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3/23/2017

When you catch writers block

As bloggers we all reach this point every once in a while. Trust me I know have them for sure! Lol...

That's why I'm creating this post, to not only help myself but help you all as well to get ideas back flowing inside everyone's mind.

I have a lot more content coming to the blog very soon and I have been planning a lot of content for the blog and for you all to read.

101 Post Ideas for when the struggle gets REAL

▶︎Ideas for "Best of" posts:
+The best of blog posts you've read this past week, month, or even today- maybe include a link to the actual post.
+Writers, bloggers, industry leaders, etc who inspire you.
+Your favorite blogs to read. Ex: Some of my favorites- Kerrently, LifeWithMe, Styledbykasey, Scoutsixteen, Le-Happy, etc 
+Helpful tools and resources you depend on
+Your favorite (or most viewed) posts from your blog
+Who to follow on social media? (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest)
+The best free apps online
+Links to articles on a particular topic- "What people are saying."
+Best tutorials on a subject of interest to your readers. (Makeup, Technology, etc)
+A mash-up of all guest posts, interviews, etc. interviews, etc. were you've been featured on another website.
▶︎Ideas for personal essays:
+Childhood memories
+Critical life events or choices that have shaped who you are.
+Places you've lived or houses you've lived in, and who you 'were' at that time
+What you gained-and lost-by taking a risk
+What you learned from a big disappointment
+What inspires you, or what makes you crazy..
+Share a goal and outline how you plan to achieve it
+Regrets and how you'll avoid them again-funny or inspiring only!
+Write the eulogy you aspire to be read ay your funeral
+Write a letter to your child to read after you're gone.
+Give up something- TV? Wine? Starbucks? - that would be hard for me lol..
▶︎General interest posts:
Anything goes for this category. Put on your thinking cap and get going!
▶︎Ideas for general interest posts:
+Photo montages-from your past, from your hometown, from a family reunion
+Pet antics
+Travelogues- highlights, lowlights, hopefully with photos
+A free short story, novella, deleted chapter, character sketch, or book club questions for you work.
+Keywords visitors use to find your site- this could be entertaining!
+Any and all projects you're launching or involved in.
+A song playlist for your novel, or tunes that correspond to the seasons of your life. You can provide links to the songs if you would like.
+If you're an author, generate a series of articles that explore non-fiction topics you write about in your fictional work.
+If you tried something new and wrote about it on your blog a while back, update readers and let them know the results,
+True stories that would make great novel plots- but maybe not if you're going to use them
+Link to inspiring TED talks and share your takeaway
+Infographics are hot on nearly every social media platform and I hear they het a higher percentage of shares than a regular post. (Especially on pinterest)
▶︎How To Posts:
+Any step-by-step guide. Example: This post I did on how to tie a bow-tie!
+How to approach high-profile bloggers to request a guest post.
+How to navigate a specific social media platform
+How to create free infographics
+How to make a killer cocktail- or enchilada or vegan meal or whatever homemade food
+How to destroy something.. like bumps, acne, or whatever you want to destroy
+How to research keywords for efficient blog post SEO
+Try a funny tutorial, or explain how not to do something.
+For more ideas, check out howcast- The best how-to videos on the web 
+For even more ideas, check out Mashable's how to category
▶︎Ideas for interviews:
+Interview readers and.or highlight typical readers/visitors
+Interview industry experts
+Interview individuals with a particular expertise
+Interview ordinary people who have mastered a specific skill.
+Interview other bloggers
+Interview vendors who can explain their product or provide tips for their product
+Interview someone with an interesting position/opinion on a topic
+Interview people you interviewed as research for your book
+Interview and profile another author/blogger/writer
+Now this could be fun: Contact and interview a favorite teacher who thought you wouldn't be successful.
+Interview partners and team members.
▶︎Ideas for list posts:
+A list of 100 activities anyone can do when they're bored.
+A list of 100 blog topic or writing prompts- like this one lol
+A list of your favorite books of all time
+A list of benefits gained by attending a conference
+A list of steps you'll need to cover before you move, or write a book, etc..
+A list of things to do to improve a specific skill
+Your personal lifetime bucket list or goals for the month/year. I actually have a page for this.
+List things you'll never do again.
+List your Life's Most Awesome Moments. Here's one of mine 
+A list of questions readers should ask before they ______ (fill in the blank)
+The pre-publishing, pre-move, or pre-back-to-school checklist you swear by.
▶︎Ideas for opinion and predictions:
+Link to a news article and share your opinion about current events
+Link to another blog post and offer additional info, or continue the discussion
+Pose a question, comment, or scenario designated to inspire debate.
+What will your industry look like down the road?
+Does giving away on your blog work to increase subscribers and readership?
+Read trend pieces and write your take on one.
+Interview several different people and post their opinions on a topic.
▶︎Recap Posts
Any and every event you observe, attend, facilitate, or participate in is fair game. If you attend a conference or a specific conference session.
+Recap a free webinar you've attended
+Recap a class or training
+Recap what you've learned from a personal coach or mentor
+Recap what you've learned about traveling- good and bad
+Recap your experience as a volunteer
+Recap your foray into a new field or skill
+Recap your recent job or residence move- what can you share that others will learn from?
+Recap a social event
+Recap your research on a specific subject
▶︎Reviews
+Books and Movies
+Free tool or resource reviews
+Product reviews
+Software reviews
+Share Amazon reviews of your own work
+Vendor reviews of businesses involved in your industry
+Include a review you do in any recap you do of classes, trainings, conferences.
+Review any how-to/tutorial post -and improve on it
▶︎Media Related Posts
+Mp3 files, podcasts- maybe even start your own podcast.. like I'm considering
+Talks and/or roundtable discussions on Skype
+Narrative videos (you need to be comfortable with the camera)
+Powerpoint presentation video + commentary as you talk viewers through the presentation
+Video-taped interviews
+Webinars
+Good Hangout Recordings

I hope this post really helps someone and gives you all some amazing ideas going forward on your blogs! I know I have a lot more ideas that i want to do, and creating this post realy helped me a lot honestly.

Will be using this as a reference guide in the future! Let me know if you do anything that I listed in this post so I can check it out!


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