What is a Blog?
A blog is normally a website which contains some useful resources/information in a particular niche. The blog can be created in any topics like technology, sports, health, business, etc. If you good knowledge in a particular niche, then you can start your own blog and share your knowledge to the online community. Creating a blog can help you make more money online with blog monetization using Google AdSense, affiliate marketing and other methods as well.
What do you need to start your own blog?
Before getting started with the blog creation, you should be aware of some terminologies which are listed below. You need to have these two aspects to start a blog,
- Domain Name
- Web Hosting
When you are planning to start your own blog, you should have the domain name and the web hosting to store your website data. These two stuffs are mandatory to start a blog and make it live online.
How much does it cost to start a blog?
The cost to start a blog depends on the domain extension (like .com, .co.uk) which you are planning to buy and the web hosting.
- Cost to buy a Domain Name
- Cost for Web Hosting
Cost to buy a Domain Name
The cost to buy a domain name may vary based on the domain extension. For example, if you are planning to buy a .com domain it may cost around 10$ to 12$. If you are planning to buy a domain in .co.uk extension, then it may cost around 8$ to 10$. So the cost of the domain name depends on the types of a domain extension which are planning to get.
You can check out the below video and learn to register a domain name by yourself.
Cost for Web Hosting
Web hosting is the storage space/internet hosting where your website data are stored. Ideally, web hosting makes your website accessible in the internet for the normal users. Your website data will be stored in the web servers, So when the user makes a normal search in Google and lands on your website, then the data from the web servers will be fetched and will be displayed in the user’s computer in the form of a website.
The cost for the web hosting may vary based on the traffic that your blogging website receives. If you are planning to start a new website, then it would cost around 2.5$/mon. The cost for web hosting depends on the disk space, data transfer and other technical aspects like backups, SSL, etc.
SeekaHost is the go-to place for domain registration and for web hosting. SeekaHost offers different packages of web hosting, so you can choose the best one based on your requirement. Experts at SeekaHost will help you to buy the best package at an affordable price if you are new to blogging.
You can check out the below video and know about the different types of web hosting packages.
The cost to start a blog is around 10$ to 20$ maximum. So if you are planning to start your own blog today. You can get started with SeekaHost.
“How to create a website” Guide
If you are a beginner in the blogging field, then you can check out the guide written be me on “How to create a Website” and it’s available in SeekaHost – https://www.seekahost.com/how-to-create-a-website/. In this guide I have explained everything with the live screenshots which includes the sections like domain registration, web hosting, installing WordPress in the website, making website live on Google, blog optimization, etc.
You can check out the below video and buy a new domain name, get hosting and start your blog in less than 4 minutes!
In this video, everything is explained right from the domain registration to hosting the website. Watch this and get started with your blogging journey and make money online.