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TOPICS

· A Blogging Niches

· B How To Set Up A Blog

· C How To Design Your Blog

· D How To Build Your Audience (HOW TO GET MANY LIKES ON YOUR FACEBOOK PAGE, HOW TO GET MANY TWITTER FOLLOWERS,,e.t.c)

· E Best Places To Get Traffic From

· F How To Get A High Alexa Rank/World Rank Easily

· G How To Make Money From Your Blog & Easiest Way To Get Adsense Approved

· H Keys To Success In Blogging

· I How to make money when people download your Files

· J How to Automatically Share Your Posts To Facebook And Twitter

Everyone wants to own a website or blog but not everyone has the capabilities to handle a site or a blog.

As i would always say, the best strategy to stay active and focused on your blog or site is to take information

from various sources.Creativity can also be a great way to make your blog grow.You cannot just start up a blog and

expect that your blog would start getting pageviews without working on it.There are some things that you need to take

into consideration before starting up a blog.

A BLOGGING NICHES

1. What Is Your Motive For Opening The Blog?

You should ask yourself, why do you need a blog?, is it to share your ideas about a specific website, is it to make money,

is it to get popular?..e.t.c If you are creating a blog in order to get popular then blogging is not for you. If you are not quite sure of

a specific niche you want to go into then you can simplly blog about everything.You could also check this niches

· Autos

· Agriculture

· Business

· Entertainment

· Health

· Music

· Blogging

· ICT

· Science

· Travel

· Nature

· Technology

· Movies

· Gaming

· Fashion

· Gospel

· Tutorials

· Your Life

· Education

· Inspiration

· Love/Sexuality

· Food

· News…………….e.t.c

When you are sure of your reasons and that it is genuine you should proceed to the next question.

2. Are The Devices At My Disposal Capable Of Handling The blog I’m Going Into?

This is very important because currently blogging is easier on smartphones like Android Devices And Iphones/Ipads (IOS) , Also Computers

are also easy ways of blogging, Java phones and Symbian Phones Make Blogging Extemely Stressful,

If your device is compatible then you can 

proceed..

B. HOW TO SET UP A 

BLOG

Steps To Start A Blog Page

Now I’ll teach you the easiest way to set up a blogger account. Go to http://www.blogger.com ,Before proceeding make sure that you

have a Google Account. If you don’t have an account click on sign up. When you have completed the necessary info , Log in

go to create blog. Type in the url of the blogspot page you want to create. , try choosing a name that

can be remembered easily by other people and has not been used by another person. If you want to use a custom domain e.g www.example.com

you can do that later in Blogger Settings>Basic>Domain. Note that hosting is probably N18,000 A Year / N2500 to buy a domain name forever. There are many

web hosting sites but the most trusted is Godaddy.com LLC, Here’s a small list of web hosts,

· www. godaddy . com

· www. hostgator . com

· www.  whogohost . com

· www. namecheap . com

Please Avoid Domain Names Like . tk,. ca,. na,. cf and the likes of it , if you want your blog to appear in google’s search. Google respects

top level domains e.g . com,. net,. us,. biz,. co .uk,. tv,. org e.t.c, So Avoid free web hosts.

After choosing your url, choose your template , My best choice for beginners is Picture Window, If you want to choose any other template it’s left to you.

How To Post To Your Blog Page

Blogger has apps that can be used to post to the blog easily. You can download The official blogger app on google playstore , you could also download third

party apps like blogaway,blogpost. to post via your smartphone. For computers simply go to the blogger page,go to compose and type your content.

C. How To Design Your Blog

Please If you have no knowledege of html do not attempt this.

.Just Use the default blogger templates. Blogger uses a variety of themes and there are many out their on the net, you could check out

www . bestbloggertemplates . net.

