Starting a blog takes nothing, just a CMS like WordPress or Blogspot, a domain name and a small hosting. All this would take just above 2000INR (~$40) off your pocket.
Pain is when you post blogs but nobody comes to read. Comments become rarity like water in desert, and the term backlink never turns plural (backlinks). So what could be the reason for this. Problem with your blogs, or the content, or it has something to do with the readers or the niche you selected.
I’ve gone through these hard days. And I consider these 5 factors as the major ones that decide if a blog would succeed or die,
(Hard lines, but true for most blogs that failed. No offense intended)