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A few questions about starting a blog

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Tønsbergenseren, Jan 14, 2020.

  1. Tønsbergenseren

    Tønsbergenseren Newbie

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    Hey guys! I'm thinking about starting a blog and have a few questions. I have seen there have been blogs about this earlier, but some of them have been taken down, not very active anymore or it has bad content. The blog is about a strategy in a game. Not sure why they are not so much around anymore, maybe it didn't bring in money, the author got tired or they didn't wanna share the strategy anymore, not unlikely that it is the last one.

    I really have NO IDEA about blogging and making money online, just so you know!

    1. It's possible to pay $50-$100 dollars a month and get some really good content about this subject, I want to "copy" a lot of this, make it my own and put it up for free. Of course, I know a lot of this stuff on my own, but its very tough and time consuming to research and dig deep into this. It will be very hard for anyone to say that I have copied this from them because It's possible for anyone to figure it out with enough time and a clever mind. So, my question is, is this a terrible idea? I guess it's tough to answer, just want some thoughts around this! :)

    2. How can I actually make money? I guess you don't get money just from people going into your site? You need to sell something, or make people click on a link from your site and then buy, correct? Affiliate, ads? I really don't have a clear way of how or what to sell.

    3. I doubt there would be a lot of traffic on the site, how many should visit a blog per day for it to be considered successful or be able to make money? Being able to make $1000 a month would be amazing but would be very happy with anything more than 300$. I guess this also is a very broad question and hard to answer.

    4. This is more for the long term, but the market for this could be popular in China, anyone had one blog in English, translated it to another language and try to make it popular in this X country?

    Any thoughts or input around this are greatly appreciated!
     
  2. Mark Louren

    Mark Louren Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I can't say that it's simple. The hardest thing is to find a niche. I want to start my blog too, but I want it to be unique. And I'm looking for ideas now. :(
     
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    Blue Pen Articles Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Its not simple! if you want to succeed in this you need to work right and for long hours at the first few months. Please don't believe to anyone who tells you that is easy money there is no such thing unless you win the lottery. :)
    In addition DO NOT SPIN CONTENT! Write or higher a writer to write it for you and make sure all is unique 100% Original.

    Good Luck!
     
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    Good! A lot of us have no idea before starting anything.
    Of course, that's a terrible idea. You should research your own content and try to write a better post than what is available on the 1st page. That would settle this score for a long time else, your blog may lose steam after some time.
    monetization is not the hard part, getting traffic is. Once you receive the visitors, traffic can be easily monetized. You can use ads and you can use affiliate programs. You can also create info products to get the most out of your users.

    Reaching 300, or $ 3000 depends on a lot of factors. If you're receiving traffic that intends to buy something, you can easily make $ 1000 with barely 5000 or 10,000 visitors. On the other hand, if your traffic is only informational, and there is no buying intent $ 300 would be the best you could do with 10,000 or 15,000 visitors per month.
    that could work! But, I doubt it would as I think you would be using translating programs instead of using the native writers.

    Best of luck!
     
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  5. TranslatorHunt

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    Very precise and good question. I think everybody, who starts a new blog, doesn't exactly know how to do it.
    You have to be unique, have very good contents and think outside the box -

    You can do it. I definitely thinks so.

    Check it out here:

    1. Find your focus.
    2. Be relatable, be yourself.
    3. Use links within your posts.
    4. Include images.
    5. Respond to blog comments. .
    6. Post to Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Anywhere Else You Can.
    7. Set Unrealistic Goals.
    8. Limit your word count.
    AND THE MOST IMPORTANT YOU MUST ENJOY IT, OTHERWISE YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO DO IT FOR A VERY LONG TIME ….


    check it out here:

    https://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/the-12-dos-and-donts-of-writing-a-blog

    I know this article is a litte old but the structure is the same.

    Best of Luck
     
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  6. Tønsbergenseren

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    Wow wow! Thanks alot for all the answers everyone, really appreciate it!

    This niche is within poker, there are some training sites that have really good content, and I will never be able to make BETTER content than these in terms of strategy play, but I think I can make good content for the players who play the lowest stakes, as I think they want to improve without paying for a monthly subscription. Of course, a lot of other stuff than the strategy to write about as well, and still within poker. Thing is, these training sites have ALL their content in videos( Guess I should have mentioned this in first post), so I want to write about the same concepts in a blog. Poker players who play the lowest limits don't want to pay $50-$90 for strategy content when they might win 20 bucks in a month.

    For translating to Chinese, this would be a bit down the road, but I would, of course, have someone to translate it.
     
  7. likhonahmed

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    you have to do all of the following task step by step very atttentively in order to get success in blogging :
    find a niche, find a similar blog related to your niche, spin articles make them look as unique as possible, do some SEO, keywords, backlinks, advertise on FB 5 bucks a day, you need to have at least 20 articles, apply for adsense and just focus on adding content and keywords. wish you very best of luck
     
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    hilda proker Newbie

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    When i first started blogging, i didn't get audience right away. it took me so much time to earn some money out of it. But now i am making lot more money then before.The key is consistency and focus.
     
  9. Ravi Davda

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    Get started.

    Worry about the rest of the questions later.
     
  10. Seven4

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    Just remember content-wise...you get what you pay for. If you are not willing to pay a lot then you will not get good content in return.
     
  11. Geforce2080

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    get on youtube, watch some explanation tutorials, do some research first , keep in mind you can get started on any particular niche, cooking, health, weight loss, gaming, freebies, surveys , etc