Last Updated on May 16, 2021 by Justin Su
Do you want to make money online? Then Blogging is the best option for you. Interested in knowing how to start a blog in India?
Yes, I know you are.
Nowadays people leave their full time job and do blogging because it is stress free, flexible, and high paying job that anyone can do.
If you are a Indian and wants to start a blog in India then you should stick with this article because I am going to guide you how to start a blog and make money out of it.
This is going to be a step-by-step guide hence don’t get bored with it.
Benifit Of Blogging In India
You might want to know how to start a blog and make money in India but before anything you start you should know about it’s benefits.
Below I am mentioning some of the benefits that you will get from Blogging in India.
- Less expensive: If you have low budget then don’t worry you can start perfect blog with as low as $10.
- Work-At-Your-Own-Time: If you do 9-5 job then you have to do same things daily but with blogging you can work anytime.
- Good Amount of Money: With blogging you can earn good amount of money. There are bloggers who are generating six-figure income.
- Make You Famous: If you build blog on one focused niche and gain popularity then people will start knowing you. Other bloggers will invite you to events.
- Low Competition: In India blogging is still low competitive hence if you are from India then believe me blogging is best choice for you.
How To Start A Blog In India Step-By-Guide
To start a blog in India you have to do this differently. Below I am going to explain you step by step how you can start blogging In India easily and can make money from it.
If you have any doubt then use contact us page to contact me or use comment box to ask your doubts.
Step #1: Choose Perfect Niche
Before you start a blog you have to know about your blog niche.
As we are talking about Indian blogging journey we have to choose such niche that are more preferrable for Indian audience right?
But if you want to start a blog for international audience then I already published an article on how to start a blog with best niche.
How to choose perfect niche? While choosing the niche, think that what you like the most don’t follow others.
Below are the best niche for Indians or Indian bloggers.
- Government Jobs
- Dharmic or Religious
- Free things (like recharge)
- Tips & Tricks
Or you can also write an article on other topic that can target international audience like;
- and more.
If you are still confused between them then follow below steps to check which one is perfect for you.
How TO Choose Perfect Niche for Your Blog
This method may cost you but I am sure it will help you to choose right niche for you.
Second step, Install KeywordSurfer or WhatsMySerp extension to your browser.
Third step, now pick each niche one by one and use Ahref or Semrush to find out different titles keywords.
Forth step, now go to google and search each title or keywords (must install those extensions) you will find DA and PA of each site and estimate visit as well.
Fifth step, check each sites DA and PA if DA & PA of each site is low then you can write an article on that niche. For example if there are 20 sites in search result and first 10 sites has DA or PA of more than 50 then leave that keyword. If sites DA and PA are lower than 20 or sometime 30 then you can select that keyword.
I will publish an different article on how to choose niche for bloggers where I will explain how to choose niche.
Step #2: Buy Domain and Hosting
This step might be hard for someone.
You have to choose such domain name that is related to your niche, for example, moneyforwallet.com publishes an article on Make Money Online and it includes work Money itself.
The domain name is quite long but it is easy to remember. While choose the domain name you should take following points in your mind.
- Domain name should small
- Domain name should related to niche
- It must be easy to remember
- Always prefer .com
After deciding which domain name you want to buy you have to choose Hosting.
There are many hosting providers over there.
I already published an article on list of best 10 Web hosting service provider.
Check following things before choosing web hosting.
- Check if web hosting has Indian server or not.
- Compare rates
- Compare database
- Check if you can add more subdomains or not
- Compare disk space.
Below are the best hosting companies for Indian bloggers.
Godaddy can be option but rates are high and not beginners friendly.
Note:– You can get domain name from where you are buying web hosting.
Step #3: Choose Blogging Platform
There are many blogging platforms from which you can choose.
But I prefer WordPress and I always suggest to use WordPress because it is easy to use and SEO friendly. And ofcourse it is free too.
In this step there is not much to say. Here you can find list of blogging platform if you want to check out top blogging platforms.
Step #4: Get Theme For Your Website
There are free and paid themes available.
Choose theme as per your niche. Like if your niche is Love or Shayari then choose theme that fits in that category. If it is sports then go with sports related theme. At ThemeForest you will find all types of themes.
Divi is available for free and has paid version too. For beginners, Divi is best theme as it is free and one of the fastest theme.
Check theme speed before using it. Also check if themes are SEO optimized or not. GTMetrix is the best tool to check theme loading speed.
Do not forget to customize your theme according to your need.
Step #5: Complete Blog Set Up
After installing the theme you have to add different mandatory pages like About Me, Contact Us, Privacy & Policy, and etc.
These pages helps you to rank in Google in more better way.
Also do not forget to create custom logo for your blog. Add your social media profile links on your blog.
Step #6: Install Necessary Plugins
There are some plugins that every bloggers must have installed and using on their websites. Blogging in India can be more easier with this plugins.
Following are the some of the best plugins that you should install immediately, Yoast SEO, Affiliate plugins, Notification sender, Social media sharing, or any other plugin that you think you need to use on your blog.
You should check out the list of top 10 WordPress SEO plugins.
Step #7: Start Writing Articles
Writing article is not tough. Write what you think, absorb, researched, and feel. You don’t need to add anything extra. Users love to read simple blog rather than professionally written hard to understand articles.
Do keyword research before writing an article.
Do following things while writing an article.
Add keywords: Try to add sufficient numbers of keywords. Use plugins like YoastSEO to know how many keywords are enough.
Find keywords: This is the first step before writing an article. Make an list of keywords that you should use in your article. As mentioned above Group Buy SEO tools can help you to use ahref or Semrush tool to find keywords in Cheap rate.
Find Long-Tail keywords: Long-Tail keywords are those keywords which includes 4 or more words.
Add images with alt tags: It is very important to add alt-tags on your images.
Add Internal Links: Internal links are best way to get free backlinks.
External Links: It is also very important to add external links in your article.
Step #8: Add Robots.TXT and Sitemap
There are many plugins which allows you to add sitemap and robots.txt. If you are using YoastSEO then you will get option to have Sitemape.
Do not block Google Bot, if you do then your article will not get indexed.
The post Step-By-Step Guide: How To Start A Blog In India and Make Money appeared first on MoneyForWallet.