Also, some artist are hesitant to blog because they worry that their spelling and grammar is rusty. One solution to that is to ask a friend to double check your work, or, did you know that there are proof-reading services available?
- statcounter: overall statistics about your site
- enscribeseo: to find out more about your SEO rating.
- Typepad has a Spam Blocker
- Blogger automatically tries to filter spam before it reaches your blog site
PS. For those that are interested in a more detailed but less technical article about how to blog successfully, see this article I recently posted at the Orange County Artists Guild website blog. The article includes a simple Q and A that is will likely address your concerns.