You don’t have to limit your writing activities to the internet. Print publications like local newspapers, newsletters, and magazines also have audiences. Try submitting articles or letters to your favorite newspapers, newsletters, or magazines. When you do, see if you can also have your web address or blog name listed in your byline. When deciding which print publications to … [Read more...] about Blog Idea #80 Revisited: Write for a Print Publication
Blog Ideas is a compilation of the best modern blogging practices and resources. This book is packed with 131 ideas to supercharge your blog. You will learn:
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Some ideas pop into your head when you get new information. Sometimes, you will get new ideas by following the news and spotting trends. With the internet, it's easier than ever. The best way to keep up with the news is to read it from a news aggregator. You don't have to spend an hour every day visiting several news sites. News aggregators take news from several sources and … [Read more...] about Blog Idea #121 Revisited: Look at the Trends
People often turn to blogs when they want to read about extraordinary journeys undertaken by ordinary people. But you don't have to sit around and wait for something life-changing to happen to you. Why not manufacture your own extraordinary journey? Set a big goal, and write about your journey towards achieving it. Turn your blog into a journal, and let people follow along on … [Read more...] about Blog Idea #2 Revisited: Write About Your Journey
Internet forums are one of the oldest ways to publish content on the web. They are like blogs in many respects. If you like interacting with other internet users, you might enjoy joining a forum more than you enjoy blogging. These online gathering places let you publish your thoughts to an existing audience. The advantage is that the platform already exists and eager readers … [Read more...] about Blog Idea #16 Revisited: “Blog” on the Forums
When writing blog posts, it helps to know who your audience is. What kinds of people read your blog? It may help to profile a few fictitious readers who represent your audience. Write down each character's traits, what they do for a living, and what problems they have. Name them something memorable. For example, you might come up with Blogger Betty as one of your typical … [Read more...] about Blog Idea #47 Revisited: Know Your Audience