1.Blogs that use facts and link to the source are more credible and get more interaction. Use a site like Factbrowser to do just that.
2. Know which posts you want to boost and link back to them. This will increase your SEO and increase your authority, which increases your Google rankings.
4. Utilize pictures in your posts. Pictures increase the SEO of your post as well as making the post more engaging. Too much text is boring visually, keep your readers interested with 2-3 images per post.
6. Use link shorteners. These track where clicks came from. It will help to figure out where most of your traffic is coming from. You can use this information to increase your engagement.
7. Set up Google+ authorship. This will increase your Google Ranking as well as your clicksthroughs.
Interact with your community by guest blogging and allowing people to guest blog for you!