Do you want to start a micro niche blog on blogger?
If yes, then you are in right place. There are many microblogging sites where you may start your microblog. Blogger is one of them where you may start your microblog. You should choose best micro niche to start a micro niche blog.
If you have no idea about how to start a micro niche blog on blogger, then I am here to solve your problem so that you may create a micro niche blog easily. If you want to start a micro blog on blogger then you may continue.
Here in this article, I am going to show you step by step tutorial how you may start a micro blog on blogger (free microblogging platform offered by Google).
“If you have low budget for your micro niche blog, then you may start a micro blog on blogger. If you have more budgets, then you are suggested to start your micro niche blog on wordpress. Always keep in mind; you will have to invest some money for blogging to get success.”
Why you should start a micro niche blog on blogger?
If you are new in micro niche blogging and have no more budgets for blogging then I would like to recommend you to start your micro niche blog on free microblogging platfroms where you need not to pay anything for hosting.
Even you need not to pay for domain name, though you will not get any custom domain, you will get a subdomain.
Blogger is free hosted microblogging platform which is offered by Google. If you have no budget for hosting then you may start here.
They will provide unlimited hosting for your micro niche blog with a subdomain like yourblog.blogspot.com; (that doesn’t look professional). You should purchase only custom domain and should pay for that domain name only.
If you want to know which microblogging platfroms is best for micro niche blogging then you may read this article – best microblogging platform to start a micro niche blog as beginner. Hope you will get better idea so that you may choose the best platform to start a micro niche blog.
How to start a micro niche blog on blogger platform?
It is very easy to create a micro niche blog on blogger than any other microblogging platforms. If you have no ideas how to create a blog or website then you will able to create your perfect micro niche blog after reading this article. But you need to read this article carefully.
“It is also possible to make a professional microblog on blogger. For that you only need a top level domain name and if possible you may purchase a premium theme.”
What you need to start a micro blog on blogger?
You should need the followings to start a micro niche blog on blogger –
- One valid Gmail account
- Top level domain name for your micro niche blog
- Free or premium blogger themes (It is better to use premium theme if you want to create a professional micro blog on blogger)
We will also follow the following steps to create our micro niche blog on blogger –
- Step 1: Select top level domain name according to your niche
- Step 2: Signup with Google blogger
- Step 3: Purchases premium theme for your micro niche blog
- Step 4: Connect domain name with your micro niche blog
- Step 5: Create your first page on blogger microblog
- Step: Create your first post on blogger microblog
Okay, let’s start to create micro blog on blogger.
Step 1: Select top level domain name according to your micro niche blog
If you want to create a professional microblog on blogger platform then you should purchase a top level domain for your micro blog.
You already know, domain name is the name of your website and its look like yourdblog (dot) com or net or org or info. Always try to purchase com, net, org or info extension.
If you don’t know how to select a domain name for a micro niche blog then you may read this article –
Okay, hope you have got a better idea to select a domain name for your micro niche blog. Now, you should purchase your desire domain name. For that you have find more domain provider companies, but I would recommend you to go with two best companies from where you will get better domain services –
I always recommended you to purchases from here as I also use their services.
Why you buy domain from namecheap for your micro niche blog?
Yes, great inquiry. I am trying to provide some possible reasons why you should purchase domain name from namecheap for your micro niche blog –
- First, they provide domain name at cheapest price compare to other domain name provider
- Second, they provide free SSL and free domain privacy for lifetime. If you purchases domain from other companies, you will have to buy domain privacy.
- Third, they have no hidden charge. The renew charge is also less than other domain providers.
Hope you have taken your decision and choose namecheap to purchases your domain name.
How to buy domain name from namecheap for your micro niche blog?
It’s very simple to buy domain name from namecheap for your micro niche blog. Okay, well I am going to show you how you may purchase domain name from namecheap for your micro niche blog –
Let’s visit this link. You will find a search option where you may type your domain name and search
If your domain name is available they will show this domain with other suggestion.
You should go with add to cart button
Again go with the checkout button
Now you have a preview where you may check your duration of purchases and you should check whois guard
Now you need to confirm your order
You will redirect to signup page. Please fill the details and create an account and continue
You need to select your address details and payment details (you should have visa or master card or paypal account for payment)
If all are okay then you need to check term and agreements and go with pay now button
After successful payment you should check your email
Hope, you have purchased your domain name successfully for your micro niche blog. Now, you may go to the next step.
Step 2: Signup with Google blogger to create a micro niche blog
So in this step you should create a Google blogger account. For that you should go with blogger.com and start with signup or create a blog button and providing your Gmail account details.
You will redirected in blogger dashboard from where you will able to create your first micro niche blog.
Create your first micro niche blog on blogger
Go with the create your first blog button, you will find a popup
Provide your blog name
Provide your blog address like www.yourblogname.blogspot.com; we will add our custom domain name latter or if you want to add your custom domain then you may skip the following step and go to the Step 4.
If all are okay then you should go with create a blog button. Hope you will create your micro niche blog successfully.
“You don’t need to install any theme during creating your micro blog as we will upload a premium theme later.”
Dashboard of your first micro niche blog
You will find a dashboard of your micro niche blog with some features at the left sidebar. It’s time to introduce with these features. You will find –
These features are important to know. Okay, I am here to inform you their functions and how you will use them properly.
