Have you ever wondered what it would be like to become a journalist? Do you have a passion for #writing, but no experience, or degree? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you have come to the right place. Now, I know what you are thinking, is this for real? Are you really going to answer all of my questions and concerns? Well, we are going to try our best to deliver those answers to you today. Blogging is taking the internet by storm right now, and it is allowing millions of people to fulfill their writing passions. So the first thing you need to know is where to start and generally speaking, how to start a #blog.

How to start a blog

The first thing you may need to consider is, what are you passionate about? By discovering your passions, this can help you narrow down your topics and display your strengths as a blogger. The more you are passionate about certain topics, the more it will shine through your writing. Next, you will need to determine your demographic, or target audience. These terms will help you figure out who you are trying to reach when starting a blog. Think about it like building a business, when you determine your customer base, then you can build off your audience comments allowing you to diversify your topics in the future. Now, with all this newly acquired knowledge let's not get ahead of ourselves just yet. It would be very beneficial to practice and write many drafts before publishing your blogs. You wouldn't just sing a solo without warming up your vocals, would you? Well, the same concepts apply here. Understand, all theses tools I am giving you, will help you to be successful as you start your blogging career.

How to make your blog financially lucrative

Now, here comes the fun part, how do we make money as a blogger? Well, there are many ways and many resourceful websites such as this that will help you make money. The main thing you are going to have to do is research. There are several online publications that are always seeking writers. You may have to start out doing free work to build your portfolio and credibility at first, but once you develop that it will all be worthwhile.

Let's publish your blog

Well, now since you have the necessary tools it is time to publish. Consider everything you have learned and just apply it to your blog. Always make sure you proofread your blog for errors because you want your blog to be perfect. This is a representation of you and your body work; so put your best foot forward. Get ready, get set, go and "Happy-Blogging". #Journalism