Ready to start with new blog. Make your ideas or topic ready because today we are going to learn about How to create a blog free on blogspot blogging platform. If your blog has a decent look and content . You can make good handsome income from your blog. ( Soon : How to earn from blog ).
Here in techstack , I taught so many students on how to create a blog via wordpress. One simple methods to create a blog on wordpress is to purchase a domain and hosting from good registrar service provider like godaddy, hostgator. And install wordpress on your hosting. We will also discuss on how to create a blog on wordpress platform. But we will go with blogspot.
There are so many free blogging platforms available in the market using them you can easily create your blog. Most of the users in the online field use Either WordPress.com or Blogspot.com. If we talk about what are the other free blogging platforms name Tumblr, Medium,Wordpress, Blogger,Facebook and Google+,etc.
Let’s start today with Blogspot.com. As i mentioned in the previous post that blogspot has some limitations but in the starting , it’s good platform to start for beginners and after having good experience with blogger you can migrate your whole content to wordpress platform. We will discuss later on how to move your blogspot blog to wordpress blog without losing a single reputation and search engine ranking postion.
HERE IS THE STEP BY STEP GUIDE FOR BEGINNERS WHO WANTS TO KNOW HOW TO CREATE A BLOG ON BLOGSPOT ?
When you click on this link you need to sign in with your any Gmail account. If anyone of you don’t have any Gmail account what you can do . You can go to this link account. If you need any help in how to create a gmail account. Please do let me know in comment box. After sign in you will see a dashboard like this below image.If you are not getting this dashboard. Check the step 1 again and follow steps correctly.
Step 2 : Name of your blog
Great now you are on the second step. Click on “New blog” button which appear in your left of dashboard of above images. After clicked on New blog button. One pop up will appear where you will see Blogs List , Create a new blog , Title , Address, Template , like this of below image. In the title , you will write your topic name in which you would like to write or you can say you want to start your blog on blogspot. For example , if i want to start blog on technology. My title should be Technology. And now choose your blogspot address in the address bar like technologytycoon.blogspot.com . All blogspot addresses is always unique for everyone that’s why try something new and unique which contains your topic name also and something unique word which make your blogspot name good.
Step 3 : Checkout the dashboard of your blog
When you clicked on Create blog of previous step. You will go inside of that blog and new window will appear where you will see some tabs on the left side like New post, Overview, pages,Comments , Google+ , etc. like below image.
Step 4 : Choose a template for your blog
Now it’s time to choose a template for your newly created blog. There are two types of templates available for you in the market. One comes with simple design and other one with custom new design but these are paid template. We will talk about both templates.
Let’s start with Simple design template. Blogspot gives you preloaded template on blogspot platform. When you click on Template you will see there some preloaded templates . You can use these templates of blogspot if you want to use that. Or i am giving you one link of Some customized free blogspot templates. You can go to btemplates and download any of the mentioned templates as per according to your work. If anyone of you don’t understand how to choose template and upload template from btemplates. Please do let me know via contact form or comment in comment box below.
Paid templates : If you don’t like templates from btemplates and blogspot or you want some more upgraded templates for your blogspot blog. You can go to themeforest.net and search blogger template. You will get all blogger templates. Checkout all templates and decide according to your purpose which template is great.
Step 4 : Create a new post in your blog on blogspot
Without content your blog is nothing. Now We will learn how to create a new post in blog. Click on the new post which appear in left side of your blogspot dashboard screen. You will get this screen.
Here in the top of this screen you will get Post title below that a big white screen with editor tool and on the right side some buttons with the name of labels, schedule , permalinks, location & options. I will give you one line idea of each topic in this.
Post title : The main heading of every post you will write. According to SEO purpose, title should be very attractive , easy and topic related in between 40 to 67 characters.
Post Content : The content should be related to your topic and it should be more than 300 words. If your content lenght is below 300 words. Your website will get difficulty to rank on your particular keyword or topic in which you want to rank your post in search engine.
Labels : Labels are the important part of blogging or posting because it will help your post to engage readers . It will help you to categorize post topic wise. For example, if you are writing post on Social Media , I will write on labels social media, facebook ,etc. and if i want to write on blogging i will write blogging on labels.
Schedule : If you don’t want to publish your post today or you won’t have time for tomorrow to publish your post then you can schedule your post to publish on particular day and time. It will automatically publish on that particular time and date.
Permalink : Permalink is the url of that post. Blogspot automatically generate permalink for every post according to your heading post title. But if your permalink of any post is not appear good or you want to change that you can change from here but you cannot use space in permalink , So use separator instead of space either you can use hypen – or _ underscore. According to SEO , Hypen is good for search engine.
Location : Location is the option where you can put location with your post that will help search engine to identify post location. Location option is generally used for Local city based targeting.
Here , I gave you all information about How to create a new post on your first blog. Posting or writing topic should be done on regular basis because it is something which is useful for reader and search engine. Write unique content always for your blog. Don’t try to thief content from any other website because it won’t give you any traffic and ranking in search engine and instead of that it will give negative impact on your website. If you need some help on how to write unique content . Please do let me know.
Step 5 : Use of layout and Gadget
Here , you will see Add a Gadget button, Gadget will help you to add some more functionality to your blog and make your blog more decent. Click on the that and you will get something like this.
Step 6 : Add some important pages
As we know, Some important pages must be available in every website like About me and Contact us page. So how can you create that Go to pages and create your About me . Give title of that page ” About me ” and write some good about you what you want to show people.
Step 7 : Comments
Let’s talk about Comments in this you will get all comments. If any comment you don’t want to appear you can directly delete from here. That comment will no longer appear in your blog posts. Be safe from spamming comments. Never approve any spam comments
Step 8 : Stats
Here , You will get all the stats of traffic of your blog. You can analyse directly from here , which post is gaining traffic from search engine. From where traffic is coming and what are the sources and much more. You can also use google analytic to get better stats about your blog.
Step 9 : Earning
This is the last and important step of our blog creation. Whenever you are ready with your blog and traffic. You need earning and this is where you can get that. You can apply for adsense directly here for your blog. If your blog is eligible. You will get approval from adsense otherwise you will not get approval. ( Soon : Secret of How to get adsense within two days )
I hope all of you enjoyed this post . I have given all information what i can able to give you from this post. If you need some more information about any particular thing. You can contact me.
My next post is about How to create blog on WordPress ?
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