I used to LOVE Blogger. Now: eh, or meh. Horror stories abound on how blogspot can drop your blog, and you lose access to it. My experience is mixed, but mostly positive. There are some quirks to it, like all the time, but all in all, it is user friendly and easy to use. It's a great way to start blogging. Just cross your fingers that you don't need trouble shooting help- as I've never encountered any help from them.
That said, I have several blogs on Blogger and while I seasonally consider moving over to Wordpress, I stay with Blogspot. Perhaps some odd sense of loyalty, or laziness, I'm not sure. My advice: newbie? Start on blogger. It's not that bad.
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