Recently I was reached out to by one of our readers for advice about starting a running a successful website? Tragically, there is no simple shortcut or answer. To begin with, simply working hard is a great place to start. In this article, we’ll take a look at where that hard work should be aimed towards with 3 top tips for starting a successful website based on WordPress. If you’re reading this, it’s likely that you have already picked your niche and have decided why you need to make a WordPress site. So what’s next?
With regards to choosing your domain, I advise you to go with a standard www.__________.com instead of using the default assigned “yourbrand.wordpress.com.” Try to purchase a domain. Many of the domain registrar providers nowadays are reliable. However, on a more personal note, I would love to suggest “NameCheap” due to the fact that you get whois guard that is absolutely free. If you want to go a step further though or are finding it hard to find a domain that is suitable for you, you need not worry. Here are 5 more of our favorite domain providers.
4. Name Mesh
Creating Engaging Content
As we continue to say over and over, content is a very vital ingredient in creating any WordPress Blog. Simply pumping out article after article won’t always be enough though and you’ll have in work from a different angle or approach. Include some videos, web applications as well as infographics. Always keep your readers, who are the lifeblood of your WordPress Blogs, aware that you are there to serve and help them. In the event that you are not yet an expert on a specific topic, you might need to think about citing several experts. Crediting people this way is a good way to build relationships and eventually have others crediting you and linking traffic to your site, which leads us to our 3rd tip.
Reach Out and Listen
Everything is two-way when it comes to blogging — – you share engaging content, and the readers give their insights about yours. So make it to a point that you give them blogs you would want to read. In the same manner, listen to their suggestions as well as to their article recommendations. At the end of the day, it’s your audience who brings positive traffic to your blog.