I am about to re-design an existing blog for a company and I have a very good flexibility in terms of layout-design and IA.
There are many galleries to get some inspiration for the design part, but It seems there are not so many articles about the content organization.
I assume that the structure of modern blogs comes from an evolutionary process, and features functionalities that in the past where not known.. We can benefit now from tag clouds, structured comment sections, typography and other features (just to mention some).
It seems that the information architecture for a blog is quite standard, there are no big variations except for the layout/design/colours.. In that case, are there any design guidelines for blogs? Is there any cutting edge feature you would like to suggest?