When you want to start a side hustle, a new career, a new business, or a new passive income source, one thing that coaches and the internet will tell you is to start a blog. But how do you go about starting a blog with no knowledge or experience? for many of us in Nigeria, this is a big challenge. When I started blogging, I just went on and on making mistakes and doing trial-and-error. However, I have decided to share and help others navigate their way through this. So, I put together a webinar titled “A Beginner’s Guide To Blogging”.

After the webinar, I put together the slides, which you can download here.

Here is what you will learn from the ‘Beginner’s Guide To Blogging’ webinar

What blogging is all about? What is a blog?

Blogging started in 1994 and has grown from being personal diaries to educational, information content, lifestyle and many more.

What is the difference between a blog and a website?

Many people do not know that there are huge differences between a blog and a website. How about you? Well, you can find out now by watching a replay of the webinar.

Is it better to have a website or a blog?

After knowing the difference between a website and a blog, which would you rather have?

Why do you need to start a blog?

There are many reasons for starting a blog. It could be to grow your business or personal brand. Without a reason, you will be left confused. Find out the most important reasons why you need a blog on the webinar slides.

How do you start a blog?

When creating a blog, you should start by conducting your research and then make a decision based on the checklist provided on the slides.

Types of blogs you can start

  1. Lifestyle
  2. Travel
  3. Find out more on the Webinar slides.

What’s the difference between self-hosting and free-hosting?

A web host allows your blog to be seen on the internet. Hosting is what makes your blog accessible to internet users. The best way to host your blog is if you have a WordPress hosted blog. Hosting companies include GoDaddy, Whogohost, Bluehost, Namecheap. You can source your domain names from them as well. 

Also learn the advantages and disadvantages of self and freely hosted blogs, how to monetize your blog, pages you need on your blog, tips and Platforms to grow your blog

Get access to other blogging guides and materials here:

Personal Blogging in Nigeria

Content Calendar for Bloggers

You can also watch the replay of the webinar on my YouTube channel.

1 Comment

  1. Oluwatoyin Reply

    Thank you so much for this blog post, it is insightful and I’m so enlightened by it.

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