How to Create a Blog Using Your Phone, iPad, Laptop or Desktop Computer

Welcome to another topic in the training series on how to create a blog in Nigeria using your phone, iPad, laptop or desktop computer.

If you are reading this blog for the first time, I want to say, “welcome to my blog”. This blog is called “MakeMoneyOnline.com.ng“. (Please take note of our web address). It’s a school where I teach internet business from scratch. I also show my readers legitimate ways to make money online at the comfort of their homes.

There are many ways you can make money online, but one of the ways is from blogging. So, if you will like to make money online, you may need to become a blogger (have your own blog).

Bloggers make money from so many channels such as Google AdSense, affiliate marketing, advertising, information marketing, email marketing, direct product sales and more…

I know you will like to make additional income this year.

That’s why I bring this lesson to you. The lesson contains step-by-guide on how to create a blog with illustrations. How to Create a Blog in Using Your Phone, iPad, Laptop or Desktop Computer

In our previous training, disused in detail on the topic  – How to make Money Online with facebook Page If you missed that topic, you can simple click here to read it.

What you Will Learn in this Training

In this training, I will tech you the step-by-step guide on how you can create a blog in Nigeria. This information is also applicable if you are not in Nigeria. I only use the word Nigeria to emphasize my target audience.

I will teach you how to create a blog using the two (2) popular blogging platforms – WordPress and Blogger.

After this training, you will be able to create your own blog. After creating your blog, you will be able to publish and see it on the world wide web.

Everything here is simple and you can even create a blog with your phone after this training.

Let’s start now …

Important: See the Best Web Hosting Company for New Bloggers

How to Create a Blog in Nigeria

Let’s start the training now.

Things you will need to create a blog are

(1) A device that connects to the internet: It may be any of the following
(a) Phone,
(b) iPad,
(c) Laptop with a modem or Wifi and
(d) Desktop Computer with a Modem or Wifi

(2) Blogging Software of Platform; In this training, a blogging software is the same as a blogging platform.

Like I earlier said, there are two popular blogging software or platforms. Of course, there are many other ones. But, I am going to teach you how to use the two popular ones.

There are;
(a) Blogger and
(b) WordPress

With the blogging tools mentioned above, you are now good to launch your first blog and start making money from it.

Let Start with Blogger …

How to Create a Professional Blog with Custom Domain

You can see the the lesson above was on how to create a free blog. But if you need a professional blog, you will need a little investment.

Let me show you…

You will need to buy a custom domain name. I recommend you get a free domain name when you buy hosting account fromBluehost. They offer professional WordPress Hosting services.

Then buy a professional premium theme from themeforest.net. This will make your blog to have a feel of uniqueness.

You can also use free WordPress theme to start if you don’t have money to buy premium theme.

Then you do the minor customization and SEO. See guide on how to grow your blog.

That’s all you need to start publishing on your professional blog.

It will look like this blog you are reading now.

That’s it and I will say… Congratulations! You now have a blog. Click the link below to read further on how to make money from your blog.

Further Reading: 15 Ways to Make Money Blogging

Important: See the Best Web Hosting Company for New Bloggers

How to Create a blog with Blogger

Blogger is a blogging software owned by the Big G – Google. I actually started blogging on blogger. So, I recommend that you start here.

Here is a step-by step guide on how to create a blog using blogger.

  • First, create an account with Google here (if you don’t have Google account already)

Note that a single username and password from Google account will gets you into everything that is own by Google.

You will use that single Google account to have access to all Google products such as Blogger, GMail, Google Doc, Google Earth, AdSense, YouTube, FeedBurner, Google Drive and many more…

If you already have a GMail account, this will be useful now. You can use it to create a blog on Blogger.

If you don’t have the Google account already, simply signup in Google account and you are ready to start.

Now that you have Google account, visit Blogger.com

Confirm your profile and click continue to Blogger

After confirming your profile, you will be taken to where you will proceed to the final 5 steps to create your blog on blogger.

  1. type in your blog Name
  2. Type in your blog website address (URL)
  3. Conform that your website address is available
  4. Choose the theme
  5. Click Create Blog  

Important: See the Best Web Hosting Company for New Bloggers

You are done! You have finish creating your new blog on blogger.

