Starting a beauty blog is a great idea, especially if this is your passion. There are many successful beauty bloggers who are not only expressing themselves but are also earning good money. You can be one of them too if you work hard and have patience.
There are two things that you need to do before starting a beauty blog:
1. Choose a niche
You must choose what you want to write about. You may start a blog about makeup, hairstyles, or different beauty products. You need to be clear on what you want to write and choose a niche that you can relate to. Just make sure that you don’t choose a more general topic about which there are already tons of blogs. Your first priority should be to write about something new and unique that will help your blog in getting good traffic.
2. Get the required materials
Before starting a blog you need to know what material or equipment is required. You definitely need a good camera to post pictures or videos. It can also help you if you decide to make tutorial videos. You also need editing software. You need it for editing and resizing your photos or even to make them look more professional.
How to start a beauty blog
The first thing you need for starting a blog is to select a platform. There are many blogging platforms like WordPress, WIX, and Tumblr, etc. But, we suggest WordPress.org. It’s the biggest blogging platform in the world. You can also buy your own domain name but this process is really difficult.
Here are some steps that you can follow to create a WordPress blog:
Step 1: Sign up for web hosting
Step 2: Select a hosting plan
Step 3: Select a domain name
Then you need to enter the domain name. Choosing a domain name is the most fun part of the whole process but equally important. Your domain name should be unique and beauty-related. People will know you by your blog name, so be creative and make sure it depicts what’s inside. And also make sure that it’s easy to remember so people can talk about it with their friends or family as well.
Step 4: Complete the registration
Now, you need to enter your account information and then you have to complete the package information. You can select, for how many years you want to purchase the service. The hosting price will be according to your account plan. Then, you have to click on “SUBMIT” to complete the registration.
Step 5: Install WordPress
You have to install the WordPress software to create a WordPress blog. Follow these steps to install WordPress:
· Go to your BlueHost account.
· Click on cPanel.
· Click on the “Install WordPress” icon.
· Click on the Get Started button.
· Now you need to choose your domain and then click “Check Domain”.
· Now you need to enter a little info about your blog and click “Install Now”.
Now, you are ready to start your blog!