Keep your posts simple! Do not try to impress anyone. be yourself! Visit other blogs which might interest you, take part in conversations or simply put your two cents for others to read and follow you back to your blog.
Respond with personalised comments rather than a generic Thank You. Fostering a conversation helps build the credibility of your blog!
Blogging community is a virtual arena. Express yourself by blogging as well as commenting on others' posts. It highlights you and increases traffic.