Publicizing your blog is not as hard as you might think. Compelling content is not enough to create a dedicated large following. It takes a little work and exposure on other sites and blogs to build your readership.
You can self-promote to other blogs by writing a brief post on other blogs that have a similar topic. Send a brief introduction of yourself to 2-3 bloggers who you would like to trade links.
Another way to publicize your blog is to ping major weblog tracking sites. Once you are blogging regularly and have a month’s worth of entries submit your blog to a blog directory and to weblog tracking sites.
You have to include your permanent main blog URL to these directories. If you don’t you may point them to a URL for an old entry and not anchor the complete blog site. Don’t overlook listing your blog with social bookmarking sites: