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HOW TO START A BLOG AND GET IT RIGHT The beginner’s guide to creating your own blog

The beginner’s guide to creating your own blog
Every day, more and more people are getting into the exciting world of blogging for fun or profit. It’s never been easier to set up a fun, professional-looking blog.
My name is Court Tuttle, and I’ve been a full-time professional blogger since 2007. I created this “complete walkthrough” to ensure that if you want to, you can have an awesome blog that’s set up and configured like a professional’s TODAY.

If you’re ready to start your blog now, go straight to the first step: The Basics of Blog Setup.


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    This is by far the EASIEST way to set up a blog.

    You need zero technical experience or knowledge to start a blog with this guide. My step-by-step instructions will walk you through every detail.
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    You can set up your blog on any device.

    This the ONLY guide I know of that can be used to start a blog on any computer, tablet, or mobile device.
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    Your blog will be set up on the right platform.

    We walk you through using WordPress, the easiest and best type of blog. 9 out of 10 successful bloggers use it for a reason.
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    This guide is 100% free to use.

    Even though this guide contains the tips and tricks I use to make a living with my blogs, I do not charge you to use it.
  • You will have access to a mentor.

    Almost every successful blogger has a mentor who has already had success in blogging. I provide mentoring through email and live chat to every user of this guide.

Start Learning the Basics of Starting a Blog


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    Blogs can make a great income.

    Before I started my first blog, I was STRUGGLING financially. Deciding to start a blog paid off huge for me, changing my finances forever.
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    Making a lot of new friends.

    I never anticipated that through blogging, I would meet so many awesome new friends. That was a big deal for this super-shy introvert.
  • An incredible resume.

    One of my friends got a job as a University Professor (without a graduate degree) because he had an incredible blog about the subject he wanted to teach.


I can’t recommend with a clear conscience that you use a free platform like Blogger for your blog. While it’s technically free to get started on Blogger, the actual cost is in reality, very expensive:
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    The level of difficulty on free blogs is extremely high.

    I find that most people who don’t know code, have enormous struggles with running a blog on free platforms.
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    The free blog platform can shut you down.

    A friend of mine had his $3,000 per month blog shut down by the platform he was on (Blogger). They gave him no notice.
  • They will eventually get your money.

    This is the classic bait and switch. They make it free up front and then charge for every little thing you need to do with your blog.

My philosophy on this is simple: Pay the least amount possible now to avoid all additional cost in the future.
It’s better to pay $2.75 a month now than to start a blog for free and then get charged $20 a month (ridiculous) as soon as you want to make your blog look better or make money with it.


This guide teaches you how to set up a blog on the WordPress platform – the platform used by over 90% of the successful blogs on the web.
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    You choose what you want your blog to look like.

    WordPress has thousands of free ‘themes’. Each theme is a different, beautiful look that you can choose from.
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    You can create any type of blog you want.

    Since WordPress makes it easy to get any type of look with your blog, you can start any type of blog.
  • People have used this guide to start every type of blog.

    I’ve helped people to start blogs around almost every topic: Personal, Fashion, Design, Photography, Food, Fitness, Sports, Hunting, Religion, Philosophy, Marketing, Real Estate, Politics, Lifestyle and many others.


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    Follow the instructions in the guide.

    I recorded the entire process of setting up a blog from start to finish. Most people can set their blog up in less than 5 minutes, and then start learning how it works.
  • If you need help, use my live chat or email support.

    I help multiple people every single day to get their blog set up and enjoy doing it. Since I get a small commission from the web host if you use my help to set up your blog, you aren’t being annoying if you ask for help. You’re HELPING me to make a little extra.

If you’re ready to start your blog now, go straight to The Blog Setup Video. If you would like to see more details first, go to The Basics of Blog Setup:


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