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Blogging Essentials

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by arunkumaridi33, May 10, 2015.

  1. arunkumaridi33

    arunkumaridi33 Newbie

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    What are the Prequisites for Blogging?
     
  2. Juhan

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    1. A niche(Health, Beauty, Fashion, Fitness 'etc').
    2. A framework(Wordpress, Blogger, tumblr 'etc').
    3. A domain name(Preferably the three popular extensions).
    4. A host(do a google search for hosting providers, and for each host you shortlist, read ten 5 star reviews, thirty 2-3 star reviews and ten 1 star reviews).
    5. Good content(content is king).
    6. Commitment(2-3 posts per week).
    7. Time
    8. Originality(why should anyone read your posts over someone else's?)
    9. Creativity(be interesting).
    10. Patience(6 months- x number of years).


    Good Luck!
     
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  3. andyf439

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    Good job!! thanks for share
     
  4. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Marketplace Mod Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    11. A goal that makes your site different from the others in your niche.
     
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    13. Fingers. 15 characters...
     
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    A proper design with ease to access
    Social Media pages
    email subscription
    Sharing buttons
    professional blog logo
    posts must be symmetrical
     
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    Research and Reading
     
  9. baqir14

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    Good niche
    Original and unique contents
    Effective design with social media pages
    E-mail subscription
    User friendly navigation
    SEO services
     
  10. Welcome2TheU

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    Everyone is going to chime in with good suggestions OP, but I'd suggest to stick to Juhan's suggestions as they are organized. It wouldn't be good if you get overloaded trying to listen to everybody.
     
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    A very good reply, considering OP's question had like 2 words -.^
     
  12. LoftPower

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    Great posting. I agree with all of these. If you have all 10 of these then you will have a good blog!
     
  13. kyescontent

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    That's a great list, though I agree with Zwielicht. If there are a million blogs in your niche, you have to have something unique to say to stand out from the crowd.
     
  14. itz_styx

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    very broad question, but i guess you got the answer ;)
     
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    To add to all that...make sure your blog is interactive and you have a good promotion model in mind.