Notes from the original presentation of How to Blog in 5 Steps from Springs Writers on June 24, 2014.
Thank you for visiting — Stacy
The worksheet on the Five Steps — Blog in 5 Steps Worksheet
The presentation from June 24, 2014 —How to Blog in 5 Steps by Stacy S. Jensen
Blogs on blogging, websites:
Blog to Books:
Posts on blogging:
Amy Lynn Andrews — How to Blog: A Step-by-Step Guide
The Write Conversation by Edie Melson has a Social Media Monday post on blogging and social media issues. Lots of great tips.
Michael Hyatt on:
Stacy S. Jensen:
How to Make a WOW Blog Image with PicMonkey
ProBlogger — Editorial Schedule
10 Free Editing Tools for Bloggers
Writing: Scrivener as a Complete Blogging System
Blog Clarity — offers tips on blog design. This site used to be MomComm. She shares information on changing blog names and keeping readership.
Miss Information — Organize It! Blog Planning
The Peaceful Mom Blog Planner
Posts on websites:
- How to launch a self-hosted WordPress theme in 20 minutes
- Design Guide
- 7 reasons to convert your wordpress.com blog to wordpress.org
Darcy Pattison: Author Websites series
Examples of some niche blogs and blog hops:
Children’s Books Heal — writer Patricia Tilton focuses picture books that often handle tough topics like death, disabilities, and family. I often refer friends to Patricia’s book selections.
Author Susanna Leonard Hill — She has a Wednesday post focusing on pitches called Would You Read it and a Friday post called Perfect Picture Book Friday.
- Create Google Alert for your topic.
- Q & A on your topic. What do your customers ask you over and over?
- Mange content idea in a folder in your email or in an app or reading list.