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7 Best Investments For Your Blog (Plus 5 Free Resources)

By Jul 4, 2016 2 Comments

What are some of the best investments you can make for your blog? There are all sorts of things you can invest in from domain names to schedulers, but where is your money most effectively spent? Today’s blogger has a list of seven of the best investments you can make (along with 5 freebies, too)!

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7 Best Investments For Your Blog (Plus 5 Free Resources)

When I first started blogging, I didn’t invest in my blog much at all. It took me a couple years before I even bought my own domain name!

If you’re a hobby blogger, then you don’t have to worry about spending ANY money on your blog. But if you want to become a professional blogger and start monetizing your blog, then it’s a smart idea to invest in it.

Investment #1 to make for your blog: Website hosting + domain name.

If you want to be taken seriously with your blog, having your own domain name is one of the quickest ways to go about it! Self-hosting your website means that you have your own domain name—for example, having YourName.com compared to YourName.wordpress.com (the latter of which would be free; the former costs money).

Are there professional bloggers who aren’t self-hosted? Sure. But when you’re just starting out and you want to be taken seriously as a professional, having your own domain name will give you more legitimacy in your first impression.

Cost: approximately $15/month

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