ProBlogger's Free Ultimate Guide to Starting a Blog

A Free 7-Step Course to Starting Your Blog
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (124 ratings)
8,540 students
3hr 14min of on-demand video
English [Auto]

We’ve designed this course so that by the end you’ll not only have a blog - but that you’ll have a blog with strong foundations and having made some smart decisions that will increase the chances of its success.


  • There are no requirements or prerequisites for this course and you don't need technical expertise


If you've ever thought about starting a blog, wondered if blogging is right for you, or are ready to jump right in and start a blog for yourself or your business this course is for you.

In this FREE Ultimate Guide to Start a Blog Course, ProBlogger founder Darren Rowse will guide you through 7 steps to start your own blog.

1. Is a blog right for you? What is your blogging purpose?

2. What will you blog about? Define your blogging niche and make sure it's viable

3. What will you call your blog? 4 factors to consider when choosing a domain name

4. Start your blog - register your domain name, set-up hosting and install WordPress

5. Get your blog looking good - blog design and theme choices

6. Add content and functionality to your blog with WordPress

7. Blog launch checklist and bonus learning modules on email and social media

Who this course is for:

  • This course can help you whether you:
  • Have a business and want to start a blog
  • Want a business and see blogging as a pathway to making money


Darren Rowse
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 124 Reviews
  • 8,540 Students
  • 1 Course

Darren Rowse has been blogging since 2002 on over 30 blogs. He’s been earning a full time living from his blogs since 2005. These days he focuses his time upon ProBlogger (Blogging Tips) and Digital Photography School (A Photography Community).

These two sites reach a combined audience of millions every month. Darren is the author of ProBlogger the book, founder of ProBlogger Events and speaks regularly on blogging and social media.

ProBlogger is dedicated to helping other bloggers learn the skills of blogging, share their own experiences and promote the blogging medium.

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