Once your site has begun to generate traffic, you need to start thinking about building a “community” around it. A very easy way to do that is to make your posts more engaging and interactive by adding polls, allowing commenting, discussion areas and more. Readers will add to these or respond to others allowing the post to take on a life of its own. You can use this conversation and feedback to help gauge the success of the topic and maybe even inspire future posts! Plus, your audience will feel more connected and compelled to return for more interaction.
Some great community-building plugins that you can use for WordPress are: