How to Create a Free Blog on BlogSpot Blogging Platform
Having a blog is really amazing as you learn to write and share your thoughts, journeys and also work. And if you are a little wise, you will also be able to learn as to how to use blogs to make some money too. Sometimes the world and the competition going around us can confuse us. What blog to choose or what to write; where to write. Here are some things to know on the question as to How to Create a Free Blog on BlogSpot Blogging Platform.
It is also completely okay if you don’t wish to invest into any funds to initiate your blog work. Two of the best free blogging platform that can help you to achieve the best free sites are WordPress.com and BlogSpot.com. These two sites can help you to create your own blog site. When talking about which is better for blog work, among BlogSpot & WordPress, it definitely is WordPress. However here we are mentioning about the benefits that you can get from using BlogSpot and how it also provides free blogging experience to you.
For starters you can initiate with BlogSpot and later move on to WordPress and have a professional start up with that blog site. Especially for beginners it is a smart option and a great way to start off in this way, so to ensure them about their best blogging experience from both the sites combined. If you are comfortable with one and not the other, than you can go on with the one you prefer.
Therefore this article is for all the “beginners” out there who are searching for new blogging work and would like to start free and basic.
Things you must know:
There are some things that you should know before we start off with the above mention issue. They are:
- First, BlogSpot is a blogging platform which is powered by Google. If offers great opportunities to initiate a blog. Whereas all your images will be hosted through Picasa, which is also a part of Google.
- Therefore in this sense, BlogSpot is a Google-centric blogging platform.
- However if you are looking for a much of a professional outlook for your blog and see money making strategies in future, you should use WordPress instead.
- But if you want to try out how to use BlogSpot and how to start it, find their right below in the steps.
Guide To Creating A Free Blog On BlogSpot:
First of all, to create your own BlogSpot blog site, visit over to BlogSpot.com. Right there you will be ask to log in to continue where you are suppose to be using your Gmail account address to verify and log in to BlogSpot. If you don’t own a Google account (Gmail), you can also make one (Create New Account) for free.
If you are a newbie to this site, you will be ask to link your BlogSpot with Google Plus profile, or you can just limit yourself to the BlogSpot profile. But it is always recommend using the Google Plus profile.
Once you login, you will see an option/button “new blog” where you will be able to create your first new and free blog.
Name your blog:
Initially the first thing that you have to do is to add a name and select your domain accordingly. For further information about how to create domain name and such, you can also visit the articles focusing on it.
It is advise to not use your personal name for the domain name. Rather use some generic domain name that you can also brand with custom domain later on.
Once it is done, you have to choose a blog template of your choice. And you can always change or customize it later. Once all this is done, you can then select the option called “create blog”.
This means that your blog creates but you are not yet completely done!
There are some settings instructions that you should imply while using Blogger. In order to make it easy for you to use and access every time. Right now you will be on the home screen of the BlogSpot and you need to see the Blog’s backend. There, visit the option “settings.” Once you reach the next screen you are then advice to change the blog’s visibility and improve it.
From here on, you have to visit the option “Posts” >”New Post and start typing out your very first blog! But before you do so, it is always recommend to visit the option of “Pages”. There you must create at least one “About” page. Where you describe about yourself, what you do and what you are writing about.
This will help you to attract genuine readers interested in your blogs or topics. But first you should definitely change the template/theme that you are using in order to make it less boring and a little interesting.
For that you can easily visit the page that we went on to before such as in Settings and then to “Templates” and you will have a good area of options and customize options in order to make it your best blogging experience.
On this page itself, you will be able to add as well as remove many of the features. From being display or not on your BlogSpot home page. Such as, try adding logo and header on the BlogSpot blog too. Now for the best part of this, are the Earnings.
Once you have get your blog working and going good, you can select the option called “Settings” > “Earnings” and enable Adsense particularly for your blog. This is where you will be able to achieve the mark of earning. That you wish to acquire from using BlogSpot and through the blog work you have done.
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