A Guide on How to Start and Monetize a Successful Blog
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A Guide on How to Start and Monetize a Successful Blog

Building and monetizing a successful blog, involves tech skills, personal branding, SEO and more. Learn all about it!
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Last updated 4/2020
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • 1 Practice Test
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to Start a Successful Blog
  • How to Monetize your Blog
  • How to Make your Blog a Brand
  • How to Effectively Market your Blog
  • How to Apply Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for your Blog
Requirements
  • This course has no requirements
  • Basic technical knowledge can be helpful
Description

In this course, you will learn how you can build a successful blog in terms of the technical process, personal branding, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and marketing. Also, you will learn about all the available options for monetizing your blog.


WHAT OTHER STUDENTS SAY ABOUT THE COURSE:

  • "I'm really interested in blogging and this course clearly explains, in simple language, what I need to know in order to properly start my blog and make money from it."


MORE ABOUT THE COURSE:

You start a blog, when you have to share something with the world. A blog gives you a voice to share your passion with the world. In my case, I share my knowledge and passion on databases, programming and other technical stuff. Someone else, might be sharing a passion on creative writing, on beauty tips, on cooking, and so many more topics, everything via blogging!

Blogging has been my passion for over 20 years. Over all these years, I have built successful blogs with thousands of monthly visitors, new and returning. Via my blogs, I have learned a lot and I have also connected with many great people on my areas of interest.

I have created this course which is actually a guide, in order to share all my tips on how to start and monetize a successful blog.

Via my course, you will learn about the technical stuff you need to take into consideration when setting up a blog and the creative process of blogging. Then we will talk about how you can drive traffic to your blog and get visibility, using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and marketing techniques. Last, we will talk about the different options that you have, for monetizing your blog.


AFTER THE COURSE:

  • You will know how to start and monetize a successful blog in terms of:

    • The technical processes

    • The creative process

    • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

    • Marketing your content

    • Monetizing your blog


PREREQUISITES:

  • This course, has no actual requirements

  • Basic technical knowledge can be helpful though


THIS COURSE CONTAINS/OFFERS:

  • 1.5 hours of high-quality video

  • Useful quizzes for testing your knowledge on each section

  • A practice test in the end of the course

  • Ability to ask the instructor questions via the Q&A section

  • Certificate on course completion

Who this course is for:
  • People who are passionate on a topic and want to start a blog
  • People who want to turn their blog into a business and monetize it
  • People who want to make their blog a Brand
  • People who want to learn about the entire process of setting up a blog/website
Course content
Expand all 35 lectures 01:22:30
+ Introduction
3 lectures 07:44

This is the introduction to the course. We will talk about how this course is structured and what will you learn after completing this course.

Preview 03:37

In this lecture, you will learn about the benefits of blogging.

Preview 02:50

In this lecture, we will discuss the requirements prior to start blogging.

Requirements for Blogging
01:17
+ The Technical Stuff
8 lectures 23:05

This lecture, is an overview of what you will learn in this section.

Section Overview
00:43

In this lecture, you will learn about the different options for hosting your content (i.e. your blog) online.

Hosting your Content Online
01:48

In this lecture, we will discuss the option of using a custom domain name versus the option of using a free blog name (i.e. subdomain).

Preview 04:38

In this lecture, you will learn about the factors that you need to take into consideration when choosing your Content Management System (CMS) for creating and managing your content.

Choosing your CMS Platform
02:26

In this lecture, you will learn about the process of setting up your domain and CMS platform.

Setting up Your Domain and CMS Platform
05:29

In this lecture, you will learn about the process of setting up a mailing lists and newsletters.

Setting up a Mailing List/Newsletter
03:27

In this lecture, we will talk about the security considerations that you need to take into account, when setting up a blog.

Security Considerations
03:50

This lecture, is a recap of what you have learned in this section.

Section Recap
00:44

Test what you've learned in this section!

The Technical Stuff
4 questions
+ The Creative Process
6 lectures 11:14

This lecture, is an overview of what you will learn in this section.

Section Overview
02:49

In this lecture, we will talk about the creative process of choosing your blog’s main topic.

Preview 02:30

In this lecture, we will talk about the importance of using a writing schedule.

Deciding your Writing Schedule
02:30

In this lecture, we will talk about the creative process of start writing posts in your newly created blog!

Start Writing!
01:04

In this lecture, we will talk about the importance of keep on adding content to your blog, even in the case where you have not yet started getting a significant amount of visitor traffic to your blog.

Continue Writing!
01:05

This lecture, is a recap of what you have learned in this section.

Section Recap
01:16

Test what you've learned in this section!

The Creative Process
4 questions
+ Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
5 lectures 14:34

This lecture, is an overview of what you will learn in this section.

Section Overview
00:28

In this lecture, we will talk about what Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is.

Preview 03:35

In this lecture, we will talk about the importance of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and why you need it for your blog.

Why you Need Search Engine Optimization?
01:52

In this lecture, you will learn some of the most important Search Engine Optimization (SEO) tips, in order to increase the traffic to your blog.

Search Engine Optimization Tips
07:42

This lecture, is a recap of what you have learned in this section.

Section Recap
00:57

Test what you've learned in this section!

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
4 questions
+ Marketing your Blog
5 lectures 09:51

This lecture, is an overview of what you will learn in this section.

Section Overview
00:32

In this lecture, we will talk about the importance of blog analytics and how they can help you to understand many useful statistics about the traffic you get on your blog.

The Importance of Analytics
03:05

In this lecture, we will talk about the importance of social media and how they can contribute, towards the success of your blog.

Preview 01:24

In this lecture, you will learn how to market your blog and content.

How to Market your Blog and Content
04:04

This lecture, is a recap of what you have learned in this section.

Section Recap
00:46

Test what you've learned in this section!

Marketing your Blog
4 questions
+ Monetizing your Blog
6 lectures 09:23

This lecture, is an overview of what you will learn in this section.

Section Overview
00:23

In this lecture, we will talk about when is the right moment to start making money from your blog.

When to Start Monetization of Your Blog
01:33

In this lecture, you will learn how to start making money from your blog, using display and click ads.

Making Money from Display and Click Ads
02:21

In this lecture, you will learn how to start making money from your blog, using affiliate links.

Making Money from Affiliate Links
01:39

In this lecture, we will talk about other interesting opportunities that might come up because of your great blog!

Other Opportunities
02:45

This lecture, is a recap of what you have learned in this section.

Section Recap
00:42

Test what you've learned in this section!

Monetizing your Blog
4 questions
+ Wrap-Up
1 lecture 02:17

This lecture, is a recap on what you have learned in this course.

What Have you Learned in this Course?
02:17

This is the main practice test for this course. It consists of 15 questions and can help you test what you've learned in this course.

Course Practice Test
15 questions
+ Learning More
1 lecture 04:22

Bonus lecture.

Bonus Lecture
04:22