Last week on Technology 101, we considered the various importance of owning your own website/blog. As promised last week, we will talk about one of the most popular platforms you can use to create yourblog, Blogger.

“Blogger is a blog-publishing service that allows private or multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries. It was created by Pyra Labs, which was bought by Google in 2003. Generally, the blogs are hosted by Google at a subdomain of” – (Wikipedia).

Follow the steps below to get yourself a blogger account:

  • Visit
  • Click on Get Started.
  • A form will be displayed, ensure you fill all details appropriately and click on continue

If the form was filled correctly, you will be taken to a page where you’ll need to name your blog and assign a URL. You need to choose a suitable name for your blog. It all depends in what kind of topic you are going to be blogging about. You may also want to use your name or nick name if it is a personal blog. Your URL is simply the address of your blog. The best way I can explain the idea of URL is to compare it with your house. You may name your house “Amazing Grace Villa”(Blog Name), but when people want to visit you, you’ll have to them an address to “Amazing Grace Villa”. At least, you will have tog