The step-by-step guide on this page will show you how to create a blog in 20 minutes with just the most basic computer skills.

After completing this guide you will have a beautiful blog that is ready to nội dung with the world.

This guide is made especially for beginners. I will walk you through each & every step, using plenty of pictures & videos to lớn make each it all perfectly clear.

If you get stuck or have questions at any point, simply send me a message and I will vị my best khổng lồ help you out.

Ready khổng lồ start? Click here to skip the intro and start building your blog now

My name is Scott Chow, & I am going lớn show you how khổng lồ start blogging today. I have been building blogs & websites since 2002. In that time I have launched several of my own blogs, và helped hundreds of others bởi vì the same.

I know that starting a blog can seem overwhelming và intimidating. This miễn phí guide is all about blogging for beginners, and will teach you how khổng lồ become a blogger with just the most basic computer skills. So whether you’re 8 or 88, you can create your own blog in 20 minutes.

I am not ashamed lớn admit that when I was first learning how to lớn build a blog I made a ton of mistakes. You can benefit from more than a decade of my experience so that you don’t repeat these same mistakes when you make your own blog. I created this miễn phí guide so that a complete beginner can learn how to blog quickly & easily.

So, just how bởi you start a blog?

Learn how lớn create a blog in about trăng tròn minutes following these steps:

How to lớn Start a Blog in 6 Steps

Should you start a blog?

One of the misconceptions about starting a blog is that you need to be a great writer lớn be successful. Nothing could be further from the truth. People read blog sites to get a personal perspective on things, so most bloggers write in a very informal and conversational style.

And because of the format, many successful bloggers will write about a variety of topics on the same blog.

In addition, you don’t need lớn be an expert on any of the topics you write about lớn have a successful blog. For example, visitors lớn a cooking blog don’t want lớn read a textbook from a food scientist, they want khổng lồ hear the experiences of someone who has actually cooked some real meals, mistakes and all.

To be successful as a blogger there is really just one requirement: a passion for your topic.

At its heart, blogging is about sharing your knowledge with the world. Writing about things that you are passionate about makes the process of starting a successful blog so much easier. As long as you are writing about things that you are genuinely interested in, your passion will shine through và keep your visitors interested.

So why would you go to the trouble of blogging? There are a few reasons:

Share your story. A blog allows you to lớn have a voice and be heard. You can nói qua your story with the entire world if you so choose. One of the most common ways blogs are used are as a diary where the blogger writes about their daily experiences so that friends, family, and others can all be a part of their lives.Make money from home. Blogging can be quite lucrative if done correctly. The vị trí cao nhất bloggers in the world obviously earn quite a bit, but even a part-time blogger can expect khổng lồ make a nice profit if things are done correctly. The best part about it is that blogging is a form of passive income, since you can spend just a few hours a week writing a piece of content and then continue khổng lồ profit from it long after the the writing is finished. I go into much more detail on how lớn blog for money later in this guide.Recognition for yourself or your business. No, you probably won’t have paparazzi following you around because of your latest post. But a successful blog makes your idea into a reality, and can gain you a ton of recognition in your respective field. Many bloggers are known as experts just because of their blogs, and some have even gotten book và movie deals based on their blogs.Find a community. Blogging at its heart is interactive. You write a post và people phản hồi on it. This is a good way to lớn connect with people who are interested in the same things as you are. Blogging allows you to teach these people based on your experience, và it gives you the opportunity khổng lồ learn from your readers as well.

Ready to begin? Click here lớn go to Step #1 of the guide

What is a blog anyway?

In short, a blog is a type of website that focuses mainly on written content, also known as blog posts. In popular culture we most often hear about news blogs or celebrity blog sites, but as you’ll see in this guide, you can start a successful blog on just about any topic imaginable.

Bloggers often write from a personal perspective that allows them lớn connect directly with their readers. In addition, most blogs also have a “comments” section where visitors can correspond with the blogger. Interacting with your visitors in the comments section helps khổng lồ further the connection between the blogger and the reader.

This direct connection khổng lồ the reader is one of the main benefits of starting a blog. This connection allows you to interact & share ideas with other like-minded people. It also allows you to lớn build trust with your readers. Having the trust & loyalty of your readers also opens up the door khổng lồ making money from your blog, which is something I discuss later in this guide.

The good news is that the internet is exploding with growth right now. More people than ever are online. This explosion in growth means more potential readers for your blog. In short, if you are thinking about starting a blog then there is no better time than right now.

Let’s start your blog!

Step 1: Pick a blog name

If you are not sure what to lớn name your blog, or what topic to blog about, skip to the next section.

If you’ve already got an idea for the name of your blog, you can kiểm tra to make sure that no one else has already registered it: