I did a blog about how many hits people get out of curiosity. Some people said 100k+, some said under a hundred.
So I thought I’d give my thoughts on developing an audience.
One, write interesting blogs about things people will want to read about. Preferably not all about you you you, unless your blog is more of a personal journal or is about boobs (people seem like blogs about shapely boobs too).
Two, comment on other blogs, including featured blogs if you can. Get in discussions. This will lead people back to your blog and get you initial hits.
Beyond that it seems to be about how interesting your blogs are times how often you blog. If you blog like a lunatic you’ll get more and more hits, and if you blog once or twice a week you’ll maybe get a few hundred regardless of how wonderful and insightful your blogs are.
Hope this helps.