What is the best blog site for the fitness niche?

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  1. 250

    250 Newbie

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    I know this is a general question, but I will try to be more specific.

    Please keep in mind that I absolutely have no experience on running a blog, and therefore want the easiest interface/option. I will simply link my domain name to that interface.

    Here is what the blog will focus on:

    1. Fitness/nutrition topics
    2. Transformation successful stories with pictures.
    3. Contests


    About the contests, a participant will enter the website and sign up with his e-mail, as soon as he/she is registered they should be automatically notified via a prepared e-mail that they're registered. Then they will receive automatic e-mails every week for weekly challenges.

    The reason I am stating the above is to give you an idea of what I want the blog's content to have.
    Is this possible to achieve while being somewhat a newbie to the blogging scene?

    Thank you so much in advance and I apologize if I posted this in the wrong section.
     
  2. blogzandstuff

    blogzandstuff Elite Member

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    Doubt if people will trust a new site straight away, so concentrate on good quality posts. To do what you want you will need a ssl certificate.
     
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    Thanks for your input.
    However, the website will be based on a huge social media presence and therefore will definitely be trusted.
    As for the SSL certificate I have purchased it with the domain.
    My question remains though: what is a good & easy Blogging interface/site that I can link to my domain and start right away based on the content I mentioned above?

    Thanks
     
  4. ContentWriter

    ContentWriter Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You can start with Wordpress right away. It's not that difficult to understand. There are a few tutorials on YouTube and so many articles/forum threads that you can use to answer the questions you might have in mind along the way :) Start with something that you can use in the long-run. SEO ranking is never a problem with Wordpress. :) -Micah
     
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    Actually, these are not the things you can build trust in the readers. Readers only trust and give their email id when you provide something truly valuable. This may like an ebook, weight loss calculator or chart, etc.

    So, you have to understand how to make list building. There are a lot of free guides and resource about list building.
    When you know it and have a good knowledge, you can do it properly what exactly you want to do now.
     
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    Thank you so much for your reply, how do you feel about WIX?

    Thanks for your input ! Duly noted.
    Of course, I am not going to get anything published without making sure that my content is truly valuable based on what my followers need.
    I do this by posting polls on my social media accounts to see what they would be interested in.
     
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    You are most welcome :)
     
  8. rft120

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    Go with wordpress. There are plenty of beginnner tutorials for wp. Just search it up and you will get started in minutes.

    About running contests, collecting emails - you are taking about list building. You will find plenty of plugins to do this job on wordpress.

    Just one additional thing, also try to build a facebook group as well. This will give extra visibility when you run your weekly contests.