Want to Start Your Online Marketing Journey? What’s better than a Free Website. Website/Blogs are the basic of Digital marketing.
If you have a website than digital marketing will go to be easy for your business. You can Use Your website for Any Purpose. Such as making a blog, earn from it, promote your offline business or sell something.
Making a Website means building a base for your future customers. You can Use Your Website audience to sell your product or to make the buzz for your next product launch.
If You Don’t know how digital marketing works or how to earn money from a website. “It is better for you to start with a free website”.
There are many platforms which offer you to make a Free Website Such as Blogger, WordPress, Weebly, Joomla and Wix. These are the some of the main platforms which helps you to make a free website/blog for free.
2019 is the best timing for giving your business a new website. Let’s Dig this topic.
Choose Platform on which You Want to Make a Free Website:
Blogger is the one of the most famous Platform to make a free website. If was offered by Google and has many advantages Over Other Platform.
From 2010, blogger user keeps decreasing due to increasing no. competitors in the industry.
But this doesn’t mean blogger is bad platform. It is one of the best platform to make a free website. If offer more advantages to free user as compared to other platform.
Advantages of Blogger Platform
- It Offer You to make a Free Website, as well as blog.
- It offer you free domain website.blogspot.com (You can also add your own custom domain website.com)
- It Help you to monetize your website with any ad network
- Offer You various Customization Options
- SEO Friendly, You can Optimize blogger for SEO easily
- Speed Friendly, You can Optimize your blogger for speed easily
- Edit HTML of your page (if you’ve knowledge of HTML/CSS and JS you can easily edit your HTML with blogger)
- 15 GB of Free storage
- Unlimited bandwidth (Unlimited no. of visitor can access your blog)
- Free Templates available
How To Make A Free Website on BlogSpot
Making Website on Blogger isn’t a hard Task, you don’t need any technical Knowledge to make a free website on Blogger.
Follow below Steps to make your First Website on Blogger:
Step 1 – Go To Blogger and Sign in Using Your Gmail Account.
step 2 – Once you signed In for blogger, Below Screen will appear on your screen.
(Choose “create a limited blogger profile”> Add your Display Name and click on “continue to blogger”)
step 3 – Once you enter in blogger dashboard, Below screen will appear on your screen:
(Click on “Create new blog”)
step 4 – Below popup will appear on your screen when you click on create new blog (as shown in below image)
* Now, Add Your Website Name
* Rules to Choose website address ( your-website-address.blogspot.com)
Website Address must we unique.
space, dot, Comma, Capital Character any other special character except ( – ) aren’t allowed.
Keep Trying until blue tick will appear.
* Choose Your Website Template and and click on “Create blog!”.
step 5 Congratulation! You successfully created your first website.
Understanding Blogger Dashboard
Once You created your blog, Your dashboard will appear in front of you(as shown in below image):
Access Your Blog
To Access You Blog Click on “View Blog” Option in your dashboard :
(This is How Your Website look Like)
Because we didn’t add any blog post post on our website that is why it is showing “There is nothing here”.
Add Blog Post
To add Blog Post in Your Website go to Your Blogger Dashboard > Posts > “New Post”.
This will Open an Editor in Front of you. You can add your images, text, videos with the help of this editor in your website and use preview feature to preview your blogger website.
Here some key feature in blogger editor:
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- Use This feature to control the size of you text
- Use these feature for bold, italic and underline you text
- Use this feature to upload Image in your post
- Upload Video in your post using this feature
- Add one word keyword which define your post such as “mobile” if you’re writing about mobiles
- publish your post with the help of this button
Share you blog
To Share you blog with your friends and family go to Dashboard > click on “View blog ” option.
Copy the URL shown in browser address bar and share this URL on social media to promote your blog.
WordPress is one of the world’s biggest CMS with vast amount of user. WordPress Become so popular due to its great features.
Wordpress offer user to make a free website on WordPress with free sub-domain (website.wordpress.com).
Advantages of WordPress Site
As compared to blogger, wordpress has less features available for free user. But some of the main advantages of wordpress sites are:
- Offer You to make a free blog
- Offer you free sub-domain as website.wordpress.com
- Easy to use as compared to blogger
- Jetpack plugin available to optimize site for SEO, security, social sharing and stats
Disadvantages of free wordpress site
- Can’t access plugin library
- Can’t edit HTML of your website
- Can’t monetize your website
- Theme customization option not available
- Only 3GB of storage provided
How to Start a free website on WordPress.com
Making a free website on wordpress is easier than any other platform. Follow Below Steps to make a free website on WordPress:
step 1 – Go to WordPress Get Started and fill below information:
(Click on “continue” for furthur setup)
Step 1 – It’s time to setup an address for your wordpress site. Just enter you keyword and choose your favourite address from list.
(Choose only free otherwise you’ve to pay every year for your domain)
Step 3 – Choose Free plan for your wordpress.
Step 4 – Its time to make you new wordpress account. Fill information shown in below image.
(Fill all information shown in above fill and Press “continue”)
Now you’ve to verify your email address, Just go to your inbox and verify your wordpress account.
Congratulation! You successfully created your first wordpress site.
Understanding WordPress Dashboard
Here’s How you WordPress Dashboard look Like:
WordPress Dashboard is easiest to understand and use.
Adding a New Post
To add a New Post in Your Blog just click on “write” button in top right corner.
If this is your first Time on WordPress Than WordPress Will Guide you through tutorial and tell about each feature of wordpress.
