Julian Yaman
Julian YamanHobby developer

What is the best blog tool / provider?

I´m looking for a new tool or provider where I can start to make a new blog and where I can write about everything.
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    Medium 2.0

    A new look, app, and features to move thinking forward

    Kesava Mandiga
    Kesava Mandiga15Curious cat. Writer. Explorer. · Written
    If you want to just write something and share it with people, without bothering about anything else, Medium is the go-to publishing platform. For example, I write about anything and everything on my Medium page - medium.com/@k3sava 😋
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    • Nathan Brown
      Nathan BrownWeb & Mobile Growth Consultant

      I've loved Medium for a long time - in fact I still hear from people (other authors wanting to link/interview me, prospective clients, etc.) every singe month directly from my very first Medium post.

      Medium on mobile is...so-so. Much better than the original app, but the nature of a content network means there's a ton to fit on a small screen's UX.

      My only real issue with the app is the writing interface (which should be Medium's strongest point if the website is any indication). It's reminiscent of the beloved Medium writing interface, but some of the features

    • Jemshit Iskenderov
      Jemshit IskenderovComputer Engineer

      It was good, but now it forces itself to die: - It has too many UI distractions (popups) - Its comment section is one of the useless UX on the industry. - In comment detail page, you see related articles list instead of the responses first. - Constantly (more than 50% of the time) suggests premium articles on your feed and you cant opt out - It constantly shows you premium articles which you have to pay. You can not opt out. Premium articles are also on google search list, so you can open premium article without knowing which decreases your premium article monthly read limit

  2. 4
    The New WordPress.com

    Publishing platform, reinvented, open source w/ new Mac app

    Kesava Mandiga
    Kesava Mandiga15Curious cat. Writer. Explorer. · Written
    The most comprehensive set of tools for blogs on the internet. If you have an existing domain, host it on WordPress for its easy to use CMS features. If you don't have a domain, they give you an option to publish a free blog that goes WordPress.com/YourBlog, and you're set. Lots of themes, free and paid, to customize the look of your blog too! Everything else you can think of - SEO, daily/weekly posts, social sharing etc. there are plugins that make things easier!
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    Arun Sathiya
    Arun Sathiya4Happiness Engineer, Automattic · Written
    Key reasons to try WordPress.com: Affordable pricing to setup your own website/blog without coding skills, solid customer support and the ability to manage your website easily using mobile apps. Oh, domain is bundled for free on all WordPress.com plans! Disclaimer: I work for WordPress.com's parent company, Automattic.
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  3. 4
    Ghost

    Blogging and Publishing. Free. Open. Simple.

    Check out Ghost, it is easy and lightweight platform to get started on blogging immediately without configuring anything. You can host it yourself and download it for free or you can use their paid hosted solution.
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    • Kelly Burke
      Kelly BurkeWeb Developer

      I tried running the open source version of Ghost on my Mac but decided to go with Ghost Pro. I love it! The design is simple and intuitive. Plus I love that using Ghost Pro means I support the open source community. Great team building this product!

  4. Brandon Anzaldi
    Brandon AnzaldiSoftware Engineer @ ToTheTens · Written
    I've seen Posthaven around. It's not free, but they have the aim of keeping your content up forever.
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    Libable

    A simple platform for building beautiful media content

    David Gradford
    David GradfordFounder of libable.com, myqrcode.info · Written
    David Gradford made this product
    You can build, post your content like a beautiful picture. Also can download as image, download as template for backup and reusable.
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