How to start a Food blog – Series #1
To my dear Friends, if you have landed here with a passionate interest to blog about food, am here to guide you through the basic process technical and non technical that one needs to know before starting a food website.
The idea of blogging easily arises when looking at the attractive food blogs out there. Its a great idea, I appreciate your interest. But you must be knowing the hard work thats put in behind those attractive blogs and the basic technical hiccups and how to overcome those easily all by yourself.
The idea of starting this series got into my mind because, unlike other bloggers(bloggers other than food blogging), where more than 70% would be technically sound. When i started my blog, Even though i had little bit of technical knowledge, i had to google a lot, get my friends help, there were lot of trial and error that i went through to get my website to a better shape.
Am never going to lie that am technically sound. but there are lots that i learnt from the day one of my blogging till date. Let me share that here so that it can be beneficial to beginners. My experience in IT and Food blogging could/might help at least a few of those beginners.
One interesting thing about blogging is “You can be your own boss“. it has both pros and cons.
First of all, let me ask you this question,
Why have you chosen Food blogging?
There can only be two main reasons for the idea of blogging,
#1 Out of passion? – That’s great! you have a great fortune
#2 To make money? then you must keep in mind that revenue from your blog does not flow in easily from day 1. it takes months and even years of constant hard work and consistency to build your base. Of course, money inspires you to work hard twice more than what you do. But its your passion that is going to keep you consistently a successful blogger.
Once you have decided that it is going to be your career, beyond those dreams clouded with money, its a beautiful space to express your passion for food, creativity and lot more. So if your ready to work hard and consistently without expecting any instant rewards, here we go..
Process overview of building a website
Don’t get panicked with those technical jargons. It is so simple and easy to build your blog and keep it running. If you learn few things, then you can maintain your own website instead of spending thousands of rupees to some external agencies and depending on them for help.
I will be posting this “How to start a Food blog – Series” every week detailing about both technical aspects that anybody can handle and those secret tips that you should be knowing to build and to run your food blog successfully. Subscribe to get the instant notifications about the posts.