professional looking website, and they have an amazing 24/7 support team.  The first steps in how to start a blog using the Influx Entrepreneur WordPress is demonstrated in the video below.

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VIDEO: How to Start a Blog with WordPress

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The video shows that a great trick is to first create a text document that contains the raw form of you blog.  I create a lot of my blog posts using the voice to text feature on my iPhone.  This saves me a lot of time as I take advantage of the time I would otherwise be doing only driving.  Once you have the text (which is ideally, though not necessarily, 500-800 words) you can then copy and past it over to your WordPress blog.

After learning the first part of how to start a blog using WordPress, you are ready to start adding details to the blog to make it more appealing.  This is covered in another article (click here to got to Episode 2).

 

P.S. – If you like this post, feel free comment down below and/or share on Facebook.

Have questions and want to connect?

Add me on Facebook then shoot me a message:

http://www.Facebook.com/mike.marko.37

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2. How to Setup a Blog with Banners to Get Leads & Sales with Kalatu Premium
3. Do You Know Long Should a Blog Post Be?

How Do You Start a Blog with Kalatu Premium – With Almost No Effort  - Mike Marko

Author: Mike Marko
Click here to contact Mike

If you are interested in learning how to make money online, click the following links to learn more about the IPAS2, and get the information to form your own opinion from this Empower Network Review, and Jeunesse.

If you want a system to help you rank in Google just like Bren and I do, then check out Influx Entrepreneur.

ArticleHow to Start a Blog – My WordPress Blog – Episode 1

How to Start a Blog

How to Start a Blog

Previously we talked about How to Make Money Blogging.  Now that we have wet your appetite, and also set realistic expectations… that not everyone makes money blogging, and it may take a while before you do… you are probably asking about “how to start a blog of my own?”  Well whether you are writing a blog to make money online, to promote your existing business or profession, or just want to share your thoughts on a subject you love… this article will get you started in the right direction.

What is Your Passion?

If you are going to write something regularly, and keep it interesting and fresh, you need to write about something that stokes your passion or that is a reflection of your daily experiences.

Politics.  Even though everyone has an opinion about the subject, you may have a unique point of view that needs to be heard.  And people my resonate with your personality that comes through the text.

Food.  This can be reviewing restaurants, sharing recipes, or tips on baking, etc.

Movies.  Include the trailer from the movie, and then talk about the movie itself.  You can even go to YouTube and look for clips from your favorite scenes.

Sports.  If you are a die hard fan for a sports team, you can connect with other fans by writing a blog about games and the team.

Your Business.  A blog can be a great way to promote your business (or charity) and for connecting with customers.  When combined with YouTube videos, blogs can be an amazing way to build attraction marketing for your customers, and make money online.

What Value Do you Want to Give People

OK, now that you have picked a topic that will motivate you to write your blog posts, how do you want to help people on that topic?  Narrow your blogs focus down some more by considering if you want to do something along the lines of the following:

Teaching.  If you know something on a topic… really anything… you can teach it.  Even if you only know a little on a particular topic, you can still write about it and share with an audience.  Guaranteed there will be people out that know less than you on a topic.

Talk about the news and trends.  This can be about your favorite sections in the newspaper, or online article.

Be the motivator.  Inspire people to be the best they can be.

Be the clown.Make people laugh  If you are the type of person who. loves to make people laugh.  You can talk about your experiences in a humorous way.

Also know what not to blog about.  Your friends, coworkers, family , etc may take a dim view of anything on your blow if it blows open secrets. Know the limits – check with your human resources about workplace to make sure you are not doing anything outside of normal procedure.

Learn How to Start a Blog From the Competition

Take a little time and look at other blogs with the same topic and see how they blog.  You can use this exercise to both see how you can make your blog more unique and identify your niche.  It will also give you ideas on formatting, and topics.

Come Up With a Blog Name

Now  that you know what you want to write about and how you are unique, you can brainstorm a list of names and write down all the ideas on paper.  Share the ideas with friends and family to get even more ideas.

Research Keywords Related To Your Subject

In order for people to find your blog on Google or other search engines, you need to use keywords that people are searching for.  Imagine that you are searching for a blog like yours… what would you type to search for it?  For example if someone is looking for where to get started blogging they may type, “How to Start a Blog“.  That would take them to this or similar blogs.  Luckily there are tools that help you with coming up with keywords like Google Adwords Keyword Tool and Ubersuggest.

