Tag: February BABB


3 Tips for Sticking to a Blogging Schedule

Posted 12 February, 2015 in Blogging Tips / 8 Comments
3 Tips for Sticking to a Blogging Schedule

In this month’s Be a Better Blogger challenge, we’re learning how to create and stick to a blogging schedule. If you’d like to join us, view the challenge and sign up here. We’ve talked a lot about blogging schedules in the past few weeks. What a blogging schedule is, how to figure out your own, and tools for creating your editorial calendar. All that planning is well and good, but kind of pointless if you don’t actually stick to your schedule. You know what they say about the best laid plans, and all that. A blogging schedule is pointless if you […]

5 Editorial Calendar Tools Worth Trying

Posted 11 February, 2015 in Blogging Tips / 16 Comments
5 Editorial Calendar Tools Worth Trying

In this month’s Be a Better Blogger challenge, we’re learning how to create and stick to a blogging schedule. If you’d like to join us, view the challenge and sign up here. Like I’ve said before, there’s more to creating a blogging schedule than knowing when posts are going to be published. However, that’s an insanely important part of it. First of all, that’s the only real part that your readers see. Second, you have a blog. Obviously, posts need to be published on it, preferably on a regular basis. Finally, writing blog posts may be the most time-consuming part […]

How to Create a Blogging Schedule

Posted 5 February, 2015 in Blogging Tips / 15 Comments
How to Create a Blogging Schedule

In this month’s Be a Better Blogger challenge, we’re learning how to create and stick to a blogging schedule. If you’d like to join us, view the challenge and sign up here. So, we’ve already talked about what might be on your blogging schedule – it’s more than just publishing posts. To recap, some things you might schedule are: Writing posts Publishing/scheduling posts Promotion on social media Networking Email And lots more. Two parts go into creating your schedule: figuring out how long tasks will take, and then scheduling time to do them. Laying the Groundwork In order to create […]

What’s a Blogging Schedule?

Posted 3 February, 2015 in Blogging Tips / 21 Comments
What’s a Blogging Schedule?

In this month’s Be a Better Blogger challenge, we’re learning how to create and stick to a blogging schedule. If you’d like to join us, view the challenge and sign up here. What goes into a blogging schedule? When most people hear “blog schedule” or “blogging schedule,” they think of a schedule containing a list of all the upcoming posts and when they’re going to be posted. While that’s kinda true, it’s also really false. #BlogTip: A true blogging schedule is so much more than an editorial calendar. Click To Tweet A true blogging schedule encompasses everything that has to do […]

The Weekly Write-Up: Planners and Schedules

Posted 2 February, 2015 in Weekly Write-Ups / 0 Comments
The Weekly Write-Up: Planners and Schedules

The Weekly Write-Up is where I talk about what’s gone on in the past 168 hours, both on the blog and off. So, this is my second week in a row posting this on Monday instead of Sunday. #DoubleFail. Buuut, I was busy yesterday launching the month’s Be a Better Blogger challenge! So, there’s that. Then there was the Super Bowl. Katy Perry was everything. I love her performances – it’s more than singing, it’s a freaking show, a celebration. There were sharks! And human beachballs! I want every outfit every backup dancer wore. Lenny was awesome but I wish […]

My February Be a Better Blogger Goals

Posted 1 February, 2015 in Features / 0 Comments
My February Be a Better Blogger Goals

Hey everyone! I just posted the February Be a Better Blogging challenge. This month, we’re creating blogging schedules. I already have a pretty detailed schedule, so there’s not much I’ll need to do, but I do want to add a few things to my structure: Become better at sticking to the editorial calendar when it comes to non-mandatory posts (aka not blog tour stops). Create a schedule for backing up my blog and mailing list. Overall,  stick to the schedule better, even if I come home from work really tired. Complete tasks early more often. Stay tuned throughout the month […]

Be a Better Blogger: Create a Blogging Schedule

Posted 1 February, 2015 in Features / 19 Comments
Be a Better Blogger: Create a Blogging Schedule

Welcome to February’s Be a Better Blogger challenge! This month we’re talking about blogging schedules. What it should include, how to figure out the best one for you, and more. Like last month, I’ll put all the tips for doing so into separate Bumblings Blog Tips posts tagged February BABB. What We’re Talking About: The different parts of a blogging schedule Coming up with a blogging schedule Different editorial calendar tools Ways to keep track of everything Tips for keeping your schedule A real blogging schedule is much more than an editorial calendar. via @bookbumblings Click To Tweet Sure, that’s […]