Listicles are for E-commerce bloggers. Write the top 10's for your products/services. It could be benefits, features, place or anything else. It helps your audience grasp information quickly.
Recommend content is advisable for E-commerce bloggers. For e.g. Recommended books. A buyer will want to know what more is there in store for him/her.
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.