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.
Tags: Use of relevant tags is important from the SEO perspective. It helps the search engine track your post based on the tags you use.
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.
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.