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How to create your own DIY blog EASILY whether it is for Crochet, Knitting, Sewing etc- Step By Step Guide by Nicki's Homemade Crafts


Have you ever thought about creating your own blog? Well, you have come to the right place. I will give you step by step instructions on how to sign up and start your own blog.

I started my own blog in summer of 2016. And I have never looked back. I am beyond happy and grateful for having started my own blog. I am my own boss. I create my entire website the way I want it to look like.

I love creating and publishing crochet pattern and teaching others through video and photo tutorials. And all that in one place accessible all around the world, here on my blog.

Anyone can do it! No coding required. In fact, I have a full-time job that I love, beside that I have a family and I blog on the side. No problem. I love this life!

As more and more people are making money online, NOW is the time to get started and start your own blog to make your own money.

The first the you will need to do is create your own blog. Then apply for affiliate programs such as:

  • Amazon (click on “Become an Affiliate”)
  • CJ (for Michael’s, Joann’s, Annie’s and more)
  • Awin (such as Etsy)
  • Share-A-Sale (such as Craftsy)
  • magazines
  • other stores

But before you apply for any of the above affiliations, be sure to create your own blog FIRST as you need to reference that. It will determine whether you are get approved to be an affiliate.


Here now the instructions to get started with your own blog. I use Bluehost as my website site host. I could not be happier that I chose this server host. My website runs fast and they are always available 24/7 with any problems.

Very helpful support team! I highly recommend them!

To get started with your own blog with Bluehost, you will need to follow the steps below:

Step 1: Click HERE which brings you to the page as shown below! Then click on “Get Started now”!


Step 2: Then add your own special and cool website name that you came up with and added to the field on the left. Most hosting plans make you pay for your domain. But with bluehost you get it for free:-)

Step 3: Next fill out the the contact information boxes.

Step 4: Next, select which plan you would like to start out with. I started with the basic plan and am still on it. So yes, even when you grow a bit, you can still use the basic one. And you can upgrade at anytime, same for cancelation. 

Step 5: Now choose your package. Don’t worry too much about them, as you can add them later. I did not start with them at all. But the “Domain Whois Privacy” is important as it keeps your personal and private information private.

Step 6: Next, add your payment informations and check the box as well as click “next”

YOU HAVE A BLOG NOW 🙂 Yay. Make sure you create a password and write it down somewhere safe.
Step 7: Now, login to your hosting login by clicking here (, then enter your domain and password.

Step 8: You will need to add wordpress. This is the easiest way to start your blog. I personally use wordpress, like almost all th bloggers in the world.

Step 9: On the wordpress installation, click on the green “start” button. Then add your new domain yiou just created.


Step 10: On the next screen, click on the “advanced options” button, enter your information and be sure to check off both boxes.

Step 11: Next, you will receive an email with your login credentials. Do not get confused now. The first login information your created was for the Bluehost itself, the last one is for your own website for wordpress. Bluehost “hosts” your website, but you also need a login for your own website. You will always be able to login to your website when entering (yourowndomain would be substituted with your newly created domain).




I promise you, you will not regret using this host which is known as one of the best hosting serves out there. If you don’t believe it, google it and you will see it yourself.

Furthermore, most people use WordPress as it is the best tool you can have to create your own blog. It can’t be easier than using WordPress! No doubt about that.

So, are you ready to create your own blog and even make a lot of money?

Click HERE to sign up for Bluehost and create your own blog!!!

Once you reach over 30,000 page views per month on your website, be sure to sign up for Mediavine as it is in my opinion the best ad publishing network on the internet! I cannot recommend them enough! They do all the hard work for you and you get paid using less ads then any other company out there!

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How to start your own DIY Craft Blog - By Nicki's Homemade Crafts



How to start your own blog – EASY, FAST and CHEAP was last modified: September 15th, 2017 by Nicole Riley


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