Everyone starts blogging somewhere. In many cases bloggers start out on free services such as Blogger. Blogger offers a variety of templates that can be used and customized, but what if you want something a little different – maybe something like a cool WordPress theme you saw somewhere?
Well, if you aren’t comfortable with moving from Blogger or willing to move from Blogger to self-hosted WordPress, don’t worry. You can still have very nice templates, often for free, that are based on existing WordPress themes. In fact, some of the Blogger templates available are actually WordPress themes re-coded to work on Blogger. Some of my favorite places to look for themes for Blogger are:
- NewBloggerThemes.com - I use this one often to find themes for my blog Love, Music, Magic – which I run on Blogger.
- Blogger Templates – I’ve used this site a few times to find nice templates for my Blogger blogs in the past. They even have a section specifically to find WordPress themes that have been adapted to Blogger templates.
There are other sites, but these are the two I recommend as I’ve used them before. They offer instructions on how to install your new template – NewBloggerThemes in particular has screenshots to show you where to go and what to do. If you don’t find what you’re looking for here, you can always search Google, Bing, or your favorite search engine for “Free Blogger Templates.”