Sara CampbellWriter of Tiny Revolutions, mktr at Pakt

Now that Medium has gone premium, is it still the best place for a new startup to blog?

I'm about to start our blog for Arsenal and want to do it in the best place.
Lisa Dziuba@lisadziuba · FlawlessApp.io Founder
@janedonuts Honestly, the first question you should ask: Why do you need a blog? There are dozens of blogs already and maybe content marketing is not the fastest way to get users for your case.
Sara Campbell@janedonuts · Writer of Tiny Revolutions, mktr at Pakt
@lisadziuba Thanks, Liza, for your replies -- mainly just want to keep people up to date on our company happenings, but also build audience and awareness in the startup community. Would not really be using it as an acquisition vehicle. I guess the other option would be blogging on LinkedIn.
Arun Sathiya@arunsathiya · Happiness Engineer, Automattic
@lisadziuba @janedonuts LinkedIn and Medium's biggest asset is the audience, like Lisa said. Medium and LinkedIn are great places to get started with. That said, WordPress.com is no different either. It's a great place to begin, especially with the availability of WordPress.com Reader and WordPress.com Discover features. I understand you are looking at free solutions (not premium). WordPress.com is my natural choice, but if you feel limited with the features available on the Personal plan, you can upgrade to the WordPress.com Premium or Business plans. You can also consider getting your own self-hosted WordPress (WordPress.org) site if you are familiar with the setup process and maintenance.