How to write a blog? Well, this is considered as one of the hottest topics in the debate so let's dig into this!
In this wave of pandemic COVID-19, we have seen that many people have lost their jobs due to coronavirus and now they are looking for a passive income by sitting on your couch now you can earn hundreds of dollars all you need is a system and an Internet connection in addition to that you should be a good writer. Blogging is an essential source of income for students, employed and unemployed people who have a passion for writing and a desire to earn easy money. Here is your style guide for the interview.
What platform should be used for blogging and article posting?
1-Blogger: is a Google tool that enables you to start your own blog by choosing your own niche and category you can simply start writing. it is also considered as a free tool for blog posting. By default, it comes up with its own free domain which is yourblogname.blogspot.com In order to set up blogger you don’t have to be a coder or an IT geek. It has its own preset themes which you can choose according to your blogging needs but make sure that it should be mobile friendly to people who want to see them in their cell phones get a should get a better customer experience.
2- WordPress: Second most important tool that is used by most of the blogger is WordPress it is a free tool that allows you to carry forward your own blog with a professional look it is considered as a better medium when compared with blogger.com In order to set up your WordPress blog you need a domain and hosting. WordPress offers a number of preinstall themes which can be downloaded for free.
How to find a better domain & hosting?
You should prefer to buy a domain with a title “.com” example of a domain newyorktimes.com the scope of the domain should be wider so it enables you to reach a larger audience. The .com domain covers the audience in a global perspective. Hosting is something on which all your content and data will be saved whatever the content you are posting the data like images some essential files related to the theme will be stored on the hosting. FTP file transfer protocol should be fast so while the time of page loading it won’t take time.
Where to buy domain and hosting?
Here are some companies who are offering domain and hosting services:
1 – Godaddy has a number of domains listed on their website by writing a keyword on their search can easily make you check the availability of the domain whether it’s taken or it’s still available. Godaddy is also providing hosting services if their hosting service didn’t amuse you the hosting can be shifted to Amazon AWS they have multiple packages depending upon the scope of work and the data you are planning to post, you can choose any of their hosting plan
2- Hostgator is also providing the same services as mentioned above. Hostgator is considered as relatively cheaper than many other service providers. There are a number of companies that are providing domain and hosting services but I am listing only two of them some examples are hostinger, bluehost and many more.
How to find the content on which you should write?
There are multiple tools but I would definitely consider two tools which I am using based on my experiences number one it’s Ubersuggest and number two will be Moz both of the tools helps you to to find the trending topics their difficulty level, SEO core and a brief competitor analysis in case if any of your competitors wrote on the same topic it’s ranking on the Google search engine can easily be determined. You just have to post the URL link on the search box you will find all the strategy they used for pushing that blog to rank including the backlink and keywords.
Things to know before writing your first blog post?
1- make sure the topic should be in trending on which you are planning to write and people are looking for the answers for that particular article the article should be not less than 300 to 600 words.
2- There should be at least 3 times repetition of focus keywords in the article and it must carry a meta description that explains the whole structure of the article which should not be lengthy and must catches the user attention.
3- Use relevant tags that can be can be easily taken from Google keyword planner or from the above listed mediums Ubersuggest, SEM Rush and Moz.
4- There should be one H1 heading that highlights the topic including key phrase. Also the topic has some H2 and H3 headings.
6- The article should be well organized with images text and there should be no grammatical mistakes in it.
9- The post or articles who has some internal linking while clicking on them it will land the the viewer or reader to that specific post that solves his problem. The post must have the repetition of focus keyword not less than three times. Don’t wrote all the text in one paragraph you have to create Multiple short length paragraphs that will make easy for reader to understand the article.
10- The article should not be plagiarised the copy-pasting of the text from other post or articles written by other authors should be avoided because this will lead you to Google penalty that will reduce the chances of ranking.
11- If you want to improve post ranking for WordPress blog then you should use the following free plugins:
- Yoast SEO
- Rank Math – it supports WordPress before 5.6 update
Where to find royalty-free images?
Blog posts with images catch more Reader’s attention you can get the royalty-free images for your blog post from pexels.com and freepik.com this will allow you to use free commercial images for your blog post
How I can Monetize my WordPress or Blogger blog?
So, this is the most awaited part in which you will do lots of struggle to catch the attention of Google in order to make sure that your Google AdSense account got approved by the authorities you have to go through with the Adsense authentication process.
AdSense account can add revenue to your blog. Google places ads on your website so for every user whoever visits your website and somehow clicks on that for every particular tap you will be rewarded.
How many articles should I write to get google AdSense approval?
This is the most asked questions but till now there is no particular number that gives any surety that after posting some number of articles your website got monetized by Google AdSense but there are a number of bloggers who got their approval after writing 10 articles some have got approval after writing 30 articles so there is no particular number all you need to do is focus on the instructions and Standards that are listed on the Google Adsense FAQ that will land you to a monetized blog.
Why my Google AdSense request got declined?
1- Your Google AdSense account request may be declined because the content is not useful or it’s not following the community standards of Google AdSense
3- Your blog should be at least 3 months old with some good content people who have new blogs and they just want that their blog should straight away get monetised after just one month that is a bit difficult. You have to be patient and clam.