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How I started my website and what I use

I talk about how I started my website, what I use, and how it only costs me $12 a year. 

When I started this website back in 2017 it was just going to be a place to post the webcomic I draw. Since then it had turned into an artist podcast and a blog/vlog about what I do after starting my own business. 

So basically when I get an idea for something I want to do I will create a website for it just to see if I will actually do anything with it.

The service I have been using for years to make websites? Blogger, which is owned by Google

It's free and I don't really have to set anything up, I just create something from the few templates that it has and start posting.

 (Related post: Drawing: How I draw my daily webcomic on my website

If I do decide to go forward with any of the sites I make out of my ideas? I just buy a domain from Google domains which is built into Blogger and I only pay $12 a year for that! 

Google Photos, Gmail, and more built-in.

Google Photos hosts the images on Blogger the site is easily connected through my Gmail account already. So, I find it really simple.

I just want to make a site when I have an idea & run with it!

I know there are tons of other great website services out there, I have just been using this over the years and wanted to talk about it. 

I seriously have like over 25 sites I created just to try out an idea on Blogger. Some sites evolved and others I lost interest in a week. 

But it was a free way to see if I even wanted to do it. So I thought I would share what I've learned from using it over the years.


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