TypePad is a hosted blogging service.  There are a number of pricing plans as well as for extra functionality like storage space, scheduling of postings etc.

Not in the Top 100 in 2013

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Comments from some of those who selected TypePad as one of their Top Tools 

“I use this blog tool for some years now. Userfriendly and reliable.  Helps me reflecting on developments.”  Wilfred Rubens
“Writing a blog is a learning activity, of course,  but reading the best blogs that are available is one of my most productive learning experiences.”  Jerome Martin
“Great blogging tool.”  Phil Bradley
“My recommended blog platform. Blogging has become a key medium for self-directed learning and TypePad serves me well.”  Patrick Mayfield
“This is the platform I use for blogging.  I was able to get my blog up and running quickly and easily at the time when I knew nothing about blogging.”  Anastasia Prynikova
“Economical. Very fast support-desk, run by humans. Easily learnt, but see The new polaroid is Typepad for an adverse comment on what happens if you want to move stuff out of Typepad”  Seb Schmoller