Blogging has become a way of life in the 21st Century. It gives us the opportunity to express our thoughts and share our knowledge with the world. For some, it has even become a full-time job and a source of income. With the increasing popularity of blogs, there has never been a better time to get started.

As of now, there are two ways to get started. One way is to setup your own personal domain name with open source platforms like WordPress.org. The other is to use free services. If you lack the knowledge and understanding of HTML and CSS, the second option is for you. There are many start-ups that offer free services to host your blog. We have put together a list of 10 Blog Hosting Services available for free. We think these are the top choices:

  1. WordPress.com

You might be familiar with wordpress.org, the free open source CMS blogging platform. WordPress.com offers the same robust blogging capabilities without the need to learn code or own your own domain. Instead, you will create an account and name your blog. WordPress.com will handle the rest. This is a great way to to get a blog setup and running in under 5 minutes.

Aside from making it easy to setup, a large community exists behind the platform making it easy to find related content and blogs within your interests.

  1. Blogger

Google’s Blogger platform is the most popular free blogging platform on the Internet. Aside from the simplistic setup and design, you can also take advantage of affiliates and Google Adsense to generate extra income from your blog. It’s quick and easy. If you already have a Google account, you can easily link your blogger blog to it.

  1. Tumblr

Tumblr is relatively new to the game. But it is quickly becoming one of the most popular free blogging platforms on the Internet due to its quick and easy setup. The interface is very web 2.0. Tumblr makes blogging simple and efficient. The point of Tumblr is to create quick and fast messages just like you would text message someone instead of writing a lengthy email.

  1. Blogster

Blogster has over 84,000 registered users. It allows you to easily share photos, videos, and more. Blogster allows users to choose from a wide variety of topics, generate user profiles and more. You can even create quizzes, polls, and chat with other users.

  1. Terapad

Terapad offers users more than just a quick blog setup. Users have the ability to create e-commerce shops and fully integrated Search Engine Optimizations. The rare exception with this company is you can