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)

How to start a blog on Google


To start a free blog on Google, you will need a Gmail account.
Blogger and blogspot are often used interchangeably, they mean the same thing. If you visit, you’ll certainly be redirected to
Although, when you create a free blogger blog, you will be given assigned a URL in the form “”. 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 A user is expected to have up to 100 blogs per Gmail account.

How to use Blogger

You can write and share any story, news, jokes, etc with blogger blog but you must ensure that Blogger Content Policy is not violated. You should try as much as possible to see the Google T and C for using blogspot.
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Is BlogSpot free?

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;

  1. Check to ensure your browser uses cookies.
  2. Turn ON JavaScript.
  3. Click here to login to Blogger.
  4. Start out by creating your Blogger profile or preferably, use your Google+ profile.

How to create a blogspot blog

To create your blogspot blog, follow the steps below;

  1. First, login to blogspot account.
  2. In the top left, next to “New blog” click the Down arrow Down Arrow.
  3. Click New blog.
  4. Enter the desired name for your blog.
  5. Choose a blog your URL address (Make it memorable)
  6. Choose a template that interests you.
  7. Hit on the Create blog button

Yeah, you’ve just created your blog, get ready to start your blog customization.

Changing the name of your blogspot blog

  1. Login to your blogspot account.
  2. In the left menu, click Settingsand thenBasic.
  3. Next to “Title,” click Edit.
  4. Enter a new name for the blog.
  5. Click Save changes.

That’s how you can change your Blogger blog name.


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Change your blog design

You can make lots of changes to your blog to make it standout and unique. You could start from the blog layout, color scheme, etc to design your blog.

 Using blogspot gadgets for design

You can use blogger gadgets to do so many things e.g:

  • Display your blog’s archive.
  • Show blog categories in a list or cloud form on every of your page or
  • You can decide to place your profile on every page.

Adding a gadget to your blog

  1. Sign in to your blogger dashboard.
  2. Choose the blog to update.
  3. In the left menu, click Layout.
  4. In the area where you want to add something, click Add a Gadget.
  5. In the window that opens, choose the gadget to add and click Add Add.
  6. In the lower left, click Save.
  7. Optional: To change the settings on a gadget, click Edit Edit.

Using HTML or CSS to design your blog

  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. Choose the blog to update.
  3. In the left menu, click Theme.
  4. Under “Live on Blog,” click Edit HTML.
  5. Make the changes you want.
  6. Click Save theme.


  • You can customize how different sections of all of the pages, such as the footer or a sidebar, look by using page element tags.
  • You can use widget template tags to customize the info shown on each individual page: for example, in the sidebar, page header, and page footer gadgets.

Use CSS to change your blog’s design

Below is how to use Custom Style Sheet (CSS) to change your blogger blog design;

  1. Sign in to Blogger.
  2. Choose the blog to update.
  3. In the left menu, click Theme.
  4. Under “Live on blog,” click Customize.
  5. In the left menu, click Advancedand thenAdd CSS.
  6. Add your code.
  7. On the top right, click Apply to blog.



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Is Blogger free?

Blogs can be hosted in the registered custom domain of the blogger (e.g If you need to buy your blogger  domain name, consider Godaddy. Godaddy is in affiliation with Google blogspot which allows easy integration. Unlike, Blogger allows users to use their own domain free of charge, while charges about $13 to use a custom domain.

Is Blogger and Blogspot the same thing?

Blogspot ( 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 ( will redirect you to the web URL (

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