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How to start a blog in 2023 for Pakistani Users


Blogging is a great way to earn some money on the side. However, it involves some learning such as knowing keyword research for ranking on Google, and some other technical steps such as setting up a site to get started. Once your blog is ready, it can be monetized using Google Adsense or some other network to make money. How to do all these things. All the steps are shared below to help you get started:

Steps to Starting a Blog

Purchase Hosting

Hosting or a Web Hosting is the first thing you need to start your website or blog. Hosting is actually the space that you rent on a server that connects your web files to the internet. There are different web hosting companies available in Pakistan. Instead of opting for cheap web hosting, choose quality and look for one that has got solid reviews in its testimonial section or on Google My Business.

Buy a Domain Name

Selecting your blog’s domain name is another key step in starting it. Choose a brandable domain name that is easy to remember and reflects the theme of your blog. Don’t use numbers or special characters. Just keep it short and simple. You can buy a domain in Pakistan from various domain registration agencies.

Set Up Website

Now that you have the domain and hosting selected, the next step is to set up your Website. WordPress is a great platform for blogging sites. Choose and install it by downloading it from WordPress.org. If you want, you can purchase WordPress hosting in Pakistan that comes with a 1 click WP installation.

Choose WordPress Theme

Once WordPress is installed and set up, just have to choose a theme to set the website design. There are various premium and free themes available. Choose the one that suits your Website theme and budget.

Install Plugin

Install the Yoast SEO plugin, Security plugin, and Social Media sharing plugin to finish it off. If you want you can also enhance WordPress speed with a Speed optimization Plugin. Your website is now ready for publishing blog posts with your audience.

Start Writing

Just start writing on your chosen topics. However, to be able to rank on Google as a new website, it’s best to get some keyword research done related to your topic and optimize your post with SEO. This way you won’t be hunting in the dark as only well-optimized blog posts with low-competition keywords has a chance to rank on the First page of Google for new sites. Over time, your site will become authoritative and then you can opt for more challenging keywords. But as a starter, stick to the low-competition but high-volume keywords. There are various tools such as Google Keyword Planner, Ahrefs Keyword Generator, SEMRush Keyword Magic tool, etc. where you can check for your desired keywords.


Publish & Share

Now that you are done with keyword research and have written and compiled a perfect blog post, it’s time to publish it on your blog and share it with the world! Your social media plugin will display the social handles clicking which you would be able to share it across all the popular social networks. Keep writing and posting and eventually, you will start to build good traffic to start making money. Good Luck!