Use technology - Social plugins and SEO tools are a great thing to market your blog or a blog post. If you do not know about it, then learn it. It helps you reach out your audience in a better way and also improves the ranking of your blog.
Courtesy costs nothing. Be polite when interacting with fellow bloggers and your readers and your courtesy will be visible in your writing.
Write straight from your Heart...Write for a Cause and Not for an Applause!!