Nowadays, Blogging is emerging as a proven and a good profession among teenagers as well as among seniors also. I also think that It is the best line for students to learn some skills as well as to earn some living out of it if they do some hard work and smart work on their Blog. Let me first introduce you with the word Blog – A blog (a truncation of the expression weblog) is a discussion or informational site published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete entries (“posts”) typically displayed in reverse chronological order (the most recent post appears first). A Blog may be also categorize as a website which is updated regularly and the person who manages a Blog is called as a Blogger (Profession).
On Internet One of the biggest and easiest way to make a Blog for Newbie Blogger is by using Blogger (Service) of Google where one can make Blog free of cost.
Here are features of Blogger Platform
Blogger has the following limitations on content storage and bandwidth, per user account[Source : Wikipedia.org
500 characters max; Hyper Text Markup Language markup not supported.
100 blogs per account
Number of labels
5,000 unique labels per blog (an increase from the original 2,000), 20 unique labels per post
Ordinarily, Up to 1 GB of total storage, shared with Picasa Web. If you’ve upgraded to Google+, your photos will be stored in Google Photos, where you have 15GB of storage space shared with Gmail and Drive. However, if one has signed up for Google+ account, images less than 16 megapixels (4920 x 3264) would not be counted to this storage limit. For users not signed up for Google+, 800 x 800 pixels and below images would not be included in this storage space.
Number of posts
There is no limit on the number of posts one can have in one blog.
Size of pages
Individual pages (the main page of a blog or archive pages) are limited to 1 MB
If posted via Blogger Mobile, limited 250 KB per picture; posted pictures are scaled to 1600px.
There is no limit on the number of pages you can have on one blog
Team members(those who can write to a blog) : 100 invitations per blog
Any square image less than 100KB
Beside the features of the Blogger Platform let’s go to our main aim of this post which “Step By Step Guide On How To Start a Blog” So Now I am going to teach you how to start your own blog for free from Blogger Platform. Why I am giving this tutorial for Blogger? The answer is simple. Many people on Internet are talking that Blogger is a product of Google and It may shut it down in future but according to I don’t think that this is gonna be true. Read my this post
for the clarification of this topic.
Follow All The Steps :
- Make a Gmail account(Go to next step if you already have one)
- Go to www.blogger.com
A window as shown in below image will appear asking for your gmail username(email-id) following with your password to sign-in.
- After signing in to blogger.com now it’s time to confirm your Identity to blogger. Basically it asks you to choose between a blogger profile or Google+ profile to use for creating a blog as shown in below picture. However, Go with Google+ Profile.
- Now It’s time to create the blog. You will see a window like in below picture, on your left side click on New Blog option.
- When you will click on “New Blog” a window will pop-up asking for your blog name,URL and design which you want to apply to your blog. Finally Click on Create blog!
That’s all now you have created your Blog and now start posting your posts. which will attract visitors.
After 6 months your blog will be eligible for Adsense. However, if your blog will start receiving traffic then you can apply for Adsense account within a month to earn some money from your blog.
This is all basics which one need to create a blog. However, blog development didn’t stops here as there are many more customizations which one can do to make his/her blog better just like adding own custom domain, a better template, gadgets, etc. on blog just to give users a better experience. If any problem still persists to you then you can ask it in comments.