Blog Creation – Identify Purpose And Niche


Know Who Blogger Is?

Do you know about blog creation? Creating a blog is a quick task technically but yet a mindful task. It requires some brainstorming and self-questioning before you start your blog.

Therefore, let us learn about how to make a blog in this article. 

Blog Creation - Identify Purpose And Niche
Blog Creation – Identify Purpose And Niche

1. Blog Creation – Identify Purpose And Niche

The first step to building a blog is to identify the need or purpose. Are you clear why you want to create a blog? Are you aware of your niche? Answering this to yourself is the first and foremost step of blogging. 

Everything forward will depend upon this. You’ve to be clear in your head about the purpose. There can be different purposes for blogging: 

  • Connecting with like-minded people
  • Enhance writing skills 
  • Build self-confidence
  • Share knowledge or expertise
  • Networking
  • Making money online

Depending on the purpose, you can move ahead with different blogging platforms. 

2. Blog Creation – Identify The Blogging Platform

Now that you’ve identified the need of you stepping in the world of blogging and your niche, the next step is to select a blogging platform. 

Blogging platforms are websites and software which provide you a space to write your blog and help you spread the word about it to the world. Such platforms are also known as CMS (Content Management System). CMS is mostly open-source.

There are many blogging platforms out there, such as blogger.com, wordpress.com, wix.com, Squarespace.com, etc. 

3. Domain Name

Once you’re done with the blogging platform, you will have to think for a good and effective domain name. consequently, you’ll be known to readers by this name, irrespective of your niche.

Domain names are usually .com (dot com) but they can be chosen based on region or personalization, such as .org (dot org), .net (dot net) or .in (dot in).

You’ll learn about it being free or paid when you register the domain. 

4. Select Blog Host

Notably, blog hosts act as your managers in bringing effectiveness to your blog and spreading it to the public. 

You will come across two types of hosts.  

Free Hosts 

Free platforms will not charge you a penny for providing a domain name and letting you write as much as you want. Nevertheless, your domain name will be under their ownership. Such platforms are suitable for beginners who want to start with blogging to improve their writing skills or building self-confidence.

Consequently, free platforms may place ads on your blog without your permission and may prohibit you from posting ads of sponsors of your choice. This may restrict your earning from the blog. 

Self-Hosting Platforms: 

These platforms charge you a sum of money, but they provide you full-ownership for your blog. There are different packages that you can opt for, according to the benefits offered. 

Blog Creation - Identify Purpose And Niche
Blog Creation – Identify Purpose And Niche

Notably, in WordPress, you can find many free and paid web hosting platforms with different packages, such as GoDaddy, Bluehost, etc. Therefore, there is a multitude of procedures to make your blog successful. You can find out the best way that fits your purpose and aim.

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