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How to start a blog in Nigeria

Blogging is one of the most profitable online business one can start in Nigeria, thousands are already cashing out from this business.

A lot of people were able to quit their 9-5 jobs , students are making money while studying , housewives are earning millions of naira monthly from their own blog.

I personally started my blogging career when I was still in secondary school, at that time I was only blogging for passion, the idea to earn money from my blog never came to me at that time.

I was a novice at that time and I pretty wasn’t much aware that my blog would could make hundreds of thousands but today I can proudly say that starting a blog was the best decision I made, I started making over N60k a month before I turned 18, imagine a secondary school boy making such amount ,crazy right ? But actually that’s a chicken change to what I am earning now.

Enough introduction let me guide you on how to start a blog tha makes over N240k a month

What is Blogging ?

Blogging simple means publishing articles of blog post. A blog originally came from the word “weblog” or a “web log”. You can think of it as an online journal or diary, although blogs are used for much more now, like online journalism.

Decide Your Blog Niche

Deciding your niche is very important and can also be a key to your blog success.

What is a Blog Niche ?

some example of blog niches

Sport

Music

Politics

Entertainment

Tech

News

and more …..

Choosing a niche that is profitable and you are passionate about will help you on the long run, and whatever niche you chose, make sure it solves a particular problem for your blog visitors or target audience.

Note : when choosing a highly competitive niche , you should niche down (use a micro niche )

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Buy Domain And Hosting

A domain name is the address of your blog , you can use anything as long as the name its available and not already registered.

there are lots of domain extension like .com, .org , com.ng , .net , .ng and more.

I will advice you to use a brandable name in case you might want sell the blog later, I will also recommend you go for a .com extension.

Web Hosting is a platform that provides
storage space on web servers for
websites to effectively store its file.

Whenever someone gets to type in your
domain name at the search bar of his or
her browser, it’ll automatically send a
request to your website’s hosting server
for accessing the blog files.
Only after this is done that your blog gets
visible to the reader.

You can buy both hosting and domain from here (click here)..

Install WordPress

Now you have bought domain and web hosting , the next thing to do is to install WordPress.

There are other few content management system (cms) but I guarantee you that WordPress Is your  best option.

If you already have a domain name and hosting account then it’s possible WordPress is already installed on your cPanel.

All you need do is to head over to your cPanel, Install WordPress and begin to build your blog.

Where it is not installed, you can download the latest version of WordPress from WordPress.org, install it in your root folder and then begin to build your blog.

Building a blog can be really difficult without the required skills, in that case you can hire me to build one for you at a very cheap price.

Start Creating Content

There is this saying “content is king”. In order for your blog to be successful you need to start creating good quality posts.

You have already choosed a profitable niche, now the next thing is to start creating good content related to that specific niche.

Note : Your content needs to be valuable to your target audience.

Promote Your Blog

If you establish a blog, you should be aware that you need to Web traffic will contribute to the success of your blog.

You’ll need a lot of visitors to your blog in order for it to be successful. And in order for this to occur, you need to advertise the blog.

Paid advertising is still one of the quickest ways to market your blog if you have the funds to do so.

In order to do this, you can pay to promote on search engines like Google, on social media, or by purchasing ad space on well-known websites that are visited by your target market.

Monetize Your Blog

Once you’ve completely set up your blog and acquired a decent audience of followers interested in
it, you are ready to start making money from it.
There are several ways to monetize your blog; below is a list of 3 popular ways to make money from blogging.

• Google AdSense

Google AdSense is a revenue-sharing opportunity
for publishers in the Google network. Google places
ads for goods and services that are relevant to your
site’s content, targeted to the people who frequent
your pages. You get paid a small amount when the ad is displayed on your page or clicked on.

• Affiliate Marketing

Affiliate marketing is when you recommend a product
or service to your audience using special tracking links and get a referral commission every time someone buys after clicking your link.

• Sponsored post & banner ads.

When you have good traffic and terrific influence over your audience, other companies will pay to
sponsor a blog post or your website. They can sponsor your entire site or a single page, which would cost them more. Some just have advertising.

Conclusion

As you can see, there are several ways to monetize a blog, when you enough blog traffic or an audience that finds your content valuable, making money from your blog becomes easier.

For those wbo want to hire me to build their blog and guide them , here is my Email and Whatsapp number

najeebag71@gmail. com

+2348104196278
(08104196278)

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