Post – Here you will find new post option from where you may create your first post for your micro blog. You may create your post and publish directly from here or you may schedule your post for publication in future.
You have ability to delete any post or edit any post that you publish before. If you don’t know how to write article for micro niche blog, then you may read this article.
Status – You will find some options under this feature where you will able to get total visitors of your blog. It shows day to day visitors and last month total visitors.
If you want to know how many visitors visit your individual post, you will get it here. It also shows all the data – from where your visitor came to your micro niche blog, which keywords rank for your blog and others.
Comments – If any visitors comment on your articles that publish on your micro blog, you have an ability to delete them.
If you want no one will able to comment on your article, you may do such; but it is not recommended to off comment option for your micro niche blog.
Page – Here you may create your basic pages for your micro niche blog. It is recommended to off the comment section from the right sidebar of your pages.
You should also provide a short description of your pages in the search option description box. You should create the following important pages for your micro niche blog –
- About us
- Contact us
- Terms and conditions
You may create these pages by own or you may take help from the page generators from internet. I have already described these in my previous article.
Layout – This is very important feature of your blog. From here you may control of your full blog design.
You could change or edit your blog logo, favicon, sidebar widget, blog main menu option. You may control the number of post that you want to show on your main blog page.
You could add widget on sidebar that you want. For that you should go with the add gadget button and you will find some gadget option like – feature post, total post, profile, page, level, category, link list, popular post, images, followers, list and others.
If you want to add these gadget on the sidebar then you should go with the plus icon button, then these gadget will automatically added to your blog’s sidebar. If you want to rearrange these gadget, you may do it easily by drag and drop method.
Theme – In this theme option you will able to change or edit your theme for your micro niche blog. You will find backup or restore button from where you are able to upload your theme.
“In theme option, you will find the mobile option; go with setting button and check the second option – no, show desktop theme on mobile device.”
Setting – Here you will find many more options like – basic, post, comment, sharing, email, language setting, search preferences, others and user settings.
In basic option, you will find description, where you need to provide the blog description
From blog address section you could add a custom top level domain with your micro niche blog. We will learn in Step 4 bellow.
You may also add other author. For this you need to go with the add author button and provide their email address; and send theme invitation.
Step 3: Purchases premium theme for your micro niche blog
It is always better to use a premium theme for your blogger micro niche blog. There are many theme markets that provide premium quality themes.
Why you should buy premium blogger theme for micro blog?
I always recommended you to purchase premium blogger theme for your micro niche blog for the following possible reasons –
- You will able to customize more of your micro blog using this premium theme
- Able to remove footer credit
- Get more security
- Professional looking of microblog
So, which theme is best for you and from where you may purchases blogger theme? Some blogger themes are always good for micro blog like fastmag, alpha. But I always recommended you the following theme for your micro blog –
If you don’t like this theme, you may find more premium blogger themes to visiting that market. Again, if you want to purchases this theme –
Go with add to cart button again with go to checkout button
Provide your address details
Checks mark your payment and provide payment details and go with make payment button
After successful payment, hover over account and go to download section
Download your purchase file as zip formate
Now you should unzip this file and go do your micro niche blog dashboard
Go to theme option and again go with backup or restore option
It will ask to upload your file
After successful upload, you need to save themes
Congratulations, you have uploaded your theme successfully. Now you may visit your micro blog and you see your blog design have been changed.
You could customize now as you want. for that you should go with the layout feature where you may control most of the portion of your micro niche blog.
Step 4: Connect domain name with your micro blog
It is better to connect top level domain to your microblog before publishing any posts. It is also so easy to connect top level domain with micro blog.
Open your domain admin panel and go to your micro niche blog dashboard
Go to setting then basic option. Find blog address and go with third party url for your blog
Provide your custom domain name and save it. It will show two CNAMEs with error. But don’t worry. You need to add these CNAMEs with your domain
Go with domain admin panel and again go to DNS setting
Add sub –domain like www under the name or level option and ghs.googlehoste.com under destination. In the same way you need to add other CNAMEs
Now, you should add four different Google IP with domain Record option. You should use @ under level or name and add Google IP under destination. You should do the same for other three Google IP
Congratulations, you added your top level custom domain with your micro niche blog. But you should wait for at least 24 hours to propagate your domain with your micro blog. Within this time you may check by refreshing your blog.
Step 5: Create your first page on blogger microblog
You should create your some basic pages that I already discussed. So, let’s create your pages. For that, go to dashboard of your micro niche blog, again go with pages from left sidebar and create new page. You should provide your page name and provide your content.
Again, it is recommended to off the commenting option from any type of pages that are used in your blog. You might add the search description from the right sidebar.
Step: Create your first post on blogger microblog
Now, your micro niche blog is ready for publish your valuable article. Go to post option and add a new post from there.
You should provide title of your article and use heading, subheading, minor heading and simple text. Use the level at right sidebar. Always open comment option free for your reader.
You may add any images, videos, and links from the option above on your post page. When you use images on your blog post, please fill up alt tag and description; that will help for search engine optimization.
You will learn more about blogging. Again if you want to know how to write article for micro niche blog, then you may read this article –
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