How To Start Blog: Hosted And Self-Hosted (2019)

How i started blogging

You’re best why? because your are thinking to start a blog and it may help to people indeed. Now how to start a blog and what do you need to creating a good blog here i’m sharing free and paid both methods depend on your work and practices however. let’s start!

Before staring a blog

Think about name

neilpatel.com
select blog name

If you not have an idea about blog name then you can’t start any blog, you may also start a blog with your lucky name like: tomalexblog.com , neilpatel.com. there is nothing wrong! however select first your blog name.


Select Blog Niche

This is all about your skills. niche means category and what do you know better. if you are a girl than fashion design, home decor this kind of category should be suitable, it’s just for example. niche is depend on you what you know better. here I’m sharing list of popular niche to creating blog. 

  • Fitness and Weight Loss
  • Health
  • Dating and Relationships
  • Pets
  • Self-Improvement
  • Wealth Building Through Investing
  • Make Money on the Internet
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Gadgets and Technology
  • Personal Finance
  • Tips and tricks
  • Coupon
  • E-commerce


Why You Should Start Blog

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start blog

You know what ?

There is so many peoples in internet mostly in social media, who thinking to create blog but they hesitate to start & feels hard or thinking blogging will be tough.

They thought in mind,

Who can manage, who will guide me about blog

How to start a blog ?

Every negative things they thinking in mind,

Which is the reason, still so many peoples not started to making their bright future.


Types Of Blogs

how to start a blog

how to start blog

Hosted Blog:

It is free services, where you can host blog in free of cost, Like blogger. nothing you have need to pay for this.

Self Hosted Blog:

Here you have need paying money for server (hosting) for creating a blog, Like WordPress, joomla and others. WP is free but you can pay for hosting to host blog in your domain, free WordPress services offering with so many limitations, that is reason peoples using Self Hosted Blog.

  • Think Before About This To Start Blogging
  • Decide what to about blog
  • Choose blogging platform
  • Select hosting site
  • Pick domain name


How to start blog

Learn below…

How to Create Hosted Blog

It is free,

Follow How to Create blog in free.

Step 1. Open Blogger.com & Sign in Your Gmail Account.

sign-in-gmail-account

Than…


Now Login Your Gmail Account

gmail-account

After login….


Step 2. Give Blog Title and URL Address With Select Template.

Set your blog title according to your goal, business whatyou want to set.

Set URL Address, which are easy in read and remember to everybody.

And then select template (theme) of your blog.

Click on Create Blog

How Blogspot blog Looks Like 

Preview:

Blogspot-blog-preview

How to start a blog


How To Create A Self Hosted Blog

wordpress: how to install blog

Self hosted blog, you can host in your any domain,

i would like to recommend use always WordPress to creating self hosted blog.

Follow This Steps to start your self hosted blog in your domain


Step 1. Open Your Hosting Panel and Login Your Account.

Where to you have buy hosting services.

login hosting panel

I’m using Royal Clouds, which is really amazing and hosting in very low prices.


Step 2. Open Your Services to Client Area.

royal clouds hosting

Now open it.


Step 3. Click on Login cPanel

Cpanel are available in every hosting services.

cpanel login

Open it…


Step 4. Go Below in Cpanel in Softaculous Apps Installer.

wordpress install

Click on WordPress…


Step 5. Click On Install Now

How to start blog with wordpress

Now Read Below.


Step 6. Setup Your Blog Details

Domain And Protocol

  • Choose Protocol
  • Choose Domain
  • Choose In Directory
install wp setup

Choose “https” always as protocol.

Choose your domain name where you want to install WordPress.

If You want to install WordPress in website example: https://3rag.com then leave blank directory.

And if you want to install in any folder Example: https://3rag.com/affiliate in any directory Like: “affiliate” then fill your directory (name of folder), where you want to install.


Site Name And Description

  • Site Name
  • Site Description
wp select
  • Fill your site name.
  • Don’t forget to fill meta description.
  • Enable Multisite: Leave it blank.


Create Admin And Login Details

  • Admin Username
  • Admin Password
  • Admin Email
wordpress set username and password
  • Set your username for login WP panel
  • Set your password to adding special character
  • Add your email, to get notifications of blog.


Select Theme And Click On Install

install wordpress

Now Login Your WordPress Panel Here: “yourdomain.com/wp-admin”

That’s it……

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