Here are a number of articles I've published which you can spend some time reviewing and learn several key techniques and aspects of blogging that will help you.
Just because your audience wants visual, shareable content that they can respond to emotionally, that doesn't mean it can't come from your blog. Here's how.
Social Warfare is the best all-around social sharing plugin you can use - you get customization, branding, incredible functionality, and more. And it's getting better.
These are Social Media and Social Bookmarking sites in which you should be working to grow your followers. Each of these should have small share icons under each blog entry so that all you have to do is click a button to start each process.