This is one way to do it. Start with keyword research. Market samurai is perfect for this, but you can use the free keyword tools that Google offer online. Find a keyword phrase in quotes “” that has under 50,000 competing pages and at least 80 searches a day. Find 3 related keywords that you will use as categories and tags. Register and host the domain. GoDaddy are great for domain registration and HostGator are fantastic for website hosting.
If you can place Ads free, and paid, and budget to spend a few hundred a week on advertising then an automated system could be for you. The trick is driving traffic to your system. If you can do that then online blogs youve won.
So, if I can write an article than I believe that anyone can do this. Not a BIG deal… and even today, it’s not a dead snake. It works. The only thing is that it should be unique and should interest people reading this.
Now that your site is up and running, you need Google and the other search engines to know you exist and tell the world to come and visit you. You can do this with social bookmarking. Take your first three to six posts and add them to social bookmarking sites, including: Digg, Mixx, delicious and Stumbleupon. These will be enough for the search engines to find you and index your site. The final stage is to build some backlinks to your site. Quality backlinks will move your site up the rankings and onto the first page of Google, where all the fun happens. The best way to do this is by posting comments on other follow me and forums that are related to your own niche. The key here is to actually contribute to the conversation and not just bombard people with spam just to get a few backlinks. It won’t work.
If you are doing affiliate marketing you can use the website the merchant gives you. If you want a long term business online blogs are hot right now and certainly worth looking closer.
Blogging is a public venue, and there are no truly anonymous blogs. You should always write with the knowledge that you may be recognized through your blog and not write things on your blog that might embarrass you later on.
Well, I hope these free ways to get traffic works for you. There are also loads of other ways, but these are my personal top ones. Try all and see which work best for you.