Recently we have been hearing words like blogging with WordPress, making money through ads ,affiliates marketing from those blogs.Photographers , industries ,filmmakers using WordPress using it to show their talents.If you are and you are curious about it , let me give full concept of what blogging is , how it works .
[heading size=”10″]What is Blog ?[/heading]
“Web Blog” is abbreviated as “Blog” which means a site that gives or maintains information as a process.Blogs ranges from personal to political and focus on one particular area or subject to give information.Even though every blog is different from others ,there are a few things that are common to every blog.
Common to Every Blog:
- Main Content area with articles listed chronologically , newest on top .
- Articles organized in to catagories ,sub catagories.
- An archive of old articles.
- Comment section to reply on a post.
- Feeds like RSS , Atom to give subscribers a way to follow their regular posts.
How the blog is different from CMS like WordPress ?
Content Management System abbreviates as CMS is a software that give a method of managing website. Many blogging software programs are considered a specific type of CMS . While CMS programs offer vast and sophisticated features, a basic blogging tool provides an interface to you to write, and the blogging tool takes care of the rest of the site management.
WordPress is one such advanced blogging tool and it provides a rich set of features. Through its Administration Panels, you can set options for the behavior and presentation of your weblog.Via Administration Panels, you can easily compose a blog post, push a button, and be published on the internet, instantly! WordPress goes to great pains to see that your blog posts look good through themes , the text looks beautiful, and the html code it generates conforms to web standards.
How WordPress stands first while it it comes to blogging ?
There are many blogging software and CMS’s like Joomla ,Drupal etc., around the web , but why WordPress is chosen,its because of the following reasons.
- Best control over your blog.
- Great look through free and Premium themes.
- Great Plugins and support.
- SEO Optimized.
- Highly secured and constant updates.
- Easy presence on social media through widgets.
Can we earn Money from blog ?
The answer is Yes! , there are many ways to get money from blog which i will give broad details in upcoming posts.A brief details here:
- Advertisements on your blog
- Affiliate Marketing
- Selling your own products
Placing ads in your blog through various programs like Adsense, yahoo ads get you a decent income if you have a great daily visitors.Affiliate Marketing is selling other’s products or refering them which upon you get a commission for that product.Selling your own products by targeting specific audience.
Ok, now i know what a blog is and how it works and we can earn money from blog.But how do i do it.There are many sites in the web that talks about these questions for you, just googling is a good solution.But sometimes(mostly) you get a junk of information you don’t know or you don’t want to know, then don’t worry this site gives you a pretty good information from beginner level to advanced level WordPress , just stick to it.