Thanks for taking the time to discuss this, I feel strongly about it and love learning more on this topic. If possible, as you gain expertise, would you mind updating your blog with more information? It is extremely helpful for me.
I have said for many years, not everything works for everyone. This has been the site for my work, other people would tell you Google/Twitter/ Wordpress, or others they have tried.
I can only judge on my experiences, for me, this is the one site that has worked.
As for keeping up, I try to blog about various subjects; I have been asked several times over the years what is the secret to my popularity, all I can tell you is that it is the variety of topics I write about, and that some of my posts asked questions and challenge beliefs.
I try to avoid confrontation - I had more than enough last when I blogged about Israel - but some of my posts can challenge what the readers are used to reading/knowing from the media sources.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.