Complete Blogging Guide For Beginners to Start Blogging in 2021 with FREE PDF

Blogging simply means to write a post and publish on website. Post can be a review or story or information or introduction or anything you want to write.

After reading this post, I promise that you will start blogging and your articles will be on top of google soon because I have covered all the things you need to know before starting a blog as a beginner and writing a blog post. So before starting, Let me introduce you to blogging.

What is Blogging?

Blogging simply means to write a post and publish on the website. Post can be a review or story or information or introduction or anything you want to write.

Why Blogging?

Now many of you have a question, Why to create a blog? or Why to start blogging?

There is not only a single answer for this question, One can start blogging for earning money which is the most common reason today. One can use blogging to advertise their products which many top companies and brands are doing these days.

Let's first come to most common one,

Here is a Step-by-Step Guide to Create Your First Blog Website.

Well, this is the most asked Question by newbie bloggers who are willing to create a blog website.

How to earn money from blog?

And again there are many ways of earning money from a blog. Two most common ways of earning money from blog are :-

  1. Google Adsense
    • Google Adsense is a monetizing service by google by which you can monetize your blog or YouTube to earn money by showing Google ads on your blog website or on YouTube videos.
  2. Using Affiliates
    • Now, this is a very popular method of monetizing your blog. You need to choose an affiliate program which matches your audience (traffic) interest and places their link, banners, Products etc on your website. When anyone from you links or banner purchase product on your affiliate's site, you will get commission decided by your affiliate vendor.
    • Under Affiliates, there is a thing called sponsorship, but here you do not have to worry about sales. Payout is decided by your sponsors and you will be paid to put their banners or logos or products on your website.

There are other ways too like using custom promotions or advertising your own products and increasing sales conversion but these are rare and only a few people use these methods.

How much can I earn from Blogging?

How Much I can earn from Blogging

This is the best part of blogging, There is no restriction on your earning, you can earn as much as you can. There are many bloggers who started their company by just blogging, so you can imagine how much this field worth.

Creating a blog website is very simple, you just need to follow few steps and at the end, you will get your blog ready for blogging.

  • Select a CMS

    Content Management System (CMS)

    This is not a step, its just a plan to start your first blog. So firstly you should decide, on which platform you are going to run your blog. I will recommend you to use WordPress as your Content Management System. All the steps given below are only for a WordPress blog.

  • Step 1 -> Purchase a Domain

    Get Free Domain With Bluehost

    Think For good a domain ( and purchase it. (Buy Domain)
    A good domain name is precise, meaningful, and creative.

    Free Domain
    You can go for BlueHost Hosting If you need a Free Domain but remember that you should buy hosting from not from
    Other Alternatives for Free Domains are HostGator, DreamHost and Hostinger.

  • Step 2 -> Purchase Good Hosting

    Best Web Hosting

    The most important step is to choose the best hosting plan for your blog. It is not just a hosting because it will affect your website speed as well as Your SEO or Ranking and Traffic. You need to purchase a fast hosting to make your blog fast and rank better on google. I will recommend you to choose Bluehost as a first priority because they are recommended by WordPress and provide free domain. There is other best alternative like siteground, A2Hosting, DreamHost, Hostgator.

    After Purchasing a Hosting you should Connect your domain and host using name server of hosting in Your domain DNS Setting. I know this is a little technical but here is the video of how to do it simply.
    (See How)

  • Step 3 -> Install WordPress

    Installing WordPress

    Installing WordPress is Now very easy due to Inbuilt installer in Hostings. Install WordPress on your hosting Using Installer or Manually. and If you need any help with Installation of WordPress See This Video.

  • Step 4 -> Install Speedy Theme

    Fast WordPress Theme

    WordPress Themes Decide the look of your website. There are millions of free theme available in the market so to install a theme, login to your WordPress Dashboard using url->, and Install any fast theme like GeneratePress(Not Fancy), Astra, Kadence or OceanWP for better Speed and professional look.
    After installing theme customize it looks according to your wish.

    Here is the detailed Video on How to install a theme and customize it.

  • Step 5 -> Install Essential Plugin

    Every new blogger always confuses which plugin to install and which Not. Install Only some important Plugins like Rank Math for SEO, AMP WP, Gutenberg Editor, Kadence Block for GB etc. these plugins will help you to write good content on your website.

  • Final Step -> Create Your First Post

    Here you go, Now you are ready to write Post and start earning from your blogging.

But there is also the competition of ranking blog post on Google SERP (Search Engine Result Page) for getting more and more traffic because only the audience can make you able to earn good money. And Google is the most used search engine who can send traffic to your website but you have to rank your blog posts.

How to Rank Blog Posts?

There is no valid answer for this question, it all depends on how much your post impresses google crawler and algorithm. If you have quality content, there is 80% chance that your article can rank on 1 or 2 pages of SERP.

Is only blog post matters for ranking blog posts?

