How much minimum will it cost, to START MY OWN BLOG.
Interested in sharing beautiful knowledge with the world and writing your heart out. Dreamt of starting your own blog and earning like a pro. But posting your lovely content on someone’s else site. Wake up! Starting your own blog is not that hard or costly.
Let’s go Step by Step, You just need 4 things to start a blog,
- A Domain name – by which people will know your site. In my case it’s www.schoolmonk.com
- A Hosting – where all your files and posts are stored. In easy words, It’s like paying someone to keep their computer on 24 hours so people around the globe can access it via the internet.
- WordPress Software: Wohooo! it’s FREE.
Having said that this should roughly cost you in range of 3,000Rs (40$) to 5,000Rs(70$). Have already posted on how to get a free domain name with your hosting.
4. Knowledge to integrate and set up the things – Many videos are available across YouTube. Either you spend a little time learning new things to keep this cost to Zero or hire a freelancer to get your blog ready. For a basic blog developed by freelancer 5000 rs to 7000 rs will be enough.
So with or without knowledge, you are an owner of your OWN BLOG within 10,000 rs (140$).
At the start, this is great to start up. This cost is enough to keep your site live for 1 year then you will need to renew your domain and hosting.
Within a few months, you will understand are you actually interested to take it along. Then you can start getting premium by buying paid themes and paid plugins and hiring developers to manage your site and SEO and making it world famous.