I know many People out there do wish to own a blog, but most times they get confused on how and where to start from.
It’s no big deal. You don’t need be a programmer before you can start blogging.
WHAT IS BLOGGING?
A Brief History of Blogging
Initially, blogging involved a personal web log, in which a person would journal about their day. From “web log” came the term “blog.”
The simplest definition of blogging is: POSTING INFORMATION ONLINE ON A WEB PAGE FOR AUDIENCE TO READ BASED ON YOUR NICHE.
A blog is not a website. Many people are still confused over what constitutes a blog over a website. Part of the problem is that many businesses use both, integrating them into a single web presence.
What to do before Proceeding.
When we talk about starting a blog, we already know that it’s something that we are going to do on the internet(web)
Before we can browse, there are some prerequisite we must possess.
1. An operating System
2. Internet Access
3. A Browser
4. Your Ability to surf the net(browse)
If you have the above mentioned, then let’s proceed.
Am not going to rush any part of this tutorial,
So that after reading this, you will be able to set up your own blog.
Next thing to decide is WHAT TO BLOG ABOUT. It is known as your “NICHE”.
This aspect is very important. You are supposed to know what you have passion for.
There are many things to blog about.
And many more.
You can decide to Post Latest Information concerning any of the above mentioned categories.
Where to start a blog
It is known as your HOST.
There are many WEBSITES where you can HOST your blog
WordPress is not a free HOST except if you’re advanced in web works, then you can host a PHP site and install WordPress.
So we go for Blogger which is the easiest and the most Used.
Blogger.com is a free host, and it’s owned by Google. All you need to do is to have an account with Google.
To create a Google account,
go to Accounts.google.com, click on create account.
For mobile click more options then select create account.
Remember your Google account is also your email address.
To see your messages on your Google email just go to gmail.com.
We are almost done. After creating a Google account, head on to Blogger.com, sign in with the Google account details you just created.
After you have logged in to your blogger account, you don’t have any blog yet.
Click on NEW BLOG at the top left corner enter your blog title in the first column provide and also enter your blog address in the second column, select any of the theme(template), that is how your blog will look like. then click create.
You have Successfully Created a blog
Remember your blog Address is what will be used to visit your blog.
Example: if You used MYNEWBLOG as your blog address, if You want to visit your blog, your URL(BLOG ADDRESS ) will be MYNEWBLOG.BLOGSPOT.COM
Click below to read how to create a post in blogger.