Blogs are websites that focus on articles related to a specific topic, chosen by the author. If you like to write, or have a particular passion that you’d like to share with others, I’ll show you how you can create a blog in a few easy steps. As for success, well, that depends on a number of factors, and we’ll get into that as well.

First Steps

Choose a blog editing and publishing platform that you are comfortable with. There are some free services that you may want to check out, such as or Blogger. Then, choose a suitable blog title. Once you are all set up, you can start writing articles, attaching images, music and videos to the text. When you’re happy with your result, just click on “Publish”, and your article will be online.

How To Get Traffic To Your Blog

First of all, to attract visitors, start by asking your friends and acquaintances to subscribe to your blog. You can even share the articles on your Facebook profile or other social media accounts, such as Twitter or LinkedIn. Remember that links featuring a picture have more chances to get clicks than plain text ones.

Place interesting comments on other people’s blogs, list your site on blog directories to get some free backlinks and remember to be consistent, and to update the blog frequently.

Check Your Online Presence

There are tools that you can use to check how the blog is performing on the web. Online services, such as the one that you find at, can give you updated reports on your position on Google, together with tips on the best keywords to use in the articles’ tags. It’s also crucial to understand if your site is indexed correctly on Google or why some pages perform better than others.

So, are you ready to spread your word out there?