Here goes some most important and basic things for your blog promotion. These should be on your blog or with your blog to make the traffic continuously flowing to your blog.
Keywords: Set your keywords first. Keywords plays a major role in recognition of blog Highlight your keywords by using bold and header
tags around them. This makes them looking more important to search engine crawlers .
RSS feeds : Generate RSS feed of your blog and make them available to visitors of your page by adding tool on your blog page. You can use feedburner for this purpose or inbuilt tools of blog. It will automatically generate feeds and make the thing easily available to you. For more details check this post on feedburner.
Keep stats: Add some tool for checking the stats of your blog like daily visitors, geographical visits, bounce rate etc. You can use google analytics which is a too good tool for keeping stats or any other tool like statcounter etc. For adding google analytics in blogger account you can check this post.
Bookmarking : Social bookmarking help you a lot in generateing traffic and getting lot of regular visitors. So add a bookmarking tool on your blog . This is already available on some blog service or you can use addthis tool for this. It is easy to add in your blog. For more help read this post about how to add bookmarking button?
Email subscription : Some of your visitors would like to keep themselves updated with your posts. For them, you can add a email subscription tool or widget on your blog. This you can get by feedblitz and can add it very easily.
Label cloud: Tags or label cloud is much important in showing up what are most highlighted ones in your posts. This attracts visitors to read your more posts. You can add this easily from in built features of blogger. This post can help you to add one on your blog
Post density : The most important things that can make your blog popular is regular posts. Always post at least 2-3 post in a week. This is much important when you have started a new blog. Later you can continue with less posts but in starting it is must.
Post Content: Have you read ever that Content is King. Its is damn right. You have to write but not like anything. Keep things on a track. Don't post out of your blog topic. This will distract your visitors. Always write a good content, you can read here more about how to write good content?
So these are the things which can help you to make your blog more popular. And as you people know, only popularity can bring you money and more money. And next post i will tell you more about promoting your blog.