Click your mouse in the above box. Control+A to select all. The text will turn BLUE. Now Control+C.
Go to www.blogger.com/home. Log in if you need to. You will now be at your Dashboard. Click on LAYOUT.
You will now be on the LAYOUT/PAGE ELEMENTS PAGE. Click where it says ADD A GADGET.
In the next box that comes up you will click into the body of the box and Control+V. Your HTML code that you copied will appear and look something like this:
If you'd like to give it a title you can; I usually leave that field blank (For this example I named it Blog Badge) and hit SAVE.
Your screen will now look like this:
As you can see I circled the "Blog Badge" in red. You can now drag that box to where ever you would like it to be on your blog.
Don't forget to click the ORANGE SAVE BUTTON.