In previous, we have talked about some basic concepts before starting a blog. As a blogger, I realised that Blogging isn’t free, Yes there are other ways where we can start a blog but to bring more exposure we need to invest some little amount of money on it.
In this article, we will learn how much does it cost to start a blog and things required to make a perfect blogging website.
How Much Does It Cost To Start A Blog
Top Level Domain Name
The very first investment you need to do is, you will have to purchase a Top-level Domain name. So the question arises, What is the Top level domain name? Top Level domain name is a domain extension which is widely used and is popular in the world of the Internet. So of the top level domain extensions are (.com, .in,.net, .org). This is a primary step in the journey of starting a blog/website.
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Best Web hosting Provider
Not just only Domain name is enough, there should be something where you need to store your files at the back end in order to run your website. So only Web hosting service is needed. Web hosting server will connect your purchased domain name and your website and both will get sync that will adjust and make it the proportional place for your website. But even this service is not free, you will have to pay for it.
Currently, The Tech Fever is hosted by Spidyhost. But also you can purchase this service from Bluehost or Hostgator for beginners.
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If you want to start a website/blog using WordPress, then you will have to need a Mobile Responsive Theme. So what is a theme? A theme is a unique interface which given a showcase of a website. For eg: if you visit the homepage of this website https://thetechfever.in. It will show you the interface layout with different designs. Same if you open it in your mobile browser, the theme will optimize to a mobile theme and you will see a different layout.
So basically, for every WordPress blog, a theme is required. Themes are classified into two categories, Free Theme and Paid Theme.
Free themes are basically those theme for which you don’t have to pay for using it. You can get it for free. But there are many limitations like Free theme doesn’t provide you an attractive layout, you cannot customize on your own. The only thing you can do is just Post your blog content.
Whereas, the Paid theme is a fully customizable theme where you can design your website according to your needs. Basically, for this, you will have to purchase the theme from the developers but its truly worthy as it’s a one-time investment and it gives a good exposure to your readers.[the_ad id=”1179″]
Presently, The Tech Fever is using a Paid theme which is Newspaper theme developed by Tagdiv.
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Plugins are the heart of any WordPress website/blog. Without Plugins, you can’t make your website rank nor monetized. What are plugins? Plugins are those WordPress applications that power WordPress to run effectively and give some unique features on it. Plugins are also classified into two categories Free and Paid. Most people use Free Plugin because it gives them more advantage and doesn’t require to go for Paid.
There are more than 1 million plugins available in WordPress Store, and out of which some of the plugins are highly recommended to use it on the WordPress site.
I will be telling you Some of the best effective plugins in near future.
This is the place where you have to invest a huge amount of, No, Not money but Your Talent and Dedication. Remember P.E.D on my previous article Patience, Enthusiasm, and Dedication. This three terms will derive you to write an quality content.
Always Remember, CONTENT IS KING. The more quality content, the more you will get exposure from People and surroundings. To write an quality content you should have to do a lot of Research on the topic you have to choose to write.
Networking and Sharing
Not just only quality content will give you more exposure, but the idea of getting more impressions is how much you can network or share your article with other people. The more you network the more you will get visitors. And Visitors are like god, they enhance your website which helps you to get higher rankings on search engine.
So be mature enough, Build a strong base and grow your building as much as high possible. Goodluck :).
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