I'm about to start setting up a blog and was wondering if you guys could help me out, I was going to set wordpress up on my own server to give me more freedom but was wondering if you guys could advice me on vital things that a blog should contain, e.g.
1) Links to my twitter account
2) Various different categories
3) A remember able domain name to re-direct from
4) Oodles of could blog posts
5) The ability to get RSS feeds.
I manly wanted to know If you could recommend any blog must haves or point me in the direction of some good articles and information on what a great blog should contain.