7 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT CREATING AND SETTING UP YOUR BLOG

7 things to know about creating and setting up your blog

Setting up a blog is as easy as opening up a Facebook,twitter or google account,you dont need to be a super computer genius in order to create your own website.all you have to do read as much information about setting up a website as you can.


HOW TO SET UP A WEBSITE


There are different reasons why we all want to setup a website,others want to express there creative ideas,others want to open an online business,what ever your reason here is how to create your first website.



1. Pick a niche, what are you going to be publishing or uploading on your website? Is Music, Movies, News articles, pictures or just entertainments articles or are you trying to make an online store? Knowing your niche website is going to be all about will help you choose a domain that suits your website.

2. Create a domain for your website, if you are just starting and do not have capital yet you can create a free domain with Google blogger or wordpress blogging platforms  but if you have a capital to spend you can buy a domain for your website from Hostgator or Godaddy.

3. Hosting services. After you create a website you should now know how you are going to host that website, if you are using Google blogger and Wordpress.com platforms then you need not worry about hosting services because they platforms are totally free, they both have advantages and disadvantages.If you decided to create a self hosted Wordpress blog,then you might like what Hostgator has to offer for Wordpress blogs.





4. Submitting your website to webmaster tools, webmaster tools help you to know who visited your website, from which country, their interests and were they male or female, examples of the best webmasters tools are Google webmaster tools, Bing webmasters tools and yandex webmastertools. If your website is submitted to these webmaster tools it becomes very easy for search engines to find and craw your website, these webmaster tools do way more than I have explained.If your website has not been submitted to webmaster then search engines wont be able to find it.Meaning no organic traffic for you.


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5.Secure your site,after creating your website you need to make sure that no one can steal information between you the web owner and your visitors,for instance if your visitors are going to be purchasing or making any transactions on your website you need to make sure than you use an encrypted https connection 

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6. Create social media pages for your website. Creating social media pages for your website make it easy for you to reach people with an interest in what your website is all about. For instance you create a technology website, what better way to reach tech lovers than Facebookand twitter, Google plus and more social media sites.

7.Now that you are almost set up its time to make your blog active, if you are going to be uploading music start uploading, if you are going to be writing posts start writing. But before you do that make sure you are not doing anything illegal or copyright, make sure that what you are going to be posting on your website is going to be your own work, don’t reproduce other peoples work or upload copyright material without the owner’s permission. 


Congratualations !!!!! you just created your first website.

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