Your Journey to Blogging Success: Here is a Quick Guide to Get Started

Part 1: All You need is a Name

Mina Knows

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So you’re ready to embark on an exciting blogging journey? Even despite all the tiktokers stating how dead it is? Good, then you are part of the few that truly understand the world of web 2.0.

Since social media came into play, many believe that blogging is a dead man game. But it’s quite the opposite. It’s actually the very foundation that made all of these tools relevant.

Honestly, blogging is one way you can stay relevant with minimal effort. We hear compounding interest for your investments but what about taking that same method and doing it for content.

At the beginning it will seem like a lot of work, and it is. But once it is set up, you can figure out a schedule that best fits your goals.

In this blog post, we’ll guide you through the essential steps of getting started. From registering a custom domain name to choosing the best web hosting, we’ve got you covered — So let’s dive in.

Registering a Custom Domain Name for Free with WordPress.org

There are many sites now available for you to use, but I like word-press because you can get the name for free, and just build everything up on that. To get started you will need a domain name.

What is a Domain Name? A domain name is the web address where users can find your blog. When you are creating a name you want to be memorable. Think 🤔 catchy but interesting. Its like your social media handle for your profile, but your profile happens to be your actually webpage.

Here is mine:

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For me, I created a blog called JTML8ter. Its short for just thank me l8ter. My goal is to just…

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Mina Knows

🌟Founder @JTML8ter & AJ Security Ledger | Mastering Online Success | Resources for Adults | Data Security & Privacy Advocate