How To Create A Blog In Five Minutes In Ghana

You’ve been thinking and searching for how to create a free blog ?

Now, you are about to find out exactly how to create a free blog within five minutes.

You already know the benefit of blogging,.

The tutorial is going to be step by step and direct to the point., And by the time we are done, you will have your own site ready for business.

This article will cover the free blogs which is a very good starting point for beginner bloggers and good for professionals as well.

There are two major free blogging platforms (WordPress.com and Blogger.com) that you can use.

Both are very robust and offers everything you need to build a free yet professional looking site.

How To Setup A Free Blog In Five Minutes With
Blogger.com

Blogger promises you’d start blogging in five minutes and
they have been living up to that promise for years now.

Millions of blogs are currently hosted on Blogspot with the
number still counting.

This is because of the ease of setting
up and managing new blogs that blogger offers.

Here are
the steps to follow:-

1. Go to Blogger.com which is the home page for Blogspot
where your free blog will be created and hosted.

2. Once you are there, you will see a login box for Google
account, enter your Gmail email address and password to
login into blogspot (all it takes is one Google account for
all Google products).

If you don’t have any Google account,
click on “Create an Account” to proceed with your setup.

3. The moment you login with your Gmail and password.

4. Then Fill in your ‘Blog Title’ and your ‘Blog Address’ and
Select your desired ‘Template’ to proceed.

Your blog title is the title that summarizes what your blog
is all about.

For Example: Here We choose “My Blog for Animal Business”
suggesting that the blog we are setting up is all about Animal
Business.

So Chose whatever title that is appropriate for your
blog.

Your ‘Blog Address’ is the universal resource locator (url)
through which your blog can be located on the internet.

Here you have whatevernameyouchose.blogspot.com which
is a subdomain.

Your ‘Template’ is the predesigned feel and look for your
blog (how your blog will look)
After filling all the information as shown on the screenshot
above, then click on (“Create blog”) the orange button you
see below on the screenshot to create your blog.

That’s is!
This should take you about 3-4 minutes to complete.

5. From https://www.blogger.com/home click on your blog
title, it will take you to the blog’s dashboard, start adding
your contents from there.

How To Setup A Free Blog In Five Minutes With
WordPress.com

WordPress is another giant in blogging software and
promises ease of start and use.

It is one of the most
amazing alternative to paid blogs and comes with many
preassigned functionality.

1. Go to WordPress.com there you will see messages that
reads “Create your new website for free WordPress.com is
the best place for your personal blog or business site” and
without wasting time, click on “Create Website”.

2. Enter your “Blog Address” And Click on
“Create Your blog and Continue” to the next step.
You notice there are 5 steps to take.

Each should take you
less than a minute.

3. Once you are in the next page, you will see a form,
Fill in your information, you can use any email
address that is very active, select a username that is okay by
you, choose your password – something difficult to guess,
and click on “Next Step” to proceed.

4. In this step, you have the option to buy a custom address
instead of yourname.wordpress.com.

If you have $18-50
you can go for that or you skip it and make do with
subdomain provided for free.

5. Here you chose your site template (how you would like
your site to look) there are varieties of pre made templates
to choose from. You can preview to see which one you like
most before selecting. After you’ve selected one, you click
“Next Step” to proceed to the final step.

6. Here, you have the option to go for beginner, premium, or
business packages.

Free– Just start blogging: get a free blog and be on your
way to publishing your first post in less than five minutes.

Premium– Blog, supercharged: get your own domain
name, powerful customization options and lots of space for
audio and video.

Business– Take it to the next level: get everything
included with Premium, as well as live chat support and
unlimited access to WordPress.com collection of premium
themes.

Since we are dealing with the subject of setting up free
blogs, we’d select ‘free’ and proceed.
As you select the free
package which is free for life, it will take you to the
dashboard where you will start blogging immediately
without wasting time.

Congratulation! You now have a blog of your own!!

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