Please note that you blog name url will be something like yourblogname.blogspot.com. You can still use this to make any amount of money you need.

Read Also: How to Make Money Online Without Any Investment with a FREE Blog

But I overheard it in Google product forum that Google AdSense team does not accept .Blogspot blog again in their AdSense acceptance.

So, you may need to get a free domain name when you buy web hosting account from Bluehost

Let’s continue on the how to create a free blog using WordPress.

How to Create a blog FREE with WordPress

With WordPress, you can also create a free blog.

There are three blogging platforms in WordPress. These are;

WordPress.com: Free domain (with custom domain alternative), hosted on WordPress. – FREE

WordPress.org: Fully optimized self-Hosted WordPress powered website or blog. – NOT FREE

WordPress VIP: Enterprise Hosting Powered WordPress Sites. – NOT FREE

For absolute beginners, I usually advise that you should try your hands on the free option so that you can use that to learn the basics before paying.

But if you want to get something outstanding at once, I will advice you to chose your self-hosted WordPress blog. I can set it up for you  in no time.

So, let’s see how to create a blog FREE using WordPress.com

Follow the step-by-step guide below;

(1) Visit: WordPress.com

(2) Click on create a blog

(3) Fill in your blog name and check if it’s available

(4) Click Create Your Site and Continue

(5) Fill in your information needed and click Create a Blog

You are done!

Please note that your blog name will be something like – yourblogname.wordpress.com.

Of course, you can change this to yourblogname.com but still hosting free on wordpress.com.

Note: There are limitations to free hosting.

You will not be able to have absolute control over everything on your site. Of course, with wordpress free hosting, you will not be able to participate in AdSense programme.

Important: See the Best Web Hosting Company for New Bloggers

Summary

In this training, we have learn how to create a blog on WordPress and Blogger using any of our devices – Phone, iPad, Laptop or Desktop Computer.

In the next training, I will teach you how to create a self hosted blog on WordPress.

You can use any of theses keywords to find us anytime:
create a blog site
create a blog now
create a blogspot website free
create a blog for free and make money
create a blog wordpress
create a blogspot account

Questions and Comments

This is like a school, so we need questions so that we can test your understanding of this topic.

Ask anything that bothers you on this topic in the comments section. I will answer them as soon a possible.

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See you on top. Cheers 🙂

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Ifiokobong Ibanga is a life coach, a mentor and an inspirational speaker. He like testing ideas to find out what works. Sure, he has made substantial income online, so he's knowledgeable enough to teach you. Chat Ifiokobong Ibanga on Facebook .

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  1. chieris chilufya says:

    helo sir im chieris can i use a blog to upload and download txt file documents where pipo cn download them so that i cn make money

  2. Real Michael says:

    Hello Sir, thanks for the info. I got to ask you this question Sir, can I create a website with blogger when I purchased custom domain name from Google Domain? I will be waiting for reply Sir

  3. donrich says:

    I must confess as a big time blogger this is one of the most interesting post about how to start blogging for newbies. to add to this information allow me to recommend some interesting platform to help you create a professional blog.
    For those who have made up their mind to blog allow me to recommend this platform am using to host and power my blog at donrich.blogpost.com.ng
    Create your free blog with Nigeria largest blogging community at http://blogpost.com.ng
    Blogpost is house hold name in Nigeria, #1 Blog, webhost and e-commerce platform in Nigeria.
    On Blogpost platform you will not just only create a free blog you can also create online store like jumia and sell your products and services in less than 1 munits.
    Blogpost is build with Newbies at heart for you to build a professional blog, website and online store without dirtying your hands with codes, that mean you don’t need to know all the technical know how, with drag and drop themes to build your self a professional website with your own domain name.

    In case if you have a blog and you can’t afford to buy traffic to your blog allow me to recommend bebehoo.com for free traffic.
    all you need to do is to share the excerpt of some of your interesting post on bebehoo and how traffic will flow to your site!

    You can also make money through your blog with Blogpost affiliate program.
    Blogpost affiliate program is the best you can get reward blogging about their platform and the best way other bloggers can monetize their blog. they pay %40 of every conversions you referred to our program. These statistics are in real time and update instantly.
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  4. Alex says:

    Please can I use a blog site as my Facebook page site?

