May 8, 2023

Create a blog with Notion

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If you’re looking to set up a blog for your business or personal blogging that is both simple to set up and easy to manage, you might want to consider using Notion as a CMS & Paperr to create a blog with Notion.

Notion is a powerful all-in-one productivity tool that can help you create beautiful and functional blogs with ease. With its intuitive drag-and-drop interface and customizable templates, you can create a blog that perfectly suits your needs and style.

Paperr integrates with Notion so your blogs are available on the web on your domain. With Paperr your blogs are super fast, SEO Optimized with Page speed, Sitemaps, Schema, and more. There is no maintenance or any headaches involved as everything is handled by Paperr.

In this blog post, we'll guide you through the process of creating a blog with Notion, so you can start sharing your ideas and thoughts with the world.

1. Create a Notion Database

The first step to creating a blog with Notion is to create a database. This database will hold all of your blog posts and allow you to easily manage them.

To get started just duplicate this database -

2. Customize the Database

To create a new blog post, simply click on the + New button. Write the required fields like Title, Summary, Content Date published, and so on.

Once you have created your blog post, you can use Paperr to publish it on the web with just a few clicks. Paperr will handle the hosting, SEO optimization, and other technical aspects of running a blog, so you can focus on creating great content.

3. Connecting Paperr

To connect Paperr with your Notion database, simply follow these steps:

  • Sign up for a Paperr account at
  • In the Paperr dashboard, click on settings & add your Notion Secret and Database ID.
  • Customize your blog's settings, such as your domain and design.
  • Publish your blog posts with Paperr and enjoy a fast, SEO-optimized blog with no hassle.
  • 4. Design your blog

    With Paperr, you can easily design your blog and customize it to make it look the way you want. Paperr supports adding custom CSS to change designs. You can turn on/off sections like newsletters or featured blogs etc.

    If you feel any feature is missing or need help with custom CSS feel free to contact us at & we’ll get back to you asap!

    5. Additional Tools

    You can also add Google Analytics to track your blog traffic using Paperr. To add GA to your account just go to Site Settings under Paperr Dashboard & add the GA Tag.

    To make sure your blog is picked up by Google and ranked make sure to submit your website sitemaps generated by Paperr to your Google Search Console. You can find your blog’s sitemap in the footer or you can also access them via


    In this blog post, we've shown you how to create a blog with Notion and Paperr. Notion is a powerful tool for managing your blog content, while Paperr takes care of the technical aspects of running a blog, such as hosting and SEO optimization. With these two tools, you can create a beautiful, fast, and optimized blog with ease. If you have any questions or feedback, feel free to reach out to us at Happy blogging!

    Can I use Notion for blogging?

    Yes, you can use Notion for blogging but you cannot create a fast and SEO-optimized web page for your blog using Notion alone. That’s why we suggest using Paperr.

    Can I use Notion as a CMS?

    Yes, Notion can be used as a CMS but it is not optimized for web hosting and SEO. That's where Paperr comes in, to provide a fast, SEO-optimized website for your blog using Notion as a CMS.

    Is Paperr free to use?

    Paperr offers a free trial with all features for 14 days. After that, you can choose a plan that suits your needs.

    Can I use my own domain with Paperr?

    Yes, Paperr allows you to use your own domain for your blog. You can easily connect your domain in the Paperr dashboard and start using it for your blog.