Do you love to blog but hate the amount of time it takes? Or perhaps you are interested in blogging but not sure you have the time to make it work? For many, blogging can be a total “time drain,” but with the right techniques, you can blog more efficiently.
Here are five time management tips you can use for more efficient blogging:
#1: Brainstorm a list of blog topics
Have you ever sat in front of your computer to start a blog post with no clue what to write about, and waste precious minutes trying to come up with a topic? Continue reading
Ask any blogger, and she will tell you that “writer’s block” has made its appearance more than once in her writing career. Writer’s block, though, does not have to be a stifling, no-I-can’t-possibly-write-this-now condition. Truthfully, it’s part of the process of writing.
So how can you get past writer’s block? Here are four helpful tips:
Understand what writer’s block really is
If you have not read The War of Art by Steven Pressfield, be sure to add it to your nightstand. In this book, Pressfield talks about resistance: “We experience it as an energy field radiating from a work-in-potential. It’s a repelling force. It’s negative. Its aim is to shove us away, distract us, prevent us from doing our work.” Writer’s block is a form of resistance. It’s your ego saying “no you can’t.” Don’t listen to it. You can. Continue reading
Writing blog posts is an excellent way to show your expertise, which is an important part of your personal branding strategy. You may be wondering, though, how you can constantly keep up with creating new content for your blog. In other words, how do you ensure you never run out of blog post topics?
Here are three tips that can help keep those blog topics coming: