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Did You Miss This? Three Quick Tips for Better Blogging

I am always looking for better ways to ignite inspiration in myself as the writer and in others as the readers . Blogging is no different. Here are three great ideas of how to do both!

The Daily Post

One of the great things about having a blog is making it your own — adding individual touches to reflect your style and personality. Today we’ll look at three blogging features: two geared to customizing your site and one to help you post when you’re away from your desk.

Scheduling posts to appear when you choose

If you’ve got an editorial calendar, you already know which days of the week you’ll be publishing new content on your site. Why not get ahead of the game and schedule your posts? That way, you don’t need to be near your computer to hit the publish button — your posts can magically appear on your site at the time you specify. Here’s how to do it.

When you’re finished drafting your latest post, click on the Edit link next to Publish Immediately located in the Publish box:

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You can now select the…

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It’s about Time: On Editorial Calendars (and Why You Might Need One)

After a crazy April schedule and two writing projects, this blog editorial calendar idea sounds great to a typically organized routine person. I think I will give it a try!

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When it comes to building a healthy following, nothing is more important than publishing quality content regularly. Keeping a steady pace isn’t always easy, though.

Most of us have work, school, family, and friends (or any combination of the above) to juggle. Some of us even like spending a few hours (minutes?) a day away from a screen. All of which often means that blogging goes down the priority ladder. Can an editorial calendar help you navigate a hectic schedule? Here are some points to consider.

259/365 Clock Work by martinak15 (CC BY 2.0)259/365 Clock Work by martinak15 (CC BY 2.0)

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