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HOW TO START YOUR BLOG

Feb 25, 2020

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Today, I will show you what it takes to create your own blog by using WordPress. Plus, you can start a money-making blog for only a few bucks a month. Below is a Bluehost link that has been discounted so you can start an inexpensive blog. When you purchase through my link a domain for you blog will be included at no extra cost. Don’t forget to act soon to get this discount price.

Start your blog on WordPress by clicking here, next follow the tutorial below for easy directions.

Next, you should head over to Bluehost do get this done. There are several hosting sites available, however, Bluehost is clearly one of the best. This makes it obvious why so many bloggers choose Bluehost for their blogging host provider.

As soon as you plan on starting a blog go to Bluehost. If you are interested in learning to start your own blog on WordPress, then continue below. If you have any questions how to set it up or how to choose a plan, etc., send me a a email message and I will help you. I am here to help, send you email.

Click here to start the process

How to start your WordPress blog on Bluehost

1. Domain registration

To purchase your domain name, click here and continue the following steps.

Keep in mind when starting to build your WordPress blog on Bluehost you need to choose a relevant name.                    This may be a challenge but use the main words the best describes your website.

Try to keep the domain name as short as possible. If you choose a long domain name, be sure to use as many keywords that are relevant to your blog. If you look at my website name, it’s the key words that I want Google to recognize and also to get good online search results.

You can make money with your own blog. It is worth paying for the blog website hosting because you can make your money back in a short time.

In 2020 Bluehost is one of the leading web hosting companies and the prices start as low as $3.95 a month. In addition, a domain name is included if you purchase a 12 month or longer hosting plan (value of $15). My personal recommendations would be the Bluehost 12-month plan. It’s very inexpensive and you will be saving a lot of money when you sign up for at least 12 months. The best deal for your money would be the 36-month plan, this will decrease you monthly rate over the long run.

If you’re thinking, I can start my own blog on Blogger for a little less expensive price and create my own blog. Not so fast… You don’t want to do that. It really is not a good idea to start on Blogger/Blogspot.

If you have an interest in making money from your blog, freelancing or creating a real business then you should buy Bluehost, this is a MUST. It is very inexpensive, and you also get a free domain through Bluehost (for the first year). You are free to use your own advertisements, direct advertising, affiliate links and more with your own blog. Creating and income on Blogger or any type of free blogging platform is difficult to accomplish, and it may never happen. The majority of companies tend to stay away from Blogger websites due to the fact that they are not perceived as professionals.

If you have an interest in making money from your blog, freelancing or creating a real business then you should buy Bluehost, this is a MUST. It is very inexpensive, and you also get a free domain through Bluehost (for the first year). You are free to use your own advertisements, direct advertising, affiliate links and more with your own blog. Creating and income on Blogger or any type of free blogging platform is difficult to accomplish, and it may never happen. The majority of companies tend to stay away from Blogger websites due to the fact that they are not perceived as professionals.

If you choose to use only one website then the ” basic” is the only package you need.

2. Purchase your hosting

Setting up and installing your blog on WordPress in Bluehost is simple. We will begin with the costs of blogging:

If you want the least expensive price to start your blog, you can choose the “Basic” plan. It is only 3.95 per month if you sign up for 36 months. This is a great price for the service you will receive.

If you want more than one website, then I would recommend the 5.95 per month for 36 months. With this plan you have better options which include unlimited websites, unlimited storage, and so much more.

With either of these plans you will receive the free domain name because you signed up for 12 months or more which saves you money.

You can always upgrade later; however, it may cost you more later. Think about what you want in the future and make the best choice at the time of purchase. If you have any questions, you can send me and email james@onlineblogsystem.com  and I will be glad to help you.

What you may also want to pay for is the Domain Privacy Protection which will keep your contact information safe. Other than that, you don’t need the other items that Bluehost bundles in. You would need to uncheck all the extras that are listed.

I want to make it clear if you purchase at least 12-month plan hosting the domain name will be included. The month-to-month is less effective and more costly. If you happen to forget to pay one month then you website will be shut down and you will lose business, visitors, and potential customers. The longer time the plan the less you pay.

When you choose your plan then you want to follow the steps below to purchase your hosting for your blog.

 

Head over to Bluehost and click the plan you have chosen.

Create a new domain or use a domain you already own.

Fill in your personal payment information.

You will be asked to enter a password. Create a secure password and save it in a safe place.

If you run across and problems, please send am and email at james@onlineblogsystem.com

3. Install WordPress Blog

Recent Comments

    Here is the step you have been waiting for. To start you WordPress blog then continue reading.

    This is simple because Bluehost makes it easy to create your WordPress blog for FREE.

    Once you create your password, you will be guided by Bluehost how to start your blog.

    First, Bluehost will allow you to choose a theme. You can pick one you that you like, and you can always change it later if you decide to. You can pick the free ones that will not cost you anything.

    Next click on “Start Building”

    On the following screen choose business or personal. You can also click “I don’t need help.”

    You are now ready! This is your WordPress blog. Now you will have to work on designing your website and start producing some high-quality content.

    When you sign up for Bluehost and you don’t understand the setup, the plan, pricing or anything else you can send me an email and I can help you. I am here to make the transition as smooth as possible, just send me and email at james@onlineblogsystem.com

    Tips on how to navigate WordPress when you are logged in:

    • To add and create a new post click on “Posts” on the left side panel.
    • To add and image, click on “Media” on the left side panel.
    • If you want to add items to your sidebar, footer, on the left side panel go to “Appearance,” then “Widgets”.
    • To send newsletters or emails to you audience, I recommend GetResponse.
    • To design your blog, you will want good ready-made WordPress theme that will be easy to navigate.
    • I use the divi theme by elegant themes. You can start with a free theme for now.
    • However, I highly suggest that you get a paid WordPress theme.
    • The paid themes offer support and they are more secure from hackers.
    • To get a free theme go to “Appearance” on the left side panel and click on one of the themes.
    • Always remember to activate you theme
    • If you want more of a selection then click on “Add New,” button on the top and choose your theme.
    • Another option is to buy elegant themes the price is 89.00 yearly. It comes with hundreds of Website Packages.

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