What you will need: PC with internet connection, 1-2 hours, tranquillity, patience.
- How to make money blogging? Of course you will need a blog to start all process, and blogger.com is one of the simplest, intuitive and FREE service. So, go on blogger.com and click on Create a Blog. You will need also a Google account, you can create a new one or associate the blog to the one you already have. Once logged in Google world, you have to choose the URL (think about it, because changing it after can damage your blog popularity) and the name of your new blog (this one can be changed in future without heavy consequences, but is better if you have clear ideas on the TITLE to choose).
- At the beginning your blog will appear rather empty and discouraging, but don’t lose your excitement! This guide will show you how to start to turn a blank blog in something potentially profitable. Blogger has a great Guide to customize your blog but, first thing to do, set up your blogger appearance and pick one template. Now it will looks better, under your preference.
- Blog example 1: title “Flash CS3 Tutorial”, url “flashcs3tutorial.blogspot.com” – in this case let’s say you have in mind to create a blog about Flash and graphics, so rather than write articles you may choose to post video and image tutorials.
Post example: Debut Video Capture Software is FREE and perfect to create a video tutorial, like this below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0k0dMSNmHs and Gimp, another FREE software to edit images or screen caps (from keyboard Stamp R Sist command, to mention one way) for tutorial purpose. Blogger.com gives to you the possibility to upload videos and images directly in posts. How to post Images blogger guide and Videos blogger guide.
- Blog example 2: title “DJ Beginners”, url “djbeginners.blogspot.com” – in this other case, supposing that you have in mind to put all your DJ competences in words, all you need to do is think about what a DJ beginner would look for online and wrote it in your blog. Supposing that you are a DJ, you probably already know what are the difficults for a DJ novice. And if you need multimedia or graphical, the software in the example above are helpful too.
- After inserted 1-3 posts to your blog, it will be ready for promotion. Like I wrote in several previous posts, at the beginning, if possible, it’s easier to publish your blog on friends web space. Blog belonging to blogger.com network are indexed really fast, there is no need to add it on google.com submit content page. To speed up the indexing the best thing for free that you could do is post on free communities, like forums and other blogs topic related or post articles in well-known articles directories. And I can suggest a little list of these directories, FREE registration for all:
- How to write an article for these directories? Well, usually, whatever will be the theme of your blog, to write a text article of at least 500 words shouldn’t be hard, nevertheless there are sites where you can check spelling and grammar - http://www.spellchecker.net/spellcheck. In this article you have to embed your blog link at least one time in the format
<a href="http://yourblogurl.com">Your Blog Name</a>and this link is what makes Google crawls your new blog.
- And the money? At this point, read About AdSense for your blog & Better point on PPC Advertising or Affiliation to make money online?
- And next? Keep on writing posts regularly, and check these posts about backlinks, the most effective promotion: Backlinks from comments, Pr Backlink Generator, Backlinks Schedule, What is it the best traffic resource?