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Start A Blog

Build a Blog Without Spending Thousands of Dollars

Are you ready to start a blog? Don’t worry, you don’t need any experience to start a blog. You can look like an expert by following our step-by-step instructions.

Yeah, your friends might start asking you if you can create their blog, too!

Creating a blog can provide you with so many opportunities. It can help you to gain more business clients, create an extra revenue stream, and share your message with those who need to hear it the most. Starting a blog is not all about you. It’s about your willingness to share your gifts with others so you can make their lives easier.

And that’s why we’ve taken the time out to give you screenshots that will help you get started. We want you to live your dreams now and not have to wait 10 more years to manifest your grandest vision.

Let’s get you started.

1. Find a Web Host

I’ve been using Bluehost to host my website for years. It’s made my life so much easier.

If you want to set up a WordPress site, you can use Bluehost. It’s really, really easy. Click here to get started and get access to discounted rates. Once you click the link, the above screen should appear. Click get started now.

Signing up with Bluehost won’t cost you a lot of money. You’ll get the following:

  • Free Domain
  • Free SSL Included
  • 1-ClickInstall
  • 24/7 Support

Once you click on the link, you can get get a better idea of the costs. You can always choose the most basic plan if you’re worried about costs. Click on the basic, plus, choice plus, or Go PRO package. You can always upgrade your package later if needed.

2. Enter Your Domain Name

You can also sign up for a free domain or enter an existing domain name that you purchased through another site. It’s easier to just grab your free domain from Bluehost.

The domain name is the name of your website/blog. The domain for this website is I know selecting a domain name can be a daunting task. But don’t let it stop you. Just make sure no one else has a similar domain name.

3. Account Information

Now enter your account information.

At the bottom of the screen, you’ll see more information about your package. Make sure that your total price is right before you check out. Confirm all “extra” items and unclick any service that you do not need for your blog.

4. Provide Payment

Use a card that will allow you to track your business expenses. This will come in handy during tax time!

4. Create a Secure Password

You will need to create a secure password to gain access to your new hosting features. Make note of your password.

5. The Password Test

The goal is to get a green checkmark next to your password. That means you are good to go!

When you create your password, Bluehost takes it from there and lets you know everything you need to do to set up your WordPress blog. This can be done in minutes!

6. Pick a Theme

Now pick a theme that makes you see your vision a lot clearer. But there’s no pressure. You don’t have to commit to the same theme forever. You can always choose another one later.

As soon as you have an idea of how you want your site to look, you’ll be able to narrow down your options.

Select your theme and you’re done! Now let’s get down to business.

7. Welcome to WordPress!

That’s it! You have created your own blogging platform. Bluehost offers tons of resources to help you navigate your new site.

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Next steps…

  • Create different sections of your blog
  • Update your bio
  • Write your first 3 posts
  • Understand the importance of SEO
  • Develop a content strategy
  • Expand your audience
  • Leverage powerful social media strategies
  • Build your brand as a blogger
  • Get paid to write
  • Land freelance writing gigs
  • Publish blog posts all over the web


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