A blog - a diary on the Internet - is a great opportunity to make new friends, exchange news, lead an active social online life. Many authors create their own blogs for the purpose of making money and succeed in this business.
There are several ways to create your own blog. Free ways - creating a blog on special services. All that is required of you is to register, and your diary on the Internet is ready. It remains only to replenish it with articles, make friends and indulge in the joys of virtual communication. The most famous and numerous blogging services are livejournal.com (LiveJournal, or LJ), blogger.com (suggested by Google).
You can find the services yourself. Enter in the search engines the queries "create your own blog", "free blog". Choose from the suggestions that are most suitable for you, taking into account your taste and your blogging goals. Check out the reviews about the service, especially if it is little known. Pay attention to how many people are registered in the system. On sites with a large number of participants, there is a larger circle of friends.
There are opportunities to make money on free blogs, but they are limited. Therefore, if you plan to make money on a blog, then create a blog on your own hosting, with a second-level domain name. Come up with a name for your blog - this will be the domain name of your site. The name should be bright, easy to remember. It's good if the name reflects your blog's theme. Register your name with a domain name registrar. Choose a hosting for your blog. For a start, the minimum hosting parameters will be enough for you, in most cases these are the “Initial”, “Basic” or similar tariffs.
A very convenient tariff, which includes the already installed WordPress - the engine for the blog. This is the most popular engine, it is easy to use, understandable, most sites are based on it. Install the necessary plugins - add-ons to the engine that will facilitate your work in your own blog. First of all, install anti-spam plugins, seo plugins (they will help you promote your blog for the selected keywords).
Update your blog entries regularly to attract visitors and will also be well received by search engines. It's easy to create your own blog, but the fun begins when the blog has already been created. This is writing new articles, optimizing a blog, promoting it, setting up plugins, working to improve the design. All this is a fascinating process, a huge world of opportunities for your creative realization and earnings.