So you want to start a new blog. That is a great idea. Actually, many Western Australians these days. However, many of them have no idea how to start a blog themselves.
Blogging is popular as it is a great way to express yourself and also a fantastic way to share information with others. You also become a better person and a better writer because you are able to express and write your thoughts. And more importantly, you can make money in blogging.
Blogging has quickly become one of the most popular ways of communicating and spreading information and news. There are literally millions of blogs online, but you don’t have to worry as it is possible for your blog to get noticed.
The first step to starting your blog is choosing your preferred blogging platform. There are so many blogging platforms available, but WordPress is by far the most popular. According to statistics, there are 82 million active WordPress users or about 39% of the total blogs today. Blogger is arguably next to WordPress while Thumblr follows. Thumblr is half social network, half blog. It is interesting and very simple to use.
There are reasons why WordPress is often picked among other blogging platforms. First, it is super easy to set up and free to use. Then, there are numerous themes and layouts that are insanely fast and clean looking plus there is a massive support forum in case you get stuck with something.
Once you’ve decided what platform to use, you need to decide on your blog name. Then decide whether you choose self-hosted or the free alternative one. Self hosted allows you to get your own domain name while free alternative looks like “yourblog.wordpress.com.”
If you choose self hosted and custom, choose your hosting. Hosting is basically the company that puts your website up on the internet so everyone else can see it. Everything will be saved on there.
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