If you're wondering how do I start a blog, here's the first step. The first step to starting a blog is developing a blog strategy.
Contrary to popular belief, you need a blog strategy before the fancy stuff like creating a domain name and finding hosting.
Your blog strategy will outline how you plan to provide value to your audience and profit from your blog.
A good blog starts with a marketplace problem, a few outlines of post that pose a solution to the problem, and a great call to action.
Is there a problem in the marketplace: What's keeping your audience up at night? Why are they banging their heads against the wall? What services have tried to address the problem but seem to miss it somewhere?
Are you the solution your audience has been looking for: How can your post be that bridge that brings them closer to their solution? What can you offer your audience that will alleviate some of their pain? Will your post reassure them that you have…
Hello, and welcome back to the series on How To Get Rich Blogging. We've covered a lot so far such clarity, targeting, and profits planning. Now we're going to leverage what you've learned in profits planning and break those concepts down so that you can actually plan to profit.
<h1>In step 3 you mapped out possible ways to monetize your blog, but now I'm going to show you how to do it (step-by-step). The most important aspect of a profitable blog is an email list. You need to compile a list of people who are interested in the content and offers on your blog.<h1>
Thinking back on your profits plan, consider something you could offer your audience for free or low cost that is related to something you'll be selling later. This is called your lead magnet. A lead magnet could be an eBook, an audio, a mind map, a free 3-7 day course, a video or anything that your audience would be willing to provide you an email address to receive.
<h1>It's great to have clarity on what you want. It's even better to understand your audience and what their needs are, but without a profit plan, it's difficult to make money blogging because you have no idea how to do it. <h1>
Developing your profits plan should be a part of your blog strategy. That simply means how do you plan to make money from your blog? Are you going to be selling courses, memberships, or affiliate products? How are you going to monetize your blog?
If you've never monetized a blog before, the best way to get started is to promote the products and services of others. This called affiliate marketing.…