How to start a blog in Notion



For many designers Notion is one of the most used tools. On the last 4 years, I've been using this tool and I really love the simplicity and how you can use it. Today I am going to explain how to create a blog with Notion. Before I start, I would like to mention that Notion was not designed to act as a CMS. However, I've found it very interesting the idea of using differently. So let's start!

Get started

Having a blog in Notion is the simplest and faster way for just $4/month. On the following steps, I will explain how to build a notion page and setting up on

Before you start you need to have a notion account.
Step 0 - Create your notion page and make it public.
Step 1 - Create an account on
Sep 2 - Set up your website on

Some additional help for setting up your notion page:

Pros and cons

✅ Good

  • Allows you to create content very quick at a very low cost.
  • The content belongs to you.
  • You can import and export the
  • content as you wish.

  • Minimal style for you blog.

❌ To improve

  • Limited functionalities compared to a proper CMS.
  • Some over-engineering if you are not familiar with the tools.


What type of projects do you recommend to try in Notion?
Can I use a subdomain instead of a domain?
Is it possible to track your traffic?

Next steps

Measure this approach and see how I can improve this version.
Expand this article and explain different ways to build a blog in notion.
Add some extra functionalities to your notion blog.

Final comments

Hope you like it and if you have any question. Please ask me one of my channels or on the comments bellow.

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