How to Create a Website with Blogger for Free
Creating a blog on Blogger is very easy. Just follow the steps below to get started.
#Step 1. Sign up For a Google Account
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#Step 2. Sign in to your Blogger Account
Go to http://www.blogger.com/home homepage and then SIGN IN to your account using your Google account credentials.
#Step 3. Choose a Blogger Profile
If you are signing into Blogger for the first time, it will ask you to set up a profile for your Blogger blogs. You can choose your Google Plus profile (Recommended) or limited blogger (BlogSpot) profile. So pick any of them and then proceed to the next step.
#Step 4. Create a New Blog
Now you will be able to see the blogger dashboard, click on “New blog” or “CREATE NEW BLOG” to start your blog creation.
#Step 5. Provide a Website Domain Name and Title
In this step, you would need to provide the title and address of your website. Lets take for instance, If you want to build a website on pets then the Address (also known as Domain name or site’s URL) could be inpetshub.blogspot.com or ipets.blogspot.com and the title can be Pets Hub.
All domain names are free and will be suffixed with blogspot.com by default. Blogspot, also provides us the option of having custom domain names.
The domain name must be unique so there are chances that the domain name you want to choose is already registered. In that case you must need to try a different domain name until it show domain name is available under the Address field.
Once it’s done, click Create Blog! Don’t worry about your selection, you can change/modify them later also.
#Step 6. Launch your blog
Once you finished the initial blog setup process, you can able to see your blog dashboard like my given screenshot below. Your blogger blog is live now and ready to start blogging.
#Step 7: Visit your Website
Provide your website’s address in any web browser and press enter. You would be presented with a website, which you own!!. Initially, you may not like the look and layout but we have not yet finished the tutorial, we will show you every single way to tweak your website, in order to make it look good and professional.
Great! You have finished your website creation. Now your blog is running, and it’s live for all.
#Step 8: Publish an Article
Since you have successfully create a website with blogger, you can now start posting articles on your new website. Refer the below screenshot. Write content, title and hit Publish to publish the post.
When you click publish, it would ask you to share the content on Google+, you may wish to do so as it would become a good source of traffic to your newly created website.
#Step 9. Optimize your Website for SEO
However, just creating a blog is not enough. There are many changes that you need to do after creating your blog setup. Now it’s time to optimize it for more search engine visibility and better user experience.
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- Add a description to your website
Add Favicon to your website
- Change the permalink structure of your Website
- Give your website a professional look
- Edit your posts settings
- , Edit your comments settings
- Edit your sharing settings
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- Share your URL on social media
- Publish in-depth articles