How to Start a Blog Using Blogger

Blog
which stands for weblog, is a site for discussion or where information, data,
knowledge, experience are shared using the World Wide Web (WWW) to communicate
with users. Blogging involves one making a writing available to anyone on the
World Wide Web. It might be diary, tutorial based blog, or sharing other of
your thoughts.

Blogger
is a blog publishing service owned by Google after the purchase of Pyra Labs in
2003. It is a free service for user with Google accounts. Blogger accepts URL
(uniform resource locator) of either ending with .BlogSpot or you could go for
a custom domain (www.yourdomain.com).
How
Can I start a blog using Blogger?
1.   You need to sign up a Google Account. Click this to Signup
How to Create Google Account
You need
to provide your name (First and Last name).
Enter your information
You
choose a username.
Type in
password (you are advised to enter a password of more than 8 characters)
Then you
confirm your password (By reentering the password you entered first.
Next you
enter your birthday, enter the Month of Birth, Date of Birth and then the Year.
Enter
your gender, either Male, Female or Other.
You then
select your country flag and enter your phone number
You enter
your location (that is you select your country in the list of country
available)
Then you
click on Next step.
Then you
scroll Google Agreement Policy and you click on I Agree.
2.   You need to verify
your account, with the phone (mobile) number you have entered either with a
text message or a voice call, then Click on Continue.
Verify Your Account
3.   Then you enter the
verification code sent to you and then you click on Continue.
Enter Verification Code
4.   Thus, you have
created a Google Account.
Google Welcome Message
Welcome message after Google Account Creation
5.   Next, you open a new
tab on your browser, by pressing Ctrl + T, and enter www.blogger.com.
Welcome to Blogger
6.   It will bring a
Welcome to Blogger Webpage and it will ask you to confirm your profile, either
Google + profile or Blogger Profile.
7.   To create Google +
profile, click on Create Google+ profile, if the details are what you intend to
use has your Google Account, Click on Upgrade.
Google Plus Profile
8.   Then you could add
people to Google + by searching for friends or your niche lovers, and then
click on Continue.
9.   Then you will be
asked to load your profile image, enter your employer, job title, where you
have gone to School and where you live, then Click on Finish.
Add Profile Photo
OR
10.       
To
Create a blogger profile, click on Create blogger profile, enter display name
and Click on Continue to Blogger.
Blogger Profile Display Name
To create
a new Blog, you click on new blog on the top left hand corner of the webpage.
To Create a New Blog
11.       
You
enter the Title of Your blog, the Address of the blog and you select the
template you wish to use and click on Create Blog.
Create a New Blog
Title- the
Title of your blog will be the name of your blog
Address
of the Blog: The URL that will be typed to visit your website.
Template:
How you want your website to look like, you can choose from the list of
available template presented.
12.       
Then
a webpage will load and you have created your blog. To visit your newly created
blog
Blog Created
Enter the address of
the blog on your Web Browser.

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