A blog is as an informative website on a world wide web (WWW) consisting of valuable information to your target audience on a specific niche. A niche refers to an industry segment e.g., Technology, Economy, Sports, Travel, etc.
When I started blogging, I used to wonder what to write about and how to choose a topic for my blog. I began exploring the ideas to write one and came up with a couple of blog post ideas, one on Automobile and the other on Additive Manufacturing.
Initially, it was a challenge for me to set up a self-hosted WordPress blog as I would require having my domain name and a web hosting plan to provide my blog, home of its own rather than relying on free blogging websites like Blog.com, Blogger.com, Medium.com, and so on.
Starting a self-hosted WordPress blog has become easy now than it was a few years ago. While I am writing this blog post, I understand what it takes to make my audience feel comfortable about starting a blog as I also used to be one of them a few years back.
Now that I have gained a lot of experience in writing blog posts, I can share some ideas with you.
I want to provide you some blog post ideas which can help you come up with a decision on choosing a topic quickly and even implementing those ideas into practice.
Here are some of the steps you can follow to get started on your successful blogging journey.
Choose a topic you are interested in
Choosing a topic to blog has never been easy when it comes to writing and publishing that content on a website. A lot of people who aspire to be a blogger often quit because they are afraid to write and end up not even giving a try.
The primary reason is the fear of a rejection by their audience and secondary being the lack of knowledge and self-confidence.
Think about what you are interested in talking about. Choose a “niche.” Example: Sports, Politics, Healthcare, Technology, and so on. [Read more…]