It's 2022. Start a blog.
It’s easier than ever today to start a blog. Whether you want a hands-off hosted blog, or you’re curious about owning your own independent blog, your options abound. You can start a blog in as little as a few minutes, so invest in your future by starting today.
How to Start a Blog with GitHub Pages
A repository-based blog means you own all your site files. You can host your site anywhere if you want to leave GitHub one day.
If you just want the steps: follow the quickstart.
If a beginner’s course is more your style: check out GitHub’s Learning Lab.
How to Start a Hosted Blog with Standard Notes and Listed
If you want a super-easy, point-and-click way to start your blog, the encrypted notes provider Standard Notes has you covered. Create notes and publish them using Listed. You can start with a free account and set up a blog with an address like
When you’re ready, go paid and you can hook up your own custom domain.
Many other options abound! The above are my main recommendations. Here are some other hosted choices.
You can learn about how I built my site here.
I also made the theme that drives this microblog feed. It’s called Neofeed.
If you read this and started your blog as a result, send a Webmention below (or reply on social media) and let me know! I’ll gladly help tweet it out.