Blogging is the most trending career these days. If You are here it means you want to be a successful blogger, that’s a great idea. You can become a Blogger by following certain pathways which we have explained in this article. You must have heard that many successful Bloggers are making thousands of dollars every month. You also want so..??? But you have not a proper idea that “where should you start blogging? How to write the best blog so that it can attract more visitors? How successful bloggers start to write about any blog topic? What should you keep in mind while writing blogs?” So, you are looking for an easy and step-by-step guide on how to start blogging?
Follow few guidelines before to start blogging. These ideas may add the quality within your blog and you can really become a “Successful Blogger…”
# You should have passion for Blogging
No. 1 and the most important thing for success in Blogging is your Passion for Writing. Many people fail in this field because they have no passion for writing. They started only because of money and gets failure. So, at first, you should ask a question to yourself “Do you really want to be a Blogger? If yes, then you should go forward in this field. Must recognize your passion, skills and willingness. Because in this field, the initial phase of a Blogger is full of challenges. Thus, passion is the most important factor that helps you move forward without any obstacle in between.
“There is no shortcut to achieve success…You have to really work hard to get it…”
# Choose the best Platform for Blogging
Choose the platform where you want to writer blogs. Do also care about the platforms where you get good number of readers. Research which platform is the best. We prefer Blogger.com and your own website built using WordPress. If you want to be a Blogger, We will suggest you to create your own website and start blogging there. If you don’t have much idea of coding you can simply design the website using WordPress. You can take your own domain and hosting and start Blogging. This will be best for you. When your website’s visitors will increase that time you can add ads from Google Adsense and earn good income. You can take your own domain and hosting and after installing and customizing WordPress you can start blogging. When your website’s visitors will increase that time you can apply for ads from Google Adsense and earn good income. There are about 82 billion users active on WordPress nowadays.
Blogger.com is also a good option for you. Lot of users are also active here and this is a sole platform for blogging only. It is free and you can set up your account easily.
Now, You have the passion for Blogging and you have setup the platform for blogging. You can start writing blogs now. While writing a blog, which tips and tricks should we keep in mind is explained in detail below. So keep reading…
# Choose Compelling Topic
The first challenge in Blogging is choosing the perfect topic which attracts the visitors. Because the right topic helps you to connect with the targeted audience. You must know who is going to read this blog?
Let’s take an example- if you want to target the Online Marketing field, then you should choose topics related to Digital Marketing. ex- How to do Digital Marketing? Top 10 tips of Digital Marketing.. like this.
Your blog topic should be interesting and compelling for the people.
# Do Brainstorming/Research
For doing well in Blogging, you need to write what people are searching for. But the question is “How to find topics that are being searched the most? For knowing this, you can use the Keyword Research Tool. We prefer Google keyword Planner. you can enter the keyword and know monthly search volume, competition etc. It is a free tool provided by Google.
You can also use another tool ahrefs for finding the best keywords of your blog.
# Create a Base First
To write something, you need to create a base first. If You have some knowledge about that topic, Make a plan before writing. Once you plan then try to give a basic idea of the topic. The base should be very interesting and quite helpful for readers so that they can relate to your blogs.
In the blog, you should write by feeling that you are interacting with someone. You may also add Images which should be amazing, relevant to the topic and quite informative.
# Intro must be impressive
Your blog intro should be impressive and very helpful for your targeted audience to get an idea of the inside contents. If your blog intro will be boring then every reader will run away to another blog. No one will like to read your complete blog. This matters a lot.
# Go With Paragraph or Point-wise
While writing your blog, You should go with paragraphs or point-wise format. This should be eye-catchy. Your heading should be amazing and grabbing for the readers. When readers read your blog, they should feel like they are getting engaged with your blog. you can also use words like top 10, top 20, etc in the topic and elaborate one by one. It binds the audience till the end of the blog.
# Try to Add Some Links in Between
In mid of the blog, try to add some internal and external links. This will increase SEO(Search Engine Optimization) of your blogs. Add some useful links related to your website or you may link to another website from where user may get relevant information. As an example:-
<a href=”http://smartechworld.in/category/digital-marketing/“> Click Here </a> is an example of Internal Link.
<a href=”https://www.facebook.com/smartechworld.in“> Click Here </a> is an example of External Link.
# Use Relevant Images
Use relevant images about the topics or headings of your blog. Your images should be quite informative and copyright free. It gives some impression towards your blogs. You can use Pixabay, Pexels, Unsplash, etc for copyright-free images.
# Use Proper Keywords in the Content
Try to use proper keywords within the content of your blog. In the blog, at least 2-3 keywords must be inside a paragraph that should be related to the topic. It increases our SEO(Search Engine Optimization), Readability score and gets easily searched by users.
# Don’t use hard words
As we know that no one comes to your blog just to read the words, everyone wants valuable information that’s why they come to your blog. So, just give only valuable content with the help of simple words. Your blog should be easy understood by everyone that should be the key point. If you are targeting a specific audience then you can use word of your choice.
# Optimize the SEO & Readability Score
Make sure the readability of your content should be very good. Your blog must have at least 300 words. Try to use great headings, meta tags, alt tags of images, decoration of your blog, and On-page SEO in your blog posts.
If you are using WordPress then Install a Plugin named Yoast SEO. It helps you to make your blog SEO-friendly and increases the Readability score. Start by choosing the focused keyword of the blog.
If you have written SEO-friendly blog, then the plugin indicates green bullets. This helps a lot in the ranking of the blogs.
Blogging is not a cup of tea for anyone. You need to publish and do marketing regularly of your blog posts.You can do it definitely if you are truly dedicated to it.
I hope these blogging tips will be very much helpful for you. If you have any questions regarding this, then let us know in the comments section.
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