Here is a good news for all BlogSpot bloggers who have been waiting for BlogSpot amazon integration. Finally, it’s a new oppurtunity for bloggers to use Amazon affiliate program to monetize their blog. Many times we have to add products like gadgets, softwares etc. to blog post from Amazon while writing reviews. Many of you might hate to add links to your blog post by visiting Amazon website. Now you don’t have to do it anymore because Blogger can be integrated with Amazon Associates to directly search Amazon product and easily add amazon affiliate links to your blog post. This helps you to make money from Amazon easily because when you will add Amazon product links and images to your blog post and your visitors purchase that product, you will earn a good amount of money. How to configure BlogSpot-Amazon Integration: It’s fun to add the links and images to your blog post. If you don’t have Amazon account, you can easily create it with your Blogger: Click on … [Read more...] about BlogSpot Amazon Integration: How to Monetize
Having a blog is a great thing because you can share anything you want (…and if you are wise you can also earn a decent income from your blog). (Read: My AdSense Earnings for Five Years) Here at ShoutMeLoud, I have written about many blogging platforms that you can use to create a blog for yourself. I usually suggest creating a blog using your own domain and hosting, and creating your blog via WordPress(.org). We have talked a lot about self-hosted WordPress blogs in previous posts, and there is no doubt that this presents a better blogging platform when compared to free blogging platforms like BlogSpot.com and WordPress.com. However, many newbies who want to start blogging don't want to make an initial investment of funds to create a blog. This is completely reasonable. There are many blogging platforms which offer users the ability to create free blogs. If you are looking for … [Read more...] about How To Create A Free Blog On BlogSpot
When I started my Blogging career, I started with BlogSpot, and it’s always a wise idea to start with 0 investment when you are a complete newbie. After, getting used to the basics of Blogging, my next destination was to migrate to WordPress and after migration, I thought of sharing this migrate from BlogSpot to WordPress guide. Before you migrate from BlogSpot to WordPress, you need two things: Domain name and hosting. I suggest Bluehost hosting as it offers unlimited hosting with one free domain name. Moreover, it’s officially recommended by WordPress team. Hosting For hosting you can pick from any of the listed hosting companies here. For this guide we will be taking example from BlueHost which is recommended by official WordPress.org team. Domain name Domain name can be .com, .info, .org, .net but I will suggest go for .com or .org domain address. Do read If you buying hosting from companies like Bluehost, InMotion Hosting then you are getting domain for free. If … [Read more...] about How to Migrate from BlogSpot to WordPress with 301 Redirection
As a newbie blogger, the most confusing state is to decide which Blogging platform to choose. Though, most suggested platforms are BlogSpot, WordPress, Tumblr. Now, when we talk about creating a blog from the professional front, WordPress is a rock-solid choice. There are many things which you can do with a Self-hosted WordPress blog, which you can't do on a BlogSpot blog. BlogSpot and WordPress both offers free blogging platform which is a good way to start your blogging career, though certainly not the best. If you have been blogging on any of these free blogging platforms, read this article to know what are the limitations of using free blogging platform over self-hosted WordPress blog. To make it clear I started my blogging career from BlogSpot and then I moved to Self hosted WordPress blog. As I mentioned above, BlogSpot is a good blogging platform to start your blogging career, but for long run a self-hosted blog is what you should select. Though in this post I will highlight … [Read more...] about Why WordPress is Better Than BlogSpot Platform?
Most newbies who start a blog prefer to use BlogSpot as their blogging platform. It makes sense. BlogSpot is free, and you need less technical skills to get started. The investment is zero, and the returns are high. Also, you get unlimited bandwidth and unlimited storage in BlogSpot. (Though storage is not technically “unlimited”, we have plenty of options, like creating a different author profile and using it to store images and files.) Read: How To Start A Free Blog On BlogSpot One thing which you might not like with BlogSpot is the .blogspot domain name, which can easily be fixed by buying a custom domain name. A BlogSpot URL is something like: A custom domain name is: A custom domain has many added advantages over a .blogspot domain name. Why should you buy a custom domain for your BlogSpot blog? 1. Buying a domain name is cheap Buying a domain name is pretty cheap. You can get a good domain name for $1-$13. You can buy a cheap .com domain name from GoDaddy. 2. Social … [Read more...] about Why You Should Use A Custom Domain Name For BlogSpot Blogs