These tools will generate words or phrases associate with your topic.  Pick the words or phrases that have a high number of monthly searches but have low to medium levels of competition.  Including a great keyword in your blog name is a good idea.

Make sure you keep checking up on these keywords from time to time.  These keywords are great for weaving into your blog posts to further help your blog be found in search engines.

Decide Where to Create Your Blog

There are lots of places to create and host your blog, but my two favorites are Influx Entrepreneur WordPress and Empower Network Kalatu Blog.  The Influx Entrepreneur Word Press blog is a powerful tool for customizing your blog to look like any website or blog you see on the internet.  The only thing is that it takes a little while to customize to your satisfaction.  The Empower Network Kalatu Blogging System was designed so that it is very easy to use.  You don’t have the same control over the look of the blog, but you can get started within minutes of registering.

I personally use both blogging platforms to host all of my blogs.

Now Get Started!

You now have everything you need to get started blogging today!  It really is a lot of fun.

One final tip: I highly recommend that you write a blog post every day – even if it is a short blog post.  Get into the habit of writing your blog every day and eventually you’ll have 100’s of posts that will draw a lot of traffic to your blog.  When you have substantial traffic the blog will be come a means of making money for you.  Check out this blog post to learn more about how to Blog Daily and Create An Online Identity.

 

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How to Start a Blog

Author: Mike Marko
Click here to contact Mike

If you are interested in learning how to make money online, click the following links to learn more about the IPAS2, and get the information to form your own opinion from this Empower Network Review.

If you want a system to help you rank in Google just like Bren and I do, then check out Influx Entrepreneur.

Article: How to Start a Blog

5 Easy Steps on How to Start a Blog and Make Money Online

5 Easy Steps on How to Start a Blog and Make Money Online” written by Mike Marko.

Are you curious on how to make money online?  And you heard that you need a blog and are now wondering how to start a blog?

Then look no further.  We’ll be going through five easy steps on how to start a blog.

A blog can be a solid way to make long-term income online.  All you have to do if write stuff about things you are actually interested in.  Sure there is a little more to it than that, and it isn’t for everyone.  This is definitely not a get rich quick plan.  If you are looking for something like that, then blogging is definitely not the place for you.

Sure you can make a lot of money online, but like any business including traditional brick-and-mortar businesses, it’s not guaranteed.  If someone tells you elsewise then they are not be 100% honest.

There’s a big difference between making money online and going to a job every day: If you do your blog right, the work you do initially will continue making money for years to come.  You are investing your time instead of trading your time for money.

Free Bootcamp Training Mini-Course

How Does A Blog Work for Making Money Online?

Search engines like Google find and cache (store for reference) the article that you write.  As you write each post is “worth more” to the search engines.  As your site gains credibility it means that you website will get more and more traffic.

As you get more people visiting your website, they have the opportunity to look also at what you are promoting and may purchase something.  This is more likely when you are writing an article that helps them satisfy a need of theirs (and hence the reason for the online search in the first place).

Basically the more you blog, the more traffic you get.  The more traffic you get the more sales you can get.

And the sooner you get started, the sooner you can start to make money online.

Let’s Learn How to Start a Blog

Are you ready to start building your online business?  Let’s walk through the steps.

how to start a blog - create your blog

Step 1: Create Your Blog

The first step is to find a home for your blog.  This will also become your home on the internet.  When you write and publish your blog posts, this is where they will show up.  You decorate and personalize your blog just like you would your own home… to give it a bit of your taste and personality.

Don’t make the mistake of confusing an old-school web host for a blog host. If you get a web host you are basically buying just the shell of your new home – to carry the analogy further, you still have to build all the walls and install the plumbing yourself!

Unless you have time to spend and love techie stuff, go with a full service blog host where someone else manages all the techie stuff so that you can focus on creating content.

Bren and I highly recommend the Influx Entrepreneur blog website for this.  They provide a “well-built and well maintained home” for your blog.  That way you can focus on communicating with your audience.  This blogging system also has the ability to help you rank faster on the search engines (remember how being found can help increase traffic, and thus more income).  The Influx Entrepreneur blogging system can also be upgraded to be a membership site where you can charge for access to areas of your site.

Click Here to Learn More About the Influx Entrepreneur
Blogging System and Start Your Blog Today!

how to start a blog - mentorship

Step 2: Get the Support and Mentorship You Need

Often the biggest mistake that new bloggers make is trying to start a blog all alone with no support. Don’t be one of the people making  this mistake.

