How to Setup a Blog

In today’s lesson on how to make money online, we will quickly discus on how to setup a blog.

We will use WordPress as a blogging software in our discussion.


What is WordPress?

WordPress is a free content management system (CMS) brought to you by Attomatic INC. You can use WordPress as a robust tool to create beautiful blogs and websites as you like. WordPress is both free and priceless. This means that the usefulness of the platform can never be priced at all, rather it’s given to us to use it for free.


Buy Custom Domain Name

A custom domain name is a special identity for your blog. A typical example is the one used by this blog “”, i.e Make Money Online in Nigeria. I could be anything with the attached extension. It could be,, and son on and so forth. The domain extension signifies the attribute of the domain. It can be,, or it can even contain an extension of a particular country like signifying Nigeria or signifying Ghana. It could be anything example. or dot.footbal. It’s advisable to chose a domain name that is related to the business niche that your website or blog is about.

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Buy Hosting Services

The next thing is to buy a very good hosting services. There are many of them around the world and the pricing depends on each provider. I recommend GoDaddy, or SiteGround Hosting because  that is where i am hosting most of my blogs. They are fairly cheap and affordable.

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Web hosting is where you’ll host your website of blog. There are certain things you need to consider when choosing a web hosting service providers. We’ve compiled the list of trusted web hosting provider you should patronize for your inspiration.


Install WordPress Themes

Having bought your web hosting services, what you now need to know is to install WordPress theme that is suitable to what you need. There are quit a number of free WordPress themes in the WordPress Themes Repository.  Also, if you need your website or blog to have a unique and personal look, you can decides to use a premium themes for your blog. Premium themes make you blog to stand out from many other blogs out there. You can browse the list of our specially handpicked Premium WordPress themes for your inspiration.


Do major and minor Customization 

There are most important things you should after installing WordPress. This includes major and minor customization and will make your blog fully optimized for web presence. You may need to install various plugins and widget to ease the use of the blogging software. WordPress is very good because you can virtually do anything with it because they’ve developed plugins for everything you can think of. This is one of the feature of WordPress that makes it better over its contemporaries.


You are Done!


Write and Publish Your Post

This is the most important section that will determined your blogging success. Your blog will not be profitable if you don’t have enough web contents to boost your SEO. There are several tips on how to write a blog post around the web. You can also use our How-To Resources as a source of inspiration to come up with killers blog posts.


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Ifiokobong Ibanga is a life coach, a mentor and an inspirational speaker. He like testing ideas to find out what works. Sure, he has made substantial income online, so he's knowledgeable enough to teach you. Chat Ifiokobong Ibanga on Twitter here: Follow @IfiokobongR Join me on Facebook Chat!

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  1. chukwuebuka says:

    Thanks a lot for your gift of information Sir I really appreciated. My question here is, how may I get stated? My number is, 08130308351

  2. Dare Mike says:

    How much do i pay for domain and hosting?

  3. paul praise says:

    how can I setup a blog?

  4. divine says:

    I was able to set up my blog. Dropped a trial post. But i hv problem with the post a comment section. Its not visible with a box.
    pls tell my wht to do.

    thank u.

  5. yusuf says:

    sir, is it a must one pay for hosting service can’t one get it free.

  6. yusuf says:

    sir is it every month or every year u renew? and will it be automatic or manual renewal

  7. ALOKALAM says:

    Am dumb founded u’ve said it all but,i have a question if for instance am true with my blog,which one of these is more preferable to make more profit is it Ebook or pdf or app
    and when they download do i the blogger earn money from it.

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