How to Start a blog in Tanzania


One secret of owning a successful blog in Tanzania is to post in Wahili.Another secret is to host your site with a reliable web hosting company in USA.To create a new blog, you first need a domain name, web hosting package, a WordPress website and ways of earning money. As a blogger, you’ll earn over Tsh 1 million every month. There are bloggers making even Tsh 50 million on monthly basis.

  • Buy a domain name

The first stage is to purchase a domain name. The safest domain name to buy in Tanzania is .com.The domain name is purchased from Bluehost.To get one,click on this link and visit Bluehost

On Bluehost website, click on Domains, then search for your preferred domain name.

After confirming that the domain name is available, proceed to register.

  • Web hosting

The second stage is to buy web hosting package from Bluehost.The company’s cheapest package costs $2.65 per month. You are required to register a domain name alongside web hosting package. You will only pay for web hosting package and get your domain for free.

To buy a web hosting package, click on hosting,then shared hosting and choose Basic plan. To buy the package, click here to visit Bluehost website

The process takes less than 2 minutes.

  • Payment process

Click on the Basic plan, then proceed to pay. Enter your domain name and proceed to pay using your credit card.If your card is VISA or MasterCard enabled.

You will be required to install WordPress into your new Bluehost account. One of the staff members will help you install WordPress if you are unable to manage on your own.

How to make money online with your blog

  1. Bloggers in Tanzania make money through the following methods
  2. Through AdSense
  3. Through AdSense alternatives like MGID
  4. Through affiliate marketing
  5. Selling your own products through the blog
  6. Direct banner ads
  7. Sponsored posts
  8. Reviewing products and get paid
  9. Sell academic papers and courses
  10. Membership registration like offering dating services.
  11. Building and selling of websites
  12. Buying and selling of domain names
  13. Providing Web Design services
  14. Offering web hosting services