When you start your blog with Influx Enterpreneur, you’ll get incredible personal support from a very knowledgeable and friendly support team.

Get help with…

  • Setting your blog up
  • Customizing your website theme
  • Including ads on your blog/website
  • General blogging questions
  • Keywords, SEO, and other confusing blogging terms
  • Whatever you need help with

Click Here to Start Your Blog Today
With Amazing Support and Mentorship

how to start a blog - start blogging

Step 3: Start Blogging!

Here are a few things to do as you start blogging:

How to Determine a Target Audience for Your Blog or Online Content
How To Choose The Right Niche For Your Blog
How to Blog – How to Choose a Blog Niche [5 Tips for Picking a Profitable Blog Topic]
How to Pick a Blog Topic – When You Think “All of the Good Blog Niches Are Already Taken”
How To Blog Effectively in 5 Easy Steps
How to Blog – How Often Should I Update My Blog?
13 Blog Statistics that Answer “Why Blog Regularly”
What Kind of Photos Can You Use On Your Blog Legally?

how to start a blog - get the word out

Step 4: Get the Word Out and Start Marketing Your Blog

Now that you have some content created, you need to get the word out there.  Here are some basics you need to know to help make your content found:

Beginner Blog SEO Tips – Help Google Find Your Blog
SEO Basics Tutorial for Beginners – Learn the Basics of SEO
SEO 101 – Learn the SEO Basics in this SEO Overview
What is On-Page SEO and Off-Page SEO – Search Engine Optimization
SEO 101 – What Are Backlinks?
How to Blog – 3 Things to Do Right AFTER You’re Done Writing a Blog Post
How to Blog – 6 MORE Things to Do Right AFTER You’re Done Writing a Blog Post

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Step 5: How to Start to Make Money Online with Your Blog

Your blog does not have to be an expense. Even and inexpensive blog can make some money – even replace your day job. In this module you’ll learn the basics of Ad Networks and Affiliate Marketing.

How to Blog – 10 Tips to Create a Six-Figure Blog
How to Start a Blog That Makes Money – Make Money From Blogging
Growing Your Business with SEO and Affiliate Marketing
Attraction Marketing Techniques – How to Sell Without Pitching
How to Pick Among the Top Network Marketing Companies

Click Here to Learn More About Your Blog Today

 

PS – If you like this post, feel free comment down below and/or share on Facebook.

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2. Beginner Blog SEO Tips – Help Google Find Your Blog
3. SEO Basics Tutorial for Beginners – Learn the Basics of SEO

5 Easy Steps on How to Start a Blog and Make Money Online - Mike Marko

Author: Mike Marko
Click here to contact Mike

If you are interested in learning how to make money online, click the following links to learn more in this IPAS Review, and get the information to form your own opinion from this Empower Network Review.

Article: 5 Easy Steps on How to Start a Blog and Make Money Online

5 Easy Steps on How to Start a Blog and Make Money Online

5 Easy Steps on How to Start a Blog and Make Money Online” written by Mike Marko.

Are you curious on how to make money online?  And you heard that you need a blog and are now wondering how to start a blog?

Then look no further.  We’ll be going through five easy steps on how to start a blog.

A blog can be a solid way to make long-term income online.  All you have to do if write stuff about things you are actually interested in.  Sure there is a little more to it than that, and it isn’t for everyone.  This is definitely not a get rich quick plan.  If you are looking for something like that, then blogging is definitely not the place for you.

Sure you can make a lot of money online, but like any business including traditional brick-and-mortar businesses, it’s not guaranteed.  If someone tells you elsewise then they are not be 100% honest.

There’s a big difference between making money online and going to a job every day: If you do your blog right, the work you do initially will continue making money for years to come.  You are investing your time instead of trading your time for money.

Free Bootcamp Training Mini-Course

How Does A Blog Work for Making Money Online?

Search engines like Google find and cache (store for reference) the article that you write.  As you write each post is “worth more” to the search engines.  As your site gains credibility it means that you website will get more and more traffic.

As you get more people visiting your website, they have the opportunity to look also at what you are promoting and may purchase something.  This is more likely when you are writing an article that helps them satisfy a need of theirs (and hence the reason for the online search in the first place).

Basically the more you blog, the more traffic you get.  The more traffic you get the more sales you can get.

