In the past very little was know about a blogging, and most people didn’t seem very interested in doing it. They used to shy away from blogging but it has k now grown in popularity. A blog is simply a web site which is updated with new and fresh material very often. There is not thing or complex about a blog or blogging. Blog is a kind of web log or online log or journal. There roughly about 110 million blogs as of 2007, this figure grew dramatically since there were about 5 million blogs in 2004. There are well over 150 million blogs currently and this figure is growing by the day.
Blogs can be changed and altered or designed to look like an ordinary web site. So if you do not understand the journal format or you do not like you can change it and design your blog in a format you like and are comfortable with.
There are several benefits and advantages to blogging over regular and ordinary web sites. Firstly blogs can be easily updated; adding new and fresh content on a blog is a very simple thing. Also most big search engines will probably rank your blog or page higher in the search engine results page if you consistently and constantly add new and fresh material. Most search engines believe and feel that content on blogs is more interesting, timely and specific. So because of this they tend to rated and rank higher. The tone used in blogs is a conversational tone, so there is much less checking and polishing up the material. You are able to talk freely to the audience. Blogs are designed and created in such a manner that they save the owner or business writer lots of time, blogs encourage the writer to write in a conversational manner and they get to write more effectively and efficiently. There are a lot of free blog domains and sites out there, so you don’t have to spend lots of money trying to register or set up you blog.
- In order to get started with your blog you must register your domain name first and then you must find a place to host it. There are a lot of sites that offer these services you should have no trouble in find some.
- It is better to choose and opt for free blog platforms and sites like Word press and Blogger. Word press is very good and I have had a good experience with it.
Try to use the Word press ORG version and not the COM framework. Even though they are free, the ORG is more flexible and robust.
- The next thing you must do is download all the files from word press, just follow the instructions and on how this is done. Then you must take these downloaded files and load them to your hosting account. If you get lost or stuck you can simply call the help centre and they will assist you right a way.
- You are allowed to personalize and change anything about your site and account such as the theme for the blog. There are a lot of different and great themes out there and you can do a Google search to find them. Ensure you download all the theme instructions. Most good themes range from $20 to $30.
- In order to make the first post or comment, you should go to YOURDOMAINNAME which is on word press. You will then be directed to the dashboard page, here you simply log on and you can do absolutely anything you like and want. You can create a new page, add posts, install new features and options like calendars, upload videos or photos and various hosts of other things. On the dashboard there is the option of Posts and under that there is the option of new, here you can type the title of your material and content for the first post.
A great way to get started and promote your business is by searching through Google and other search engines sites for text as well as video answers so that you can answer most questions that you come across or think of. There are a lot of people who are now blogging and you can find the answer to any question. This is one f the reasons why you should use Word press since it is very popular and it has a great community, support and it is free.
Word press offers a lot of great tools and it has a good online and professional presence. It is constantly updated with new material and this makes it very attractive and popular to search engines such as Google.
There are a lot of different ways to increase your site traffic and make money but all of this must be done using the right strategies, fundamentals, techniques and practices. All you need to chart your own destiny and course is lots of traffic and a happy customer base. Learn how to use the internet to your advantage and benefit.