Download the blogger template you want, if its in a .zip format. extract the files and search for a .xml file, use your computer to edit this with notepad. after editing the code save it as mytemplate.xml then you can

send it to your device. Use UC Browser most preferably on Smartphones,. Visit The Blogger Page , Go to Templates > Backup/Restore .You would see an option to upload a template . search for the template where

you have placed it on your device and click on upload after you have downloaded it. One more thing is that blogger templates are relatively small in size so don”t be scared to download it.

Mine is about 147kb.

D.HOW TO BUILD A LARGE SOCIAL AUDIENCE

The success of every webmaster or blogger depends on his audience on social networks. Getting A large audience is very easy, You Just Have To be creative..

FACEBOOK

Facebook is unarguably the most visited social network in the world with more than 1 billion users from different countries,If you don’t know how to set up your facebook page

simply go to the pages option on your facebook account.click on create new page. Select your blog’s niche then the url you want to use for the blog. In

Choosing Page Name You have to be very careful,because the page cannot be renamed after it crosses 200 likes unless you can change your ip to U.S and submit

a little form. The next step is to invite all your friends to like your page, then set up little contests like dropping free airtime pins everyday at a specific time.

TWITTER.

Just Sign Up or Login With Your Username. Note that twitter does not need a special page for a company or a website. Every twitter handle can be personal

or for a website, just use your blog as your username and make sure there is a link to your blog on the account. A little secret, getting followers

is a bit hard but the easiest way to get followers is to use an online api at www . twiends . com. Connect your twitter account to twiends.com and you are good to go.

You can also advertise your social profiles along side your comments in other blogs and 

forums

E. BEST PLACES TO GET TRAFFIC FROM

A blog that gets less than 50 pageviews a day is nothing to write home about, so the aim of every blogger is to get as many pageviews as possible.

you can get traffic by using the right key words in your meta tag and joining online forums, below are some sites you can join ,avoid spamming your

links , it would appear annoying to most people,.

· www . nairaland . com

· www . gaiaonline . com

· www. xdadevelopers .com

· www. ghana   nation .com

· www .best nigerian forum .com

· www . forumng .com

· www . early face.com

F. How To Get A High Alexa Rank/World Rank Easily

An Alexa Rank Shows Your Rank Among The Top 20 million ranked sites by alexa. To check if your site already has an alexa rank go to www . alexa .com

input your blog’s url and click on find/search. if you don’t have any rank yet. There are two things you have to put in place.

Google Analytics

Alexa works hand in hand with Google Analytics, Go to www.google.com/analytics to set up your web property. All you have to do is to log in with your google account. After Setting Up Your

Analytics Property, (It is always in this format(UA-1234567)), After successfully doing that, go to your blogger page, then go to Settings > Basic, You ought to see an option for analytics property,

input your analytics property and save. Check back your rank in about a week,it should be there if you are getting a steady influx of traffic

Ads

Advertisements help Alexa To Determine the value of your site and the best ranking it should be placed at. You can put ads from Adsense/Adiquity to boost your ranking. i will explain more about

ad networks in the next column.

G .How To Make Money From Your Blog And Get Adsense Approved Easily

There are many ways to earn money from your blog ranging from ads to affiliate marketing. The easiest way to make money online

is by offering services that other sites do not offer for a certain fee, You could write informative tutorials and sell it online. You

can also run your own ads on your blog, that is people would pay you a certain amount to place their ads on your blog, You can put ads

from advertising companies on your blog. Now this is where most people get stuck. There are many ad companies out there on the web

but only a few can be trusted. Google Adsense is what every blogger and webmaster wants but adsense is extremely hard to get ,since

it takes double approval. Sites that are opened with Google’s Blogger stand more chances of being approved than other sites, because

one of the main reason Google disapproves Adsense applications is lack of content. There is a saying on the web, CONTENT IS KING,

Google knows the number of posts on your blogspot account and knows when it was opened since it is run by them, Make sure that before

applying for Adsense that you have up to 500 posts on your blog, this would improve your chances of getting approved ,on the other way round

you can get adsense approved by using Youtube. Yes Youtube, you might be wondering what youtube

has to do with this. Here’s the trick,

make sure you have up to 5 uploaded videos on your account and you have at least 7 subscribers and 50 views , go to www.youtube.com/monetize or type

youtube monetize on google search. when the page displays ,log in with your account then reload the page,the go to the option where you are asked

to connect it with adsense, your application should be approved in about 4days.

