I have been asked this question several times about how to quickly start your own blog. How much time, money and effort it may take. I will try to answer those question here.
How to Start with your blog –
As a newbie, you can start with free blogging tools like Blogger and WordPress. They are completely free but you have limited customization. Below Infographic explains it well:
You can view this video to understand how to create a blog using Blogger and WordPress:
How to Create Self-Hosted Blog:
As you grow into your blogging career, you want more control and customization. Every pro blogger has to move to Self hosted blog sometime. Self Hosted blog has all the feature including customization of source code and tons of features. I will recommend you to read this post before moving further:
The first step for the self-hosted blog is to buy a domain name and Hosting package. It is required to create your brand name as a domain and hosting space to keep your source file, images, and other media.
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I will highly recommend buying hosting and domain name from a single provider as most of them will provide you this as a deal or a combo package.
Bigrock is my personal favourite as it is cheapest and reliable. Please follow below video to understand how to setup domain name and Web Hosting for Bigrock.
So now you are ready with your WordPress blog. Go ahead and write a new post!
Please read below post to get more info about WordPress and how to create content: