You are often told to create your blog. The best is to create your website. This solution permits be independent of any host.
We make, thanks to the backups of the web site, its freedom and its autonomy. Documents exist to save web data and files on the web.
Free web hosts install skeletons of free websites like Spip or Wordpress, without advertising. Wordpress is easy to handle and grows quickly.
So you have to know that you want. The best is to type your software or website followed by "free" or "open source".
Advertise your website can be free by free listing.
Search the Internet "Free Wordpress", or "Free Spip", or "free hosting"...