One of my favourite parts of blogging has got to be coming up with new ideas and planning my content. Your content is one of, if not the major player when it comes to your blog. It helps you get across your message, make an impact with your readers and leads to growth too. Our blogs can’t function without content.
But if there’s one question I'm asked really frequently, it’s this:
How do you come up with so many ideas?
You want to be purposeful with your blog, right? You want to only share content that means something to you and that your readers are going to enjoy. Intentionally planning that content is one of your biggest challenges as a blogger. And that’s where Day 26 of the Blogging Breakthrough challenge comes in. Creating consistent and focused content will do a lot for your blog over time. So let’s talk about how you can have a great content inspiration session.
Where Do I Start?
The first thing you need to do is plan when your content inspiration session is going to happen. I’d say you need a good morning or afternoon. Pick a day, put it in your diary and stick to it. That way, you won’t be worrying about it and you’ll be ready for when the day arrives.
#1 Get Your Space Set Up
The word “inspiration” is a key part of this post for a reason. Your space needs to inspire you in order for your ideas to happen. You want to have a lot a room. You want to make sure you’ve got all your equipment. You want to make sure you’ve got no interruptions. Whether it’s at your desk, on your bed or on the floor – make sure that it’s a space that’s going to be best for your content ideas session.Read More
Hello my lovely readers!
Boy have I missed you. But now I'm back from France, refreshed, rested and ready to work hard for the next six months of the year.
Nearly three weeks ago, I was lucky enough to attend my first ever conference, called SAScon: Search Analytics & Social Media. For those of you who follow me on Twitter, you'll have been well aware that I live tweeted the whole event. There was so much incredible information, I couldn't not share it. Which made me realise that I also needed to write about it. So here we are.
In this post, these eleven points will open your eyes as to where the blogging and online world is heading. They aren't action points to work on, and I'm not going to tell you how to do anything. This will be more of a discussion as to what you need to know to get a head start in the direction our industry is heading in.
So sit back, relax and get ready - some of these points will definitely shock you.Read More
Wouldn’t it be great if you had a list of the best tools that would make running your site a lot easier? Or a list of the tools you knew would get you results and make a huge positive change to the way your manage your website?
Good job you’re here then, isn't it?
Today, I’m giving you an insight into ten of the best tools I use to run my website, and that you can start using today. Some of them you’ll have heard of. Some of them you may not have come across yet. But what they’ve all got in common is that they’re all really great. Each have their own unique qualities. Combine them together and you create a toolkit that’s guaranteed for success.
This list is a special preview of something that is going to be part of a much longer series - exclusive to my special tribe of newsletter VIPs.