Blogging has become such a common activity among internet users that you can find a blog on just about any topic imaginable. With so many bloggers on the web today, how can you get in on the action and set yourself apart from the rest?
First, do your research. Read blogs. See which topics are of interest to readers. Check out blog hosting sites such as LiveJournal, Blogger and WordPress to determine which ones will meet your needs. As you are deciding which site to use, it is also a good idea to network with other bloggers to get tips on how to get started and keep up to date on the blogosphere.
Consider what you would like to write about. Which topics are you interested in, and which particular niche do you want to pursue? It is important to know your audience, especially if you are interested in eventually having a commercial blog.
Once you have decided on your niche, choose a catchy, creative blog title that not only reflects the subject of your writing, but that also attracts readers to your site. Once you have your blog all set up, start writing, and don’t forget to have fun i
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