This article has been just updated: January 6th, 2020
Do you want to start your own blog? But don’t know how to create a blog? Here is the complete guide to starting your blog for free. There is a huge scope for bloggers in the present generation. Every individual can start his own blog and publish his ideas on the internet. You can earn money through blogging by Google Adsense. In this article, you can know how to earn money through blogging.
What is a blog?
A blog is an educational site distributed on the Internet comprising of discrete, regularly casual content sections (posts). Posts are commonly shown backward sequential requests, with the goal to achieve top position in the search engine. Blogs are helpful to the user to share his knowledge throughout the world and he will get his identity.
The requirements of the creating blog
Creating a blog is not complicated. In 20 minutes you can create your own blog. The only requirement for the blog is your passion and time.
You can create any kind of blog-like fashion, technology, sports, facts, etc. Make sure you have good knowledge of that topic.
Steps to create the blog
1. logger website.
Go to blogger website and create your account on this website. It is the best platform for beginners to start their career in blogging. It is for free. You can do the experiments on this site and you will get an idea on how to write a blog. I am suggesting only for the beginners. After becoming an expert in blogging you can start your paid blog websites where you will get more features.
Features of blogger website
- blogger is free for the blogger to use
- It is very easy to start your own
- It is safe and secure
- You can customize your own blog
2. Pick an appropriate domain name
After creating your account. Give a title to your blog and you should select your domain name. The domain name should be appropriate it should be relevant to your content. You may not get your expected domain name because as it is free it may be already used by others you should choose a unique domain name. Blogspot will give options to select your domain name for free and paid. Hosting your blog provided by Blogspot for free. Hosting means to showup your blog on the internet for this you need to connect with the website. Other websites are providing free domain name but they are charging for hosting your domain.
The domain name will be ended by blogspot.com because it is a free domain. If you don’t want Blogspot name in your domain then you will definitely have to pay for your domain name.
3. Select your template
Customization of the blog can be done by choosing the template. As shown in the picture you select the template as per your choice. The template can also be downloaded from the internet.
Make sure your template is relevant or suitable to your content and It should not disturb the readability of the users. While downloading the templates from the internet be careful there will be spam links in the template it will redirect to another website. It will affect your ranking on Google.
4. Publish an article on your blog
After doing the above steps you have almost created your blog. Now just post your article or content on the blog. Make sure your content doesn’t have a spelling mistake. Use Grammarly to avoid such mistakes. After publishing your article share the link with others so your blog will get more views.
You can also see the number of views for your post on the dashboard. Use targeted keywords in the content so that your blog will rank high.
Tips to write an article
- Use H tags in the article and title should attractive so that user will be interested to see the whole article.
- The introduction should disclose the whole main concept of the article. So that the user gets to know about the concept of the article and start reading the whole article.
- Use targeted keywords in the article.
- Make sure your article doesn’t have spelling mistakes use Grammarly for avoiding spelling mistakes.
- Use two or three images in the content.
- At the end write about the author
- Share your article link to others and mention your article link in other blogs.
WordPress is an advanced platform for creating websites. You get limited features in Blogger if you want to create a professional website, follow this guide How to create a website Free Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners to make a WordPress Website.
Now I will explain how to earn money through blogs
Google AdSense provides a way for website owners to earn money from their online content. AdSense works by matching text and display ads to your site based on your content and visitors. The ads are created and paid for by advertisers who want to promote their products.
1.Signup in the Google Adsense
After publishing at least 10 articles and having more views then only your eligible for the Google Adsense.
2. AD unit
After signup in Google Adsense. Follow the below steps
- Open my ads at the top of the page
- Click on new Adunit
- Adsize (If don’t where to place your ad select responsive size)
- Ad type
After selecting the above steps to save the ad. You will code for the ad copy the copy and paste in your blog.
How to paste ad code?
- First, open setting in the blog
- Click on the layout
- See where you have a place to show ad
- Paste ad code there
By following the above steps you will get your ads visible in your blog.
You will get money in the Google Adsense account when your users clicked on the ads. You will also get money from views of ads but less money when compared to clicks.
About the Author:
Rehaman stumbled upon marketing during his MBA. Initially inclined to finance, he quickly got bored of filing spreadsheets and ventured into the world of growth hacking at Montaigne. Finding that most marketing tools were needlessly complex, he helped make LeadMirror- an A2i marketing assistant.