Originality - Focus more on the originality of content and on a consistent basis. It is a habit you will need to cultivate.
Always acknowledge a comment on your blog and respond to the commentator, preferably at his own blog. Its great to reciprocate the gesture.
E-commerce bloggers must carefully write keeping their audience in mind. Everything you post on your blog will speak for your product or service. Your interaction with bloggers in comments and otherwise will give you a direction.