A number of different technologies can enhance your blog. Plug-ins, widgets, and gadgets all make new features, integrations, and enhancements easy to package and distribute. These technologies are evolving all the time, but to get your blog up and running, here are some of the current best choices for a variety of purposes.

Widget/Plug-in Name Topic URL
All in One SEO Pack SEO wordpress.org/extend/plugins/all-in-one-seo-pack
XML Sitemap Generator SEO wordpress.org/extend/plugins/google-sitemap-generator/
Related Posts Linking fairyfish.com/2008/03/21/wordpress-related-posts-plugin
Webtrends Analytics www.webtrends.com
Analytics 360@@dg E-mail and Google Analytics http://www.mailchimp.com/features/power_features/analytics360/
Clicky Analytics www.getclicky.com
Facebook Fan box Social Media www.facebook.com/facebook-widgets
ChaCha.me Social FAQs me.chacha.com
Formspring Forms www.formspring.me
TweetMeme Social Media www.tweetmeme.com
Share This Sharing www.sharethis.com
Add This Sharing www.addthis.com
FeedBurner Feed Analytics www.feedburner.com