Blot is a blogging platform with no interface. It creates a special folder in your Dropbox and publishes files you put inside. The point of all this — the reason Blot exists — is so you can use your favorite tools to create whatever you publish.

Blot automatically creates blog posts from Text and Markdown Word Documents Images Bookmarks and  HTML. Just put the files inside your blog’s folder and Blot does the rest.

Blot comes with seven templates. They’re easy to customize, lightweight and designed to fit both small and large screens. You can also develop your own template from scratch.

A blog costs $20 per year. The annual fee pays for the servers which host your blog. It also covers the cost of providing support. Here’s a handful of the websites hosted on Blot:

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Kerim Friedman teaches anthropology in Taiwan. Kerim uses a custom template.

hannautkin.com

Hanna Utkin is a filmmaker and producer from New York City. Hanna uses the Console template.

rebeccatron.com

Rebecca Kukshtel is an engineer based in New York City. Rebecca uses a custom template.

matthewbattles.org

Matthew Battles directs metaLAB at Harvard. Matthew’s website uses the Rosa template.

fagerheimen.no

Fagerheimen Borettslag is an apartment building in Oslo, Norway. Its website uses a custom template.

alexgibson.nyc

Alexander Gibson is an artist from New York City. Alexander’s website uses the Default template.

jacobyyoung.com

Jacoby Young works at Kapālama Elementary School in Hawaii. Jacoby uses the Console template.

kristianhjelle.com

Kristian Hjelle is a designer and partner at Bakken & Bæck. Kristian uses a custom template.

tf2.blot.im

Theo Francis is a reporter at The Wall Street Journal. Theo’s blog uses a custom template.

johnpavlus.com

John Pavlus is a writer and filmmaker based in Portland, Oregon. John uses a custom template.

sportsmanfc.com

The Sportsman Flying Club is a pigeon‐racing club in Toft Hill, UK. Their website uses a custom template.

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