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How to Start a Blog

This section has simple, actionable advice on starting a blog. It's a lot of work, but it's not that complicated.

If you are brand new to this, here's the order you want to read the posts in:

  • How to Choose a Blog Niche. This is the first step in starting a blog. You need to think about your niche and exactly what it will be, or else you may find yourself in a few years struggling to define your blog in a way that Google and your audience understand.
  • How to Choose a Domain Name. Once you've picked a niche, it's time to find and register a domain name that reflects it. This is tricky, because the best possible names are almost always taken already.