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Part 5: How to start a blog; article posting

It has been a very long journey for many that have been following this from the beginning. They have also reached a point when they are asking themselves if there are really heading anywhere.

I can assure you that all this will make sense to you only if you will be taking action, so all those that are taking action will have results while working on this.

That been said I will make sure that this post is really brief so that we can have all the information that we need in as brief as we possibly can so that there is no one that will be left out but we all will be on the same page with regards to this.

Today we will be looking at posting something on the blog and all this is after we have setup the blog till this far as per steps that we have out lined above.  Meaning we are looking at those that have taken action if you have not, then this will still  be theory to you instead of it being practical. But I would urge that you also take action so that you are not just a spectator but an action taker.

When posting on the blog there are different information format that you can post on the blog. All this will depend on what you are blogging about. Some information that can be posted on the blog will be in formats like article, Video, Images or it can be a mixture of all these as it will all depend on what you are blogging about.

Photographers it will be mostly pictures that will be posted on their blogs.

For, writer it will be mostly articles that will comprise of a lot of text and it will look like an online magazine or newspaper.

Any artist this will mean a lot of videos that will be shared on the blog

So looking at this you will now have what you share on the blog depending on the niche that you are blogging about. Even with all these when it comes to blog posting steps that will lead you to the posting space are the same for all these blogging topics that you will be involved in.

These post can be done on a page of the blog or post section of the blog depending on where you want to add that post. We will take an example of post section because that is where most of posts are shared. Here are some steps that we will have to follow to get to this

New post

This will be first point that we will have to go to as we start to post so that we can open the post window in order to add that post.

Title

Once on the post window we will have to come up with a title of the post. When it comes to picking a title you will have to look at many things among which will trending and search engine optimized topics that you will have to look at. By taking all these two features in consideration you will have something that will give you the best result with regards to web traffic. It will be like this because many will be attracted to trending topics and others will be able to get to your site after searching for the keyword on google.

Post Body

Here is where you will be entering all the information depending on the line of blogging that you are looking at for example text, video, image or mixture of any.  Here you will also have to take into consideration that you have the SEO issue controlled and managed very well.

Publish: after you have finished posting details or you post and you want the post to be live and viewed by all those that are coming over to your blog you will have to publish it.

After all these steps have been followed you will have your post online and many will view it.

Congratulation for making it till this far blog posting.

 

6 Most Unique and must have WordPress plugins

If you find yourself in any place it all because of a certain purpose. Knowing that you are here I believe it is all because there is something that is here that you have been looking for nad that will be wordpress plugins.

Here I will be sharing some of the must have WordPress plugins that will change your site to another level all together. I am not only sharing with you as an information that I have received from somewhere but it is something that I am using even on this very blog smartonlineincomes.com.

Below are WordPress plugins that you must have on your plug. You might have heard many things but with regards to this but I would encourage you to take advantage of these for your blog so that you can also experience the change in your blogging career.

Many have been sharing very long lists but I will be sharing only a few tools that will bring that change. Making sure that you are not bored with the list I will be sharing 6 Unique must have WordPress plugins.

SEO by Yoast

wordpress plugin

In making sure that you have followed a proper channel with regards to your blog SEO then using this Plugin you will not get it wrong. Using this plugin once installed there will be ten steps that you will have to follow completing the SEO setting of your blog. Apart from the setting only you will be getting on time guidance when it comes to any post that you will be sharing on your blog. This will be via writing window for posts that you will be sharing on your blog.

Using this WordPress plugin you will be guided with regards to number of keywords on your blog, Image and other SEO issues required.

W3 Total Cache

wordpress plugin

For all that are used to browsing sites will agree with me that among some of things that are really disappointing when it comes to sites that will be delaying  in opening of sites. Because of this, many have ended up not going further with any site because it delayed in opening. Making sure that there is solution for everything with regards to this, you will have to take great advantage of this WordPress plugin so that you can see these results that many have been expecting. You might be thinking that this is not really necessary but I can assure you to take advantage and be fully equipped in this online business journey.

Google XML Sitemaps

google_xml_sitemap

At making sure that your blog or site is well understood by the search engines there is no any other WordPress plugin that does it better like this one. Using this plugin most of post that you will be sharing on your blog or website will be indexed as soon as possible. You will finally save your time in making sure that you do not have to create the sitemap but this will be generated automatically.

Contact Form 7

google_xml_sitemap wordpress plugins

Keeping in touch is something that we need to do on many occasions. On the offline networking with most of the time we manage to get in touch and that is something that we also need online. Using this WordPress plugin you will be able to get this sorted making it your final solution.

BackupBuddy

back_up_buddy wordpress plugins

If there is something that you will have to very careful with when it come online business is losing the data. This might make you lose all the information that you have been working on all this long. In ensuring that all this information is safe then you will agree with me that back up buddy is the best solution.

Using this plugin you will not be an option losing any data because you will always be having your information somewhere.

Google Analytics

google_analytics wordpress plugins

Now that you have blog or website it is like having a shop, you will then have to track and know how many people are coming over to your blog. In the offline business, it is not really easy to keep count of all these that are coming over to your shop and where from. However online using plugins like the google analytics you will be able to know where all these are coming from and who are they that is gender, age and more.

There will be a lot of information that you will get from this plugin alone that will help you in so that you are going on the right track.

Till this,  all that is required for you is making sure that you have installed all these WordPress plugins on your blog. Apart from installation, you will have to activate these and have they setup so that they are working.

Looking forward to having again as we look at setup of these Plugins one by one