There is a reason(s) behind every startup venturing into a particular filed; to attain stability and growth within a stipulated period of time.Blogging or creating a website is no exception,your core aim is to reach out to a wider range of audience and probably generate revenue in return.You need to answer the following questions. What is the purpose for a blog or website? Do you have a passion for publishing?What niche will be your focus ?Do you intend to attract visitors/traffic to your site?Do you intend to monetize it or nay?If all answers are YES! Then let's dig in further...What are the necessary tools needed? Buy a Domain name and Host it.According to Oxford dictionary, a domain name is the part of a network address that identifies it as belonging to a particular domain.It is an identification string that depends a realm of administrative autonomy, authority or control within the internet. - WikipediaWhy host a Domain name?You have the Web hosting/ Domain hosting.For web hosts, users are allowed to create and store content, like a website on internet servers.While Domain hosts, provide domain names which help visitors access your web content. For either option you choose you need a strong hosting company that will guaranty maximum security to your contents and data especially in the rise in cyber crime activity. I recommend Bluehost, the biggest and powerful hosting company in the World.What next? Content creation on your desired niche.Aside scraping off other people's work, you need to create your own content. Everyone is unique as well as gifted. You possess a trait not found in another. What is that niche you are vast in knowledge about?TravelMom's blogSportsHealth & fitnessCooking blogDIY (Do It Yourself) for example; If you are a stylist,you could start a fashion blog where you sample designs, sketches.News blogConsultation services...NB: Go for an ever green niche.How do you intend to attract visitors/traffic to your site?My blog marked 3months on the 10th with over 11,000 pageviews,small right? Well, I signed up for blokube blogger community and share my contents on social media platforms.Do you intend to monetize your blog or website?Ad placementYou need a certain number of contents & traffic on your site before you are eligible to place advertisement,at least 20 posts. There are numerous ad networks for small,medium and large publishers respectively.When your blog is ready for an ad placement, consider;Google AdSensePropelleradsRevenueHitsPropel mediaPopads, Asterra, Revcontent,adbuff, traffic work. The list is indeed endless. Once you sign up for a placement, the publisher team get to review your site which either gets an approval or rejection because the site lacks enough content,no enough traffic or does not meet to their ad policy.Regular visitors on my can attest to seeing different ads almost every day,just trying to figure out the best placement.Join Affiliate marketingIn affiliate marketing, you are paid to market a brand via blog, website, mobile or social media. This type of advertising is good because those without a blog or website can benefit and make some commission per sale.Affiliate marketing to joinJumia affiliate programKonga affiliate programLiquid webBluehostPropelleradsRevenueHitsDiaper dabblerMilk& baby NB: Bluehost pays $65comission per sale.while you earn $150 to market of all Liquid web and Nexcess products below ;(Dedicated servers,VPS Hosting,Cloud Hosting). Nexcess(Managed worldpress hosting,Managed Woocommerce Hosting,Managed Magneto Hosting).iThemes(iThemes security pro, Backup Buddy,Plugin Suite,Shared Hosting).Be a FreelancerWrite stories or article for blogs or company and get paid.Become an Influencer If your site traffic is high, companies can contact you directly to market their brand on your blog or website. No middle man involved this time.Sell your own Digital Products.Websites like Washington Post request you become a member in other to read news off its site.You could create ebooks for downloadPeople could sign up for your online classes as well.