Cancer is a disease that affects so many people’s lives in the harshest of ways. Whether you’re someone living with the condition, someone who has won the fight or a family member of a patient, survivor or grieving the loss, cancer is not a disease that afflicts just one person. The disease is heart-wrenching and painful, with tears filling the eyes with even a mention of the word cancer. It is hard to deal with the condition, but with the help of a cancer blog things can become a lot easier.
Starting Your Blog
A cancer blog is something that you can use to gain moral support, share your feelings, update family/friends on the progress of an individual or even to inform the world of cancer and its heartbreak on everyone. Creating a blog is a great ‘online journal’ in many regards, and can certainly serve therapeutic purpose while also helping you share your thoughts and feelings.
You do not have to invest a lot of money to create a blog. It is untrue that you need a professional web designer to help you get started as well. In many cases you can begin your cancer blog with no money at all, as there are several well-known blogging platforms offering no-cost blogs. These platforms guide you through the entire process of creating your blog, and even help you optimize your blog site for website search engine purposes. If you know anything about a website you know SEO is a very important aspect.
Let’s Start Blogging
A blog is something that anyone can do. Even if you’ve never thought about creating a blog a day in your life you can easily do it. You do not need a professional. You just need the compassion and the emotions that come along with cancer, as well as the willingness to put your emotions and thoughts into words to share with the world.
Whether you are still new to the web and can barely get around or are someone proficient in the Internet, designing, etc. creating a blog is easier to do than what most give credit for. You don’t have to have a college degree to create a blog these days.
There are three things that need to be done in order to begin your own cancer blog.
- You need a host. Many free hosts are available, and WordPress continues to be one of the most popular of them.
- You must design your site. Do not worry. The various blogging platforms out there will take you step by step through this process and within a short period of time you will have an amazing blog website.
- You need ideas. In order to write a good piece for a blog it is necessary that you have topics to write about. You can talk about a specific type of cancer, the progress of a loved one, your thoughts on chemo and radiation, how you’re feeling with treatments- the list of possibilities are endless. If it is something on your hear you can use it to create you blog.
How difficult is that? Cancer is a condition that millions of people are dealing with in one way or another right now. If you need support or simply want to get it all out, starting your own blog is the easy way to do it.