We have talked a lot about self hosted WordPress blog and no doubt it’s a better blogging platform when we compare to free blogging platform like BlogSpot.com and WordPress.com. But many people who wants to start blogging, doesn’t want to spend initially to create a blog and it does make sense. There are many blogging platform which offers user to create Free Blogs. Though, if you are looking for free blog creation, my suggestion would be start blogging from WordPress.com or BlogSpot.com and once he is use to Blogging, he should go more professional with his own self hosted WordPress blog.
BlogSpot let you create a Free blog but comes with it’s own limitation, but as I mentioned above, for a starter it’s a good idea to create a Blog and get the hitch of Blogging.
This post is dedicated to those people, who wants’ to start with Blogging. In this post we will be talking about how you can create a free BlogSpot blog.
Before I start with complete tutorial, few things which you should know. BlogSpot is a blogging platform by Google which give you option to start a blog, all your images will be hosted by Picasa which is again a part of Google.
Step by step guide to Create a free Blog
To create your a free Blog site, head over to BlogSpot.com and login using your Google account. If you don’t have a Google (Gmail) account, create on for free.
Once you are logged in, at the top click on Create a free blog.
Name Your blog
First thing which you need to do is by adding a name and selecting your domain name. I suggest go through my post on how to select a domain name. Avoid using your name as domain name and instead use some generic domain name which you can brand later on with your custom domain.
Select a template
Next step is to select a template for your blog. Select any template for now and later on your can take help of custom template to give a better design to your BlogSpot blog.
So your blog is almost ready and you can start writing posts. Though there are many settings which you need to do before you actually start writing your first post. I will be posting about that post soon, but before that go ahead and create your first free blog.
Video Tutorial to create free BlogSpot Blog:
This post is meant for every reader out here who doesn’t have a blog now and looking forward to create a free blog. Eve, I started my Blogging journey with BlogSpot and later on I moved to WordPress. If you wants to take more professional route, you can always refer to my WordPress starter guide.
- Also read: BlogSpot SEO tips
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