It is nice to have a blog, One can make money while doing blogging (There are many other ways too!! : Top 5 ways to make money online (Guaranteed)). This is a platform where one can do anything that he/she wants!!, There is no external pressure while you are blogging, You can share your thoughts, ideas and other thing on blog….So in this tutorial I will show you how you can make your own free blog on BlogSpot (Blogger Platform) a product of Google. Anyone of any age can make a blog on this platform without investing a penny!! So lets get started :
Also Read : How to make a custom landing page in Blogger

How to create your blog on BlogSpot (Blogger Platform) (Complete Basic Guide)

You need to have your Google Gmail account before creating a blog. For this visit : https://accounts.google.com/SignUp to create your Gmail account OR you can proceed further if you have one

We have included the images of our blog as an example to show the desire step and we have also included the videos from other YouTube channel. This is basically a complete tutorial

Step 1 – Creating a new blogspot blog :

1) Go to : http://blogger.com/ and click on “Create a new blog” / “Add blog” OR direct https://draft.blogger.com/home#create

2) Select name for your blog and fill other desire information
Note : Please select a name that can later brand your custom domain name

3) Select your theme (It can be changed further)
4) Click on “Create blog!” button
5) Done

How to create your blog on BlogSpot (Blogger Platform) (Complete Basic Guide)

Step 2 – Selecting an appropriate template for your blogspot blog :

1) You can get free templates from some of the best sites :
– http://btemplates.com
– http://newbloggerthemes.com
OR you can also get the paid templates from here : http://bit.ly/1AqAylG

2) Installing the template in your blog
a) After you selected and downloaded the template, Extract it with winrar (Get it from here : http://www.rarlab.com/download.htm)
b) Now go to your Blogger > Dashboard > Template > “Backup / Restore” > “Choose file” and select your template (It will be in “.xml” extension)
c) Now click on “Upload

How to create your blog on BlogSpot (Blogger Platform) (Complete Basic Guide)
How to create your blog on BlogSpot (Blogger Platform) (Complete Basic Guide)
How to create your blog on BlogSpot (Blogger Platform) (Complete Basic Guide)
How to create your blog on BlogSpot (Blogger Platform) (Complete Basic Guide)

3) Done!

Step 3 – Edition/Customization :

You can edit/customize your blog by changing the layout OR by customize it from “Customize” section OR by modifying it from “Edit HTML” section

1) You can change your bloggers layout by going to blogger’s Dashboard > Layout
Here you can add widget/gadgets in your blog by clicking on “Add a Gadget” (Learn how to separate desktop widgets from mobile widget : How to show/hide Blogger gadgets in mobile view) OR From here you can also change your widgets/gadgets position (By drag/drop method)

How to create your blog on BlogSpot (Blogger Platform) (Complete Basic Guide)

2) You can customize your blogs colour/width/text/background and many other things from here :
– Go to your blogger’s Dashboard > Template > “Customize”

How to create your blog on BlogSpot (Blogger Platform) (Complete Basic Guide)
How to create your blog on BlogSpot (Blogger Platform) (Complete Basic Guide)

3) If you are an expert in xml language and know the basic code behind blogger then you can edit blogger, But if you don’t know anything about blogger’s code then we recommend you to not do anything or it may damage your blog. Editing blog by editing its html an be done from here (Make sure to create a backup first):

– Go to your blogger’s Dashboard > Template > “Edit HTML”

Also Read : How to add Adsense ads inside blog post in Blogger (Boost Your Earning)

How to create your blog on BlogSpot (Blogger Platform) (Complete Basic Guide)
How to create your blog on BlogSpot (Blogger Platform) (Complete Basic Guide)

You can take help from many popular sites like :
– http://helplogger.blogspot.in
– http://www.bloggerplugins.org
While modifying your blog/Editing your blog

Step 4 – Selecting and Adding a custom domain for your blog :

1) Select the custom domain for your blog
Note : Select it according to your blog niche for better SEO
Get your custom domain from here :
https://in.godaddy.com
http://www.hostgator.com

2) After you have bought your domain, Go to this site and follow the steps : http://bit.ly/1m6gqRc (Google Support)

OR you can also watch this video to add custom domain on your blogger blog (GoDaddy, Thanks to keyeske – YouTube Channel) :

3) Done, You have complelely setup your blog. Now its time to add some pages/posts

For this follow these steps :

Steps 5 – Posting articles and adding pages on your blog :

1) Go to your blogger’s Dashboard > “New posts” to create/add new post on your blog
2) Go to your blogger’s Dashboard > Pages > “New page” to add new page for your blog

How to create your blog on BlogSpot (Blogger Platform) (Complete Basic Guide)

Watch this video to add new Pages and New Posts on your blogger blog (Thanks to Blogger – YouTube Channel) :
– Publish a blog post :


– Create/Add a new page :

Also Read : How to show code snippet in blog posts

Done!! We have finished making a blog in Blogger Platform, There is another platform (WordPress) on which we will soon publish an article. But for now you can enjoy making a blog on Blogger. We have almost cover all the basic steps that will/shall be needed for creating a blog, So if we missed something then you can tell/ask us in the comment section OR by contacting us and If you have any doubt then you can contact us OR ask us in the comment section.

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