Ad companies pay per click, Adsense is Probably Between $0.2-0.5 per click.,All you have to do after approval is to paste

a small javascript code on your blog that would be given to you, to paste it , go to Layout >Add Gadget >HTML/Javascript. Here’s a small list of trusted ad companies.

· Google Adsense

· Media . net

· Chitika

· Bidvertiser

· Addynamo

· Adiquity

· Inmobi…e.t.c

You can also earn money from affiliate marketing, the most trusted affiliates in nigeria are

· Jumia Affiliate

· Konga Affiliate.

They are almost like ad companies, the only thing is that you advertise their products only.

H. Keys To Success In Blogging

The best way to succeed in blogging is consistency, stay up to date ,even if you are not getting any comments try to derive joy from your

pageviews, as they increase, comments would start coming

I. How To Earn Money When People Download Your 

Files.

Write Educative Articles and advertise it on forums, then when users ask to download it they would see an option to pay into your account, after they have done that

they would send an sms to you containing the name of the file they paid for, their name and the teller number and you would send the file via email to them

do not use this as a way to defraud people. Keep your reputation high. There are also sites that allow you upload on their servers and pay you a little fee for every download like

dollarupload . com

ziddu . com

J. How To Automatically Share Your Posts To Facebook And Twitter Automatically

.

It is extremely stressful, having to share your posts on twitter and facebook manually, here is a tutorial, on how to do that

· Go to facebook.com/twitter

· Approve the twitter app

· Choose The Account You want it to take posts from, like your personal profile or facebook page

· The Twitter App would now automatically post your facebook updates to twitter

· Go to Dilvr . it or search for it on google

· Create An Account Their

· Verify Your Email Address

· Input The url of your blog

· Connect The App to facebook

· Approve the App

· Choose the preferred account you want it to post to ,either your groups,pages or personal profile.

Feel free to contact me if you need help

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If there’s anything you need more aside from food, then it’s probably data.

Civilization has gotten more digital than ever, tech has rapidly evolved – so as apps. And regardless of what uses these apps provide, most of them need our mobile data to run efficiently.

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Mobile networks are aware of these, and the cost data is obviously getting less expensive than it was. Thankfully, no matter what part of the world you’re in, there’s always a data plan for everyone.

But still, there is still a way to get the most out of your data plan without unnecessary usage that you might not even be aware of.

Now forget what similar articles you might have seen before, if you follow these two simple tips, you’ll definitely notice change in your data exhaustion rate.

1 • Turn off Apps Background Data

As simple as this may seem, a lot of individuals don’t even know this. Turning off background data for some certain apps can save you a lot of money not just data only.

Reason is, some apps use your data even if you don’t have them open. It all happens in the background.

Here’s how to turn off apps background data.

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First, go to Settings, then to Apps

Click whichever app you don’t need background data

Below the app details, click data usage

Click on the toggle beside the background data

And Voila!

You can do these for as many apps you wish not to use your data unnecessarily in the background.

2 • Install Datally

Datally is another app from Google with the initiative of conserving more data for its Android users. The app is lightweight, its latest version is just little above 5MB.

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Adding to this, it comes with a bunch of useful features like data saver that allows you to block data background usage or unwanted notifications from apps with ease, and also a detailed statistics of your data usage.

My favorite feature is the Bubble that gives real-time data usage of the app you’re using at that moment

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One tip though (more like an advice), if you’re at any point managing data stay far from YouTube. But if you still have the itch to watch youtube video, go for the lite version of the app, YouTube Go. Because I heard some people only get their senses back with the “your data is remaining 100MB” message. 🙄

Okay that will be all for now. If you have any questions, I will be more than happy to assist.

