May 14th, 2019 | Updated on October 14th, 2020
One blogger’s need is different from other. However, there are some common features every blogger is looking for when it comes to choosing software for business.
So, what are you looking for? How can you know which software is the best for your business? Here is our list of 25 best blogging software for those who don’t know how and where to start.
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From simplest to least expensive the list contains the best blogging software which can help you grow your blog into an actual business.
Wix has all your professional web features covered which include custom domain name, professional mailbox, free hosting, analytics, contact management, member login etc.
Corvid by Wix is an open development platform for building advanced web applications. Get server-less computing, hassle-free coding and total design freedom to create, manage and deploy your next web project.
Contently powers the content marketing programs of the world’s most valuable brands, including Google, Walmart, Marriott, Dell, and hundreds of others. Its methodology and solution has three key pillars: expert content strategy, an enterprise content marketing platform that saves you time, and a global talent network with over 140,000 freelance creatives.
HubSpot offers a full stack of software for marketing, sales, and customer service, with a completely free CRM at its core. They’re powerful alone — but even better when used together. It has marketing Hub, Sales Hub and Service Hub.
Its Marketing software helps you grow traffic, convert more visitors, and run complete inbound marketing campaigns at scale. Sales Hub is a time-saving sales software that helps you get deeper insights into prospects, automate the tasks you hate, and close more deals faster.
Service Hub helps you connect with customers, exceed expectations, and turn them into promoters that grow your business.
Tumblr is the best place for creators to find an audience for their content. The dashboard makes it easy for people to discover and share your content.
Brands are welcome as creators themselves with content users want to see.
With its Sponsored Posts, you can give your posts a massive head start on engagement. Sponsored Posts are just like regular Tumblr posts—just way more visible. They’re also targetable by gender, location, and interest.
Native video for web and mobile in the same Sponsored Post format you know and love. Targetable like regular Sponsored Posts with additional analytics on views, looping, and engagement. Videos play automatically and loop continuously; and the player pops out so people can keep watching while they scroll.
It gives you step-by-step guidance on how to build and launch a website with expert starter guides and planning tools. Its powerful eCommerce tools help you simplify order management, shipping, and payments. Through its integrated marketing tools, you get new customers.
Typepad is the reliable, flexible blogging platform that puts the publisher in control. You also get one-on-one support from its team of friendly experts.
With this, you can publish quickly and easily from your computer, mobile or even via email. If you can type you can blog with Typepad! Built-in tools and decades of our experience ensure your blog will get noticed. Typepad is fully optimized for search and social discovery. And its Showcase puts the best ofTypepad front and center.
WordPress.com brings the power of building beautiful, secure, mobile and SEO friendly websites in few simple steps. Register a unique .com, .net, .org, or .me domain and start using it in seconds. You can also map your existing domain name to WordPress.com in a few easy steps. WordPress.com features hundreds of beautiful themes. It also has responsive and mobile themes.
Duda is the leading web design platform for companies that offer web design services to small businesses. It serves all types of customers, from freelance web professionals and digital agencies, all the way up to the largest hosting companies and online publishers in the world.
Loaded with powerful team collaboration and client management tools, the Duda platform enables users to build feature-rich, responsive websites at scale. Every Duda website is automatically optimized for lightning-fast loading and great out-of-the-box SEO. Currently, over 14 million sites have been built on the Duda platform.
Wordable is a tool that instantly exports your Google Doc to a WordPress post or page. Raw HTML, Headings, Images, Tables from your Google Doc are all imported. Wordable only works with Google Docs. It does not work with PDFs or Quip. It supports H4, H5 and H6.
Jimdo Creator has everything you need to become a successful blogger. Start with the free version to add text, photos, videos, sharing buttons, and more—without having to worry about hosting. Then upgrade when you’re ready to get all these great features:
- Free custom domain for the first year
- Built-in SEO tools for search engines
- Tags and categories
- Fast and friendly support
- Customizable layouts, fonts, and colors
It gives you full content security as all server communication is protected using Secure Sockets Layers (SSL) encryption protocol. Payments are handled through authorized retailer FastSpring.com Inc, which is PCI Level 1 certified – the highest level certification possible.
It is a modern platform that enables millions to build a brand, share their stories, and transact with their customers in an impactful and beautiful online presence. Whether you have a team or want to grow one, Squarespace lets you add contributors and set individual permissions so you can turn your blog into a publication.
Your blog is the center of your online identity. Its powerful tools publish to, sync with, and import from Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo and more.
