Before starting a blog there are a few things you need to do. One of the biggest motivations many started blogging was to allot more free time to pursue other interests. Many have interests that they do not necessarily want to discuss, but love to write about, and wish to say more. Great for you!! But if you’ve been anything like me just a few months back, and understand nothing about starting a blogging website, then let go for a moment.

Starting a blog is actually pretty easy. If you already have a website you can use your template from that site. Otherwise you’ll have to design your own website, from scratch. Either way it’s not that hard to make a website, you can have it up within a day.

Once you’ve got your blog up and running, you can then begin to market it. This is done through search engines, which are the best way of getting the word out about your blog. Every now and again you’re going to want to get involved in blogging to promote yourself, your blog, or anything else that is related to your blog. I recommend getting involved with the “blogging world” on Twitter, Facebook, Digg etc… You just have to get out there and be seen. You can also submit to RSS directories, which is a good way of getting more eyeballs to your blog as well.