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How To Start A Blog With An Award Winning Blogger Step By Step

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by MatthewWoodward, Jun 12, 2013.

  1. MatthewWoodward

    MatthewWoodward Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Hi Guys,

    Since I launched my blog in August 2012 I have earnt $56,834 and won 3 awards from major players in the industry-

    • The Best Of SearchEngineJournal.com 2012
    • Problogger One To Watch 2013
    • UnBounce Top 75 Internet Marketing Blogs

    [​IMG]

    In this post you're going to learn-


    1. How to create a blog over my shoulder step by step
    2. How to set everything up including your own domain
    3. The site will be mobile responsive, secure & automatically backed up
    4. It will also be fully SEO optimised with social integration
    5. You will also be able to add an email subscription opt in form



    You can download this video & the plugin pack used in the tutorial here


    Any questions - lets have em!
     
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  2. delboy2010

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    Nice work Matt, glad to see it doing so well ;)
     
  3. steelballs

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    Top post OP thank you, very well laid out opening gambit, easy to read and follow with a great video and tutorial

    Newbies what more do you need start watching the video now...:cool:
     
  4. tom.toykam

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    Nailed it.
     
  5. MatthewWoodward

    MatthewWoodward Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Thanks guys.

    You have no excuse but to start right now in the next 30 minutes!
     
  6. SEORasta

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    Will watch later and I already know it is going to be good!
     
  7. oliver twist

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    Nice job, man. Thanks
     
  8. ch8878

    ch8878 Elite Member

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    Glad to here about your success.

    I'm personally not a hostgator fan.

    Is those the plugins you personally use or just free ones?
     
  9. MatthewWoodward

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    Thanks guys!

    Well a lot of the stuff on my blog is hard coded, like the sidebar opt in form etc so where needed I've used a plugin there as editing code isn't newbie friendly.

    Then where I use a premium plugin I've used free ones to replicate similar functionality.

    Theres a list of all the plugins I use on the tools of the trade section of my blog.
     
  10. cashflowprofit

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    Matthew,

    Great video and it was very informative. I am now going through all your videos.
    I have installed all the plugins as mentioned by you, however the social share buttons do not appear on the home page but only on the individual posts.

    Do I need to change some settings? Thanks and great work.
     
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    ch8878 Elite Member

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    What web 2.0 sites do you use?

    Just twitter or others?
     
  12. MatthewWoodward

    MatthewWoodward Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I dont think that plugin allows them on the home page - I wouldn't place them there personally.

    If by web 2.0 you mean social network, then which ever one the target audience lives on.
     
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    Hello there award winning blogger. I mailed you a couple of days back (here, via BHW)and asked the price regarding advertising on your blog. Never got an answer. That's another great lesson for all the new bloggers, check your mails, and even more important, if a guy wants to give you money do not ignore his mails, he wont call you twice.
     
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  14. rasmusk

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    Thanks for this valueable post! It's very important to communicate with your readers. I would suggest to learn something from Neil Patel.
     
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    How to be pompous dick with a massively overrated opinion of yourself?
     
  16. MatthewWoodward

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    I actually spend the first 2-4 hours of my day answering reader emails - I have to get up early just to deal with the amount I get if I want any chance of achieving something every day.

    As it stands my inbox is empty and everything was processed out this morning!

    I'm aware of that ^^

    One of the biggest pieces of positive feedback I get is the fact that I actually take the time to help and respond people.

    Good job jumpin on the ole' bandwagon though, yeeeeharrr!
     
  17. MatthewWoodward

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    Ahhh I see - you sent me a private message on here.

    Yeah I'll admit - PM's on forums do get neglected, emails go direct to my phone & the first task of every morning ^^
     
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    Cheers for the share, mate.

    Any place I can read it, instead watching video?
     
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    Asked a question once in the comments, didn't get approved.

    but glad to here about your success.

     
  20. MatthewWoodward

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    There is a full transcript on the blog sir

    I get a lot of complaints about that and it seems the majority of the IM niche or on Akismet spam filter :p Can you send me the email you used to submit?

    I tried SpamFree for a little bit but it let so much through
     
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