Grow your Blog Organically. Don't force/ask anyone to share, follow or comment on blog. Just focus on promotion.
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.
Optimize images by mentioning the ALT Text and a short description of the image in your blog post to rank better in Google.