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- Use This button to add media in your image Images, Videos
- Decorate your Post’s text using this button
- Assign a category to your post
- Add a featured image in your post
- Click on “Publish” to make your post live
Access You URL
To Access Your Website URL go to your WordPress Dashboard and click on “View Site” Option.
(Now Copy The URL Address Shown in Your Browser Address bar)
Share This URL With your Friends and family to grow your audiance.
Wix Is the fastest Growing Platform to make a free website. It is easy to use as compared to WordPress and Blogger. It use pick and drop technology to edit a website. You don’t need any Technical knowledge to start a free website on Wix.
Advantages of Free Wix Website
Here some major advantages of Wix website:
- It Offer You Free Domain address as (username.wix.com/website)
- Highly cutomizable
- No Coding Knowledge needed
- More features than blogger and wordpress
- Plugins available
- Monetization features available
- Open your own store
- Many Pro Theme available
- Highly responsive and user friendly
Disadvantages f wix website
- Only offer you 500MB of storage
- Only 500MB of bandwidth available per month
- Free subdomain isn’t available only sub-directory available
- Difficult to use for new users
- Not fit for making blogs
How To Start a Free Website on Wix.com
Follow below steps to make a free website on Wix.com:
step 1 – Go to Wix and click on “Get Started”. Click on “sign up” button and fill the below field.
(Click on “Sign Up” after filling these fields)
step 2 A New Window Appear in Front of you, just click on “skip” on bottom right corner.
Choose Below Option in next window.
(Click on “start now”)
Step 3 – Now Choose Your Website Type as shown in below image.
(Enter Keyword related yo your Website and click on “next”)
Step 4 – Choose Your Website feature as shown in below image or just skip it.
(Click on “next” to continue setup)
Step 5 – Choose Your Website name in Next Step and Click “next”.
Step 6 – Choose the location of your business or just skip this part.
Step 7 – Review and edit your info and click on “next”.
Step 8 – Choose style for your website as shown in below image.
(Choose your theme and click “continue”)
This will take some time!
Edit Your Website Content – Now You’ve to edit your website Content. Just Hover on website component that you want to edit.
(Click on Edit to Edit that component)
(Edit all component of website in the same way)
Step 9 – Publish your website by clicking on “publish” button in top right corner.
Step 10 – Choose Your Website address as shown in below image.
(Click on “publish & continue” to make your website live)
Congratulation! You successfully created your free wix website.
Adding New Post in Wix
To add New Post in your Wix Website Click on manage (top navbar) > blog > delete already present post and Click on “New Post”.
Wix Editor is easy to use and simple. you don’t need any high technical Knowledge to publish a post on wix.
Access your website URL
To access your website URL go to website dashboard > site (Topnav) > Click on View Site.
Once your website is opened, copy your website URL address from your browser address bar.
Weebly is one of the most famous drag and drop website builder. It is less famous than blogger, wordpress and wix but it is super easy to use and very simple in design.
Advantages of using weebly website
- Give you a free domain address
- Provide free ssl
- Simple drag and drop builder interface
- Easy to optimize for search engine
- You can only make a static website or store with the help of wweebly not a blog
- Only 500mb storage is provided for free uses
How to make free website on weebly
Follow Below Step to make a Free Website on Weebly.
step 1 Go to Weebly.com and click on the website, This will open a popup modal to sign in. Sign Up Using Your Google Account.
Once You Singed in it’ll take some tome To create your account.
Step 2 Now You’re successfully Singed up, Weebly ask you to choose your theme. Just click on theme which you like.
(Click on “start editing on top right corner to continue”)
step 3 Now Weebly open your dashboard, You just have to click on component that you want to edit.
step 4 Click on “Publish” on top right corner when your editing done to bring your website live.
step 5 Choose your domain and continue.
Step 6 Congratulation! You successfully crated your first weebly Website.
Joomla is a wordpress like CMS available for both free and paid version.
Setup a free website on Joomla
Follow Below Guide to setup Your First Joomla Website
Step 1 – Go to Joomla and enter below info to get started.
(Enter your website name and click on “launch Now” to continue)
Step 2 Now you need to verify your email address and create your password.
Once you created your password then go to Joomla panel to access your website. Just log in your email and password you created.
step 3 Now You Need To go to your dashboard. Follow Below step to proceed further.
(Choose your website on top right corder and click on Login To Joomla)
Step 4 – Above step will take you to Your joomla dashboard. Which Look Something like this:
Congratulation! You’ve successfully Created your first Joomla website.
Publish Your First Post on joomla
Click on “new article” in your dashboard to publish your first post on Joomla.
This Will Open An Editor in front of you as shown in below image:
(Click on “save” to publish your post)
Access Your blog
Click on “Your Joomla” on top right corner to access your website.
Tumblr is a social media Type blog publising platform which help you to make a free blog with same feature as blogger.com
How To Start a Free blog on Tumblr
Go to Tumblr.com and click on get started, Signup by filling your info like email, password and username.
Once You Created Your Account on Tumblr, Choose five topic in which you’re interested.
You’ve to verify your email address before making your blog on Tumblr.
Follow below Image to make your first blog on tumblr:
(Enter Your Website title, website URL and click on create blog)
Congratulation! You’ve successfully creates your first blog on tumblr.
Tumblr is like a social media to publish the new post to Tumblr just click on the edit icon in the top right corner and publish your content.
Having a website in 2019 will boost your business sale and help you fast to grow your business.
I’ll hope this guide will help you to make your first website website on your favourite platform. If you’ve any issue regarding this guide then comment below.