What is a Blog? How to Start a Successful Blog in 2022?

A lot of students who want to make online money ask a lot of questions about online earning. Most of them wanted to know how to earn money from home without investment? While getting the answers, many of them decide to start a ‘blog’ to start earning money from home.

What is a Blog?

If you are also one of those who wanted to start making online money from blogs, then first of all you should know what is a blog?

Basically, a blog is a short form of the word ‘weblog’. This term is used on the internet and it is just like another website but has its own style. In a blog, a writer or a group of writers express their views on different issues.

Their views, called posts, appear in reverse order on the blog. The latest published post appears in the first place and the readers usually have an option to comment on those views or on that post.

Now, we will talk about how to start a new blog in 2022. But if you want to know more about blogs and blogging, you can visit this link for more information:

How to Start a Blog in 2022?

Here is a simple guide for the newbies to start their own blog in 2022.

Choose a Blogging Platform

There are different platforms where you can start your own blog. The very common and easy-to-use platform is Blogger that is a blogging platform offered by Google.

You don’t need to spend a single penny to start your blog on Blogger. The only thing you need is your email address on Gmail and you can register with your Gmail ID on

The other famous platform is WordPress and you can start your own blog at WordPress as well for free. In both cases, you will not get your own domain name. Since you are starting it for free, you will get a subdomain on and on

It is recommended to start with your own domain. So you have to buy a domain from Godaddy, NameCheap, or any other domain name provider.

Choose Your Hosting Provider

Now, you need to host your files on a server, for which you need a hosting server. There are different hosting providers you can find. Some famous hosting providers are Godaddy, Hostgator, NameCheap, BlueHost, and many more.

NameCheap and Hostgator are relatively cheaper options, so as a newbie you can go with any of these.

Select a Niche for Blog

It is easy to start a niche-specific blog as you might focus on one niche. To select a niche, you should consider two different things.

  1. Your interest and your knowledge about that specific niche
  2. The demand and trend of that niche

If you don’t have knowledge about a specific niche and you start a blog on that just because that niche is trending, you will not be successful because of your lack of knowledge. When you have the knowledge and you have interest, and that niche is trending as well, you can start a successful blog.

Do Some Research Before Posting

When everything is ready, you bought your own domain and hosting, set up the blog on your preferred platform, now it is time to publish your first post.

But before that, you need to do some research. If you know SEO, then you should know the importance of Keyword research as well. Before you start writing your first post, you need to find some specific keywords about your topic. Even before that, you need to search about the topic as well on which you want to write.

Twitter is the best platform to get topic ideas. You can find different trends on Twitter and some of the trends might be relevant to your blog’s niche. From Twitter trends, you can select the topic to write on and some trends might also be used as keywords.

Once you do that, start writing and publish your first blog post with beautiful images and a video as well if possible. You can embed a YouTube video in your blog post that is related to your topic.


This is a very simple guide to start a successful blog in 2022. If you follow these simple steps you will be able to earn online money as well. But there are a lot more things that you should learn. Like, SEO, writing skills, hunting for the topics, setting up the blog (technical knowledge), and a few more things.

You will learn some of these things from YouTube and some with time.

Rashid Ali

I am a professional writer and a blogger who writes for different news sites and private blogs. I also do SEO and can provide top page rankings in Google.

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