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.
Interact with your readers! Reply to their comments, emails and queries. Acknowledging your reader will make them come back to your blog again and again.
Focus on good content, not on monetization. Over time, money and benefits with follow good content.