I post at SearchCommander.com now, and this post was published 10 years 6 months 14 days ago. This insustry changes FAST, so blindly following the advice here *may not* be a good idea! If you're at all unsure, feel free to hit me up on Twitter and ask.
I’ve noticed that more and more companies are using blogs as their website, as opposed to adding a blog TOO their website. This gives the owners total control over what’s said, and the freedom to update whenever they want, from any computer, with no web designer required.
I have some blog design info here, and below is an entire site devoted to business blog consulting.