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Ask HN: What blogging service/software do you use?
4 points by sourc3 1347 days ago | hide | past | web | 2 comments | favorite
I have been blogging on and off for the past 6 years or so. During this time I have used blogspot, wordpress.com (hosted) and recently hosted my own wordpress on a VPS.

Just last week my web site was down and I got an email from my VPS provider (a cheap $25/month service provide who shall not be named) telling me that I lost all my data. Yes, I am at fault for not taking back ups of my blog posts but between the code that I need to protect and my personal documents I have not treated my blog post content as top class material (lesson is learned).

At this point, I am in search of a new blogging solution that will let me post content easily, give me some sort of a backup, is not going to require updating the software every month. I am willing to go either the service or installed software route although my preference is a no hassle hosting.

Preferably this solution should cost me less than $20/month. What are your suggestions? What do you use?

Thanks in advance.

I once had a VPS provider lose everything. And shame on me for not having current backups.

And that was when I switched to blogger. While I have yet to do it for myself, I've setup some sorta automated backup of the text from blogger for my wife. I should look at doing that for myself b

I wrote my own, and opened it for other people to use.


Can you email me? I'd like to chat about blogging. andrew@atevans.com


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