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Best Blogging sites

The go-to list for newbie bloggers or regular bloggers looking for a change! And being one of those bloggers who makes and deletes blogs so many times, on so many websites, I can vouch for most of these. ;)

Blogger

Probably one of the most-known blogging sites, Blogger is backed by Google. It’s incredibly simple to start using Blogger as the site takes you step-by-step through creating your site. There are a lot of customization options and you can purchase templates through outside website as well.

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Tumblr

Tumblr

Best known for fandoms, fantheories, fanart, fanfictions and a whole lot of fangirls and fanboys! Images, videos, music—it’s all really easy to display on your tumblr profile. And, there are tons of creative ways that you can showcase them. People can also “reblog” your posts leaving you with more followers and a larger fanbase.
209.5 million blogs, 95.0 billion posts, 30 seconds to join.

Oh, and they've got John Green too.
John Green on Tumblr

Wordpress

WordPress.com is the easiest way to create a free website or blog. It’s a powerful hosting platform that grows with you. It's easy to use, lets you set up and configure your domain name, optimized for SEO, offers premium plans, and has some of the best Support Staff (who are called the Happy Engineers).
Fun fact : Wordpress powers 23% of the internet.

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Penzu

Penzu

Penzu is an online diary and personal journal that is focused on privacy. With a unique and compelling user experience, it makes writing online as easy and intuitive as writing on a pad of paper.
Penzu offers a secure place to store your thoughts and ideas in the cloud. Not only are entries password protected in an online account, but individual entries can be locked with military-grade encryption. The name, Penzu, comes from many influences, but mainly it is a derivative of the Latin "pensare" which means to think or be full of thought.

SquareSpace

Definitely the most creative, modern and professional of recent times., SquareSpace is kind of a pricey option but will surely deliver the best results. Amazing for photographers, store owners, bloggers, musicians and business owners, this platform features tons of templates that will keep your blog looking polished and professional.

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Svbtle

Svbtle

Svbtle is a blogging platform designed to help you think. Super-slick and modern, it instantly catches your eye. The dashboard is a flow of unpublished ideas, or draft works-in-progress, on the left side, and a list of published articles on the right. It’s designed to help you curate thoughts and stories, work on them slowly, and publish when you’re ready.

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webs

webs

This is a great platform to use if you’re looking to create more of a professional environment for your readers. You can drag and drop elements around your site for the ultimate customized page. The site also featured an ecommerce feature—great if you’re trying to sell a product.

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Wix

Wix

Wix believes everyone deserves to have their own stunning website. They offer valuable premium services, but their business model allows us to provide everyone a professional website for free. Wix features hundreds of unique and very professional-looking templates that can easily be customized to keep your blog unique and different from everyone else’s. You can also add apps onto your site as well as an online store and your links to your social media accounts.

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Weebly

Weebly

Weebly features tons of unique and modern themes to start you blog off looking fresh. It also offers ecommerce, an iPhone app for posting on the go, and easy linking to your social media. This site is surely dummy-free and makes it as easy as possible for you to dive right into the blogging scene.

Thoughts

At thoughts.com you can follow bloggers and topics that interest you and make new friends with similar interests. You can create a personal blog, just for your thoughts, or create a group blog and invite others who share your interests to join in.