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How To Start A Travel Blog | Travel Blogging 101 For Beginners

how to start a travel blog Travel blogging 101 for beginners hey guys bryan with wp cupid blog and in this video I'm going to be showing you a complete Travel blogging 101 for beginners tutorial on how to start a travel blog whether you be a technology have no experience at blog starting or even if you are a pro this travel blogging 101 for beginners tutorial video will be perfect for you the great thing about this tutorial is this extremely easy they'll fall along with even if you have no experience in starting and setting up a travel blog by following this tutorial video you will have your travel blog set up in as little as 10 minutes at the end of this video you will have your travel blog successfully started I'm gonna be providing you with a bunch of helpful resources that will help you in your travel blogging starting journey towards the end of the video so stay tuned the first step I'm gonna cover is how to choose and register your own domain name for free to have a blog you have to have a domain name step two I'll be going over how to choose a hosting provider to have a blog you have to have hosting step three is getting our blog set up for free with the most popular blogging software today the blogging platform is WordPress if you want your blog to rank reach success etc WordPress is the way to go if you don't have time to start your WordPress blog right this second be sure to bookmark this video so you can come back to it later let's get started the first thing you want to do is head on over to Bluehost via the link that I provided in the description Bluehost is will be getting a free domain name and up to 63 percent off web hosting make sure you click the link in the description to get this great deal to have a blog you have to have a domain name for people to find your blog and web hosting that powers your WordPress blog a little about Bluehost Bluehost powers over 2 million websites worldwide in over 850,000 blogs around the world they're also recommended by WordPress themselves since 2005 they instantly install WordPress for you which makes starting a blog that much easier they provide 24/7 support via chat email and phone and they have a 30-day money-back guarantee if for any reason you are unhappy you can cancel and get a refund that no questions asked within the first 30 days I do want to mention that the link is an affiliate link and I'll receive a commission which help support this channel and upses put out more wordpress tutorial videos once you click the link you'll be at the Bluehost home page you'll see the get started button on the page click the button this is where you can select your hosting plan you'll see three different options you'll see a basic plan a Plus plan and a prime plan I recommend going with the basic plan then you can always scale up whenever you like if you have more than one website then you wanted to choose either the plus plan or prime plan I'm gonna choose the basic plan for this tutorial as this is most common go ahead and hit the select button on whichever plan you would like to use we are now brought to a the main page where we can choose a domain name that we want completely free or if you already have a domain name you enter in over on the right for the new domain you can select if you want to be a dot-com dotnet org etc that comp it's the most popular domain extension so I'd recommend going with acom if you can I'm gonna type in a domain here and click the next button you were now brought to a create your account page this is real input your information we have first name last name the business name is optional put your country address information in put a phone number and lastly the best email for you as you'll get emailed a receipt of payment and a copy of your login credentials etc below that you will see package information you'll see account plan this is rican select the term for your hosting package you have 12 months 24 months 36 months and 60 months as you can see you'll save money the longer you purchase your hosting for I'm gonna select the 12 months package this setup fee is free domain registration is free let's encrypt SSL is free this SSL feature is a free SSL certificate which makes your site secure with the green bar and with the HTTPS the main privacy isn't I don't that I highly recommend it will prevent telemarketers and marketers getting a hold of your personal contact information and bugging you with their services the domain privacy will shell Bluehost information for the site and not yours site lock security fine is security for your WordPress website and protects it from hackers I'd unselect this as there are really good free alternatives you'll see code guard code guard creates daily backups allows you to restore your sight with a click of a button in case something happens there are free alternatives that work just the same SEO tools start you can keep unselected this add-on will submit your site the search engines and provide a report on your site ranking and keyword rankings submitting your site the search engines you can do for free this isn't necessary to have all these add-ons are completely optional and up to you to get as you can see you're saving a lot for this hosting package below that you will input your payment information I'm not gonna fill this out for protection of personal information once you information is filled in you want to select the I've read and agreed to Bluehost privacy policy in terms of service now click the submit button you are now brought to a page we will choose a password for your Bluehost account I click to create your password button and put the password you would like click the I of read and agreed to boulos privacy policy in terms and conditions and click the next button you will now be directed to a congratulations page click the blue log in button to log into Bluehost Blose is also going to at this time email your dashboard login information to the email address you provided you and now see pick your theme Bluehost has a bunch of awesome free wordpress themes you can choose from you can select the theme now if you want to or below the themes you can click skip this step if you choose a theme now you can always change your theme you pick without any problem at a later date I'll be going over this in more detail later in the video once you choose your free theme or click skip this step you'll be at the page here stating all done click the button that says start building to start building your blog on WordPress once you click that muggin you'll be at the wordpress dashboard this is what the wordpress dashboard looks like it'll ask you a few questions as you can see if you don't need help just click that you don't need help option once you do that you will see this page you will see blog posts where you can add a new blog post you will see where you can add new pages to your blog if you want to change your navigation menus you can do so easily and if you are going to sell products on your site you can install WooCommerce to do so on the far left you will see tabs hover over them and get to learn them post is where you can add new post pages is where you can new pages the media Tavis where your images will show that you upload to your blog comments is where you can view comments people leave on your blog plugins is where you can install plugins for your blog almost any customization or feature that you would want more than likely there's a plug-in already made for it appearance is where you can change the look of your theme or change your theme to another one or a premium theme select themes when you hover over appearance it will showcase free wordpress themes that you can choose from if you select most popular we show you the most popular free WordPress themes hover over a theme and click install and then click activate to make the theme your WordPress theme you should also see add new theme on this page this is where you can add a new theme if you got it from another site or it is a premium theme a great resource I've used for several years and recommend for professional WordPress themes that look like an award-winning designer HD did your blog is creative market this is a creative market wordpress blog themes page you can easily browse wordpress blogging premium themes click on them and get a live preview of themes as you can see here here's a few examples of premium WordPress themes that are already pre-made for you to input your information or change however you'd like you'll see they look really good click the link in the description below to check out creative market in the top left of your WordPress dashboard you will see welcome here or your site title towards the top of the page click this to view your site to log in to your WordPress dashboard you can do so via the Bluehost cPanel or by typing in your domain name with a slash WP dash admin here's an example it'll bring up this page here just input your login credentials to be logged into WordPress another great resource that is helpful in use by over 500,000 users is the drag-and-drop editor called element or page builder Elementor page builder makes starting and creating your WordPress blog easy you can make edits by dragging and dropping search element or page builder on the plugins page and install and activate it if you like to try it out Elementor has a free and paid version I provide a link in the description so you can check out and compare the features of the free and paid versions another great resource to check out is fiber fiber is a great place to get tasks done for just $5 it is helpful if you need a logo or thing done I provided a link in the description below and that is my travel blogging 101 for beginners tutorial video on how to start a travel blog if you have any questions get in touch as I'm here to help you with anything you need alright guys thanks for watching give this video a thumbs up and subscribe to our 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