  5. luzzel says:

    Please do i need a website first before opening a blog?

  6. Ayomide says:

    Pls if I created a blog now,how do I post whatever I want to post and how how much will it cost me?

  7. Abigail says:

    Sir,can I upgrade from using blogger freely to making money from it later. I will love to try it out first before I selfhost it.

  8. promise nwanna says:

    Must I have a website to own a blog and if yes how mmuch will it cost me.

  9. sodiq horlamilekan says:

    Sir,I tried blogger.com but did’nt see the pix as you mentioned above.

  10. johnson says:

    My Man your really kicking it kudos to you put I have a question those internet marketers is it Blog that they are using or a Website

  11. chyy says:

    how com dey keep teling broken blog

  12. Alimat says:

    When I clicked continue blogger, it didn’t take me to where I will complete the remaining five steps, it took to another place entirely. A place that I don’t even understand at al.

  13. oluwaseyi says:

    Pls if I want to create a blog which is nat free how much will it cost me

    • Ifiokobong says:

      It depends on where you will want to host it. You can host it for free on blogger or wordpress and the cost will be below 5k. You can create a self host wordpress and the cost also depend on the histing company, Like this blog, I am hosting it on bluehost for $13 per month. So, it really depend on a lot of things. However, I can set up a professional blog for you with premium theme at a very minimal budget. See the hire me page for details

  14. durojaye says:

    if i delete my website and blog can i re-collect it back

  15. clems says:

    I have started publishing on my WordPress website, but how can I get paid for my post because I have even link my site page to my Facebook page

  16. Suleimon says:

    Pls how do i get adsence,thanks

  17. clems says:

    sir i have open my blogger now but am try to open it through the world wild web (www) but is not opening

    • Ifiokobong says:

      I can open your blog now at http:// jexonnet. blogspot. com. ng/. That’s nice. What you need now is to login to the dashboard and start publishing original articles.

  18. Mosee says:

    please what type of blog will enable me to benefit from profiting with google adsense and konga.

    thank
    moses

  19. Dare Mike says:

    I want to open a website like www. myname. com ,how much will it cost me?

  20. Attai says:

    sir, thank you for this training. I have create my konga affiliate account but don’t know how to start promoting the product

    • Ifiokobong says:

      @ Atai, now choose a product that interest you and you have good knowledge about. Create a blog and start reviewing it on your blog. From there, you will have platforms to promote the products

  21. chyy says:

    how much wil a new dormain nd map cost

  22. Endurance Irom says:

    How can I publishe my blog

  23. Ezekiel says:

    I create a blog but when i clink into it it show me permision denied please help sir

  24. Chinedu says:

    sir taking u back to konga affiliate i tried signing up with konga as a member it was not working all bcos i dont have a blog.now i visited Blogger.com to get my own blog,afer putting the tittle and the the account it keep on saying invaild account or not supported.

  25. Eben says:

    Wen am tryng to promote ma page i wast tod to pay

  26. Zed says:

    Should upgrade from xyz. wordpress. com to xyz. com, will I be able to use google adsense?

  27. ifedili evans says:

    Thank you sir for everything you have done and still doing for us may God reward you.thank you and if am successful in these,i promise to show my appreciation within my capacity thank you again sir.

  28. FARLART says:

    Tanks 4 the Info

  29. Elijah Ndudi says:

    Can one use any browseable phone to open a blog?

  30. popladex says:

    Still waiting for how to design…hope u will?

  31. moluno david says:

    Pls for those who will like to advertise there blog/sitejust inform me ..it won’t cost..much..it cost ₦5,000 per month is a bonaza…don’t waste this opportunity now…

    Emai: EMOLINO@GMAIL.COM
    TEL:09030784542,09024022756

  32. Vivian says:

    Can I Get A Whatsapp Number Plss?

  33. CELESTINE says:

    THANK U SIR 4 SHARING UR KNWLEDGE WIT US.BT SIR HOW CAN I ADD MY ACCOUNT DETAILS TO MY BLOG.WORDPRESS.COM

    • Ifiokobong says:

      No, you don’t add your account details there except you want to sell things directly to your readers. Please note that you can only make money from your blog when you sell something or promote affiliate products. Success!

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