52 – Blogger

Up a further 3 places this year

Google-owned Blogger is still a quick and easy way to start and maintain a blog.

Website: blogger.com
Cost: Free
Availability: Online

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 34
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 55.   2017: 70    2016: 56     2015: 18     2014: 16    2013: 18
2012: 15    2011: 12    2010: 14     2009: 14     2008: 10    2007: 9

Comments from some of those who selected Blogger as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

“I have kept a blog since 2008. Other platforms have come and gone but Blogger is as easy to use and intuitive all these years later. It’s also an excellent record of my personal learning reflections.” Senior Organisational Development Consultant, New Zealand

” I write my own blog using blogger. Have used it for ten years and find it simple to use.” CEO, Australia

“My home page and centre for sharing, reflection and learning ” Teacher Trainer, Finland

Previous comments

“This tool is the home for my blog and my sanctuary to reflect and learn.” Taruna Goel, 2018

“Where I elucidate my thoughts” Simon Phips, Trainer/Instructor, UK, 2016

“Easy and free tool for students to use to create blogs and for instructors to create class blogs” Rebekah Roehrs, Trainer/Instructor, USA, 2016

“Yes not as good as wordpress but still very functional” Joe Wilson, Consultant, Scotland, 2016

“My stage for reflection and continuous learning” Taruna Goel, L&D Manager, Canada, 2016

“I learn by reflecting through my blog” Rachel Burnham, 2015

“Donde “reflexiono” sobre aprendizaje” Marta Toran, 2015

“I don’t know why I write a blog separately from my website. But I do, and Blogger is where I prefer to do it” Stephen Downes, 2014

“my easy to use open reflection space” 2014
personal blog for reflective practice,  Sam Oakley 2013

Pre-2013 comments

“I didn’t choose my blogging tool, I just took the easy option and used the one that Google provided. It seems absolutely fine.”  Clive Shepherd

“I use this for a private learning log, a public “salsa” blog, and members only discussions on the module I am teaching.” Jane Challinor

“a marvellous educational and personal development tool”Bill Miller

“for personal and professional reflection, sharing stories, ideas, thoughts, and whatever takes my mind at the time” Ian Usher

“for making me learn before sharing, for making me learn more by sharing”  Michelle Gallen

“I have found blogger.com the most intuitive site for learners setting up a new blog, especially the new version.”  Anne Paterson

“As an avid blogger, I find the tool easy to use and straightforward to set up and add posts…of course I have a laundry list of items that I’d like to see added but it does a great job for quick and easy blogging.”  Karl Kapp