How to start a Blog

How to start a Blog

12 Years ago i was looking for ways to improve my graphic skills and i was looking high and low over the internet trying to find some tutorials. Coming out masters in Fine Arts (Majors in paintings) with no knowledge of ANY graphic related software i was fascinated to...
How to Setup a Blog and Make Money in 2020 for $1

How to Setup a Blog and Make Money in 2020 for $1

Do you need to set a blog and earn money? Or want to set up an online store to sell your products from?

How will you feel that finally, you were able to own a website helping you not only to make money online blogging but also present your work out in the world. Maybe sell your digital products online or maybe even your physical products?

Finally, create a storefront and start selling from this? Finally, be able to lead clients and direct them to your own self-hosted platform. All this and more like your own pretty domain name, Set up email addresses, newsletters and more.

in this posts series, I will be sharing with you how you can do it on your own website or blog within next 24 hours.

We are going through times when that is allowing us to stop and look at our surroundings. Raise questions about who we are being, what is important and what needs to be done with. Maybe you are still struggling with your surroundings and they are keeping you busy enough that you don’t even get the time to reflect on who you are being and which direction to take.

For me this time out by Universe has given me a safe place to go within and shed out the unwanted. These unwanted items not only include, purging my home, decluttering my surroundings but also in a good way I am exploring new ways to expand my online business and work. I see so many people going through all of this as well.

Some have been busy all their life doing 9 to 5 jobs, they don’t even love or are passionate about. It is like dragging themselves to work every day, going through the workload, communicating and frustrated with a nosey boss. And now when they got the time out they are wondering if this is how they want to spend the rest of their lives?

Maybe you too in a state similar to this, maybe you were also forced to sit at home, maybe you too are wondering what if there is something else to life. Maybe you are struck by fear and are not able to do anything creative. It almost feels like running in a hamster wheel. Forced life, but for how long? will this ever end? you love drawing, maybe gardening, maybe painting, do you really have to wait for your retirement to do what you love doing?

This pivot may mean

  • Leaving your job and facing some uncertain times and wondering if you can too make money by blogging
  • Getting overwhelmed wondering ok here I am and I would love to spend more time doing what I am passionate about but how to begin where to start from and what are my next steps.

I am passionate about helping other creative women find their inner Creative Diva and start earning a living doing what they love by blogging and selling their creativity online.  And all of this starts from taking a single decision and setting a strong intention. If you are committed enough to make a change in your life, if you want to be one of the few who are strong enough to take a stand for their desires then allow me to take you by the hand and over the next few posts help you create a business doing what you love.

So in this post, I will share the initial tasks you can take right now starting today towards a strong business foundation. by setting up an online shop in less than 24 hours.

Set up an online store in 24 hours or less

Step 1:

Get a domain name & Hosting

If you already have a domain name then it is great ! time saved ! if not here are. A domain name is a name that people can type in their address bars to find you. This post of mine intends to set up a website for you in 24 hours so I will not write tons about each and every step but I will guide you towards your end goal, that is …. an online shop!

CLICK HERE TO Get a Domain name + Hosting for only $1 

I am recommending 1 and 1 Hosting for this because it is the cheapest solution out there right now, you begin with paying $1 for the Domain plus hosting for the first month and then $4 onward. For the domain name, $1 for the first year is included. I signed up for the business package and have hosted two of my website paying $8.

When you are paying this low you are lowering the mental barrier of setting up a website being expensive just go ahead give it a try what is there to lose? $1 for the domain name for the first year is ample time for you to know if you are committed to running a website.

Other recommended providers are Godaddy (Starting from $5 ) Blue Host ($3.95 free domain for first year and hosting)

What is the difference between the domain name and hosting?

I often get asked this question, believe it or not, this confusion even stops many of you from taking the first step. So a domain name is like getting a URL that can be typed in the search bar, and hosting is a place where you will upload your files to. These files will include your website data, product images, blog images files, and similar.

For people to access your website, they will be landed on a webpage hosted on your hosting provider. it will show the files you stored in the form of a homepage blog or similar.

Step 2

Installing WordPress on your hosting space.

Consider your hosting space ( which you paid $1 for the first month) links to your domain name Here is how you will do it inside 1and 1 hosting. But you will see that most of the hosting companies have similar Cpanels. Cpanel is the dashboard from where you can take various tasks from inside the hosting provider.

After you signup, you will log in to your Cpanel ( Hosing Dashboard) here is how this looks like

Learn the basics of settng up a wordrpress shop online great for creative business owners and artists and creators.

You have icons presented in front of you with managing your domain name, creating email addresses, installing websites and stores, managing your hosting space, and your billing and account information. If you click on domains you will be able to see the domain name that you just purchased.

But to set up your WordPress Shop and blog you will head on over to the search bar on top of the screen and type install WordPress.

