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How do I Start a Blog and Make Money Online?

This is a step by step and easy to follow guide that will help you setup your own blog from the start. This guide is not to motivate someone to start blogging. It is best suited for someone who already made the decision to start a blog and need some step by step direction of the whole process.

Who Should Use This Guide?

This guide is intended for anyone who is looking for an answer to any of the following questions:

  • how do I setup a blog?
  • how to start a blog and maintain it?

Now, starting a blog is easy but in order to be able to successfully monetize the blog you need to establish the blog. In this guide, I have also covered the topics that help you establish your blog so you can monetize it.

There is a lot of good content to go through, so it is a good idea to bookmark this page so you can come back to it later and go over the content at your own pace.

Blog Setup (Getting started)

  1. Getting a good domain name
  2. Getting a cheap and reliable Web hosting
  3. Setup WodPress on your Blog
  4. Selecting a nice theme for your WordPress Blog
  5. What WordPress Plugins to use
  6. WordPress System Integration 101
  7. Creating your  blog posts

Establishing Your Blog

Site Optimization

  • Search Engine Optimization(SEO)
  • 6 SEO Strategies That Can Generate Highly Targeted Traffic
  • WordPress Optimization Tips and Tricks For Better Performance and Speed
  • Plugins to Speed Up Your WordPress Site
  • Top 3 Common Reasons for a Slow WordPress Site[New]
  • Web Analytics 101-Lear Which Analytics Data You Should be Using
  • How to Do Split Testing on Your WordPress Site Using Google Website Optimizer
  • 5 Tips On How To Make Your Blog Visitors Stoy Longer
  • How the Google Algorithm Penguin Update will Affect You


  • Essential WordPress Blog security tips­­­­-protect your blog from attacks
  • Advanced WordPress Secutity Tips
  • What Would You Do If Somehow You Lost all Your Blog’s Content?

Making Money from Your Blog

  • PPC ad (Pay Per click)
  • CPM ad (cost per thousand impression)
  • Sponsored ad
  • Making Money from Affiliate Marketing
  • How to Easily Create a Simple Word Press Word Press Store Online for Free
  • Monetizing a Site Through Ad Sense
  • 7 Steps to Profiting from Niche Affiliate Ad sense Sites with Word Press
  • 10 Tips to Increase Your Sales Page Conversion
  • Should You Lower or Increase the Product Price to Increase Revenue?
  • How the Word “Leverage” Can Increase Your Blog’s Income


  • Developing an Article Marketing Strategy for Your Online Business
  • The 5 Fundamentals of Email Marketing
  • Using an Autoresponder and Email Marketing Software
  • Create An Email Newsletter  That Makes Readers Want to Return to Your Blog
  • 10 Tips Writing an Autoresponse Email
  • Facebook Promotion 101: How to Develop a Like Campaign
  • 8 Formatting Tips For Your Blog That Can Help Maximize Your Conversions
  • Choosing The Right Keywords For Your Ad Campaigns (Part 1)
  • Choosing The Right Keywords For Your Ad Campaigns (Part2)
  • How to Increase Your Online Persuasion Abilities
  • Understanding the Importance of Landing and Sales Pages

Good Practices

  • How Focus Can Help You Build a Successful Blog
  • Importance of Ethics for Your Online Success
  • Five habits to Becoming a Better Blogger.
  • Are Your Havits the Barrier to Your Online Business Success
  • How to Handle Negative Comments
  • Stress Management Tips

Useful Blogging Tips and Tricks

  • Tips To Reduce the Storage and bandwidth usage..
  • How to query and show a specific post in WordPress..
  • Protect your WordPress site from comment spam trick..
  • How to control access of the web robots..
  • Use Favicons to Make your blog stand out from the crowed..
  • Separate Pingbacks and Trackbacks from Comments in the comments section
  • How To Add Google Web fonts To Your WordPress Theme

Tools of The Trade

  • 8 Geeky tools every blogger nust use
  • How to Use Firebug to Modify Your WordPress Site’s CSS
  • List of the Best and Must Use WordPress  Plugins

To be updated…

This guide is not complete yet. I will be writing and publishing the bits and pieces of how to start a blog from scratch and make money online over the next few months as time permits.

If you have any questions feel free to leave them in the comment section below and I will follow it up.

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