SEO to rank blog post in blogging

No, there are many other factors that decide your ranking on google SERP but the most important is Content that's why many bloggers say “Content is King”. The other factor that influences ranking is your website ON Page SEO i.e. quality of the website which includes coding optimization, schema, image optimization, website loading speed, User Interaction etc. and also some Off-Page SEO like quality back-link, proper back-link anchor tag, referring domain etc. Your blog niche also decides how much there is a chance of your article to be ranked.

On Page SEO

What is a blog niche?

The topic of the blog is sometimes referred to as Blog niche. If there is less competition in a particular topic and you have a quality website with quality content then definitely it's going to rank. But these day choosing a perfect niche for the blog is very difficult to work.

Blogging Niche

How to choose a perfect niche for your blog?

You have to do some research to check about the competition (SEO based and CPC Based), you have to check CPC of your Niche and primary keyword. Before choosing a niche make sure how deeply you know about that particular topic because at the end you have to write a blog post on that topic and if you do not know much about that topic you can not write a quality blog by just researching.

What is a Quality Blog Post?

There is no proper definition for defining a quality blog post but let me tell you something that Google check and decides that your blog post have quality for a particular keyword or not. The first is Bounce Back Rate of your blog post, If your bounce-back rate is high google will think that your blog post does not have quality content. Actually, the blog post depends on the interaction of the visitor.

Let me explain you by taking an example, If a visitor landed on your post and just backed this means he does not interact with your post and hence your post is not good.

How to write a Quality Blog Post?

As I have mentioned above, you need to have a quality blog post in order to rank in google search result page to get organic traffic. So let's talk about how to create a quality blog post.

I prefer my own checklist for writing my blog post which is given below :-

Think About

  • What you are going to write?
  • Why You are going to write?
  • Which type of information you are providing?
  • How it will help a reader?
  • How much information user will get on this topic after reading blog post.
  • Last but not least, Is user need to search this topic again on google after just reading your blog post.
think to write a Quality Blog Post

To Do

  • Do a proper research on your topic.
  • Use heading and subheadings to write you blog post.
  • Use rich media like images and videos.
  • Content Length should be more than 700 words.
  • Explain everything about that topic.
  • Use structured data like schema, FAQ etc.
To do Checklist for writing quality BLOG posts

Not to Do

  • Do not refer any spamming website in your articles.
  • Do not use any black hat SEO tricks to rank your post.
  • Do not use Too many ads link inside your post.

And If are satisfied by all the questioned above then you are ready to publish your post.

What to do when post get ranked on google?

Congratulation, now you have the key of your Treasure which is the audience as I mentioned, the only the audience is money. After you start getting traffic on your particular blog post, do not stop improving it more and more by updating it to the latest version of your post. When there is enough organic traffic from google or bing, the next thing to do is to monetize your content properly.

Performance Rank in Google Search Console

Now many bloggers (Beginner and Old) do the same mistake which is monetizing every blog post with the same type of banners and links, but wait does not do this. This is going to kill your SEO and will definitely decrease your Bounce Back Rate because you are showing your visitor a thing in which he is not interested.

So, How to monetize Blog Post properly?

The main thing before monetizing content is to know about the interest of the audience on your particular blog. And it's very simple to know the main interest of your visitors on a particular blog post.

For example

I wrote an article on how to rank on Google, So I know that my visitor is searching for something related to SEO. So I will use the affiliate link of SEO tools for monetizing it properly.

Now, on the other hand, If I use a Banner of Amazon Sale, Do you think he is going to click on that. Of course not for 90% of them.

This is the way to monetize your blog properly, reduce bounce back rate, increase visitor engagement and get huge organic traffic directly from search engine.

  1. What is Blogging?

    Blogging means to write a post and publish on website. Post can be a review, story, information, introduction or anything you want to write about any particular topic.

  2. Why to start blogging?

    There are many reason to start blogging but You can start blogging for earning money which is most common reason today.

  3. How to earn money from blog?

    There are many ways to monetize blog, but some very popular are AdSense, Affiliates and Sponsors etc.

  4. How much can I earn from Blogging?

    There is no restriction on your earning, you can earn as much as you can.

  5. How to Rank Blog Posts?

    If you have a quality content, there is 80% chance that your article can rank.

  6. Is only blog post matters for ranking blog posts?

    No, The other factor that effect ranking are ON Page SEO, OFF Page SEO etc.

  7. What is a blog niche?

    Blog Niche is a Topic that a particular blog cover in their website.

  8. How to choose a perfect niche for your blog?

    You have to do some research on niche traffic, CPC, competition etc.

  9. What is a Quality Blog Post?

    A blog post with all things covered on that particular topic can be assumed as a Good Quality Post.

  10. How to write a Quality Blog Post?

    You need to do a proper research before writing any blog post so that it resolve all issue of your visitor.

  11. What to do when post get ranked on google?

    After ranking on google you can monetize your content.

  12. How to monetize Blog Post properly?

    Use Visitor interest based ads or affiliate Link and Banners.

So, Finally you have all the information related to blogging and blog post but If you have any Question, Just Comment below and let me know about them.I will answer all of them ASAP.

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