How to start a blog

More than 100,000 blogs are created each and every day by people wanting to earn money online, either to add extra income or to serve as a full-time income.  The problem is that the majority of these people don't really understand how to start to blog, let alone earn money from their blog.

How to start a blog introduction

I started my first blog in 2006, and grew it into a top 10 personal finance blog on the internet.  I sold it for more than $25,000 in 2009, and at the time, that blog was earning me in excess of $1,500 per month.   Since then I've started a number of blogs and niche sites that earn side income for me each and every month.  This series will teach you the very same proven steps I've learned and use today to create my own blogs.   I will teach you, step-by-step, how to start a blog and how to make money blogging.

How to start a blog - A complete walkthrough

Most sites that claim to teach you how to start a blog jump right in by walking you through the steps required to actually create and set-up the blog.   I don't like to start there.   See, starting a blog without thinking through it and doing a little research is generally a recipe for failure.   Starting a successful blog is a combination of blogging about what you love, and blogging on a topic people are interested in.  You have to find that perfect topic that meets both needs BEFORE you actually go and create the blog.

Here's a complete walkthrough on how to find that perfect topic and how to start a blog on that topic: