Tumblr.com is a free micro-blogging platform that you can have up and running in less than 5 minutes. This easy start-up boasts easy to upload and publish images, videos, links and text. It has a basic admin area where you can start up many blogs on demand. There are many themes to choose from and it is mobile friendly. You can blog using the tumblr app that makes adding content easy including audio messages.
Tumblr is not intended for journaling text. It is built around images, videos and audio messages. It is not as well search engine optimized as other blog platforms and lacks in security opening you up to viruses. Tumblr is best for the visual and audio blogger that needs a self-hosted blog for personal use.