I have seen huge success from my blog in a short amount of time and all it took was getting seriously organized when it came to scheduling my time and social shares. If you are hoping to get organized in your day to day life, I highly recommend the Simplify + Planner and you can read my full review on it here: Organize Your Life for the New Year. If you want to know what it takes to get seriously organized when it comes to your blog’s content, then read on. This post has all the best things to consider when creating your blog as well as how to organize your blogging schedule itself.
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Getting a calendar organized for your content is the best way to keep track of what you have coming up.
It’s also important to use your calendar to keep an eye on upcoming major events and holidays. Take Christmas for example. Planning content for Christmas at least 1 month in advance is a sure way to make sure that your content gets seen and shared before Christmas has actually passed.
I have a calendar here that easily allows you to write down your content for each upcoming month. Learn from my mistakes and actually use a pencil! Things will change, stuff will come up and you will have to change your calendar so be sure to use a pencil.
The best way to continue getting more views on your blog is to make sure you are sharing your internal links. That means linking to other blog posts of yours that relate to the one you are currently typing. For example:
All these posts are related or similar to the one I am currently writing. Now I have given people with an interest in blog schedules and organization a chance to click through to other links on my site that may of interest to them.
When you are creating and planning your content, it’s important to also be mindful of past content to share that might interest your readers. This also helps with search engines and gives people the chance to click through and read more content on your site.
Affiliate links are super important when creating a blog post. Once you have a topic in mind that you want to write about, figure out which affiliate links you’ll be using.
Instead of trying to completely wing your post and your links, it’s a good idea to get it all down and prepared. This is a great way to keep your post clear, clean and direct. No one likes a spammy post filled with tons of affiliate links. Don’t make that mistake by not planning ahead.
There are two important things to remember when working with affiliate links.
Just like it’s wise to plan your internal links, it’s also important to remember to get a strategy down for your affiliate links as well. There is a super easy printout I use that helps keep these things easily together and you can get your own copy here.
After you have created a quality post that everyone wants to read be sure to share it across all your social medias. Once you have done that you can cross it off your check list! It’s a simple way to keep track so you don’t forget.
The best way to figure out how to keep your schedule is to just go ahead and get started! Be patient with yourself, blogging is definitely a thing of trial and error!
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