Being in the blogging community can be wonderful for the growth and rhythm of your personal blog. Learning from what more established bloggers are doing is the perfect way to gain experience and inspiration to make your own blog successful. Watching the posts that get the biggest response from readers on your favorite blogs is the perfect way to help you build an editorial plan for your blog.
Aside from observing how your favorite blogs are running their posts, we’ve found some great articles that might answers some questions you’ve had but didn’t know who to ask as well as some tips and inspiration.
Getting Personal on Your Craft Blog
This fun article discusses how one blogger decided to take a more personal approach to her blog after having children. There are some great insights on the good and bad aspects of opening yourself up on your blog. One important thing to keep in mind is that you are putting yourself out on the internet where anyone with connection can find you. Don’t expect to catch the attention of only the nice guys.
13 Awesome Blog Post Ideas
This article is full of great ideas to keep your editorial calendar full and even has some tips on how to lighten the workload for yourself. Who doesn’t want that right? You might do some of these posts already, but the variety of suggestions is great for getting those creative wheels spinning!
Why You Need To Stop Comparing Yourself to Other Bloggers
Finding other more established bloggers to learn from can be a good practice to help develop your own skills, but you can also tread into very unhealthy territory when you constantly compare how your blog is doing to these other blogs. This article explains how to tame the greened eyed monster and focus on being the best that you can be, which is exactly what your blog needs.
What are some personal tips you’ve picked up from other bloggers in the community?