How I Started A Food Blog and started making money in 90 days
Hey There, I’m Maryam, The Maryam from maryamsmenu.com
For many, one of the hardest things to do is to take the first step and get started on any journey.
The New Year is just around the corner with all the new promises, goals, and commitments. This is the perfect time to make a new year’s resolution. I’ve got the perfect new year’s resolution for you which is easy and achievable.
Start your very own food blog.
Take The First Step
Do Your Homework
Do It Yourself
Table of Contents
- Take the first Step and Start
- Do Your Homework
- Be Consistent
Step 1 - Choose your food blog niche
How do you find your food blog niche?
- Explore your options
- Choose a specific food niche you love
Step 2 - Choose your Blogging Platform and Hosting
And a blog is basically a website which is regularly updated with articles usually written in an informal style.
Free Hosted Vs Self-Hosted Blogging Platform
Invest in Paid Hosting and Domain Name
But if you are really serious about blogging in the long term and want to make money online then avoid the free blogging platforms and go with the self-hosted blogging platforms where you are fully in charge of your blog and its contents.
Popular hosting providers
Keep an eye on deals and special offers from these hosting providers before you start a food blog and you can save a lot if you buy their services during special offers .
- Avoid free blogging Platforms
- Bias towards WordPress
- Explore the special offers from hosting providers before deciding
Step 3 - Choose your Domain Name
How to Choose a Domain Name?
Get a TLD (Top-Level-Domain)
Select Relevant Keywords
- Go for .com TLD if available
- Keep domain name between 4-9 characters
- Should be pronounceable
- Avoid hyphens, numbers and special characters
Step 4 - Install WordPress
Step 5 - Choose a WordPress Theme
Selecting a theme will depend on how you want your food blog to look. Your food blog should look appealing to your visitors and should be user-friendly so that your visitors can easily navigate around your blog.
free vs paid WordPress themes
how to choose a free WordPress theme?
As a beginner whos wants to start a food blog, you can get overwhelmed by the choices of free WordPress themes to choose from. You need to keep in mind the following factors when choosing a free theme.
1- Simplicity is Best
2- Check the Ratings and Reviews
3- Preview the theme
4- Responsive Theme
5- Good for SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
Step 6 - Install Plugins
Step 7 - Must Have Pages on a Website
Step 8 - Promote your food blog / Social Sharing
Step 9 - Monetize Your Food Blog
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