How To Start Your Own Blog

There are several blogs that you can find in the internet and some if it may inspire you to create your own. Personally, I recommend people to start and set-up their own blogs because: first, it is one of the most popular ways of communicating and spreading information and news with other people. 

Actually, there are millions of blogs that you can find online, but don’t worry because you can make yours stand out and get noticed by people. 

Second, blog is a great way to express yourself. Moreover, it can be a good way to share information with others if you are doing a blog about your interest or hobby. You will be able to learn more with other bloggers. 

Third, you become a better person and a better writer. Some people are not comfortable with expressing their thoughts and opinions, while some are not confident with their writing skills especially their grammars (if English is not their first language). Blogging can be a great way to improve your thought organization, your writing skills, and English grammar. Fourth, you can make money with your blog!

Create Your Content
Create Your Content

Starting your own blog is very easy. You just need to follow these simple steps and you will have your own blog site.

Choose your blogging platform

Several bloggers are choosing WordPress as their main platform due to several reasons: it is easy to set-up even if you don’t have any knowledge with blogging; it is secure due to the constant update of the software; there are several free themes and layout that you can choose from; and people can interact with you easily because they can share and comment with your content.

Choose whether you want to self-host and a paid domain or get a free blog

I will definitely recommend that you choose self-hosting because of the benefits it will bring you like the ownership of your blog, you can choose the name of your blog, and you can add unlimited bandwidth for videos, images, and contents. Free blog is not advisable because of its limit plus the web owner can shut down your blog anytime they want.

Set up your domain

If you choose to do self-hosting of your website then you need to come up with a domain name and choose a company that can host your blog. If you are a little bit confused, let me explain it to you. 

design your blog
Design Your Blog

Domain is basically the URL of your website. For example, Google’s domain name is As for the host, it is the company that puts your website up on the internet so everyone can see it. All of your content will be saved there. It is like a computer hard drive on the internet, where your blog will be saved.

Designing your blog

This is definitely the fun part! You will be able to customize your blog’s theme and layout, the fonts of the texts, and other designs that you want. Keep in mind that it should reflect about you and your content. It is also better if your target audience will like it so that they will stay in your site.

Create your content

Now, you can start creating the content of your blog. You can choose whatever topic it is that you wanted to post about. It can be about your life experiences, thoughts and opinions, your hobbies like photography or baking, fashion tips, or travel experiences. The sky is the limit and the choice is yours. 

It can also be helpful if you choose to put a Google Map in your website, especially if you are talking about a specific place. You can go to for a free online tool.