Give your website a title and click Create Website. Something Like ” Julias Art and Workshops” or whatever, don’t worry you can change it later at any time.

Type in the administrator login ( the login you will use to access your WordPress installation) I would recommend keeping it long and not including word admin in it. Here is a screenshot of how this looks like

Next, you will be presented with an option to install a managed WordPress just click on the second option

Next, you will be asked to link a domain name to the WordPress installation. From the dropdown choose the domain name that you just registered with.

And you are done!

Type the domain name in the URL space in your browser and your website is online!

PS: In my next post we will explore WordPress backend install a theme and install the necessary plugins to get your shop or store online!

 

 

Genius Bloggers Toolkit

Oh my how time flies , I have been prepping my Store for Holiday promos, creating new products and planning out the launches , emails and giveaways during the holiday season and totally forgot about the ultimate Toolkit that I received around 10 days back and I have been soaking in during this time.
It is Genius Bloggers Toolkit . You might have heard about it but if you havent no worries I’ve got your back.

I signup up 10 days back for Genius Bloggers Toolkit 2019 and honestly , I am wondering why I never jumped in when I was invited a month back as part of an affiliate for this product. After getting most of my tasks of Online Shop scheduled out , I am focusing on blogging and learning more about affiliate marketing and earning money through blogging and this is when I was completely blown away by the content and value that I got from this single purchase.

For under $100 you’ll get over $7,000 worth of online courses , cheatsheets , E-books and other products that cover topics such as blogging , email marketing , product creation , course Creation , SEO , Youtube marketing , Facebook Ads and what not!

Is it worth it ? is it worth spending $97 on the Genius Bloggers Toolkit? my answer is YES , YES , YES! and here are some of the reasons why I say YES!. I will ofcourse share with you all my negative and positive experiences of buying Genius Bloggers Toolkit 2019.

But my dear in the end it is 101% your decision if you need the bundle of products and if you really want to use its products.

DISCLOSURE ABOUT AFFILIATE MARKETING

This post contains affiliate links and if you decide to make a purchase ( which is entirely upto you) I will be paid a small amount. But having said that I do not talk about anything other than what i have used , loved and gotten back loads of value from .

For those of you who dont know affiliate marketing is not a scam at all , it works on a simple formula that Great Products from some of the great names in the blogging industry joined together to create an awesome collection of products at an affordable price. The contributors get more exposure as well as sales and the affiliates and buyers like myself get loads and loads of value.

And yes the affiliate bloggers like myself get an affiliate commission that help us get our blogs goin.. and keeping us motivated to create more content and share online.

SO WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU? AND WHY SHOULD YOU CONSIDER GETTING YOUR COPY OF GENIUS BLOGGERS TOOLKIT

Here are some of the reasons why you should get the Genius Bloggers Toolkit every year.

IT IS JAM PACKED WITH VALUE AND WORTH EVERY PENNY

There are 90+ products worth $7000+. These range from ebooks, to courses, to stock images packs, templates and more. If you cover only a handful of these course and implement them you can easily make $97 back in no time at all. Why I am preaching is that I have already started creating a course , Created my content planner for this quarter and planned out projects and launch plan for these after just getting started on a few of the courses included.

You will find courses , e-books and cheat sheets on earning income through Pinterest , Instagram and Facebook all covered using some of the best resources .

IT PROVIDES COURSES AT INSANE LOW PRICES FROM SOME OF THE BEST PEOPLE IN BLOGGING WORLD

Since I believe in learning from the best , for myself there was no question when I decided to get the bundle for myself . Some insane resources from some of the best names in the industry are available for a very low price.

IT HAS YOUR BACK WHILE YOU BUILD YOUR ONLINE BUSINESS

Yep ! Want to work on instagram , lets pull out just that , no ? Facebook Ads and marketing , yes please ….. OR maybe you want to uplevel your blog structure ? Or Set up email Marketing for now? whenever you are ready to focus on any area of expertise pull out the resource and you are good to go!. I have been binge watching all the courses and soaking up my teeny weeny brain with all the goodness.

Because I want to level up my game of blogging in 2019-20 …. Yes please…..

IT COVERS THE ENTIRE ONLINE BLOGGING AND BUSINESS FOUNDATION PIECES
YOU CAN COVER IT AT YOUR OWN PACE.

Just go with the flow!

WHY YOU SHOULD STAY AWAY FROM SPENDING $97 ON THIS BUNDLE?

  • YOU DO NOT HAVE TIME
  • YOU ARE NOT SERIOUS IN GETTING YOUR DREAMS
  • YOU ARE A PROCRASTINATOR
  • YOU DONT WANT TO START BUSINESS ONLINE AND START EARNING RIGHT NOW

INTRIGUED ? CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THIS BUNDLE?

 

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