Free Blog Hosting Sites
These services make it super easy to create a blog.
BloggerBlogger lets you create one or more free blogs, into which you can easily post text and photos. You can enable comments on a blog-wide or post by post basis, authorize other blog authors, and establish your blog profile. You can change the design of your blog by choosing different colors and fonts, selecting a new template or even editing the HTML directly. There are a wide range of tools you can drag and drop onto your blog, such as polls, slideshows and link lists. You can also blog directly from a mobile phone, adding text and photos without even logging in.
BlogsomeBlogsome is a WordPress-based blog with a choice of themes and templates. You can upload photos, and personalise the design of your blog. Various plugins are available to further customize your blog.
ClearBlogsYou can set up a blog with a choice of over 30 templates, support for public and private entries, multiple authors and more. A WYSIWYG editor is available to make adding different fonts, colors, styles, and images easy when you write new blog posts. Spam protection features are enabled, and blog authors can ban individual users based on their IP address.
LiveJournalYou can use LiveJournal to set up a private journal, blog, discussion forum or social network. You can control the security of each entry, or make everything private so that nobody else has access. A wide range of layouts to choose from, with a wizard to help customize headers, footers and sidebars. You can embed media content from sites such as YouTube, Photobucket and Slide.
Wordpress.comSet up a public or private blog with one of over 60 themes. You can also customize the underlying CSS code for fuller control over the look of your blog. Built-in rich text editor with spell-checker and preview tool. Integrated stats. Automatic spam protection. If you already have a blog on another platform that you'd like to move over to WordPress.com, you can import from Blogger, TypePad, LiveJournal and other blog tools.
SEE ALSO: You may also be interested in email list hosting services, which you can use to manage and distribute newsletters, and web hosting services, which enable you to host a more "conventional" site.