Blogging is more about you writing your experiences than what readers want to read. To get the right audience, follow your heart and write what you actually go through.
Content is the king - In the blogging world so diverse and big, you need to establish yourself with a distinction. the only road to it is good, original and valuable content. Be creative, different and surprise your readers once in a while.
Given that your blog has great content, it should also be presented in an organized way. Link within, smart layer are some must have widgets for the same.
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.