There are many different blog platforms, some of the most popular ones are, WordPress, Blogger and Tumblr. Melanie Nelson, social media trainer and consultant, recommends WordPress because of its easy user interface, but also recommends Blogger or Tumblr for intermediate and beginner bloggers. If you are still undecided, this chart could help:
Picking a name for your blog could be a lot of fun. Sean Manning, creator of Talking Covers, recommends using something simple, plainly stating what the blog is going to be about. He also recommends using this same name for features as social media and your contact email.