I chose not to use any software to build my blog.
Your website design looks akward. You are free to choose that, but you have better a damn good reason to do it. Being against the system may work, but your site doesn't even give that impression.
If you don't have a good reason you should use Wordpress (or something similar).
Comments help small blogs, but they aren't essential.
RSS feeds are essential. Lets say someone visites your blog and finds it interesting, if you would have a feed he would subscribe to your blog, but since you have no feed he won't come back again.
Trackbacks are also very valuable, when you want to get people to link to your articles.
I chose not to use any software to build my blog. This means that people cannot leave a comment but I read how Steve got rid of his comments. I will be busy enough adding blogs without having to moniter comments.
You probably mean that you are busy adding blog articles. Steve has one blog but multiple articles, he doesn't add any additional blogs. Make Money Online ProBlogger Blog Tips
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