Ready to Learn How to Start a Blog?

This quick and easy tutorial will teach you how to start a blog with WordPress in 5 minutes flat for free.
There are many free blogging platforms out there. Here is an easy way for you to create your own wordpress blog for free:

Step 1:

Go to

Step 2:

Click Get Started. 

how to start a blog

Step 3:

Click Start With a Blog.

Start With a Blog

Step 4:

Choose the theme you would like to use. If you have the money, you can upgrade to a premium theme. Otherwise, there are plenty of great free themes to choose from. Just pick one that you like.

Choose Your Theme

Step 5:

Enter the name of your blog and select the free option, or feel free to purchase a premium domain (completely up to you).


Step 6:

Enter your email and password (the username should already be there). Create your account.

Create WordPress Account If you are entering the scholarship, there is one more step you need to take to make it official!
  1. Go to

  2. Copy the code at the bottom of the page.

  3. Navigate back to the blog you just created, click “My Sites” and then click “Customize” on the theme menu item.

    Theme Customize
  4. Click on Widgets

  5. Primary Sidebar

  6. Click Add Widget.

    Add Widget
  7. Paste the Code

    Paste the code
  8. Click Save and Publish

    Save and Publish

Now you are all set. To reference the scholarship guidelines again, you can visit the scholarship page.