Top 5 reasons to start a blog in Nigeria

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Personally, I started my blog carrier back in 2017 and it has been very helpful. It is helping me to pay my bills and keep food on my table.

Just think of it, during this covid 19 period when we were asked not to go out, people lose jobs, people that depends on a daily income, meaning they have to go out before getting something back have suffered during that period at the same time bloggers like me were having nothing to worry about because we earn online. We don’t need to go out.

That is the reason why I am urging you to get your blog.

Top 5 reasons you need a blog

let’s go over 5 reasons why you need a blog, maybe that might move you to finally get one.

Extra source of income

For those of us living in Nigeria will agree with me that keep all your eggs in one basket is not applicable in Nigeria. Even if you have a job, there is no job security, anything can happen as we do say.

Having a blog is a backup plan (plan B) just in case the main source of income has some challenges.

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You make money at the confort of your house

With a blog, you don’t need to rush early morning trying to meet up with you appointment. You wake up at your own time and work with your laptop or phone.

A blog will help you promote your business

Do you have a business? having a blog will definitely help you to promote your business. Let say, you sell shoes, cloths, bags etc … you can start a fashion blog.

“Who is a fashion bloggerFashion blogger – is a person who writes articles about fashion and style in his/her blog, publishes photos of outfits, videos of fashion shows. Fashion blogger is a kind of mix of a stylist, journalist and a model.” according to

With your fashion blog, you can start promoting your business.

Now you have a job, you are no more jobless

You know the situation of the country, there is no job. By owning a blog, you are saying good bye to joblessness because a blog can earn you more than most of the salary earner you know.

How many people are earning more than 200.000 naira on a monthly basis that you know? Guess how much Linda for example is making on a daily basis.

Having a blog gives you popularity

Imagine having a huge fan base, tell me you are not already one of them. The next thing that will happen is people/businesses will contact you for partnership. That is where the money will start following in.

A Blog creates endless opportunities.

The last point but not the least, probably the most important point, having a blog gives you endless opportunities. You will meet new people, remember relations matter in this world. You will be free financially and your blog will put your personnality out there.

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So what are you waiting for? Go out there and create your own little space on the Internet—you won’t regret it.

How to get started with a blog

You need a domain and Hosting. Install WordPress and start posting. You don’t need any technical skill.

Get a domain

A domain name is like a business name, It’s important you get a simple and easy to memorize name like the one you are reading right now. To get the domain, go to

Get a hosting

A hosting can be liken to a shop. That is where your goods will be kept. In this case, you are going to keep your files or the core files of your site on a server that will be provided by a hosting company.

How to grow your blog

having a blog is great, but when no one knows its existence, it is as good as not having anything. When your blog grows, that is where the money will start flowing in. That being said, how do you grow your blog?

  • Improve the SEO of your blog
  • Improve the speed
  • Collaborate with other bloggers
  • Build a list of subscribers
  • Engage your audience on social Media.

How to make money from your blog

There are many ways to make money from your blog.

  • Use google Adsense
  • Accept sponsor posts
  • Accept direct advert on your blog
  • Sell your own products/services
  • Sell books/ebooks
  • Affiliate marketing

For more details on how to make money with your blog, please this post.


In view of what is discussed so far in this article, we believe you have picked some point on why one should own a blog. If you need a blog, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you.

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About the Author: Aime

My name is Aime. I am an online entrepreneur, a professional web designer/developer, digital marketer. I love anything tech and business. If I am to choose one, I will go for tech because it is in the blood.

2 Comments to “Top 5 reasons to start a blog in Nigeria”

  1. My name is Sylvester Charles
    I want to blog also
    But I don’t know how to or where to start from
    Have read alot of books, research on blog
    But it’s seems impossible for me to do

    Please I really need your help

    1. Nothing comes easily. Hard work, consistency are the keys. You will feel discouraged at times but be determined not to give up.

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