4 February 2014

Turn Newbie to Pro-Blogger

A Pro Blogger should not just be a fluent writer but he must also build up extra ordinary skills that may help him/her set up his/her blog and understand the market demands. Online media is thirsty for such skilled people. Rarely do people share the true secrets behind their fairly established online existence. The word "Blogger" simply defines a person who generates quality content and publishes it online. So anyone who is publishing something new and unique to the online media is called a "Blogger",but how would you define a "Professional Blogger?" In this tutorial we're going to  share every possible detail  to turn a newbie to professional blogger.

 Must Read : content is king

Learn Web Designing  

If you ask a person pursuing a degree in software engineering or a doing computer science, he/she would also insist that you must learn things online and not from an institute. That's completely true but to some extent. Learning online will take much of your time to develop your skills as compared to learning it from a institute that offers short courses in web designing. It only takes nearly 4 months to become one like us or even better.

Web Designing

Web designing is the art of building webpages from scratch using latest web technology tools and languages. Following are some essential things that you must take care of in order to achieve this goal.

  • Adobe PhotoShop CS6 

Photoshop is a 2d Image editing software which is widely used in industry as the most effective tool in creating graphic images in formats such as png, jpeg and gif. All those logos, banners, web images that you see on any website are created using this tool. CS6 is its latest version, so you must practice your skills on this latest software to be able to understand how to apply all great effects. Work hard on how to use Gradients, Styles, Brushes and Fonts. 

Photoshop includes a sub-part called  Adobe ImageReady CS6. It is used to create animated images using the gif format. So during learning Photoshop you must learn how to use ImageReady.

You must practice it daily  by learning tutorials online. There are amazing people out there who shares their creativity daily  on YouTube,Vimeo or their blogs. Google is your best friend in this case.

  •  CSS and HTML

HTML stands for "Hyper Text Markup Language" and CSS stands for "Cascading Style Sheets". It is a language for describing web pages. Its not a programming language, it uses markup tags. You use HTML to build the Solid skeleton structure of a webpage and CSS to create its layout and style it with colors, fonts, backgrounds, hover effects, alignments, positioning etc.

In short HTML is the skeleton of the webpage and CSS is its Flesh and skin. Without CSS a webpage looks dull and grey.

Note: You must first learn HTML and then learn CSS.

  •  Adobe Dream Weaver CS5 

Those who have learnt HTML and CSS, learning Dream weaver would be like eating a piece of cake. Dream Weaver is the heart of Web designers.This is a web development application which is used to build creative websites offline.  It is a pretty advanced software that even includes support for server-side scripting languages and frameworks such as PHP, ASP and ColdFusion and Scriptlet.You just need to learn how to use Dream Weaver in order to effectively apply your HTML and CSS skills here. It does all the work that our HTML Editor does but at an extremely easy and advanced level.

You need to create separate promotion web pages for your blog. For instance you can create and design a web page for your ebook promotion or any product you may offer. You can even design your services page using Dream Weaver.

Should Follow Pro Bloggers?

People like Darren Rowse, ZacJohnson and JohncHow are accidental millionaires. You should never take them as role models at  the initial stages of becoming a pro-blogger but do follow them after you reach a certain stage. They had started their careers 8-12 years ago when even social networks like Facebook was hatching out and new to the world. The traffic that they have today is due to those Golden days when competition was Zero to what it is today. To be simple and straight, you should follow them once you start earning at least $500 per month. Before this stage, following their tips wont help you a lot. Most of them talk about affiliate marketing and Ebook promotion. You can surely make money out of these two golden tools but first you need to build a online reputation.

Blogging Learning Stages


Duration: 6 Months
Traffic: Zero

  • Start a blog with blogger.com and never with free wordpress
  • Choose a Topic that could help you Make Money. You should not start writing on anything you like, only selected niches work wonders for a Blog. You need to be logical in the choice of your Blog Niche. People who often end up blogging career with disappointment are those who don't understand what drives money and what keywords actually mean. 
  • Submit your sitemap to Google,Bing,Yahoo.
  • Apply all SEO related tweaks to your template.It will turn you into a SEO.Give a great focus to SEO articles published at TechTrickHome cause we share everything here that would work for any blog, may it be running on wordpress or blogger or typepad or joomla.
  • Do not apply for Adsense now.
  • Read tutorials on how to customize your template.It will polish your web designing skills.
  • Keep learning and applying HTML and CSS3 tutorials
  • Write at least one Post per day of at least 500 words. Adopt the written formatted style of your favorite bloggers. See how they present their ideas with a post and how they format the text to make it appealing.
  • Always Write on social media no matter what your blog topic may be. Do mention Facebook and Google Plus updates to your readers and keep writing on them when the news is worth sharing. The initial push in traffic depends on social networking sites.
  • Buy a Custom domain


