have a good url and icon
its really important to have a good url so that people will remember it, and if they just happen to see your url on their dash, they will be tempted to look at your blog too. sometimes I will even fall in love with someone’s url and follow them just because
having a nice icon that matches the style of your blog is important because then people will also be tempted to look at your blog if you message them or something
have a good theme that suits the style of your blog
different themes suit different blogs really well. so if you have a fashion/boho/indie or something like that blog, then you should probably have a nice and simple theme that isn’t too distracting. but if you have a personal/quality blog, then you might want a one or two column blog with lots of cool html codes and stuff :)
remember to read their faq
if you’re gonna ask someone to check out your blog or promote you or rate your blog, you have to look at their faq! people get extremely annoyed if you message them ‘follow me?’ if it clearly states that they do not follow back on request.
stick to one style of post
there are lots of different style blogs on tumblr, boho, fashion, grunge, black and white, serene, architectural, indie, quality. its really important that you try to stick to one style, so that people want to follow you and don’t unfollow you!
when you first start, ask people to check out your blog
but remember to read their faq! if it says on their faq that they’re happy to check out blogs, then by all means go ahead and ask them, but its helpful if you have the same style of posts
reblog lots of promos at first, but start with small ones so you’ll get noticed
Try to reblog promos that are small so that you’ll get noticed and stuff! when you’re first starting try to reblog first 10-20s (remember to have a catchy url so they will be sure to look at your blog). After you have about 1k you can start making your own promos and stuff!
I really hope these helped, if you have any more questions should message me, but please remember to read my faq ;)