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How to Create Your Own Blog


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Do you want to have a blog but don't know where to begin? I will show you how to use blogger to produce a great blog of your own.

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How to Create Your Own Blog

  1. 1. Create A Great Blog Blogs are being used for many things: 1. Book review blogs are all the rage 2. Writing blogs can be helpful 3. Informational blogs 4. There are also personal diary blogs And many more that I can't even think of
  2. 2. Choose Your Blog Site <ul>There are a variety of sites that hosts blogs <li>Blogger (is free and what I use)
  3. 3. Wordpress (also free)
  4. 4. You can purchase your own domain name
  5. 5. Find others by doing a google search </li></ul>
  6. 6. Make It Your Own <ul>Since I use blogger, I will be using that as a reference. <li>You can use the free layouts at the site (I don't like these because they are boring and so many people use them that they aren't special)
  7. 7. Get free layouts from Pyzam or other sites </li></ul>
  8. 8. How To Add Layout <ul>If you got your layout from Pyzam or somewhere else, copy the html code <li>On blogger, go to Design and erase the html code that is there.
  9. 9. Paste the new code
  10. 10. Save it </li></ul>
  11. 11. Posting <ul>You need to know what your blog is about before posting. Unless your blog is about nothing like the Seinfeld show. <li>From Dashboard go to New Posts
  12. 12. Write what you want to write
  13. 13. Save
  14. 14. Check the post to make sure it's okay </li></ul>
  15. 15. Add Pages <ul>On the same page where you add posts, click on Edit Pages. Then click on Add Page. You can add an About Me page or sample chapters like I did. <li>Check my blog here:
  16. 16. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Grab My Button <ul>Have you seen these cute little buttons on other blogs? Check my blog. I have a cute little cat on mine. You can copy the code beneath the button, go to your Add a Gadget on your design page, and copy the code into the html gadget box. Then you'll have one too. </ul>
  18. 18. Make Your Own Button <ul>To make a button for yourself, you need to use Gimp or Photoshop or something like it. The button should be 125 x 125. What do you use for a picture? I used my cat, but you can buy a cheap photo stock picture online. You will need to save it on Photobucket or somewhere like it. </ul>
  19. 19. CONTINUED... <ul>Then you need to copy this into the html gadget: </ul>