How To Start A WordPress Blog From Scratch
(Because Most Blogs Are WordPress)
Over 30% of the overall internet are WordPress sites, and nearly every blog you’ve ever read is set up as a WordPress blog. Simply because it’s incredibly easy and you’ll find every marketing tool integrates with WordPress like a glove.
All you need to start a WordPress blog is a hosting company. A company that houses your website on the internet. For us, we use Bluehost and partner with Bluehost to provide a referral code for anyone that signs up on our site. It automatically gets you the latest discounts and we provide one-on-one help to anyone that uses our code.
Customize Your New Blog!
(Here are a few navigation tips to start you off running)
Make Money Blogging
(Ads + Affiliate Links + Courses Make The Most Money)
Blogs are great for personal development, but also a great way to earn money. Here are 8 of the most common ways to make money blogging. Our personal advice is to start with ads to make money on Day 1 and build affiliate links/courses as you grow. See our Income Reports for all the ways we earn money blogging.
Professional Tips To Get Lots of Visitors
(Tricks Professional Bloggers Use to Increase Website Traffic + Earn More Money)
When you first start your blog, people won’t magically flock to it. You need to start sharing it with your friends and family, and ask them to share your content. Then focus on “keywords” that Google will find in your articles to match what people are searching for. All while building an email list so people can be reminded of new content on your site. All of these will help grow your new blog!
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