15 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started A Lifestyle Blog

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Self-Hosting Is Expensive

Yes, it is not as cheap as they make it seem. For the first year, you receive a huge discount, however when you renew the hosting package you pay way more. However, self-hosting does have its own benefits but that’s a whole different story for another blog post.

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Additionally, the plugins to improve a blog performance and appearance isn’t free either. So a self-hosting website package with premium plugins and a premium blog theme really adds up.

2 thoughts on “15 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started A Lifestyle Blog”

  1. What a wealth of resources! I agree, blogging is time consuming. All of the work AFTER a post is written is so demanding! I still haven’t gotten the hang of Pinterest although I do realize that a lot of people use it and a lot of Google image results are from Pinterest.

  2. Thank you. ? Pinterest is where it’s at for now. This blog gets more traffic from Pinterest than Google. ? The key to Pinterest is adding attractive Pins, sharing valuable content of others and joining the right groups. Regarding the groups it’s getting more difficult to get into them since most of them no longer accept contributors. However, definitely keep on working with Pinterest you will see the result soon enough. ?

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