How to create a free blogger account in less than 20 Minutes


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How to create a free blogspot blog in 20 Minutes 


Do you want to create your own blog? Do you want that chance for the world to read what you write?


Yes

If Yes, then you are ready to start your very own blog. As a beginner, how about you start with a website that is free and easy to set up. If you are interested then proceed to read the rest of this article.

Having a blog of your own is exciting. You have the freedom to express yourself like never before, stand for what you believe in, connect and share knowledge with people all over the world.


This article covers five (5) steps you must follow to a create a free domain account on blogger today.

How to get started on a new blogger account 

Blogger is blogging platform bought by google in 2003. It includes a subdomain 'example.blogspot.Com' which is free to create for anyone that has a google account. 

A custom domain (.com) can be bought later, which can take away the blogspot from your blog's URL.

why start with a blogspot blog?  


  • It is free, simple and easy to start with.  
  • It is somewhat trusted since it is owned by google. 
  • You have freedom to edit the blog to your own taste, compared to other free blogging platforms such as wordpress, weebly, tumblr and so on. 
  • Easy monetisation and monitoring of google adsense earnings.


STEP 1

Create a blogger account 

Blogger.com


In order to create a blogger account, you must have a google account.

To get started, go to 'blogger.com', then you will be greeted by their homepage.

Click on “
create your blog” and sign in or create a google account if you don't have one yet.

Once you have signed in, you will be asked to either continue using your default google plus profile or switch to a Limited blogger profile.  It will be recommended to stick to using your google plus profile, for easy share of blog post to your circles and groups.

So just click on "
continue to blogger".

On the next screen, proceed by Selecting "
create your blog" once again.


STEP 2

Choosing a blog title, address and theme

You are almost there. This step requires you to select a blog domain name under blog address.


Domain name



The domain name would be unique only to you and with this anyone in the world can access your site and follow you.

Choose your 
blog title wisely, preferably what your visitors can easily remember if they like your content.

The amount of 
theme available at the onset is limited but just select one for the now, it can be changed later on.

When you are done with your selections, click on the "
create blog” button to proceed.

STEP 3

Search engine optimizing. 


Now that you have a blog running, it is time to optimize your BlogSpot blog.  This step would make your blog visible to more search engine, so that users can find your blog easily. On your dashboard, then click on "Settings" on the panel to get started.

1) Add a blog description

Under the main settings panel, Select "basic".  Then write a detailed description about your blog, make sure you include all the necessary keywords.


Blogspot blog


Also add a meta description that would show on in a search results. This should be well written and free from any grammatical errors.

Under settings, click on "
search preferences".


Write the description under the meta tag. For example, "A blog about cooking continental dishes, recipes and dinning courtesy"




2) Edit the post, comment and sharing section 


Blogspot blog

On this page, you can choose the number of post you want to show per page, who can comment on your blog and a share post to your google plus account to generate a bit of traffic to your website.


STEP 4

Edit layout and theme


On the Layout page, here you can edit the arrangement of the different sections of your homepage. 


It is possible to add and remove different gadgets from the sidebar, header, and footer. Proper arrangement is necessary for easy navigation.

Blogspot blog

The selected theme can be edited or changed. If you are not satisfied with the themes available on blogger themes page, it can be changed. 

A custom theme can be gotten from a variety of websites online, while some are free, some premium themes have to be paid for.

STEP 5

Start posting meaningful content 


There is 
no limitation to the amount of content you can have on blogger blog. Express yourself the way you want, the only rule is "don't post adult content" especially if you are thinking of making money from your blog later.

Keep all the content you have on your blog 
original. Plagiarism is highly prohibited in the blogging community.

Use relevant images in blog posts to aid reading. Careful also not to use copyright images.

It's a wrap

Congratulations! you own a blog without even spending a dim. If you want to setup a free blogger domain just follow these five easy steps to start up in less than 20 Minutes. Comment if you were able to set yours up. Also you can leave questions below if you require further clarifications on the steps above. 


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6 Comments

  1. Nice post! I think you should add about https enabled always,as it is helpful in terms of SEO...

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  2. Thanks for commenting. For a free blogspot blog, you already have a https enabled.

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  3. this very interesting and captivating, keep it up.

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    1. Yeah an easy and simple way to start you very own blog :).

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