WordPress : For people who would rather spend time on the content than the code.
Easy to install,maintain,upgrade, beautiful themes,lots of plug-ins –
The easy -sleek dashboard
The best is of course the ease by which I can now insert pictures-
This is much much better than Blogger..though other Typepad-s like blogging platforms are said to be good too. Google seems to have forgotten re designing blogspot and news.google.com- and the competition is taking it all.