BLOGGING PLATFORM Blogger- Blogging platform of Google
BLOGGING PLATFORM Wordpress - very popular platform that offers wide range of plug-ins
BLOGGING PLATFORM Typepad- paid blogging tools, good for professional bloggers
BLOGGING PLATFORM Blogs at Myspace, Friendster, LiveJournal etc.
BLOG HOSTING OPTIONS You can host your blog at blogging platforms like blogger, wordpress etc. The web address would be something like www.yoursitename.wordpress.com
BLOG HOSTING OPTIONS You can use your own web hosting account to host your blog. For example, if you already have a website online, make your blog an extension of that site by publishing it to a sub-directory on your site. Thus, the web address would be something like www.yoursitename.com/blog