Hi Everyone! I want to start today’s blog about where to start when you’re stuck. We’ve all been there! You have it all mapped out in your head, you’re ready to begin your online journey. You open up your laptop, or sit down at your desk with excitement. And then there it is. The fear and confusion that grips you when you’re staring at a blank screen! Believe it or not, it doesn’t just happen to newbies. Experienced marketers often come against the wall from time to time. When this happens to you, take a deep breath and start thinking of what you want to accomplish today. Just today. And maybe even just this hour.
Choosing the best web hosting service is an important step when setting up your blog or website for the first time. There are many services to choose from, but there are some that are well-known and worth your purchase.There are come considerations to explore when shopping around.
What you need depends on what kind of website you plan to have. If you want to set up a blog, there’s a good chance you’ll be using WordPress, so make sure the web hosting company you choose supports WordPress and offers easy installation of WP. If you want to have an e-commerce website, then make sure whatever software you intend to use is also supported by your choice of hosting company.
Today I want to talk about the tools needed to start a blog. Setting up your own site for blogging with or without affiliate marketing isn’t hard, it’s just about knowing what you’ll need. I’m going to give a brief outline here, and over the coming days I’ll dive into some of the steps in a little more detail, so that you have a deeper understanding of what you’ll need to get started.
Step 1: Decide What Kind of Blog or Website You Want
Your goals for your website will determine what kind of look and feel your website will have. If you’re planning on doing some affiliate marketing, you’ll want to have a focus on list building. If your main focus is a to have an informational website, you’ll want to make sure the look and feel of your blog matches your topic. For example, if your niche is in the pet area, you could include photos of dogs or cats, along with a color scheme that enhances what pet owners might like. Take plenty of time to map out what your goals are for your website before getting started on any of the other items.