Thanks for reading, hopefully I’ll see you in the next post.

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These photos were sent in by a friend of mine Xperienx Visuals and these pictures mean a lot . It’s not the regular tech stuff I normally post but I thought you would love it.

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1. DRUGS BETRAYAL
I was in pain and in search for Joy I found more pain, and this time it was unbearable cause I was left all alone and broken.. Had no alternatives so I turned to some ‘Pills and Portions’ which had promised to be a friend. In my lonely world, I embraced my only source of friendship so tight that I didn’t notice I was about to get betrayed.. Lost in the addictive relationship of drugs, I wondered how come I still felt so empty when I had found a friend already..

        Days of trauma and addiction ran into weeks which skipped into years, and now here I am in Chains cause I never knew I had found a friend in bondage, I never knew the So-called Pills and Portions came along with Tricks and plots to make me more miserable than I ever was…. Now, I realized that my search for Joy had led me into My END.. Oh! I made my search wrongly, spent years searching with my eyes cast with a selfish and deceitful desire that I couldn’t recognize the enemy in disguise: DRUGS..

       THE QUEST FOR PLEASURE HAS LED MANY DESTINIES TO THE QUIET GRAVE.. PLEASE, SHUN DRUG ABUSE, #SHUN #ONETAP. DON’T LET WRONG INFLUENCE TAMPER WITH YOUR CHOICE AND DESIRE.. TAKE A BOLD STAND TODAY AND JOIN ME #SAYNOTODRUGS..   Please, Share This message and Save Someone, God bless you.. 

2. The fight against drug abuse would never end until you realize the world awaits you to speak..  In a time like this when we’ve got no voice to listen to cause they all got cracked with smokes, why not be the voice that would make the change… I know maybe you’re not reading this clearly cause you’ve not really recovered from the #ONETAP you took few hours ago, but listen YOU STILL HAVE A CHANCE TO CAUSE CHANGE, let’s save a drowning generation, let’s save a friend today.. The NO TO DRUG ABUSE BEGINS WITH YOU.. LET’S teach our youths to cultivate weed instead of digesting them in ignorance..

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3.  You may have taught about giving it a try, you think it feels so cool, just #ONETAP. You wish to get used to the feeling so you’ll join the #sciencestudent meanwhile you could be a #changeagent. Listen, it never feels good to be in bondage. Great destinies and dreams have been cut shut all because of a trial. In search of the groove you may end up losing yourself to the cold chains of addiction. 
       Hey, you should spell a big NO to that deceitful disaster, say a big #no to the wrong message from the Society and friends, say NO to 1st trial, cause it brings more harm. Say NO to drugs today, and live up your dreams #Tomorrow. Live right, cause your life is an epistle to many. Take a #stand today and shun
4.       In the most corrupt of systems at least one saint can always be found, but in a little time he may drown or get lost in the system if overlooked.. Even a blind man today can tell that Drug abuse has taken a large portion of the Society and trend. But, CAN THIS EVER BE CHANGED?..  This Image shows the possibility of STANDING OUT even when it seems impossible.. From the past decades we had men like Lanre Oluseye, Timi Dakolo, Samuel Dixon who went through the ghetto rivers but never got carried away with the waves of influence and trends.. 
           
        Can such men be raised again from this decade, When our youths get few or no mentors to look up to, When even law  students are proudly branded as #SCIENCESTUDENTS just to fit in, When pharmacists are paid to falsely prescribe Codeine and narcotics, When religious and political leaders no longer preach truth, protecting their ego and selfish interests.. THE CALL TO SHUN #ONETAP WOULD BE MERE NOISE IF WE HAVE NO NO IDOLS THESE YOUTHS CAN LOOK UP TO.. Let’s shift our focus more to the FEW DROPS yet to be moved by the wave…
           
         Every river was started by a drop that made waves and then ripples.. Join us share this message, you could be a mentor to a few.. Please SHUN #ONETAP AND BE THE CHANGE YOU DESIRE.. 

