How To Start a Blog in Kenya-A Beginner’s Guide for 2019.

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Start a blog in Kenya? Huh? That is not a bad idea.

You look around and see blogs that are doing very well and wish that you owned one! You are in these safe hands, for in this guide I am going to take you through a step by step process that can that will help you set up a blog and have it running.

In fact, you can have a blog running in minutes if you follow these guide.

I have been blogging for a while and I did set up this blog in just two weeks. As of writing this article, this blog was just two month old and already receiving 500 visits a day.

But how do I get started? This question is probably disturbing you at this minute. Just take a cup of coffee and let us begin this journey.

Differences between a Blog and a Website.

But before we look at how to start a blog in Kenya, let us answer one question, what is a blog? And how is it different from a website?

A blog, also known as a weblog is an online journal or informational website displaying information in the reverse chronological order, with latest posts appearing first. It is a platform where a writer or even a group of writers share their views on an individual subject., or even this site are examples blogs.

Individuals such as Victor Matara, Nyakundi and Robert Alai are very well known bloggers in Kenya. What they own are blogs.

A website on the other hand is a collection of publicly accessible, interlinked Web pages that share a single domain name. Websites can be created and maintained by an individual, group, business or organization to serve a variety of purposes.

Think of sites such as or, these are examples of websites. Website nowadays have blogs on them that give information periodically.

Why should you start a blog in Kenya in 2019?

There may be many reasons to this. Some for leisure, others to share information but to some, create a means of earning some money.

Whichever the case, starting a blog can keep you busy and at the same time sharpen your writing skills.

I always wrote articles in high school for the press club, though I was not very good in English. I found out that I would write article in books and diaries. When I discovered that, I could share these articles online, the idea to start this blog was born.

But it was not as easy as I thought, I failed so many times. If you want to start a blog in Kenya and succeed immediately, you are in for a rough ride.

From my experiences, I bring you the beginner’s guide to start a blog in Kenya in 2019.

Getting Ready

To start a successful blog in Kenya, you need to build a solid foundation. Blogs that are built in rush usually fail to make any impact.

In fact most blogs unless build as a hobby and for leisure, usually fail within a year of launching.

I have been on that route I know.

So how do you prepare?

Follow these steps below.

  1. Brainstorm Ideas to write about.
  2. Write at least 10 articles.
  3. Have a functional credit card.

What do I mean by this? Let us get deeper into this.


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