In this article, you are going to learn how to create a free blog using Blogspot. Creating a blog is a good idea because it allows you to share your interests.
Not only that, you can also earn from your blog if you know how to make money with a website. Normally,
it is good for you to create a blog using your own domain name and Web hosting.
Using a self-hosted WordPress, you can also check out How to Create a Website using WordPress.
There are many platforms that do offer a free blogging service.
If you’re looking for the best and most affordable way to start a free blog, I recommend starting with Blogger because they have a better blogging platform and are more legitimate.
How to create a free blogspot blog
However, there are many newbies who just want to start a blog and do not put in any effort to make money after creating their blog. This may seem different to some.
With blogspot, you are allowed to create a free blog, but free things do have their own limitations. Despite this, BlogSpot remains the most reliable free hosting service available.
I have used many free blogging platforms and most of them will delete your site one day for unnecessary reasons like inactivity, which blogspot will not do to you.
If you are starting a serious blog as a beginner and you don’t have money to pay for hosting, I would recommend you start with the Google blogging platform called blogspot, also known as Blogger. Google also allows you to earn money from your blog.
However, as I already told you before, for beginners, it is a good way to learn how to create a blog and start your blogging process.
Before we start, please take note.
This post is meant for beginners who are new to blogging and would like to get started learning the basic process involved.
The Blogspot platform is powered by Google, which offers you the opportunity to start a blog and you will be able to earn from it.
If your desire is to make an investment, like a business, with your blog, then it is recommended that you use the self-hosted WordPress platform.
I have already provided the link to create a website using WordPress in this article above.
How to create a free blog on Blogger
To start creating a free blogspot blog, you can head over to blogspot.com and login using any Google account.
If you don’t have a Google account, you can still create one for free.
As a beginner and if it’s the first time, you will see the option for identity from your Google+ profile.
After you have successfully logged in, you can tap the “create new blog” link for you to be directed to start creating your blogspot blog.
The option will appear for you to name your blog.
This is the first option you will need to fill out by adding your domain name and selecting your domain.
Avoid using numbers or parts of speech in your domain name.
Try to use a name you can easily remember and you can brand later with a custom domain.
Yes, it is possible for you to later brand it with a custom domain name.
There are bloggers who started their blog with a subdomain and later branded it with a custom domain.
After you have successfully selected your domain name, you will see the option to select a blog template.
You can still change the blog template any time you want.
Now tap the “CreateBlog” button for your blog to be created.
Creating a free blog with blogspot
You have successfully created your blog, but there are some basic things you need to set up. After you have created your blog, you will be in your blogspot dashboard, where you can write posts and perform some settings on your blog.
You can go to settings and add meta tags to your blog. You should also check out this required post. How to Add Meta Tags to Blogger.
Blogspot SEO includes meta tags. Blogspot blogs can do very well in the Google search results if you follow the blogspot seo tips well.
I have already made a post about blogspot seo. If you want to learn more about it, you can check the required post below.
SuperMoonHost was initially hosted on Blogspot before moving to a hosted WordPress platform.
So, for every new blogger, it will be possible for them to start a free blog on Blogger before finally moving to WordPress, if they later wish to change to a professional website.
Blogger is among the best hosting services, so if you want, you can only add a custom domain to your blog and keep on using the Blogger platform.
Note: blogspot.com is also blogger.com, so you will be redirected to blogger.com while creating your blogspot blog.
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