There are a wealth of blogging services and software out there — so which should you use? If you’re a business or other professional organization, you probably want to use full-bore website building software that includes a blogging component. However, that type of software requires experience with server setups, HTML code and site management.
If you don’t have that expertise, or want to spend your valuable time on creating content rather than wrangling with technical issues, you can opt for a service that hosts your blog for you — for free. These hosted blogging services take care of all the nitty-gritty backend work, and allow you to focus on what’s most important to you: The content of your blog.
They offer pre-built content management systems that make it easy to write, edit and manage blog posts, letting you decide whether to write using WYSIWIG editors or instead insert the code yourself. They also let you switch back and forth between the two when you want.