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Free Blog Maker

Grow your audience with SEO-friendly content. Publish quality content with a free blog maker that widens your brand’s reach and grows your audience.

  • This feature is available for free, with additional functionality in premium editions of CMS Hub and Marketing Hub. See the pricing page for more information.
    • Start a free blog in minutes with easy-to-use blogging software
    • Customize your blog's design to match your brand with themes and a visual editor
    • Connect a custom domain for free, with hosting included with no additional fees
  1. Drive traffic and conversions with a free blog maker.

    Publishing relevant blog content is one of the most efficient ways to drive traffic to your website. However, setting up a blog on a traditional CMS platform can be challenging, requiring third-party hosting providers and manual security updates.

    With HubSpot’s free CMS tools, everything you need to create and scale a successful blog is baked right in. You can easily design a branded blog and start publishing SEO-friendly content, while letting HubSpot’s free CMS tools take care of security monitoring and hosting.


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  1. Establish your brand with a custom blog.

    A high-quality blog can help potential customers find, choose, and recommend your business. HubSpot's free blog makers has the features you need to quickly start and grow your blog. Set everything up in minutes with built-in hosting and website monitoring. Then, customize your blog's design to fit your brand with a visual editor and professionally-built themes and templates.
    User interface when setting up free blog with HubSpot free CMS (1)
  2. Grow your blog traffic with high-quality content.

    Starting a blog is only part of the battle — growing your blog with high-quality content that drives clicks is equally or more important. Discover untapped traffic sources with on-page SEO recommendations and turn ideas into click-worthy blog posts with HubSpot's visual blog editor. Automate post publication to keep your audience engaged with regular posts.
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  3. Turn blog traffic into new business.

    Driving traffic to your blog is great, but it won't impact your bottom line unless you can turn that traffic into new business. Starting a free blog with HubSpot gives you access to free website-building and marketing features designed to help you turn clicks into customers. Use custom CTAs and lead forms to capture visitor information within your CRM, or automatically share every new post with your social media followers. Then use data to inform and empower your sales and marketing efforts.
    Blog form submission dashboard
  4. Create a successful blog with no coding required.

    Many free blog-building tools require technical expertise, third-party plug-ins, or additional fees for domain connection and hosting. HubSpot’s free blog builder takes the guesswork out of building a successful blog by including these features out-of-the-box. Leverage built-in hosting, SSL, and website monitoring to save your team time on manual security checks and updates. Take control of your brand with easy-to-use visual editing and content-building tools. Then turn clicks into leads with personalized CTAs and forms.
    SEO recommendations within HubSpots blog editor

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29% of marketers invested in blogging for the first time in 2022, while 10% of those already blogging increased their investment.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • HubSpot’s blog maker is available for free with no credit card required. Certain advanced features are available in premium versions of CMS and Marketing Hub. See the pricing page for more information.

  • There are various ways to monetize blogs — affiliate marketing, lead generation, sponsored content, and banner advertisements are just a few. 

    HubSpot’s free blog maker gives you the flexibility and built-in content creation tools to take your blog in the direction that best fits your goals.

  • Once you’ve started your blog, you’ll likely want to reach a wider audience and develop a following. You can accomplish this by sharing new blog posts on your social media pages, creating valuable, traffic-driving content with SEO recommendations, and using HubSpot’s free marketing features to promote posts via paid campaigns.

  • Suppose you’re moving your existing blog from WordPress or another provider to CMS Hub. In that case, HubSpot offers a variety of blog import tools to make the transition smooth, including smart import, a WordPress Connect import tool, CSV import tool, XML import tool, and blog API.

  • HubSpot takes data privacy and security very seriously. We have several built-in GDPR tools to help you and your team meet GDPR and other compliance standards.

  • Starting a free blog can benefit your business by expanding your digital presence. High-quality blog content can help your business show up for relevant queries on search engines like Google and Bing, and give prospective customers the answers they need to trust and recommend your brand. 

    In addition, powering your blog with free marketing features like lead forms and personalized CTAs can help turn it into a free lead generation engine.

  • Start by signing up for HubSpot's free website-building tools. Then log into your account and create your blog using professionally-built themes, a drag-and-drop editor, and on-page SEO recommendations.

  • Whether you’re starting a personal blog to share your favorite life hacks or creating a blog for your business, picking a niche or theme is the first step. 

    A theme will help you consistently target a similar audience and give you a starting point for all your content. If you’ve already chosen a theme and are unsure what to write about, get some ideas with the blog idea generator.

  • With HubSpot’s free blog tool, it’s easy to build an email list of blog followers using lead forms and custom CTAs. Whenever a blog reader fills out a form, they can subscribe to be emailed after every new blog post or via a daily, weekly, or monthly digest.

  • We want to make it as easy as possible for your target audience to find you when searching online. 

    Our free blog builder has various SEO tools, including on-page recommendations and easy access to metadata. The blog software’s features also help ensure your content is fast, secure, and mobile-friendly, which can also benefit your blog’s organic rankings.

  • In addition to the default blog theme included with CMS Hub, hundreds of free and paid blog theme options are available in our Asset Marketplace.  

  • HubSpot's free blog tool includes AMP (accelerated mobile pages) support right out of the box, so your blog posts are automatically optimized to load on screens of any size.

    Additionally, developers have full access to the underlying code to make any fine-tuning or adjustments for your use case.