Google+ offers several benefits for blogs and for business. Including SEO factor, User Interactions and showing personalized results to your customer's friend.
Easy steps on how to add author information and picture in Google search results for your website or a blog.
Google finally brings an official app to manage Blogger / Blogspot blogs from iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
Using free CloudFlare services, you can speed-up your blog or website and also can secure it from attackers. Their Pro plans offer more such features.