The 15 best blogging and publishing platforms on the Internet today. Which one is for you?

Reading the signs a couple of years ago it was easy to assume that the art of blogging was set to die a painful death at the hands of social networks like Facebook and Twitter and others. While social has changed how we communicate online, blogging remains a core part of things.

In fact, the truth is that there’s never been a better time to blog. Social networks help build audiences and deliver content to readers, and more established blogs and websites often link to or aggregate smaller sites, sending swarms of viewers to read articles — The Daily Mail aside.

So, whether you’re a blogger returning from a break, seeking a new home or are looking to write online for the first time, here’s our guide to what blogging platforms are out there.

Update: Post is now paginated to make reading it easier, though you can click here to read on a single page, or use the links below to jump to:

  1. WordPress
  2. Blogger
  3. Tumblr
  4. Medium
  5. Svbtle
  6. Quora
  8. Google+
  9. Facebook Notes
  10. SETT
  11. Ghost
  12. Squarespace
  13. Typepad
  14. Posthaven
  15. LinkedIn Influencers
  16. The fallen heroes

1. WordPress: and