What Is The Easiest and Cheapest Way To Set Up A Blog With Your Own Domain Name?
I get asked this question all the time. Some of my friends think that you have to have all kinds of technical knowledge to start a blog or a website. Actually, you don’t need a bunch of technical knowledge or a ton of money.
The easiest way that I know how to set up a blog or a website with your own domain for little money is to follow these simple steps.
- Get a domain name or web address.
- Get hosting.
- Get going.
There is one site I know of where you can set up a blog with the click of the mouse and that’s at . I went through GoDaddy to make this website. If you go to , you can get your domain name, set up the web hosting and then if you look under “Applications,” you can install the latest WordPress format. WordPress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time. WordPress is what you use when you want to work with your blogging software, not fight it.
Sure there are other blogging or website platforms, but once you get into using wordpress for blogging you’ll be amazed at how easy it really is to blog or launch a website.
So how much would it cost to start up a website for cheap?
Depending on what kind of domain you want. It could cost you as little as 1.99 USD. So for less than a cup of hard-to-pronounce starbucks coffee, you could have a domain name. Then for the hosting, it’s as little as 6.95 a month. You can even use paypal with GoDaddy.
Now you know the easiest and cheapest way to start a blog with your own domain name.
So what are you waiting for?
If you use wordpress or GoDaddy and you think it’s cheap and easy, let me know by commenting. I would love to hear your success stories.