I have posted the following list before but it has become out-of-date and lost in that morass that is Google+ gems and past-posts. It consists of a summary (oldest-first) of tips that I have previously posted for using Blogger, and for creating more sophisticated blog-posts. I will update this list if I find any more tricks and tips that I think others may find useful.
The uses of blogs are manyfold. Sometimes your posts may be simple "newsy" paragraphs, but sometimes you will want carefully-crafted posts that will be relevant and readable years from now -- especially if you're using a blog for family-history write-ups. This is how many of these tips came about and we bloggers need to raise the bar for such work.
Using Microsoft Word with Blogger (http://parallax-viewpoint.blogspot.com/2014/01/using-microsoft-word-with-blogger.html).
Using Feedburner with Blogger (http://parallax-viewpoint.blogspot.com/2014/01/using-feedburner-with-blogger.html).
Using Google Maps with Blogger (http://parallax-viewpoint.blogspot.com/2014/01/using-google-maps-with-blogger.html).
Using Footnotes with Blogger (http://parallax-viewpoint.blogspot.com/2014/04/using-footnotes-with-blogger.html).
Using Bookmarks with Blogger (http://parallax-viewpoint.blogspot.com/2014/12/using-bookmarks-with-blogger.html).
Putting a tiny blog icon on your browser tab (https://plus.google.com/+TonyProctor/posts/K3e77QSjJ5G).
Using Documents or Script with Blogger (http://parallax-viewpoint.blogspot.com/2015/05/using-documents-or-script-with-blogger.html).