Do you blog? It seems that a good blogging platform that’s both free and easy to use is hard to come-by these days. If you are struggling to find a good blog to promote or share your work, this article provides you with a list of 10 different blogging platforms to choose from.
Let’s check which platforms made it to the list:
Blog.com is a personal website that offers a range of free features. It allows you to choose a theme for your blog, to access multi-author blogs and share your work on different social networks from your mobile so that you never lose track of your blog. Also, Blog.com offers you a free domain to start with that looks like this: yourname.blog.com. If you are interested in becoming a premium member you can even get your own domain!
Google Blogger is perhaps one of the most well-known blogging platforms. It is a platform that is very easy to use as it helps you create your blog in 3 easy steps: creating an account, naming your blog and choosing your favourite template. Blogger offers a lot of customisation options such as using templates form other websites.
Tumblr has made it really easy for bloggers to use. The platform allows users to share almost everything on their page including photos, GIFs, links, mp3s, videos, fashion, art etc. Tumblr is very interactive as well as it allows other people to “reblog” your content which means getting more blog traffic.
Webs is another great platform that allows users to be a bit more professional. It’s very simple to use and offers tutorials as to “Do it yourself”. On Webs there are numerous of customisable templates to choose from related to your business and professional image. Also, Webs is SEO search engine friendly and it’s “Socially Connected.”
Weebly offers a variety of modern themes you can choose from for your personal blog. It also offers some other great features such as drag & drop creator which makes blogging easier, a mobile app that helps you manage your blog on the go and an e-commerce platform to build your online store.
Wix allows you to create your website/blog for free and choose from a hundred of beautifully modern designed templates. The platform offers many customisation features that can help you design a unique blog for your business.
Wordpress is perhaps the most popular blogging platform at the moment as it’s widely used by artists and writers to promote their work online. Like Tumbr, it allows users to like and “reblog” other people’s content generating blog traffic.
Svbtle is a blogging platform that is “designed to help you think”. It is a writing and reading network that embraces the idea there should be no distractions when you are creating/writing. Svbtle essentially helps writers focus on their work by retaining a minimalistic design.
Penzu is an online diary and personal journal that is primarily focused on privacy and security. It offers three different types of journals including Daily Dairy; where content is public, Expressive Journal; where content is private and Travel Journal.
Squarespace is one of the most creative, modern and professional platforms out there. Basically is a SaaS-based content management system (CMS) that is composed of a website builder, blogging platform and hosting service. Even though you have to a member of the Squarespace community with a monthly fee depending on the pricing plan you prefer, it also offers a free trial that lets you try out Squarespace services.
Why not visit the official website of each blogging platform to get more information in regards to what you can do? Choose the one you like and happy blogging!