What would you pay for a no-fail blogging routine?
Personally, I would give my firstborn, a gallon of ice cream and a Firebolt if could actually settle into a blogging routine that worked for me.
Because chances are, you feel me when I say, that shit is aaaaaalllllll over the map sometimes. Amiright?
Well, at least, that’s how it used to be for me.
Today? Notsomuch. Let me share my no-fail blogging routine with you.
We hear so much about productivity these days. Frankly, the amount of content we’re supposed to consume on the nature of productivity works against our ability to get things done.
Like, in a big way.
So I don’t want to add to that.
Instead, I’m going to give you a stupidly simple trick for batching blogs and emails. Seriously, it’s so easy it’s like cheating.
Sound good? Good.
Here it is:
If you’re like me, today is a busy day.
Because All Of The Days are busy days.
We don’t really have time to add more to the list, and if ever two things fit the definition of “more,” it’s blogging and emailing. Blech.
Well, what if I told you that you could cut that work in half without sacrificing your content generation capacity at all?
Yep. It’s so easy it’s laughable. Ready? Here it is:
Use your newsletter content as blog posts.
It’s that simple. Take 2-3 related newsletter blasts, roll them up together, stick in some transitions … et voilà, you have a blog post.
Now, a caveat: I email a lot, so this strategy will work better than someone who emails once a week. On the other hand, my emails are super short, so if yours are 500 words, that’s a blog post right there.
Also, I would caution against turning blog posts into emails. Your email readers deserve premium content, and by giving them your tips and tricks months before you give them to blog visitors, you can keep treating them right.
Mailing out already-posted blog posts, on the other hand, seems like real cheating, so I wouldn’t.
The other day, I shared this trick with another writer. She was into it, but immediately asked: Wait, but how am I supposed to start working in the first place?
Which, fair enough.
I don’t know what your getting-going process usually looks like, but mine is always something along the lines of holy shit I’m supposed to get something done but where and how and why and I don’t freaking wanna …
Not super helpful.
So if you struggle with where to work, how to get started, how to clear your head and how to get shiz done, here are your antidotes:
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