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6.       Have you been to prison yards before and find out how those inmates live life getting used to bondage and fear. being bound is way more than the Chains you see.. 
    
       17 years old David has a story that makes my eyes bleed with tears. I saw him silently crying at a corner where he hid himself, felt so burdened I made an approach. As I went closer I perceived a hard smell of Indian hemp that made me choke, I was so amazed how he managed to smoke for rolls which were lined on the floor and an extra in his hand which went off as tears and sweat soaked his hands .. I managed to take him out and spend some time with him.. I got really sober when he said in tears that for some months now he could hardly breath and he had withdrawn from school as a result.
        Young David had promised himself never to do drugs again since he silently knows the main cause of his health and academic tragedy but always falls back into burning rolls and this time in doubled dose.. He said his fear had always been accepting drugs as his addiction and weakness but Sadly it occurs to him that he is severely addicted and has slaved himself to the tyranny of this deceitful desire..  
  Tears soaked my eyes as he struggled with cough and said he had lost all hope.. But There’s always a key to every lock, and my proffered solution to every young one out there is to FEAR #ONETAP, SHUN IT AND FLEE FROM IT, cause it fit no get ending.. I ensured David that I’ll hide his identity cause he was scared his mum could see this post.. If only we knew what our young ones go through.. .. PLEASE JOIN US SHARE THIS MESSAGE, IT COULD BE NEEDFUL TO SOMEONE CLOSE.. MAYBE YOUR CHILD, MAYBE YOUR HEIR…  #SAYNOTODRUGS..
       Young Joe, grew up as the only kid from a poor family in the diobu ghetto.. As little as he was he had seen so much than I have even heard.. 😢😢.. His parents were never home, so he was left in the care of his cousin who was a core drug maniac and a severe addict for years.. Lil, Joe started doing drugs at a tender age not cause he was destined to but as a result of the INFLUENCE, BULLY and PRESSURE he faced from his pervert cousin at the absence of his parents.. 
        And now days had run into weeks, into months, into years and now the little innocent and smart Joe that was loved had now become the deadly and notorious Joe that is WANTED by the So-called Police who themselves act Nonchalant and Chaotic as a result of this DRUG ABUSE that is eating up our society, our youths and even our fathers… 
         Listen, This case is not peculiar to little Joe alone, but your child and maybe your only child may be going through this and could end up in the COLD chains of ADDICTION at your IGNORANCE.
  THERE IS A CLARION CALL FOR US TO FIGHT THIS ENEMY IN DISGUISE.. TAKE A #STAND TODAY AND SAY A FIRM ‘NO’ TO DRUG ABUSE.. SHARE THIS MESSAGE TODAY AND SAVE A CHILD
8.     All we say is “SHUN DRUG ABUSE, DON’T GIVE IT A TRY. DON’T GIVE IT A CHANCE”.. Be a mentor to younger ones, don’t expose them to this life threatening practice..  And Please keep drugs away from the reach of children..  Please, take a #stand today and say a Bold No to DRUG.. SHARE THIS MESSAGE AND REACH OUT TO SOMEONE IN NEED.. 
9.    It’s no longer a cliché that we are fully shaped by our environment.. Children mostly retains every information seen than told..  It’s sad that we live in a society were the only thing flashed to us is several ways of practicing Drug abuse and other vices.. But, shall we sit and watch this one’s get lost to the ill influence of our society?.. 
       Why not be an example young ones can learn from?.. Why not be a source of positive inspiration to the youths?.. It’s time we take a #stand and #Show them the way..  #SHUN #DRUGS #ABUSE TODAY, AND SPREAD THIS MESSAGE TO A YOUTH AND TO YOURSELVES, CAUSE #CHANGE STARTS WITH #ME..  
#ONETAP #PEOPLE #GENUIS..   📷📷 #PHOTOGOD  MODEL: Benjamin Jacob #IMAGINE_INVENT_DELIVER     

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