You can get started blogging here at Livelyblog.com in seconds, all you need is an email address. You get your own unique subdomain address (your.livelyblog.com), a great selection of customizable designs for your blog (themes), unlimited storage for files like pictures and video-clips, access to advanced statistics and there are dozens of other great features available to you.
Hundreds of great designs
You can choose between hundreds of themes under Appearance. These can be customized in various ways. Most of them let you select your own header-image, many allows you to select where the sidebar(s) are shown and all of them let you customize your sidebar using a variety of widgets.
If you want to write a private diary or blog only for a select few friends then you can make your blog available only to a select few under Settings -> Privacy.
Make money easily
There are numerous ready-to-use affiliate systems and advertisement programs available under Settings -> Advertisements. You can use any of these programs to make money on your blog. Sign up at the various programs, fill in the webmaster IDs you get and simply selects what advertisements should be shown where with a few clicks.