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.
DIY videos: For DIY blogs, apart from the text based posts, videos are a better way to send out the message to your followers as it improves the understanding real time.
E-commerce bloggers must carefully write keeping their audience in mind. Everything you post on your blog will speak for your product or service. Your interaction with bloggers in comments and otherwise will give you a direction.