Make good use of media (audio/ video/ embedded tweets, etc.) in your articles. It helps in grabbing the attention of the reader and supports your text.
Add your personality - If you are writing on a particular topic, there are a number of people who will be writing on the same topic. So you need to add that specialty to your blog to make it look different and to allow your readers to take away something that the others are not offering.
Be awesome. There's enough mediocrity out there. Stop adding to the noise and do something outstanding.