The blogging cheat sheet 2013#Step 1. Read 50 articles from known authors about various aspects of blogging
#Step 2. Read 25 articles from known authors about selection of blogging platform and setting it up
#Step 3. Select your blog platform and blog hosting provider in case of self hosted blogs
#Step 4. Do research on the content orientation of your blog and the primary topic of your blog to decide your primary blogging topic
#Step 5. Write a trial post and share it with your close people for their opinions
#Step 6. Do some research on your writing style and plan a definite writing style
#Step 7. Set up a blog and use a coming soon page on the home page , also have some options for users to talk about this
#Step 8. Build a network of around 100 people to become your primary readers
#Step 9. Continue discussing with them about the content that you should publish about
#Step 10. Set up a page for your blog on Facebook
Image source and license information
#Step 11. Set up a page for your blog on Google Plus
#Step 12. Get a Twitter handle for your blog
#Step 13. Create a professional account on LinkedIn and also a page for your blog as a company if possible.
#Step 14. Have a profile on Pinterest
#Step 15. Create a Klout account
#Step 16. Create a Hoot Suite account for social media management
#Step 17. Create blogs on other hosted blogging platforms like Blogger , WordPress , Tumblr etc.
#Step 18 . Create account with popular commenting systems like Disqus and Livefyre
#Step 19 . Remove coming soon page and other stuff from your blog, let regular blog post layout be visible and use social share and subscription widgets.
#Step 20 . Read up to 10 articles about blog post composition
#Step 21 . Publish your first post and share it on Facebook, Twitter , Google Plus , LinkedIn etc. Pin the image to Pinterest.
#Step 22 . Reply to the comments you have received.
#Step 23. Continue researching on better blog post topics as per your blogs primary topic.
#Step 24. Write up to 5 posts and do the similar things you did earlier.
#Step 25. Start using a feed reader like Google Reader
#Step 26. Start using feed detection add on for your browser, such add-on-s are available for many browsers but Google Chrome is recommended.
#Step 27. Add your blog to Google Webmaster tools, Bing /Yahoo Webmaster Centre and other search engines.
# Step 28 . Add your blog to blog directories and blogger communities, Communities like Technorati and Bloggers are important but there are many such others
# Step 29. Add your blog to Alexa verification
#Step 30. Start using analytic tools like Google Analytic and others if needed.
#Step 31. Check the performance of your blog pages using tools like GTmetrix
#Step 32. Make your blog pages SEO friendly and optimized using tools like WooRank and SEO tools
#Step 33. Look for few good and active bloggers and subscribe to there blog feed in your feed reader.
#Step 34. Start reading and offering proper comments to their blog posts
#Step 35. Subscribe to feeds of few important blogs like Google Webmaster Center blog and such other blog of people and companies providing needed information.
#Step 36. Continue researching topics , composing – publishing posts , sharing them on social media , replying to comments, reading subscribed feeds in reader offering quality comments to the posts, be interactive and blog regularly.