Before you get started fully, you need to get the following things done:

1. Choose a suitable domain name

Do you have a registered domain already? Then go straight to Step #2 here.

When choosing a domain name, let it be unique and descriptive. This will enable your audience to instantly know what your blog is all about.

After choosing a unique and descriptive name, the next thing is to choose a domain extension: .com is the most popular; .net and .org are also good. Extensions such as .me, .co, .us or .biz, are not familiar to most people, I advise you don’t use them.

If the domain name you want is already taken, don’t worry this happens most of the time. The solution to this is to add words like “the”, “a”, or “my” to your domain name, or insert dashes in between words like; or choose another unique name.

Important Note: You are not allowed to use special characters in a domain name such as: ?, #, @, $ etc.

There are online tools that could help you generate different domain name suggestions if the name you have is already taken or you are confused of which name to use. All you need to do is enter the word (s) or name you want to use then it generates a whole list of available names to register. Some of the tools are:,,,

2. Choose a hosting company.

Web hosting companies are companies that provide space on a server owned or leased for use by clients, as well as providing Internet connectivity, typically in a data center. They store all of the files for your website or blog and also ensure they are safe and deliver them to visitors who visit your website or blog. You need a web hosting company to host and run your blog.

The type of hosting company you choose will determine the success or failure of your blog.  If you choose a bad hosting company you may end up having a blog that takes longer time to load pages and this will frustrate visitors who come to your blog.
There are innumerable web hosting companies out there, but from my experience, I strongly recommend you start your blog with BlueHost. Watch an unbiased review of Bluehost in the video below.

Why I recommend blue host?

1. Over 2 Million websites are hosted worldwide and no bad review as far as I know.

2. They offer a money-back guarantee if you are unsatisfied for any reason after 30 days.

3. I've hosted more than 20 websites and blogs for myself and others and never experienced any serious issues.
4. They have been recommended by WordPress, Joomla and Magento since 2005.

5. They offer industry leading and very fast and reliable customer service support 24/7 by phone, mail and web chat.

6. They offer a free, simple installation of all the popular blogging tools.

7.  They offer ‘.com’ domain registration free and 99.9% uptime of your blog or site is guaranteed.

BlueHost is a credible company with quality services though it cost a bit more ($5.99 per month) than other web hosting companies who may not offer you quality service. If you click this link or one of BlueHost’s links on this blog before 30th of this month you get Bluehost's Promo Code 2015 and pay only $3.49 per month this include a free (dot com) domain name for your blog.

If you have trouble setting-up your blog with this Guide, contact me and I will set it up for you. BlueHost Company compensates me at no additional cost to you when you sign up through one of the links on this blog, that's why my services are free of charge to you! So we've got a win win situation.
Go to step #2 Here: HOW TO SETUP YOUR BLOG

Go to step #3 Here: HOW TO USE YOUR NEW BLOG


Go to step #5 Here: HOW TO START BLOGGING

Go to step #6 Here: HOW TO PROMOTE YOUR BLOG


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