So what is Blog and how to start blogging? We find these questions in various discussion forums, and we have mostly faced these questions through the conversation in chat with friends and non-friends. So this post may help you to set up free blogs and start blogging. You may setup blogs as many as you want with no cost, and your friend can browse your blogs from any part of the world, where the internet exists. Before start a blog, you have to decide for which purpose you want to start a blog. You can start blogging to write anything, such as your poetry, news on your favorite games, computer tips (If you are a computer’s geek), tips and tricks in which you are expert for, and whatever interest you wish to write about. Before do anything or set up free blogs, we would suggest you to read the following definitions,
What is Blog? What is Blogging? Who are Bloggers?
“Blog” is a website whose article posted in a chronological order from the very recent post to the older post from the top of the home page.
Maintain a blog by writing articles to the existing blog is called “Blogging”.
All the articles or entries of the existing blog are called “blog posts”.
A person who posted these posts is called a “Blogger”.
A blog comprises text, hyperlinks, images, image links, and links to other WebPages, audio, video and other files. Mainly blogs focus on a particular area of interest, as Hindi poetry, Computer geeks, Bollywood movies, SEO, Cricket. Blogs allowing visitors to leave comment, even they can be a part of conversation with you via the comment option. According to Wikipedia, Bloggers do not only create post to their blogs but also build social relations with their readers and other bloggers.
At this time, blogs are more powerful than websites because blogs are more often updated with new fresh contents. Search engines like fresh content so would prefer to show blogs on the top of search pages than websites. Blogging start recently and currently, there were 156 million blogs exist as of 16 February, 2011.
You may create personal blogs too, and if you wish that nobody eligible to see your posts except the individual person whom you wish to show, can do it with blogs. Do you want to start blogging (.oOkheyee!, it’s free)? Do you want to become the next blogger? If yes, then we have divided bloggers into two categories.
- Part Time Bloggers
- Full Time Bloggers (Set Up Professional WordPress Blog)
No matter, you want to become a part time or full time blogger, but you need a blogging platform for writing your posts and adding images, links, video, audio and other files, which handled your CMS (Content Management System). There are many free blogging platforms, such as Blogger.com, Tumblr.com and WordPress.com, which provides you the entire feature listed above without any cost. For starting a blog, you need a domain name or a sub domain name, provided by free blogging platform, and a hosting package to host all the files and folders of your blogs. If you use any free blogging platform like Blogger.com, then you will get free sub domain name and hosting. So here is how to setup free blogs.
Set Up Free Blogs For Part Time Bloggers | Part Time Blogging
If you are a beginner in the world of blogging and want to write about the stuff, you like the most which would be shareable. As a part time blogging, I will suggest you to start blogging with a free blogging platform with Blogger.com. Blogger is most users friendly, in seconds, you can change templates, sidebars, width of sidebars, change the fonts and many more with the drag and drop layout. You don’t need to have any knowledge about coding. Blogger itself a hosting provider for you and will create a sub domain as yourname.blogspot.com, just you need a Gmail account for starting a blog with Blogger. So here is how to setup free blog with Blogger.
Create Free Blogs With Blogger
- If you have a Gmail account then proceed to further, otherwise create a new Gmail account. Now go to Blogger.com, and sign in with your existing Gmail account. You’ll see New Blog option, anywhere after sign into Blogger. Click on it.
- When you clicked, a window will prompt up like the below preview,
write your blog Title, blog URL and select template. Finally click on Create blog!.
- Now click on your Blog Title name to check all the options provided by Blogger. You have more options here for creating new post, static pages as about me, stats, setting, layouts, templates and Earnings.
- For writing your first post, click on New post at the top of the left sidebar.
write your title, content, tags (labels) as we have mentioned above via simple steps as numbers, and finally click on Publish. Now look at new post and you can share this post URL with your friends via social networks, such as Facebook, Google Plus.
You have successfully set up free blog with Blogger. You like anything on the web, write about them into your blog and share it with your friends. If you want to get more traffic to your blog, then you have to update your blog at-least four to five times in a week because search engines like the fresh content. If you want to earn money with your blog, then you have to work on SEO for your blog so that your blog may come to the first page of major search engines for your targeted keywords. When you have some decent traffic to your blog, then you can join Google Adsense to monetize your blog and earn money.
I also started our blogging career as a part time with Blogger.com, and purchased a custom domain name worth $10 (500 INR)(not was the big investment) and earn our first $1000+ (50,000+ INR) within the next two months, I know this is not a big money but “POI” profit over investment, i.e., 10,000% is so high.
Now I have decided to take blogging seriously and wanted to become a full time blogger that causes to launch the blog WordPressians.com, which is a self hosted WordPress blog. Do you want to know more about WordPress? Do you want to start a professional blog? Do you want to start blogging full time?