Creating a free blog on blogspot is very easy. Blogspot blogs are the easiest and cheapest blog you can start without any initial capital. Unlike other blogging platforms, blogspot allows you to create a free .blogspot blog and monetise it with an Adsense.
You can start making money from blogspot a month or two after starting a new blog (Only if you are smart enough to do what others are doing).
Blogger and blogspot are often used interchangeably, they mean the same thing. If you visit www.blogspot.com, you’ll certainly be redirected to www.blogger.com.
Although, when you create a free blogger blog, you will be given assigned a URL in the form “www.yourblogname.blogspot.com”. We will see more on blogspot URL later in the post.
What is a Blogger account?
A Blogger is a blog-publishing service that allows multi-user. It was developed by Pyra Labs but was later bought by Google in 2003. In general, the blogs are hosted by Google at a subdomain of .blogspot.com. A user is expected to have up to 100 blogs per Gmail account.
BlogSpot allows you to create a free blog with Google free hosting. BlogSpot is a blogging platform powered by internet tech giant “Google”. Blogger also known as Blogspot offers you an opportunity to create a blog and make money from it.When you think of BLOGSPOT, think of a Google-centric blogging platform. It is proudly owned and managed by Google.
How can I make a BlogSpot website?
Before we dive into the make money part, lets see how to create and start using blogger.
The process is quite simple, I created mine in 2012 but I started making real money in early 2015. The delay in my own case was because I was still a student. Pursuing a degree course and money-making blog was not too easy.
Lets get started on how to start your new blog.
How do I start my own blog?
To get started, ensure you have sign up to a Gmail and make sure that you can access this Gmail account anytime you want. This is because there’s no way you can start using Google owned blog without using Google owned email.
Opening a blogspot blog with other email services is a thing of the past. I can remember that my first blog “McDoglaz Note” was created with a Yahoo mail. It was later changed to Gmail.
Start using Blogger
To start using blogger to create your website or blog, you will need to follow the underlined steps;
Note that customization of how different sections of all your blog pages, such as the footer or a sidebar will look like is very possible. This customization can be done using page element tags.
Observe also that you can use widget template tags to customize the info shown on each individual page: e.g, in the sidebar, page header, and page footer gadgets.
Below is how to use Custom Style Sheet (CSS) to change your blogger blog design;
Sign in to Blogger.
Choose the blog to update.
In the left menu, click Theme.
Under “Live on blog,” click Customize.
In the left menu, click AdvancedAdd CSS.
Add your code.
On the top right, click Apply to blog.
Is Blogger free?
Blogs can be hosted in the registered custom domain of the blogger (e.g www.example.com). If you need to buy your blogger domain name, consider Godaddy. Godaddy is in affiliation with Google blogspot which allows easy integration. Unlike WordPress.com, Blogger allows users to use their own domain free of charge, while WordPress.com charges about $13 to use a custom domain.
Is Blogger and Blogspot the same thing?
Blogspot (www.blogspot.com) is a free domain service provider owned by Google. The best way to view Blogger and Blogspot; Blogger is a free publishing platform while Blogspot is a free domain service provider. The website URL (www.blogspot.com) will redirect you to the web URL (www.blogger.com).
How to make money on blogspot blog.
There are two ways anyone can make money with blogspot blog or any other blog at all. The first method involves using advertising program like GOOGLE ADSENSE. The second method is through affiliate programs like Konga and Jumia. The two methods described above can not work if you do not employ these 35 Ways to make your blog popular.
I believe this post was helpful and motivational enough for you to start using a free blogspot blog to sky rocket your account. How hard you are willing to work and the niche you choose will determine how quickly you’ll succeed and how much you will earn… See you at the top!