Traffic builder plugins
There are some pretty good traffic building plugins out there if you are driven by numbers. Of course, if your blog is a personal place, then you won’t need these: Traffic builders
Design your own WordPress theme
If you don’t know enough about the web languages and don’t want a stock standard WordPress theme, read on: Customised WordPress themes
Non blog themes
Not setting up a blog? You can still use WordPress. Run an online magazine, a portfolio website or a photography site? Check these out: Non blog themes
Hopefully this was useful to bloggers old and new who follow my blog. And if you don’t use WordPress, you should!