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WordPress is by far the most popular free service on the Web
to create a blog. Highly customizable thanks to the impressive
quantity of plugins and themes you can install, WordPress blogs
can also take advantage of a good spam filter, RSS, real-time
traffic statistics, and an impressive community support that
helps you sort your blogging issues. But if you need an ad-free
blog, a customized domain, content-export features, or advanced
privacy options, you can upgrade to WordPress premium
features. Prices available on the site.
Blogger is a free service from Google to create a blog. You
can start building up your blog immediately if you have a Google
account, and also use your AdSense and Analytics settings inside
it to check ad earnings and traffic statistics. Blogger also
supports multi-authors to create community blogs, RSS, several
template customization features, post-via-mobile, and adjustable
privacy settings. You also have a big support community behind
you to sort your blogging issues out. Blogger, though, doesn't
support unique domains. No premium accounts available, as well:
you get all the features available at a free level.
- Windows Live Spaces
Windows Live Spaces is a free service from Microsoft to create
a blog. You can access Live Spaces with your Windows LiveID,
and integrate inside your blog the content you have on other
Microsoft services, like SkyDrive. Your blog, or "Space",
is organized in re-arrangeable modules around the page. Advanced
customization modifying the CSS or HTML code is not available
by default. Advantages are: you can set privacy settings, use
RSS feeds, post from mobile, and have limited traffic analysis
features. A drawback is you cannot have a unique domain name
for your blog or export your content at a later time. Great
support provided by the Live community. Premium accounts not
LiveJournal is a virtual community where registered users can
create a free blog and receive constant support from other members.
Inside LiveJournal you can build your own list of friends and
read their updates (and / or let them read yours) via RSS feed.
There are several customization possibilities either you want
to mess with your CSS or not. With a paid account you can also
protect your updates selecting the users who can access your
blog, or even be the only one who can read it. Traffic statistics
or customized domains are not available by default at any level.
Paid accounts with pro features, like exporting your blog content
to another platform, or use the "phone to blog" option,
that allows you to post directly from your mobile. Starting
from $5/2 months.
Vox is a powerful free service that helps you to create a blog.
Powered by Six Apart (the company who owns the MovableType blogging
platform) Vox only needs your registration data to get you started.
Just choose one of the very essential templates, add your content
(text, video, images or audio), set your privacy settings and
you're done. A powerful feature of Vox is the integration with
video and photo sharing sites like Flickr or YouTube. No premium
plans available, mobile posting, nor traffic analysis feature,
or having a unique domain name. But robust SixApart customer
service is at your disposal to solve your blogging issues.
Xanga is a community-supported blogging service that allows
you to create a blog for free. Simply register and start customizing
your blog layout with one of the several templates offered.
Then share your content via RSS syndication. If you have the
skills, you can even customize the CSS of your blog. You can
also protect your updates by selecting the people who will have
access to them. No traffic analysis, customized domains, or
mobile posting features available. Good problem-solving forum
support Premium accounts with more features are starting at
- tripod Lycos
tripod Lycos is a popular online service to create a RSS-syndicated
free blog. If you already have a Lycos account, you can start
right away managing your blog online, or take advantage of the
integration with Microsoft FrontPage. No traffic statistics,
mobile posting, export your content, or privacy settings features
available. Also limited forum support. Other advanced customization
features (like having a custom domain), are available in the
advanced plans starting at 4.95$/month.
blog.com is a free service to create your own blog. After a
simple registration process you can create an ad-supported blog
you can syndicate via both RSS and Atom feeds. You can purchase
a premium account starting from $ 4.95/month for the Plus option.
Premium accounts also allow you to get other advanced features
like setting the privacy settings of your blog, or customize
the CSS (which is advisable since free blogs have scarce theme
selection possibilities). No traffic statistics, customized
domains, content-export or mobile posting features available.
Scarce forum support.
- Yahoo! 360°
Yahoo! 360° is a free service to create your own blog. You need
a Yahoo! account in the following countries: USA, Canada, Australia,
UK, Ireland, France and Germany. To start, log in, choose the
colors of your blog (available templates are pretty much all
the same), set your privacy settings, and then begin sharing
your content (RSS syndication available). You can even post
from your mobile using the free Yahoo! Mobile option. Yahoo!
360° has no premium accounts, customizing domain possibilities,
nor traffic statistics features. Robust support available from
the Yahoo! community and experts.
blogr is a free service that helps you to create a blog and
share your own content right away. Currently in Alpha (development)
status, blogr has a very simple interface where you can post
your writings, photos, and videos with the minimum effort. You
can organize your content in one of the (few) available templates
and syndicate via RSS. Drawbacks are the very limited set of
feature you have: no traffic statistics, mobile posting, privacy
settings or customized domains. Good forum support. Premium
accounts are not available at the moment.
Squarespace is a powerful solution to create a blog. Thanks
to its easy-to-use interface, you can adjust, set, and even
drag&drop elements in your layout with no technical knowledge.
Additional features include privacy settings, traffic analysis,
RSS, and explanatory tutorials to get you started right away.
No mobile posting. Registration is needed. You can try Squarespace
for free for 14 days, and then switch to one of the paid plans
starting from 8$/month that also allow you to customize your
domain name and receive support from a dedicated customer service.
Other Great Lists of Free Blog Publishing Hosts and Services
puts up a recent list of the top 10 blogging services that allow
you to create a blog free of charge. Description provided for
each service. (Updated January 26,
blog of the South African newspaper The
Times lists the 40 most popular service (and provides a
brief description) that offer you free space on the Web to create
your own blog. (Updated May 29, 2008)
The popular tech blog Mashable
proposes its own list of free hosted blog publishing services.
Services are divided in four categories and a brief description
is provided for each one of them:
(Updated August 6, 2007)
- Danga Software Powered: LiveJournal and otehr platforms
that use similar software
- Themed blog sites: blog services that allow you to create
a blog focusing on a specific niche
- WordPress powered: services to create a blog based on
the WordPress platform
- Various platform: general free blogging services with
popular and less popular picks.
Programmer and entrepreneur Stephen
Miller makes a big list of 190 free blog publishing services
for all tastes. Unfortunately, Miller provided no description,
so you have to check out each service for yourself. (Updated
January 1, 2007)