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How to start up a blog with minimal costs

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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.


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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, Wordpress.com 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.


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