So you’ve decided on your niche, but what are you going to call your blog? Really, the question should be what domain name will you choose, because the blog and domain should be the same.
Glen Allsopp (my blogging guide) says: “I always try and pick something ‘brandable’. If it’s relevant to the niche that’s great, but it doesn’t have to be. Ideally, the fewer the words the better. It helps people remember the site.”
A popular keyword phrase in your industry or niche might work perfectly as your blog name, and you may strike lucky and find the related domain hasn’t been purchased. The domain name I have chosen is not immediately obvious to the niche I’ve decided on, but it is a single word that has been manipulated and is very memorable. At least, I’m hoping so.
To research your possibilities, Glen recommends using the Google keyword Tool and the free Wordtracker keyword tool,
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This WordPress blogging tutorial explains how to add and edit a page (as opposed to a post) to your WordPress blog.
When you add a page it will appear in your blog menu (like your About page).
WordPress tutorial explains how to add tags and categories to your blog post so you can be found more easily in the search engines for keywords of your choice.