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Google Blogger at Blogspot. The Most User Friendly Platform to Blog

Updated on October 12, 2012

How To Be a Blogger on Google

How can you make money with Google?

What is the best blogging platform to begin with?

The answer to both those questions is to set up a Google Blogger account. Everything you need to know about how to be a blogger will be answered after you set up your blog and AdSense account. You will begin making money with Google almost immediately.

Many entrepreneurs have either given up, or significantly backed down on their Real Estate and stock market ventures and turned to Blogging as a way to generate passive income. What is a blogging platform? In the simplest terms, a blogging platform is the computer program that organizes, and archives what a blogger has published on the internet, you choose the content and enter it on Blogger, and the software creates a Web site where the content lives. A Google blog is literally a journal with entries published displaying the most current content in front, and your very first blog down at the bottom.


Google Blogger is said to have brought blogging into the mainstream, due to its being the most user friendly blogging platform available. It also contains tools, and support, which make the beginning stages of blogging a lot less intimidating than it would otherwise be. If you have been considering starting a blog, I highly recommend using Google Blogger because:

  • It's simple to set up and targeted specifically for beginners
  • Simple to associate your own domain name with your blog
  • Owned by Google, so you can easily integrate other Google products such as Google Analytics and Google Reader
  • Simple to set up an Adsense to begin making money from advertising.
  • Offers a wide range of highly customizable templates

About Blogger

Blogger is a free site offered by Google that is so easy to use that a blog can be up in minutes. One great feature is that when your blog is created, you may choose an available URL and can change it later if desired. Blogger also has custom domain options and will host blogs free. You may also choose to use Blogger from your smart phone.

Promoting A Blog

The time to begin promoting is after naming your blog and entering a few posts. A good place to start is to list your blog on all of your social networking accounts, such as, linkedIn, MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter. It is important at this time to dump the shyness and modesty. If you are really serious about your blog making money, shameless promotion will do a lot more for you than humbleness. Time to bring out your Donald Trump and toot your own horn! Don't be afraid to list your blog on business cards, email signature, and website.

One of the most highly recommended ways to promote blogs is through online communities that offer a place to list blogs. You may also consider going to blogging conferences. BlogHer, a blogging community for women, and BlogWorld Expo which has an annual conference and new media trade show.

  • Get listed with the blog directories. BlogCatalog, Blogged, and Technorati, to name just a few.
  • Incorporate your blog into Facebook.
  • Have friends write a guest post on your blog, and promote it on their site.
  • Comment on other blogs. This often leads people to view your blog.



Make a Ton of Money

Google Blogger is free Blog that you may use to make money

Advertising is the most common way to earn from a blog. Advertising can be easily integrated into Blogger. Google AdSense is integrated directly into the Blogger program. You may sign up for AdSense and insert Google AdSense into your blogs and begin making money from blogs immediately. The simple integration of Google products into Blogger is another reason that this is a great blogging platform for those who are just starting, and not computer savvy.

You may also try affiliate advertising, or direct advertising. Most blog advertising opportunities offer one of three primary payment methods for bloggers:

Pay per click: advertiser pays blogger every time someone clicks adds on the blog

Pay per impression: The advertiser pays the blogger every time the ad appears on the blog.

Pay per action: The advertiser pays the blogger every time a person clicks the ad and actually buys the product.

Applications

One way to distribute blogs to others on a regular basis is web feed. If someone subscribes to your blog to get it "fed" or sent to them automatically. One should encourage readers to subscribe to feeds in order to build your readership fan base.

There are some websites that allow bloggers to feed their blogs to millions.

FeedBurner is a news feed management tool straight from Google.If you already have a blog feed, you can run your feed through FeedBurner and get access to states that will help you understnand your readers.

FeedBlitz is another site to feed your blog directly to your fans.

Technorati Is the third largest blog media site and its free.

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    • TycoonSam profile image

      TycoonSam 4 years ago from Washington, MI

      Great advice and thank you for sharing. This is still new to me and I welcome any and all information.

      Voted up and useful

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      jontymagicman 4 years ago

      Hi Skarlet,

      Thats a wonderful post on blogger platform .... I am writing for blogger now since 6 months ... I have a domain name by http://www.hubberspot.com ..... I think its one of the wonderful blogging platform as compared to wordpress or tumblr .... I am amazed by the look and feel of the blogger platform ,,,......

      Thanks a lot for sharing useful info here .....

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      Skarlet 5 years ago from California

      Thank you nextyear. I think that many people like wordpress because of all the plug ins. It does not allow advertising, which I don't like. My guess on why tumbler is so popular is because its not a very intense blogging platform. Its kind of a microblogging tool, like twitter.

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      nextyear 5 years ago

      Google blogspot is easy and good. But why right now tumblr and wordpress is more popular?

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      Skarlet 5 years ago from California

      Thank you Frog. Well, it looks like you have a lot of action around here. :)

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      The Frog Prince 5 years ago from Arlington, TX

      Well written. I've been there a while but don't use it often.

      The Frog

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      Skarlet 5 years ago from California

      Thank you teaches. Always nice to hear from you. I think this is really the best way to get started because it all right there in one package.

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      Dianna Mendez 5 years ago

      I must look into this option for blogging. Thank you for the information. Your hub is well written and encouraging. Voted up.

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      Skarlet 5 years ago from California

      Thank you Billy Hicks. I appreciate your kind comment.

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      Billy Hicks 5 years ago

      Outstanding Hub. Very informative, and a great guide to an amazing blogging platform.