Blogger is also a free blog-site written in Python, acquired by Google since 2003, developed by Pyra labs. You need a google account in order to use this service. The blogs are generally hosted by google with the extension blogspot.com (like yourBlogname.blogspot.com).
Blogger is easy to use, no professional skills are required. User can have max. 100 blogs per account. You can use it as a personal blogger or as a hobbyist. It is available in many languages from English to Vietnamese. There are many templates which you can choose according to your taste and then customize them. or you can also create your own templates using CSS styles. Its major benefits include: free, easy management, included hosting and subdomain.
Tumblr is a microblogging, social networking site, owned presently by Oath Inc. (previously by Yahoo! Inc.). It is a great blogging platform for bloggers who want to share short contents like images, quotes, micro-blogs, videos, audios, Chat, fashion, art, GIFs, TV shows, Short-Stories etc. Like Blogger, you get a subdomain (like yourBlogname.tumblr.com). You can also add your own custom domain.
Tumblr blogs are also easy to use no prior skills are required. Its interface is very user friendly. It has social networking features like: following, re-blogging, sharing tools. Moreover, bloggers can also make their blog private. Almost all of the features can be accessed from the ‘dashboard’ interface.
SquareSpace is a software based content management system (CMS) including services: integrated website builder, blogging and commerce platform, hosting service and domain registration. You cannot use any other hosting service but Squarespace.
Squarespace is excellent to use when you need a visually expressive website or blog. No coding is required, only drag and drop tools are used. You can easily create and maintain your website, blog and online stores. It also offers a wide range of templates which you can choose according to your needs.
Wix is also a hosted platform available worldwide. It was first developed by Israel company also called Wix. It’s easy to use i.e. it also offers website building drag and drop tools like Squarespace but with advanced mode.
Wix provides additional services like: social plug-ins e.g. e-commerce, contact forms, e-mail marketing and other third party applications. You also get a subdomain wix.com (like yourBlogname.wix.com). Moreover like tumblr and blogger, you can also add your own custom domain. Its premium features include: earning revenues, removing wix-ads, add e-commerce capabilities, connect sites, or buying extra data storage.
Ghost is mainly built for writing blog posts. It provides plug-ins and extensions like SEO, comment, social media etc. Apart from above no other external plug-ins are for Ghost.
To conclude, these are not only the blogging platforms available. There are more like Weebly, Joomla, Medium. Now it is up to you that which blogging platform best suits your content and ideas. According to researches, WordPress is best to use. But I think each and every blog platform has its own place in the market.
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