Top 10 Ways To Stay Motivated While Blogging

Top 10 Ways To Stay Motivated While Blogging
Top 10 Ways To Stay Motivated While Blogging

People often tell me the hardest thing about blogging is starting one. But I don’t think that is true at all. I think the hardest thing about blogging is to keep it going, to stay motivated and to make sure you don’t let things get away from you…

 


Top 10 Ways To Stay Motivated While Blogging


 

Keep On Blogging: Frequency
Keep On Blogging: Frequency

10 – Frequency

If you got a chance to go back in time and change the frequency of which I blog it would not be 7 days a week! Choosing one that best suits your needs early on is best, but not always predictable.

Keep On Blogging: Think Ahead
Keep On Blogging: Think Ahead

9 – Think Ahead

People often ask me how I post 7 days a week, and my answer always surprises them. Put simply I don’t! When I am in the mood to blog I will make several posts in advance, that way I always have a backup post if I don’t like the one I am writing.

Keep On Blogging: Capture
Keep On Blogging: Capture

8 – Capture

A blog post idea can come at you in any number of different ways and forms. Making sure you alway have a camera and a writing pad handy is one of the greatest ways of making sure you capture every idea that comes your way.

Keep On Blogging: Steal
Keep On Blogging: Steal

7 – Steal

I’m not saying you should steal someone’s entire article and use it as your own, but use someone else’s article to inspire your own. Steal the idea, not the text.

Keep On Blogging: Environment
Keep On Blogging: Environment

6 – Environment

Sometimes a change of environment can really keep you motivated. Don;t just sit in the home office waiting for ideas to come to you, go to Starbucks and people watch. Let those ideas flow like water through your mind.

Keep On Blogging: Walking
Keep On Blogging: Walking

5 – Walking / Exercising

Going for a walk is scientifically proven to increase brain activity and increased productivity. So if you feel a little trapped and burnt out, go for a walk and recharge!

Keep On Blogging: Meditation
Keep On Blogging: Meditation

4 – Meditation

Sometimes you have to empty your mind in order to fill it. Whenever I feel a little-worn out I meditate as a way of recharging my batteries.

Keep On Blogging: Recycling
Keep On Blogging: Recycling

3 – Recycling

I am not telling you to go out and put those empty bottles into the glass bank, what I am telling you to do, is to recycle an old post! That way you can link to the old one and still have some new content!

Keep On Blogging: Share The Pain
Keep On Blogging: Share The Pain

2 – Share The Pain

A good way to get rid of blog blues is to share thoughts with a friend, or to let someone do a guest post and save you from doing it!

Keep On Blogging: Templates
Keep On Blogging: Templates

1 – Templates

There are millions of blog templates on the web, just choose one and fill in the blanks! All the content will be yours and with so many you will have enough ideas to blog until you can’t blog anymore.