Going vegan is a major lifestyle decision that many people make in a bid to become healthier. Since a lot of people are vegans or are just about to be one, it can be lucrative to make a blog about the lifestyle choice. Of course, starting a vegan blog is not as easy as it seems.
If you want to start your own blog about it, then you may need to consider these tips first.
Pick A Niche
It’s not a good idea to not narrow down your ideas when it comes to blogging. As such, it’s best to pick a niche before starting a blog first. You could make a blog about the best vegan restaurants, or even one about how veganism has changed the lives of others. You don’t need a unique niche, you just need one that gets people hooked.
A good idea would be to do reviews of vegan products. For instance, you can do a blog that focuses on reviewing the best vegan protein powders and health supplements. In doing so, you’re able to attract a certain market already – thus giving you momentum to stand on.
Begin Making Your Website
The next major step is to actually make your website. The first thing you need to do is find a platform that can host your blog. Good choices are WordPress and GoDaddy as they are intuitive and relatively cheaper than most platforms. While picking a host, you should also begin thinking of a good and unique domain name.
Next, design your website. Most web hosting platforms give you access to tools and templates that let you build a good website simply by clicking and dragging. While easy to use, they are pretty much limited with regards to what they can do.
If you know proper coding, dive deeper into your web design. Alternatively, you can have professional web designers do the job for you.
Make Good Content Consistently
With your website set up, the next best step is to start making good content. Obviously, it should be a must that you know your stuff about the lifestyle. Providing wrong information and misleading facts will draw ire from the community.
Creating good vegan content is not enough. You must also be consistent in posting. As much as possible, stick to a posting schedule. What this does is that it gives your visitors something to look forward to each day. Posting at least every other day is more than enough to keep people coming back for more.
Don’t expect your blog to get thousands of visitors from the get-go. In fact, it might even take months before you get a hundred visitors per day. Just stay patient and consistent and eventually, your following will grow.
Starting a vegan blog is easy. What’s hard is maintaining a good one that vegans will turn to again and again. This short guide is a broad look at how you can start. How you can make it successful and better depends entirely on your perseverance and creativity.