Blogging: Hosts - Software - Tools - SEs
Free Hosted Blogs owned by google. Very flexible with great features. An example of a Blogger blog is packagingblog.blogspot.com
Free Hosted Blogs and RSS Reader. An example of a Bloglines blog is: www.bloglines.com/blog/PackagingBlog
Blog Search Engines
Blog Sites Directory
Hot Blog Sites Directory
Blog Top List
Blog Traffic Stats
Full Traffic Stats and Distributes Blog Feed with free promotional tools.
Blog Skins Cool Skins
Polls for Blogs
Web Poll Central
A lot of blog Search Engines (SEs) don't accept submissions for example www.technorati.com but they will spider and add it. You want to be listed there! I had a personal blog there and got tons of hits from their site.