Right decision !, You want to start a beauty Blog, Great idea!.
What Is Beauty Blog And How to Start Beauty Blog
- 1 What Is Beauty Blog And How to Start Beauty Blog
- 1.1 How to Select a Platform for Beauty Blogging
- 1.2 How to Register Domain Name for Your Beauty Blog
- 1.3 How to choose Best hosting plan for your beauty blog
- 1.4 How to Install WordPress For Your Beauty Blog
- 1.5 How to select the Theme for the Beauty Blog
- 1.6 Important Plugin for WordPress for beauty Blog
- 1.7 How to write your first beauty Blog
- 1.8 How to setup google analytics Tracking for your beauty blog
- 1.9 How to Optimize Your WordPress Beauty Blog for SEO
- 1.10 Promote Your Beauty blog and make money
For Beauty Blogging bloggers have tons of knowledge about hair, makeup, skincare and fashion. Beauty bloggers have to create a lot of content for Blogging. They blog about makeup, hair styles, skincare products, outfits and much anything else that falls under the category of beauty.
You Know there many Successful beauty blogger and If you want to stand out of them than you have work smartly. You have to put lot of time in your research and other activity, than only you will able to success in journey of How to start a beauty Blog.
You have to put your true Hard effort in social media and Product researching because you have to tell the thing to visitors that other are not telling them.
In this article, I will try to make you expert in following items:
- How to Register a Domain Name for your Beauty Blog
- How to Choose the Best Web Hosting for your Beauty Blog
- How to Install WordPress for your Beauty Blog
- How to Choose Your Theme for your Beauty Blog
- How to Write Your First beauty Blog Post
- How to Customize WordPress with Plugins for beauty Blogging
- How to Add a Contact Form to your Beauty blog
- How to Setup Google Analytics Tracking for your Beauty Blogging
- How to Optimize Your beauty Blog for SEO
- Promoting Your Beauty Blog over Social Media
- How to Make Money From Your Beauty Blog
If I am not wrong than Most of the question in your mind are all these. So here not only you will get the answers, but you will learn a lot in blogging.
How to Select a Platform for Beauty Blogging
There are many more platform over the internet even for free but I recommend the wordpress.org. it is self hosted and free for use.
The biggest mistake beginners beauty blogger make when building a blog is choosing the wrong blogging platform.
For 90% of users, it makes more sense to use WordPress.org also known as self-hosted WordPress. Because it is free to use you doesn’t have to pay anything, you can install plugins, customize your site design, and most importantly make money from your blog without any restrictions
How to Register Domain Name for Your Beauty Blog
You have decide the name of your blogger in your Niche. Try for that in which you are expert and can create lot of the content for blogging.
You can take the Domain name form Godaddy or other .But certain time Domain name are provided free along with hosting plan.
While selecting the Domain name try make it short ( ideal length 8 character) as possible , which will be easy for visitors to remember, easy to spell, descriptive and brandable and try to take .Com extension.
As per the Alexa report of top 250 sites over 71% sites have domain name less than 8 characters.
Use your Keyword as domain name for example if you are selecting Skin care than your domain name should be Skincare.com or similar. it will improve your search engine rank.
If your blog service is location oriented than try to include city. it will easy to remember for your visitors.
Make sure the name you have selected is not copyrighted,
trademarked or being used by another company. It could result in a huge legal mess problem.
In some problem Domain name generator can be used. You can consider sites like:
Create a list of possibilities, using those tools if you like. A spreadsheet is a good option here. Add columns for budget and availability of the domain, too.
You should only choice top level domain for you like. Com,. Org, . Blog etc.
There are some hosting provider are giving domain name free if you choice their hosting plan. In my opinion you should not compromise the domain hosting plan for just domain name.
How to choose Best hosting plan for your beauty blog
When you are selecting hosting company to a new person it is very difficult to find out which is good for your beauty blogging.
You should keep in mind following facts in mind
- All Hosting Company Offer
- you unlimited disc space
- Unlimited bandwidth
- high percentage of uptime
- 24×7 support
- Both site and store builder
- What should You look for
- Unlimited band with and storage
- US phone support
- Extra Bonus features
- Free domain
- Enhanced malware & spam protection
- secure site certification
- easy site builder
- Online selling and marketing tools.
- Money back guarantee
- google tools for website AdWords or
- Sitemap or site search
- Custom features for site
- Multiple server for your server protection
- What to observe by You
- Support system should be excellent, see the review of the site regarding support system. Bluehost and Hostgator provide support system by live chatting.
- Should compare different provider, upon fee paid.
- Identify you need and who is able to provide in what amount.
- You should know that your site requires different RAM based on activities like blogging, e-commerce. There are site feature which requires different RAM, processing power and disc space.
- Control panel
- Easy to install the WordPress
- setup your email
- Easy to update your site.
- You should be able to upgrade your account.
- Possible to transfer site to other service provider
- from the above we recommend you as shared hosting of Bluehoast and Hostgator up to 10,000 visitors/day . You can have look of plans offered by Bluehoast starter, advance and business.
Plans use to change from time to time, So check before selecting.
