How to Start Writing a Personal Blog

A personal blog is something that can earn you fame, respect, and money and become your career if taken seriously. Here, I am going to discuss some basic rules and tips for starting your personal blog.

Blogging has become one of the most essential pastimes on the internet. Different people have different aims to start a blog. Some people start a blog to earn money while others start a blog just for fun. For the purpose of starting a blog, the people use the weblogs. These weblogs are used as a personal journal. Basically, a blog is a discussion website on the WWW. Each blog post is discrete and it shows the writing skills and abilities of the writers

Some essential tips to start a personal blog are given below;

1) Choose your blog

Before starting a personal blog, you will have to select a platform to create a blog. This platform is known as a blog host. There are dozens of blogging hosts available on the internet. You just need to select one of them according to your desires and needs. If you are interested in the free blog hosts,, Blogger, Tumbler, and are the best blog posts. On the other hand, if you are interested in the paid blog hosts, GoDaddy, BlueHost and HostGator are the best blog posts.

After selecting a blog host, you should determine how much control you want over your URL. Its reason is that if you have chosen a free blog hosting platform, you will get a domain name with the name of this blog hosting platform like On the other hand, if you have chosen paid blogging host, you will get your custom domain like The free blogging host provides you with limited control over your blog. On the other hand, a paid blog hosting platform provides you with full control and you can customize it according to your desire.

2) Getting started

After choosing the blog host, the next step is to start your blog. You can easily start your personal blog by designing the look of your blog, by setting the options of your blog servers, by designing your blog for the simple navigation and by creating your first blog post.

Most of the bloggers try to provide their own introduction in the first blog post. It is the best idea to write the first blog about the motivating factors that have motivated you to start your personal blog. After the first post, you should try to write posts about those topics only which are interesting to you.

3) Maintain your blog

Now, it’s time to maintain your blog. While maintaining your blog;

  1.  it is one of the most important tips that you should create blog posts on a daily basis. 
  2. Secondly, you should try to keep your blog posts as short as possible. Its reason is that short and concise blog posts are easy to digest for the readers.
  3. Thirdly, you should be truthful. To be truthful means that you should not try to share wrong things just for the sake of impressions and clicks. 
  4. At last, you should not ignore your readers and commenter. You should try to reply to each comment on your blog. This thing can become a cause of increasing engagement of the readers in your blog posts. 

Albert Barkley

Hello, my name is Albert Barkley. I am working as education consultant with a UK based firm after completion of my PhD. I like to write on different social, tech and education trends.

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