And the sooner you get started, the sooner you can start to make money online.

Let’s Learn How to Start a Blog

Are you ready to start building your online business?  Let’s walk through the steps.

how to start a blog - create your blog

Step 1: Create Your Blog

The first step is to find a home for your blog.  This will also become your home on the internet.  When you write and publish your blog posts, this is where they will show up.  You decorate and personalize your blog just like you would your own home… to give it a bit of your taste and personality.

Don’t make the mistake of confusing an old-school web host for a blog host. If you get a web host you are basically buying just the shell of your new home – to carry the analogy further, you still have to build all the walls and install the plumbing yourself!

Unless you have time to spend and love techie stuff, go with a full service blog host where someone else manages all the techie stuff so that you can focus on creating content.

Bren and I highly recommend the Influx Entrepreneur blog website for this.  They provide a “well-built and well maintained home” for your blog.  That way you can focus on communicating with your audience.  This blogging system also has the ability to help you rank faster on the search engines (remember how being found can help increase traffic, and thus more income).  The Influx Entrepreneur blogging system can also be upgraded to be a membership site where you can charge for access to areas of your site.

Click Here to Learn More About the Influx Entrepreneur
Blogging System and Start Your Blog Today!

how to start a blog - mentorship

Step 2: Get the Support and Mentorship You Need

Often the biggest mistake that new bloggers make is trying to start a blog all alone with no support. Don’t be one of the people making  this mistake.

When you start your blog with Influx Enterpreneur, you’ll get incredible personal support from a very knowledgeable and friendly support team.

Get help with…

  • Setting your blog up
  • Customizing your website theme
  • Including ads on your blog/website
  • General blogging questions
  • Keywords, SEO, and other confusing blogging terms
  • Whatever you need help with

Click Here to Start Your Blog Today
With Amazing Support and Mentorship

how to start a blog - start blogging

Step 3: Start Blogging!

Here are a few things to do as you start blogging:

How to Determine a Target Audience for Your Blog or Online Content
How To Choose The Right Niche For Your Blog
How to Blog – How to Choose a Blog Niche [5 Tips for Picking a Profitable Blog Topic]
How to Pick a Blog Topic – When You Think “All of the Good Blog Niches Are Already Taken”
How To Blog Effectively in 5 Easy Steps
How to Blog – How Often Should I Update My Blog?
13 Blog Statistics that Answer “Why Blog Regularly”
What Kind of Photos Can You Use On Your Blog Legally?

how to start a blog - get the word out

Step 4: Get the Word Out and Start Marketing Your Blog

Now that you have some content created, you need to get the word out there.  Here are some basics you need to know to help make your content found:

Beginner Blog SEO Tips – Help Google Find Your Blog
SEO Basics Tutorial for Beginners – Learn the Basics of SEO
SEO 101 – Learn the SEO Basics in this SEO Overview
What is On-Page SEO and Off-Page SEO – Search Engine Optimization
SEO 101 – What Are Backlinks?
How to Blog – 3 Things to Do Right AFTER You’re Done Writing a Blog Post
How to Blog – 6 MORE Things to Do Right AFTER You’re Done Writing a Blog Post

how to start a blog - make money online 3

Step 5: How to Start to Make Money Online with Your Blog

Your blog does not have to be an expense. Even and inexpensive blog can make some money – even replace your day job. In this module you’ll learn the basics of Ad Networks and Affiliate Marketing.

How to Blog – 10 Tips to Create a Six-Figure Blog
How to Start a Blog That Makes Money – Make Money From Blogging
Growing Your Business with SEO and Affiliate Marketing
Attraction Marketing Techniques – How to Sell Without Pitching
How to Pick Among the Top Network Marketing Companies

Click Here to Learn More About Your Blog Today

 

PS – If you like this post, feel free comment down below and/or share on Facebook.

Free Bootcamp Training Mini-Course

Suggested Articles:
1. What is SEO And How Does SEO Work?
2. Beginner Blog SEO Tips – Help Google Find Your Blog
3. SEO Basics Tutorial for Beginners – Learn the Basics of SEO

5 Easy Steps on How to Start a Blog and Make Money Online - Mike Marko

Author: Mike Marko
Click here to contact Mike

If you are interested in learning how to make money online, click the following links to learn more in this IPAS Review, and get the information to form your own opinion from this Empower Network Review.

Article: 5 Easy Steps on How to Start a Blog and Make Money Online