Gives 10 Ways to Optimize a Popular Post on Your Blog is an excellent resource for people who want their blog to really get noticed.

Although this post was written in 2008, it is still very applicable today because the principles are universal.

In summary, here are the 10 suggestions they give. Go directly to the article to get more details.

1. Analyze the Source of Traffic
2. On Page SEO
3. Off Page SEO
4. Submit it to Social Media Sites
5. Add Options to Subscribe
6. Add links to the post to other pages on your blog
7. Optimize Page Loading
8. Monetize the Post
9. Improve the Post
10. Write More Posts Like it