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Blog Startups | Creating Web Presence

Why would you want to get involved with blog startups? Well, in today’s internet world, creating a strong web presence is mandatory if you hope to compete in the marketplace. What you need is a way for consumers to find you. Simply, a blog is a website that….

Blog Startups Easily Create A web Presence

Blog Startups _mock photo-blog-featured-imageBlog startups continue to saturate the web environment. Creating a blog can appear to be daunting. But Blog startups happen at an alarming rate. More often than you would imagine!

Getting Started

It is a simple, but highly necessary business tool. Starting a blog is much the same as starting a business. For the most part, much of the same principles apply. But with a slight twist of what is involved. for example, just as you would do with any business, you’re going to first secure the rights to a DBA (Doing Business As) name. Some circles identify a DBA as a trade name, fictitious name, or an assumed name. Without it, you’ll be challenged at promoting your services or products to the consumer. To identify your business to the public is establishing a presence among your competition in the marketplace. Registering for a DBA is a simple process. But for the purpose of this blog, let’s focus on what you need to do for creating web presence by developing a blog startup.

Why Blog Startups?

Why would you want to get involved with blog startups? Well, in today’s internet world, creating a strong web presence is mandatory if you hope to compete in the marketplace. What you need is a way for consumers to find you. Simply, a blog is a website that consists mainly of written content. Content that is all about your product or service. Your written content should promote you, your brand, and what your customer is looking for. Blog startups are great ways to get your brand out there, in front of your user or consumer.

What About Writing?

First of all, you don’t need to be a great writer to put together a great blog. As long as you are conversational with your brand, good content will result. And, as they say in the blogging world, content is king! You can easily find plenty of writing tools if you feel the need for improvement. The more informed the reader can become, the better your content will be. That’s a no-brain er! But don’t overlook the importance of issues like grammar and structure in your writing. These seemingly insignificant issues can be the key to success or mediocrity in any business!

If you’re not so confident with your own writing skills, there are online apps that will proofread your blog and help with issues like grammar. Furthermore, there are online courses available to further develop your skills with designing effective websites or polishing up on your writingicon. It just comes down to how much you’re willing to pay for the business persona you want to convey to the public.

Securing Your Domain

The first step in setting up your own blog site is registering a Uniform Resource Locator. More commonly known as a domain name or URL. A domain name or URL is simply a reference to a web resource, specifying a location on a computer network. The URL or domain name is the mechanism used to retrieve that location. at This is where you’ll easily search for a URL that you’ll want to be known by in the marketplace.

I would strongly recommend you secure your desired URL address before you register your DBA with the state. More than likely, you’re going to want your URL to match up closely with your DBA. This will make it more simple for prospective clients or customers to find you on the web. A word of advice, though. Be ready to buy that URL or domain name immediately upon your search showing availability. Otherwise, the next attempt you make at securing it, you may find that it’s available, but now for a price!

Blog Site Hosting

Blog Startups _WordPress-mock-blog-pageOnce you have registered a Domain or URL for your blog site, you’ll need to find a website hosting site. There are many web hosting options available on today’s web.

You can find a multitude of opinions. The web hosting service I’m most familiar with, and most confident with, is HostGator. Although HostGator also provides domain registration as well, just as godaddy offers web hosting, I prefer to keep these two entities separate. The reason for this is primarily control of where I want to use my domain name, and visa-versa. If you lock all your apples in the same basket, you may find that you lose flexibility and some level of leverage. However, sometimes the savings for bundling with one service or another could make up your mind for you. But the choice is always yours. Continue Reading

By BrieferBob

A free-lance writer, the author is an FAA Licensed Private Pilot. He received his first Bachelor of Arts Degree from Cal State University, Northridge. He was inducted into both the Golden Key International Honour Society and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society while pursuing a Bachelor Degree in Aviation Science at Utah Valley University. He's a traveler and a consumer who enjoys fly fishing, cycling, sailing, snowboarding, and golf on any other day. His writing offers briefings, advisories, alerts, and checklists for online shoppers.

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