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So, you're thinking about building a successful and profitable blogging business. Well, first of all, I want to congratulate you. I honestly think you're making one of the best decisions in your life.
I started my blog in 2010 and at the time, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I saw the benefits of blogging because I was already running a successful eCommerce business, but nothing could have prepared me for what was to come.
Today blogging is at the core of my online business model. So, it's time for you to take your place under the limelight and start a blog that you and your readers can be proud of.
This guide is aimed at complete newbies, so if you're not new to blogging, please head over to my blog here to read my latest posts, or check out my Ultimate Pro Blog Planner workbook here to help you become a smarter and more productive blogger.
To start your blog, you're going to need several things -
Here are some links to guides that I've written that will help you to get your WordPress blog set up quickly.
Plugins will help add some much-needed features and functionality to your blog. For a brand new blog, you don't need to go over the top. The link to the guide above should outline some essential plugins to install. I've also listed them below -
After successfully setting up your blog, your main priorities will be to create quality content on a consistent basis, promoting content, and to grow your audience.
Now, this is much easier said than done and will take up an enormous amount of your time. But if you're motivated and organized you can succeed.
You can use my Ultimate Pro Blog Planner Workbook to help you get organized. It will set you back just $13 but will definitely help you make tracks with your blog.
In addition, do check out the following useful blog posts.
For blogging to become a profitable business model, you first need to learn how to monetize your blog the right way.
Throwing up a bunch of banners or plaguing your content with affiliate links are not the smartest ways to monetize your blog. Sure, you might make a few bucks here and there, but if you want to make a full-time living from blogging, you've got to broaden your mind.
Here are some ideas that you might want to consider when monetizing your blog -
Blogging is a lifetime commitment, so if you're starting now, just be aware that you are in this for life not just for a few months.
I started my blog almost 10 years ago now, and I'm still very much in love with it as I was when I started. So, be sure you have the right amount of love, passion, and intent you need to succeed.
Here are some of the best posts on Magnet4Blogging to help you become a super-smart blogger.
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Fabrizio Van Marciano (Founder of Magnet4Blogging)