If I have been asked the question,” how on earth do you make money blogging ?” once, I have been asked it a thousand times. There is an awful lot of misinformation out there about blogging and the problem is that the failures outweigh the successes by about a million to one, so for every successful blogger out there, there are 999,999 people telling you that you cannot make money blogging. What they really mean is they cannot make money blogging.
Now you have a “www” address, you’ll need somewhere for it to call home. Use one of the popular web hosting companies that charge between six and ten dollars per month for hosting. Try to find a web hosting service that uses cPanel (this will make using your site very easy).
Using cPanel you can do a 1-click install of wordpress. wordpress cms is blogging software and is free. It has some features that the search engines favor, so your site should get found pretty fast. WordPress also makes maintaining your site easy and programming-free.
Sign up and follow their video lessons. Membership is not expensive, ($1 for the first month, then $33 a month afterward) and I guarantee you will recoup the money you have spent if you follow their instructions. Once you have a list of possible search terms that you wish to target, the next step is to go and buy a suitable domain name.
Click to join you will see four large quadrants interface. Computer folders, computer files, folders on the server and the server files. This is important because you can work all over this place. You also have the option to drag and drop from your computer.
To get started, you first need to select suitable weblog software. This is necessary in order to create and manage your blog. There’s quite an assortment of blogging software out there. Some offer ease of design and development while other programs offer more elaborate features, for example, allowing you to add discussion forums, message boards etc. Some weblogs can be downloaded and installed directly on your system. Freeware and open source software are available, though these programs are not as feature-rich as some of the paid proprietary software.
You might need to have to ‘save’ the changes a couple of times, for all customised settings to really operate. i.e. You conserve the ‘WP Tweet Button’ settings, only to learn some settings haven’t been changed, so you modify these settings and save again. Once configured and saved appropriately, you then need to clear any web page cache you happen to be using, for the changes to take impact across the whole web site.