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..but monetizing your blog is not that easy especially to someone like me whose not so techie. I had hard time understanding HTML, domain, hosting and the likes. Being a blogger user I thought that was it. I don't even understand bandwidth, cPanel etc. One of my blogger friend told me that if I want to level up and to really monetize my blog it's advantage to have my own domain. What's that? good thing I have online friends who help me build my website. Of course Mr.G is so helpful and I ask him on how to make a website. You just have a long patience to understand all the tutorial available online. If you had hard time understanding what you read, there is also video tutorial which for me is easier to understand.
If your planning to make a website I suggest that you first try those free blog platform (blogger, tumbler, wordpress) just know the basic and if your a little comfortable you can level up in buying your own domain and still hosted by wordpress and blogger and level up again by transferring your domain as self hosted. I have now 5 blogs and 3 of them is self hosted and 2 is still hosted by blogger.I can say, I am blogging happily now.