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How To Set Up A Blog For Profit In 2020

Aaron Martinez

Published March 31, 2020

How To Set Up A Blog For Profit In 2020

by | Blogging, How To

Would you like to know how to set up a blog for profit if you have never done it before?  Can a person with no previous experience pull it off? Here I will share exactly how to set up a blog for profit as well as show you the resources I recommend for doing so.

I’m going to say maybe you’re finding the whole idea of blogging to be a little overwhelming.  Maybe you feel like you’re not “techie” enough to set up a blog, let alone set one up you can profit from.  It seems like a complicated endeavor, right?  Well, with all the information out there and not knowing what source to trust on the subject, I totally get it.  Consider this your lucky day because I’m about to simplify the heck out of setting up your own blog.  There’s no time to waste, so let’s get to it.

Set Up A Blog For Profit – The Essentials

If you want to set up a blog for profit, you’re going to need some things.

Hosting & Domain

First, you’ll need hosting.  Right now, it’s not important to get into the details about what hosting is.  It’s basically a place to store your website content in cyberspace. Secondly, you’ll need a domain.  What’s a domain, you ask?  It’s what you want to call your website.  For example, my domain is “winwithaaron.com“.  Go ahead and start brainstorming some ideas for yours.  If you’d like some ideas, visit http://www.leandomainsearch.com. To get started with the hosting package I recommend, follow these steps.

    1.  Visit TMD Hosting
    2. Choose “Get Started”Set Up A Blog For Profit with Hosting
    3. I recommend the Business Package since it’ll give you everything you need, and it comes with a free domain. You’ll even be able to host additional websites and blogs on this package in the future if you want.Hosting Package to Set Up A Blog for Profit
    4. Choose a domain name.  Mine is “winwithaaron.com“.

Set Up A Blog For Profit - Choose a Domain

Moving On…

By now you should’ve finished the checkout process for purchasing your own hosting package and domain. Now it’s time to install WordPress on your website.  WordPress is one of the most popular platforms out there and millions of bloggers use it including myself.  In fact, you’re on a site built with WordPress at this very moment. You should receive a confirmation email of your hosting and domain purchase.  Once you do, go ahead and log into your TMD Hosting account.  Here you’re going to want to find a button on the right hand side of the screen that looks like this:

cPanel Access - How To Set Up A Blog For Profit

Go ahead and click the “Select Account” and choose your domain (there should only be one available at this point).  Then click “Login”.  You will be redirected to what’s called the cPanel. Now, scroll down until you see a WordPress button, and click on it to install it.

WordPress - How to Set Up A Blog For Profit

On the next screen, click the “Install Now” button and follow the instructions. Congratulations!  You have now installed WordPress and now have a website/blog of your own.  You have a brand new clean slate to turn into whatever you want in terms of content.  In future blog posts, I will be going over some options you have as to what to do next.  For now, start playing around with the different free themes and plugins that are available and also go watch some WordPress tutorial videos to get a feel for it.  I assure you, there’s more to learn and you’ve gotten the beginning out of the way! You will soon be well on your way to creating a profitable blog in 2020.

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Aaron Martinez

Aaron Martinez’s Marketing Blog

Skype: aaron.martinez1982 Email: aaron@winwithaaron.com

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5 Comments

  1. Bobby

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  2. Martin

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  3. Saniya

    Superb blog! Do you have any hints for aspiring
    writers? I’m planning to start my own blog soon but I’m a little lost on everything.
    Would you suggest starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many choices out there that I’m totally overwhelmed ..
    Any ideas? Thank you!

    Reply
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5 Comments

  1. Bobby

    My family always say that I am killing my time here at net, but I know
    I am getting know-how all the time by reading such nice articles.

    Reply
  2. Martin

    I absolutely love your blog and find many of your post’s to be exactly
    what I’m looking for. Does one offer guest writers to write content available for you?
    I wouldn’t mind publishing a post or elaborating on most
    of the subjects you write regarding here. Again, awesome
    website!

    Reply
  3. Saniya

    Superb blog! Do you have any hints for aspiring
    writers? I’m planning to start my own blog soon but I’m a little lost on everything.
    Would you suggest starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many choices out there that I’m totally overwhelmed ..
    Any ideas? Thank you!

    Reply
  4. Macy Aono

    Hello there. I found your web site by the use of Google while looking for a comparable matter, your website came up. It appears great. I’ve bookmarked it in my google bookmarks to come back then.

    Reply

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