After you have identified some goals for your blog and created its basic framework, you'll might find yourself asking, "what else can I do with my blog?" There are lots of third-party functions that you can add to most blogs. I like to add the Remind widget to classroom blogs. Similarly, most blogging platforms have handy, hidden features that you can activate. For example, most blogging platforms let you feature a specific post above all others. In my playlist of blogging tips you can learn how to add 16 additional functions to your classroom blog.
Most of these tips are based on the Blogger platform, but most will work on other platforms too.