Simple and Free Ways to Start a Blog

By Allan Burns

It doesn't have to cost a small fortune to start a blog and it is easier than you think. In fact I would say it is easier to start a blog than it is any other type of website. I will show you haw to get your feet wet in only a few minutes.

If you are new to blogging and just starting out on the internet then the easiest way to set up your web presence is to start a blog. There are sites that allow you to create a blog at no cost , they will include the webspace to host your blog and the software to create your blog.

To start of you need to find a site that offers free blog hosting. This is a list of some of the many services that are available to you to use for free. The list is sorted by popularity.

Once you have chosen your free blog host you can start blogging straight away. Follow the on screen instructions and you will be prompted to start blogging. As different sites offer different services I won't go into details of any particular blog provider here.

That's it, you now have your own blog. This is a good environment for you to learn about blogging without worrying about the technical aspects. Once you have learned the ropes you can move on to paid services where you will have more control over your blog and more options for monetising your blog.

Allan is the webmaster at blogging resources at Blogtonomy [http://www.blogtonomy.com/], where you can find out all about blogging.

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