It is a fully open source, adaptable platform for building and running a modern online publication. It powers blogs, magazines and journalists from Zappos to Sky News. With this you can create a membership business to develop a direct relationship with your audience and generate sustainable, recurring revenue from your creative work; on your terms.
Ghost is the world’s most popular open source headless Node.js CMS — it ships with a default admin client and front-end, but you can also swap them out with your own JAMstack.
It is a perfect solution for a private or a corporate Internet user, offering tools that would spare you of any prior design and coding experience and let you handle it without hiring a professional.
The advanced wizard with its ready-made styles and layouts will teach you how to make a website and help you set up a perfect online presence with practically no effort. Upload your quality content, while it is taking care of all the rest, helping you come up with a totally responsive, search-engine-optimized website, fully adapted to all kinds of devices and screen resolutions.
Diigo is a powerful research tool and a knowledge-sharing community. Its features include: Bookmarks, Tags, Personal Library, Sticky Notes, Outlier, Archieved Web PAges etc.
Since Diigo provides powerful search capabilities, the simple act of saving or annotating something, often with just one-click, will enable you to find it easily later. But of course, when you do want better organization, for easier review, for connecting the dots, for better sharing, for presentation, or whatever, Diigo provides unsurpassed organization capabilities, with both tagging and lists, to suit different needs.
PopSurvey is a simple tool to create questionnaires your respondents will enjoy taking. Its features include Notifications, Embed Survey, Mobile Surveys, Survey Templates, Customized Design, Translation Email Envies, Survey Editor etc.
Its end goal is to get you the most survey responses possible while providing your survey takers the best experience possible. Right now it offers the ability to customize a few elements of your hosted survey: logo, background image, background color, button color and link color.
PopSurvey prides itself on simplicity. Its question types are fun, easy to understand and presented in a clean, simple manner which means better surveys.
It is the most advanced Windows blog editor and manager. Its WYSIWYG Editor formats your posts just like in ordinary word processors like Microsoft Word. No need to learn HTML. It supports all leading blog services such as WordPress, TypePad, Movable Type, Blogger, Blogware etc.
BlogJet now has a live word counter. And with Statistics feature you can find out a lot of interesting information about your blog. BlogJet now has full Unicode support, so you can write blog posts in any language (including Korean, Japanese, Chinese), and even mix languages.
b2evolution is a Content Management System (CMS) aimed at making it easy to build and maintain websites for sharing information and collaborating with your community.
b2evolution is Free Open-Source software that you can download and run on the web-hosting service of your choice. It is designed for multiple blogs which makes management really easy.
It helps you connect your website to industry-leading e-commerce tools like Shopify, Ecwid, and Paypal. PageCloud offers hundreds of integrations and native features to help every business succeed online.
Engage your audience with PageCloud’s responsive blogging tool which makes it easy to write and share search optimized articles online.
It provides the most enhanced and unique online platform, accommodating all modern web solution needs. Simbla’s package incorporates a unified, drag & drop cloud environment for businesses and developers, including a database, development tools, and ready-made business applications.
It quickly enhances your website with ready-made applications, such as eCommerce, Lead Management, Product Catalog and Blog.
Wriber is a where writing meets optimization. While other tools out there might catch things like grammar and sentence length, Wriber takes it one step further to optimize the content.
It helps you create a beautiful blog that fits your style. You can choose from a selection of easy-to-use templates – all with flexible layouts and hundreds of background images – or design something new.
Give your blog the perfect home. Get a free blogspot.com domain or buy a custom domain with just a few clicks.
Find out which posts are a hit with Blogger’s built-in analytics. You’ll see where your audience is coming from and what they’re interested in. You can even connect your blog directly to Google Analytics for a more detailed look.
Dotclear is an open-source web publishing software published in 2003 by Olivier Meunier. A one man’s project at first, Dotclear soon gathered a team comprising different personalities with various backgrounds.
Dotclear is a free software primarily designed for its users and regularly improved by their contributions. Everyone may use it and modify it according to the software license.
24. Live Blog
Live Blog’s mobile app allows for your live blog team to contribute directly from their mobile phones. Working on both iPhone and Android devices, all you have to do is download the Live Blog Reporter app, log in with the credentials you use for your Live Blog instance and contribute to assigned blogs straight away.
It has powerful features such Push Messaging, Social Sharing, Branding, Caching, App Indeing etc. You can download the Blappsta plugin from the Plugin Page or from the WordPress Plugin Repository. Install it in your WordPress backend and set it up to your liking.
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