Before we dive into the nitty gritty of how to create a blog, we will
define some blog related terms
This stands for permanent link. It is the URL of each individual
post you make on your blog
Ping or Pinging:
This is the process of notifying an aggregator that new content has
been added to your blog. The aggregator then displayes this information
of their site. Pinging is a popular method of generating traffic to
A blogging platform is a
computer software program that allows you to write posts and to update
your blog. The blogging platform is what you use to create the look,
color scheme, page layout, fonts etc of your blog.
There are several blogging platforms on the Internet but I will mention
the two top dogs and only focus on one. The reason for this is I can
only teach you what i have used and has worked for my business. This
way I am certain that the information you get from this site is
information that can increase your profits when applied.
Now the two major players when it comes to blogging platforms are
Why you should create a blog with blogger:
Very easy to set up and use
No need for plug ins
No hosting required
Owned by google and regularly crawled by Google
To create your blog with
blogger all you need is a google account
and your computer to be plugged in and online.
If you are unable to view the video, here is the summary
Blogger set up allows you to set up your google account during your
blog creation process
Now to create your blog go to www.blogger.com
The following page should come up
Click on the create your blog now button.
The Google account creation page will come up as pictured below
Just fill in your details and make a note of the password you select.
The next page to come up prompts you to select a blog title and URL.
Read the our page on creating blog
content before you do this.
The next page will ask for a blog description.
You will also be given the option to choose your blog template.
Although there is no hard and fast rule to this, i generally use
templates with the navigation to the right. This means that when my
blogs are crawled, it is my content that the spiders crawl first
Continue filling in the prompts and you are set to go