Skip to main content

How to start up a blog with minimal costs

 This article is brought to you by Lizzsews.

Blogs are a wonderful way to drive traffic to your shop, and/or to just write about what you're passionate about! But sometimes, you just don’t have that extra money in your budget to start a blog; here's how I started a blog for less than $20 a year.

Recommended read: Selling handmade products online

First, let me start by saying that I’m not a website builder or an expert in the blogging field in any way. I’m just sharing how I started up my blog for minimal costs.

There are so many hosting options to choose from when creating a blog. There are a few well-known free options, Wix, and Blogspot/Blogger. 

WordPress and Blogspot will both give you options for a free blog using a subdomain; I don't recommend it. Subdomains look tacky and make the URL too long. Yes, you do have to purchase a domain name to not have the tacky subdomain, but trust me, it’s worth it!

-- If you start a blog with Blogspot/Blogger and purchase a domain through Google Domains, you only have to pay for your domain every year! No other costs, you don’t have to pay for hosting or learn anything about web design.

Recommended read: A collection of my Christmas makes 2021

Recommended read: Blog Thief

Leave a comment below and let me know if you're going to start a blog! And don't forget to subscribe to stay up to date with all of Lizzsews new articles. See you next time!


Popular posts from this blog

10 Things You Need To Start Machine Embroidery Today

 This article is brought to you by  Lizzsews . How to start machine embroidery! Here’s everything that you need to get started with machine embroidery! Without spending too much! Are you interested in sewing? Recommended read:  10 things you'll need to start sewing! 1. You are going to need an embroidery machine . You can use any embroidery machine you want. Here are a couple of examples: The Brother se600. This machine can do both sewing and embroidery, and is the best budget embroidery machine! I highly suggest this machine. The brother pe550D! This is an embroidery-only machine, with awesome Disney embroidery designs! The brother se1900. I recommend the Brother brand for sewing and embroidery machines. To note here: determine your budget, determine how much you have to spend on embroidery supplies (and blanks ) and how much you have to spend on your machine. Purchase the largest embroidery hoop that you can afford! The se600 is an amazing machine and I highly recomm

Guide To The Three Main Machine Embroidery Stabilizers

 This article is brought to you by  Lizzsews . Here is everything that you need to know about the three main machine embroidery stabilizers. Stabilizers are important in machine embroidery; they prevent puckering and support the fabric.  The stabilizer goes underneath the fabric you are embroidering. Although there are some stabilizers that will go on top of certain types of fabric, this is called a topper.  A bottom stabilizer is always needed, you can never embroider without stabilizer, but a stabilizer topper is only needed for certain blanks. The three main types of stabilizers are cutaway, tearaway, and wash away.  The first is a cutaway stabilizer. A cutaway stabilizer can be used on clothes and many different types of fabric. The cutaway stabilizer is permanent and is mainly designed for knit fabric. It is non-woven and helps get rid of pulled or sagging stitches.  The cutaway stabilizer has a lot of stretch resistance and stays intact after wearing, using, and launderin

Why Bobbin Thread Is Showing On The Top Of Your Embroidery Design

 This article is brought to you by  Lizzsews . Almost all of us have been there! Having bobbin thread show through on the top of your embroidery project is so annoying, especially when you don't know why!  Here’s a list of questions to ask yourself and how to fix them so you can prevent your bobbin thread from showing on top! Have you cleaned the race? The other day, my bobbin thread was showing on top, b efore I adjusted my tension (I always suggest to do whatever you can to fix the problem before adjusting tension) Recommended read: How to understand changing the tension on your embroidery machine Recommended read: How To Clean The Race On An Embroidery Machine I tried this neat trick, and surprisingly enough, it worked! Here’s what you do: Take a business card and use it to get the lint out from where the bobbin thread goes. You don’t want to use anything that with scratch your bobbin case.  Here’s a picture to show you how: Is your bobbin upside down?