Avoid using SMS abbreviations in blog post and at least run the post through a spell-check in MS-Word before publishing. If the bloggers cannot take the time out to write proper English, why would the readers bother reading through that cryptic puzzle?
Presentation is as important as good content, Have attractive pictures, fonts etc. on your blog to hook the reader.
Guest post, guest post, guest post. I write guest articles for other blogs and also invite bloggers to contribute towards my blog. In this way network is built. Both the blogs get famous.
It was lovely knowing your takeaways from 2017. Now, let us hear your wishes for 2018. Aren't we all looking at the new year with love and hope? It is better to write down and then refer to it regularly if you really care about them.