- Discover your niche
- Use Wordpress
- Create a nice CSS design and submit it to CSS galleries
- Allow trackbacks, use do-follow
- Socialize, write comments and link other blogs
- Include social media on your site, use social media yourself
- Write your own content, say something new, express yourself
- Compile what you know or what others said and publish it
- Contribute to your favorite online publications
- Add new content at least every second day
Blogger advice from Cory Doctorow of BoingBoing
Be More Than a Blip in the Blogosphere. Washington Post, 11/2007.
The Blogger's Guide to Search Engine Optimization - by Aaron & Giovanna Wall. SEObook.com.