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How Do You Make Blogging Profitable And Fun

Nov 7, 2007
A blog is for short a web log which used to be basically your thoughts typed online. Now blogging is more sophisticated and it really is more fun and profitable when done correctly.

Here are a few ideas on how to blog and make it more fun and profitable.

Now a blog can include everything from audio, and video, to adding comments and taking polls. Some savvy marketers do not even build websites anymore. All they do is blog and use those to make money. They are very easy to start which has created an internet of abandoned orphan blogs.

So how can you get started?

First of all why do you want to blog and what will your blog be about! Blogging is hard work so we suggest you start a blog in an area you know something about or have a strong interest in. Hobbies are good, and so is anything you have a passion for.

Next consider what blogging platform you will use. Blogger.com is free and easy to start. WordPress is full of plugins that make your blog come alive even if you can barely type. You should get a domain name and redirect it or set up hosting and host your blog yourself.

Blogging itself is as easy as typing. You log into your account and click on write. Away you go. The key to a successful blog is to make it interesting enough that a person would want to read it and come back again.

Keeping up to date on what is going on in your niche is important. Subscribe to the RSS Feed of your competitors. Subscribe to Google Alerts. Read articles posted in article directories such as IdeaMarketers.com. Look for articles in social directories such as Digg and Stumbleupon.

As your blog matures it can become an authority blog where people are now subscribing to and waiting to hear what you have to say. They will be referring you as well so now you have an obligation to deliver fresh useful content on a regular basis.

Here is what makes a blog more fun. Pictures, humor, controversy, Web 2.0, graphics, audio, video, contests and so on. Keep it enjoyable and people will come back over and over. Every visitor is a potential customer and money in the bank. That is known as blogging all the way to the bank and how you make money doing it.
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