Don't just type, talk to your audience. Blogging is way big a market on internet and people will like you if you do more than just providing information. Suggest, express, appreciate, criticize and have an opinion to build a relativity to a like minded audience. Make them feel that their visit to your blog matters to you.
Popular Topics: Stay updated with new topics or popular topics on other blogs you follow.
Originality - Focus more on the originality of content and on a consistent basis. It is a habit you will need to cultivate.