Create a clean, ad-free home for your writing on the web.


Start a blog and instantly publish your writing without distractions.

Includes our plain text editor, branding, and one blog.



Closed for now


Build a permanent, pro­fes­sion­al home for your writing.

Includes custom themes, newsletters, photo hosting, and up to three blogs.

Starting at

$6 per month

$9 per month

Get started


Write, collaborate, and publish to a shared publication.

Includes all Pro features, one-time add-ons, and support for multiple users.

Starting at

$25 per month

$30 per month

Get started




Core Features
Personal blogs More info 1 3 1
Collaborative blogs More info 1
Posts per day More info 3 – 15 per day Unlimited Unlimited
Views per month More info Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Markdown and MathJax support
Web Monetization support More info
Rich text editor More info
Custom domain, with SSL More info
Static pages More info
Rich embeds More info
Do-follow links More info
Themes and code injection
Self-promoted blogs More info
Join Read community
Password-protected blogs More info
Private blogs More info
Publishing Options
Open developer API
Publish via command-line
Publish via email
Discount on our desktop apps 40% off
Reach an Audience
Newsletter subscribers More info 1 – 500 500+
RSS feed
ActivityPub federation More info
Privacy-respecting analytics
Team members 1 – 5
Unlisted + Public team blogs
Private + Password team blogs
User permissions More info
Photo hosting with
File hosting with Early access
Submissions with +$12 / month +$12 / month +$15 / month +$18 / month
Post Signature More info $10 once $10 once
ePub export More info $10 once $10 once
Extra personal blog More info $1 / blog / month $1 / blog / month $1 / blog / month
Extra team blog $5 / blog / month
Community support
Email support on weekdays
Priority support
Closed for now Start with Pro Start a Team


Get unlimited team members and team blogs, single sign-on, and invoice billing for large customers.

Get in touch to discuss a custom plan.

Included in all plans

Privacy & security

We're built around keeping your identity confidential and your creative work safe. We protect you so you can focus on writing.

Automatic improvements

There's no software to update or servers to run. gets better while you sleep, and we handle the basic maintenance for you.


We care more about stability and leaving things where you last found them over big, radical changes.

Frequently asked questions

Can I pay any other way?

Yes. We accept PayPal and cryptocurrencies if you email us. Let us know if you'd prefer to pay another way.

Do you sell domains?

No, but we can recommend our affiliate, iwantmyname, for registering a domain and easily connecting it to your blog.

What happens when I cancel my subscription?

You will be downgraded to our Free plan. Paid features will be disabled, such as any custom design or custom domains. However, your writing will remain online and you'll still be able to publish to your main blog.