Creating a blog on blogspot is not a difficult task, it is easy and free. If you like to share your thoughts and ideas to your surroundings, a blog is the best way. If you are serious about it even you can earn a decent money from it. So here I will teach you about how to create a blog for free and make money with blogspot.

how to create a blog for free and make money with blogspot

There are many newbies afraid to create self hosted blogs, those don't have a good knowledge about blogging world Google Blogger is one of the best way to start because it is free and easy. The good news is that it doesn't need any skills to create a blog for free.

As I mentioned above, we can create blog easily but getting a good traffic is the difficult part. Traffic is a reward for our hard work, to drive a huge traffic to your blog read my 30 Amazing tactics to get more traffic on blogger.

The main purpose of this article is to help the beginners to enter the blogging world. So, what is blogspot? According to Wikipedia, Blogger or blogspot is a blog publishing service bought by Google in 2003. The blogs are hosted by Google at a sub domain of and can also be hosted in the registered custom domain.

Benefits of Blogger/blogspot

  • It's free with better exposure because Google support their Blogging site.
  • Easy to customize for newbies and can manage your blog without any technical skills.
  • Google also provides ways to make money from it by Google Adsense.

Limitations of Blogger

  • The worst thing about Blogger blog is that Google owns your blog, you don't have full control on your blog.
  • Limited number of templates
  • However, free blogging has limitations over self hosted blogs but it is a better option for beginners.

Things to do before creating a blog

  • Find the best niche for your blog, it will be the most important thing in your journey. Pick an attractive niche according to your interests and passion, since blogging is a long journey if you select a topic only on the basis of traffic, it will affect your blogging badly.
  • Select a perfect sub-domain name and title for your blog.
  • Create a good social media background, social media's are the powerful sources to get huge traffic.

Step by step guide  to create a Blogspot blog

To create a free Blogspot blog on blogger, go to from your browser and log in using your Google account, if you don't have one, create a Google account and log in with blogger.
Once you created an account click on 'New Blog' this will bring a page like this

create blog on blogspot

Now you are three steps away from creating a Blogspot blog.

Step 1: Name your bloggive an attractive title to get noticed by the reader. Try to select a name which related with your niche, this will give readers an idea about what your blog is all about.

Step 2: Add a domain name for your blog, it is the identity of your blog, everyone searches using this address, so avoid using your personal name as the domain name it will make a bad impression to your blog. You can change sub domain with custom domain if you want.

Step 3: Select a suitable template, this is not an important step because you can change your template anytime.

Now your blog is created, to change your template follow this step.
       From your Blogger dashboard go to Template and select a suitable one, you can also customize it. Try to keep simple and elegant.

change template on blogger

How to make money with your blog

There is no doubt Adsense is the best source of online money from a Blogspot blog. You have to write few blog posts to eligible for Adsense. Once you have a few blog post you can go to Blogger dashboard Earnings and create an Adsense account this will allow you to make money from your blog.

make money with adsense on blogger

There are many methods to make money other than Adsense, read my detailed article on How To Make Money On Blogger Without Adsense

Now you are ready to go, remember there is no shortcuts to success, focus on writing quality contents this will bring traffic to your blog. I hope you got an idea about how to create a blog for free and make money with blogger/ blogspot. If you like this post don't forget to share this post on Facebook, Twitter etc.