Duration: After six months of your start. Lasts for Six more months
Traffic: Above 500 daily unique visitors

  • Apply for AdSense. Add 336 by 280 just below post titles.Add Text & image/rich media ads. You should not turn your blog into a fish market of ads. This wont increase your revenue, instead would discourage readership. 
  • Give more importance to readership and less to Revenue for at least 1 Year.
  • Build your twitter, Facebook, Google Plus Fans and most importantly your RSS Subscribers. 
  • Write Guest posts to build rich backlinks. Give your best shots with your guest posts. win the heart of the admin as well as his readers. There are many sites that accept guest posts. We accept guest posts from loyal subscribers only.
  • Don't waste time commenting on forums and blogs. Write only quality guest posts to drive PageRank juice and consistent inorganic traffic.
  • Work on your Alexa Rank. The best tip to improve Alexa is Post Frequency and nothing else. Keep your posts focused on social media to boost Alexa Rank.
  • Learn how Web Hosting works.


Duration:1 year of your start. Lasts forever
Traffic: Above 1000 daily unique visitors
Target: Succeed in receiving 5000 visitors per day the second year of your blogging.
At the point where you succeed in receiving above 1k traffic daily, you then qualify for stage three.

  • Apply for Banner Ad services like BuySellAds
  • Don't increase the Ad spot prices when you start seeing sponsors. Maintain a fixed price for at least 20-30 days. Display no more than 12-15 Ad spots per page.
  • Never Compromise Blog load time for anything. Beauty matters too but use only those widgets that may help your visitors and do not add widgets just for the sake of attractive design cause it could affect your blog load time.
  • Share posts based on Affiliate Ads.
  • You can now confidently follow Pro Bloggers. Learn their marketing strategies and apply them.
  • Increase your post frequency and make sure to increase traffic by 200%. You must now be able to understand what brings traffic.
  • Choose Topics wisely now and keep fascinating readers with free goodies and resources
  • Write at fixed time and don't just publish posts randomly at any time you find your post ready. Schedule your posts to a fixed time. This boosts Alexa greatly.
  • Start valuing every single hour in a day. Work at most 6-8 hours per day.
  • You sole purpose should be now building readership, maintaining traffic, interacting with readers more and more.
  • Keep reading on how to Choose Ad spots wisely.
  • Choose just one Affiliate product and promote it
  • Subscribe to biggest technology blogs and keep yourself updated with latest developments. Publish a post on biggest headlines always!
  • Be polite in your tone even if someone tries to pull your legs.
  • Each day you must see a change in your Alexa Rank, Fan Count, Subscriber count and unique visitors and PageViews.
  • Always keep an eye on your competitor. If you think he/she has shared something you have not yet published then do not wait just post on it in your own unique style with more enhancements.
  • Be unique in your tone, style and strategy. 

Dead jobs with fixed salary is never a clever aim of life. You need a smart living plan and it is surely blogging that teaches you how websites generate revenue, how traffic trends changes, how latest technologies work and how people turn into pro-blogger by working less but working smart.Things aren't that difficult if you apply correct logic  Those who are pro-blogger today are not extra ordinary Genius mortals, they are common people like you but the only difference that lies is use of LOGIC. Blogging can surely turn out into a business for you if you carefully follow the instructions shared in this tutorial. You must first develop skills and at the same time work on your blog. Work on your goals parallely and never stop one activity for the sake of starting a new activity.Do let us know if you needed any personal counseling through comments.
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8 comments: Leave Your Comments

  1. Nice tutorial. I started blogging 6 years ago but that time I was mostly on personal blogging. Right now, I'm trying to build my Book Review blog. I used to have a self-hosted wordpress but I migrated to blogger since it's free.


  2. One must really have the patience and not only skills in becoming a pro blogger. Networking is very important. Do you think online tutorials are enough?

  3. So happens that I'm an IT as well so I can somehow cope up with the blogosphere. Love the tips you shared here!

  4. I have to agree with you. We have to be not just a writer but should love what we are doing. Plus the knowledge we share to our viewers are the best part and what makes viewers come back to your page. Thanks for the tips! :)

  5. Being a blogger is really tedious! Unless you give time to it you won't be able to succeed. Hehe. I really like you're tips, they hit the right spot =)


  6. I think trying out new stuff like this can really help you be a pro at blogging.

  7. I love the tutorial you have posted here - such detailed tips - thank you!