Best Free Blogging Platforms

Hey,

I’m sharing with you today –

The Best Free Blogging platforms.

We’ve all been there.

You have finally decided to start that blog of yours.

You have been procrastinating for the past 6.5 months.

But,

Today is the day.

The idea is to make sure that choosing a blogging platform does not slow you down.

Congrats on taking the first practical step.

Factors considered in no  particular order include:

Ease of use, security

Search Engine Optimization

Customization options

Cost

Availability of free resources (themes, plugins, widgets etc)

WordPress

wordpress blogging platform

Setting up a wordpress blog is free on the .wordpress.com extension.
Use of the blogging platform requires no payment at all.

However,

If you need more flexibility

and want to see the full power of wordpress.

You need to get a custom domain name and Hosting. It’s pretty cheap.

 

Customization: There are about 40,000 WordPress plugins and themes.

With these, there’s a range of blog options, for your blog customization.

 

SEO: Search Engine Optimization: WordPress Platform has got great plugins that will help improve your website visibility to search engines.

Great plugins. Really great plugins.

2 that instantly comes to mind are Yoast SEO and All in One SEO. | Create a Free WordPress site now

Additional Read: Set Up WordPress Self Hosted Blog – Click here

 

Blogger

blogger blog platform

The Blogger Blogging platform is owned by google.
It was formally known as blogspot.
The fact that It’s owned by google alone should give you some idea.
It is very secure.

One of the best feature is that, google provides hosting for all contents on the platform.
Site delivery is fast…
And best of all – it’s still totally free.

Design / Customization: There’s is fair number of Blogger templates and Widgets for various styling. You can easily get a custom domain when you’re ready.Customization of blogger themes is quite challenging.

SEO: There are basic SEO functionalities like adding a unique meta description tag to individual posts.
The blogger dashboard also provides an easy image upload option where title and description of image can easily done.

If you’re just looking for a platform to share you thoughts and ideas.

Or just vacation pictures.

And you do not want to pay for hosting.

Or pay for anything at all.

I recommend Blogger.com | see Blogger

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