Respond with personalised comments rather than a generic Thank You. Fostering a conversation helps build the credibility of your blog!
KISS - Keep it simple stupid. Always keep your blog simple, organizes upto the point. Do not over-flood with unnecessary posts or irrelevant images and keep your content straight-forward.
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.