I have heard from several people that they would like to start their own blog but have no idea where to begin. I believe that Blogger is the easiest to use and so have included a video below to get you started.
Now that you have your blog set up, we need to add items to your sidebar. Here is the steps to add a gadget to your sidebar, there are many different ones to choose from.
1. Log into blogger
2. In the drop down box select layout (it's before the view blog button)
3. Once the layout page is open, select add gadget button in your sidebar.
4. In the gadgets pop-up window, scroll down until you see the gadget you want.
5. Click on the blue + sign
6. Click on save
Once you have the gadget you can then click and drag it to the position you want. After doing so, click the orange save arrangement button at the top of your screen.
The gadgets that you will want to have on your blog include:
3. Search Box
4. Follow by Email
The following gadgets populate automatically:
1. About Me
2. Blog Archive
There are many gadgets to choose from so feel free to use whatever you feel best. These are simply our suggestions.