The more you share your posts on social media & the more you engage & entertain your readers, the quicker your readership will grow.
Always acknowledge a comment on your blog and respond to the commentator, preferably at his own blog. Its great to reciprocate the gesture.
Post Ideas: At times you will just run out of ideas for post not sure what to do. use google and apps like Evernote to note down all that ticks in your mind. Something will surely turn into a new post.