Set Up a Successful Blogging Business from Home
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Set Up a Successful Blogging Business from Home

Go from boring job to a successful blog with confidence with the help of a Blog Marketing Expert.
4.6 (5 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,156 students enrolled
Created by Jake Hare
Last updated 7/2015
Price: $35
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 6 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Setup Your Own Custom Domain
  • Choose The Best Hosting Plan
  • Install/Set Up Wordpress
  • Access HTML Files Manually (For Advanced Users)
  • Navigate Wordpress Dashboard And All Functions
  • Upload Pictures/Videos/Files To Their Site
  • Design Your Own Home,About,Contact, Other Pages
  • Edit/Design Elements Of Your Site (Widgets/Sections/Divs/etc)
  • Maximize Social Media Engagement
  • Implement Best SEO Practices
  • Increase E-mail Subscribers
  • Fully Monetize Your Blog
  • Use/Implement Google Analytics
  • Install/Activate Plugins
  • Analyze Best Techniques/Data To Maximize Profits
  • Set Up E-Commerce
  • Write/Edit Blog Posts With Best Practices
  • Set Up A Blog Calendar For Best Results
  • Improve Engagement
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  • A Computer
  • Dedication
  • Writing/Proofreading Skills
  • Research Abilities
  • Tough Skin

Here's What Some Of The Students Have Said About This Course:

I took this course because I needed a basic explanation on how to get people to read my blog on a regular basis as well as hopefully make money from doing what I love - blogging and traveling! This course is perfect for beginners. It thoroughly explains everything you need to know for growing a following and how to set up your blog to make money! Step by step with no gaps so you don't get lost. I quickly got followers (exponentially more) and was able to set up and get subscribers. Do yourself a favor and take it. Seriously.

- Elizabeth

I learned how to setup my website, SEO, the mindset of content creation, and how to implement a monetization strategy (because he gives his strategy away to us)...gotta love it!

- Mogue Courses

So what's stopping you? What's holding you back from your success?

- From creating your blog

- Making $1k+ per month, every month

- Learning all of my secrets to doing so


... and that's just the half of what you'll get out of this course.

In this course, you will learn everything needed to set up a successful blog online in any area of choice as well as learn how to market your blog. This includes the domain/hosting set up, design of the site, and even an entire section devoted to growing your following by social media marketing and email subscribers. The tips and techniques used in this course are from my background in Web Design, Marketing, And Social Media Management, as well as insight from the best names in the business (KISSmetrics, Buffer, Alexa).

Instead of creating multiple courses covering all of these topics, I decided to make a super-course that will cover everything you need to create a successful, and profitable blog.

Course Outcomes:

  • How to set up your own hosting/domain
  • Knowing how to plan out a campaign
  • Complete guide of setting up your website
  • Best practices for monetization (MAKE MONEY!)
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Build Email Subscribers
  • Know why ad space is bad
  • How to obtain funds via direct deposit or Paypal
What You'll Benefit From This Course:
  • Increase Your Subscribers By 300%!
  • Start Making Money Doing What You Love
  • Learn Marketing, Web Design, Monetization
  • $1k to $10k per month, EVERY MONTH

I even include the best plugins to use for your blog as of August 2015 ABSOLUTELY FREE!

Still not convinced? Google Search: Highest Paid Bloggers.

Their success is not only reputable, it's also REPEATABLE. Their monthly earnings range from 2,000 - 80,000 USD per month.

If you think you have what it takes to become a blogger, then THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU!

Who is the target audience?
  • Any Age
  • Any Level
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Curriculum For This Course
25 Lectures
5 Lectures 26:39

Overview Of The Course

Learning Outcomes

Why This Course?

Preview 02:01

Thinking Of An Idea For Your Blog

Creating A Project Timeline

Extra Resources For Project Planning

Preview 08:13

Best Domain Hosting Companies Explained

How To Set Up For CMS Install, Or For Advanced Users using backend for HTML design (not recommended).

Finding The Right Template For You (or creating your own).

Preview 08:25

How To Set Up Wordpress

How To Access Files Manually (advanced users)

Setting Up Wordpress (Or manually editing HTML files)

Review Of Section 1

Section 1 Quiz
4 questions

Section 1 Recap
Designing Your Blog
4 Lectures 55:53

How To Navigate The Dashboard

What Is Frontend/Backend?

What is HTML/CSS?

How To Edit Text?

How Do I Change Theme Options (Template Only)?

How Do I Upload Images?

Learn How To Use Wordpress

The First Step: Make Your Homepage Stand Out.

Add Specific Eye-Catching Content

Make Sure Its All Responsive (Can resize on any device).

Make Your Brand Name Known (Who/What/Why/How).

Setting Up Your Homepage

Round-Up of Designing Your Blog

Other Pages, Set Up Menu and Sidebar

Section 2 Quiz
6 questions

Section 2 Recap
Setting Up Your Blog For The Biggest Reach
6 Lectures 46:29

How To Set Up Social Share

Why You Need This!

Setting Up A Social Share Tool

Basics Of SEO

Best Plugin For Search Engine Optimization

How To Use It

Installing SEO For Your Pages/Blog Posts

How To Build Up Your Email Subscribers

Best Plugin/Service To Monitor And Grow Your Subscribers

CTA: Email Subscribers

How To Analyze The Data From Your Blog

What You Should Do In Certain Cicrumstances

Analyzing Data For Optimum Reach

BONUS! Basics Of Social Media Marketing

Section 3 Quiz
4 questions

Section 3 Recap
Monetizing Your Blog: Turning It Into A Money Maker
6 Lectures 32:53

Gain traffic for reputable businesses or companies

Geared towards your audience, unlike PPC

How to set it up on your blog

1. How To Cross-Promote Your Blog

The pro's and cons of advertising

How to set up your blog for the best results

Why you should wait until you have a large following to try this strategy

2. Reaping Benefits From A Larger Following

The Leading Practices From Top Bloggers Explained

How To Monetize Your Blog Just Like The Top Bloggers

How Anyone Can Do This - With The Right Attitude And Skills

3. How To Market Yourself - And Make 144K A Month Doing It

Monetizing Your Blog (Slides)
5 pages

What Is Ecommerce?

How To Set It Up

Best Services To Use (for non-coders)

Ecommerce Explained

Section 4 Quiz
5 questions

Section 4 Recap
Creating Content For Your Blog
3 Lectures 23:39

Before starting this section, please make sure to finish all of the previous sections. This will maximize your reach as well as your ability to profit from your blog.

Your First Blog Post

Benefits To Setting Up A Monthly Calendar

How To (Do's and Don'ts)

Analyzing Your Following

Setting Up A Blog Calendar

Installing Disqus

Improving Engagement

Section 5 Quiz
5 questions
Best Plugins To Use As Of August 2015: EXTRA
1 Lecture 00:10
Best Plugins And Services For Your Blog: Aug 2015
About the Instructor
Jake Hare
4.6 Average rating
5 Reviews
1,156 Students
1 Course
Social Media and Blog/Web Design Expert

IT Specialist, Web Programmer, Graphic Designer, Blog Curator, Social Media Manager, Marketing Guru. Studied Computer Science/ Business Management. Got bored of just programming, so I wanted to learn everything! Now after years of testing my skills, I want to learn more by teaching. Hopefully beginners and experts alike will find my courses useful and helpful, to usher in the new generation of self-made entrepreneurs and maybe even millionaires.

From San Diego, CA, currently living in Los Angeles, CA.