How to Install WordPress For Your Beauty Blog
Installing WordPress is very easy and one click process on BlueHost. In Bluhost India > login to Cpanel
you have to go to the software window >softaculuous App Installer
In softaculuous App installer window >Blogs>WorPress Tab
As you click the WorPress , Following window appears
As you click the Install button , the WordPress start installing over the domain you link it. It will ask simple instruction from you and the WordPress get installed in few minutes.
How to select the Theme for the Beauty Blog
I have not asked you How are you feeling at the journey of How to start beauty blog. while selecting a WordPress beauty blog thing you have to see the thing
- Should load less than 2 seconds
- Should be mobile responsive
- Cross browser comparability
- Search Engine optimized
- Should support popular Plugins
- Check the user Review
- Good Navigation
- Easy Customization
In last with these feature I would like to suggest Genesis theme.
List of the themes for Publishing your Beauty Blog are
- Jogy– Jogy is a WordPress theme for developing beauty blogs Yoga and SPA.
- SpaYou-SpaYou is highly responsive wordpress theme for Beauty center and SPA.
- Ancora-Ancora is mainly for the tantoo Artist. this can be used for creating shop with integration of e-Commerce.
- Yogaz– it is WordPress theme related to beauty and wellness.
So I have highlighted Few themes for the Few niches of Beauty and wellness but you can have your own research for own niche different from these.
Important Plugin for WordPress for beauty Blog
- SEO Plugin: You will not able to indefinite by users over search engine wihout SEO of you Blog. I am using Yoast Plugin for SEO and so I am recommend it.
- Security Plugin: some of the hosting companies provides the daily backup ans spam protection also that you have to check. VoltPress do all thing for just 39$/year.
- Newsletter: Mailchimp , It free for 2000 subscribers and can insert the forms in your Post. it is great to promot your content.
- Social Media plugin: Some of the themes has their own social media plugins but even you can try Ssasy Social media plugin or Jetpack.
- E-commerce : either you can use woocommerce or use the plugin Easy Digital Download.
How to write your first beauty Blog
Writing the beauty Blog is not so difficult , it is as simple as writing just similar to other Blogs. What you have to keep in your follow is –
- Stunning Images are the main feature of the beauty blog. you should concentrate on image management. As the images slowdown the speed of the blog.
- image stimulate the visitor for call to action like subscribe to blog
- image enhance the bonding of the visitor to blog
- convey more thing that cannot be written
- One second delay in load time may reduce 7% of the conversion rate.
- 63 % of the bandwidth are take away by the images in modern website so they should be properly optimized for loading.
- Large dimension of the image
- Always resize the image to the right size before loading
- You can use WP Smush Plugin to reduce image file size and boos your SEO. InfranView, Image magick.
- Incorrect Image format
- Use PNG for the vector graphics and computer generated images
- JPEG for Photo taken.
- Try To use progressive JPEG format
- Lazy Loading of the images save the bandwidth and improve the loading time of the page. Lazy Loading process is like this if you are having the 15 image in a page than only top 2 or 3 image loads at first and remaining will load when you scroll down the page.
- If you have sufficient traffic than should use CDN to serve the image from the closest server to visitor.
- Responsive images
- never forget to write Alt attribute, caption and file name. it will boost SEO.
Content management for beauty blog
It is similar to write the text in other blog. decide the niche, target your keyword, use H2& H3 subheading, write good and real content, internal linking of blogs, create essential pages. for detail you can read my article
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How To Add Contact Information
many themes have inbuilt feature for adding contact information. you just have add or activate it as you can see from image given below.
Form the image it is well clear that go to Tab Appearance > Widgets > Contact Info & Maps , You can add the detail of the contact
Add Contact Form to Your blog using WPForms Lite Plugin go to Plugin >> AddNew type WPForms in the search Box than install and activate it.
This will open the contact form wizard and select the form of your choice and than add It.
How to setup google analytics Tracking for your beauty blog
Google Analytics will help you giving lot of the statics of your visitors . first of all you have to signup the google analytics and sign in using google analytics website using your gmail accounts.
Install the Plugin MonsterInsight as the plugin installed in above section.
form the image , it is clear that you can connect the google analytics by clicking the blue button.
How to Optimize Your WordPress Beauty Blog for SEO
You can install the Yoast SEO Plugin , which will provide you exponential rise in SEO of Your Beauty Blog creation. I will not ask you in your journey of “How to start a beauty blog” that how much SEO is important for you.
It will help you in many things with one plugin , In fact you should start with the free plan after some time you should switch to Pro version.
With the help of the Yoast plugin you will able to target your Keyword feature one to five /post . write snipet, meta description , SEO title, readability giudnace and optimization, internal linking.
It suggest you insight of the article that which keywords are being popular.
It generate the sight map for submission to the search engine, once you have submitted the site map and configure it than it regularly submit automatically the site map to search engine.
Promote Your Beauty blog and make money
Promoting the beauty blog is also a big task not easy , you should regularly prompt the beauty blog over the social media and monetize your Blog with Adsense or other affiliate marketing product .
I have suggested monetization and marketing Tips in my blog “How to start a Blog and make money “, Please Go through it and master the content marketing Tips.
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