Blogging

Blogging Sites and Software

Blogger
Widely popular blogging site that requires a Google account.
LiveJournal
Another popular journal and blogging site with a strong social networking component.
Maneno
Fast, low bandwidth, multilingual blogging and communication platform for citizen journalism in Sub-Saharan Africa
Posterous
A simple way to put anything online using email
Tumblr
A blogging platform that allows users to post text, images, video, links, quotes, and audio to their tumblelog, a short-form blog. Customizable and easy to use.
TypePad
Fee-based blogging service for professional and small business websites. Monthly subscriptions range from $4.95 – $89.95, and annual subscriptions range from $49.50 – $899.50.
Vox
Free blog service with a variety of design templates and simple integration with flickr andYoutube
WordPress
Widely used service that includes both a basic version and a version that requires a hosting service from a web hosting partner

Further Reading on Blogs and Blogging

Best Blogs of 2010 – chosen by TIME

Blogging Toolbox – 120+ resources for beginner and veteran bloggers compiled by Mashable

Handbook for Bloggers and Cyber-Dissidents by Reporters Without Borders

Legal Consequences of Co-Blogging, Part I

Legal Consequences of Co-Blogging, Part II

Nine More Lessons for Would-Be Bloggers from TechSoup

A Technical Guide to Anonymous Blogging from TechSoup

The World’s 50 Most Powerful Blogs – chosen by The Guardian

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