Creating ongoing content for your blog seems to be a challenge for most online business owners at some time or another. The easiest way to overcome this challenge is to have a plan. I have gone through several courses myself to help me get over the content creation challenge myself. Truly, it was simple, but profound solutions that seemed to help the best.
One common theme was to create a content grid of topics – 50 to 100 topics on your grid just to get started. I really struggled with this. It made me feel like I didn’t know my subject matter. (but I really do) The bottom line was initially the grid didn’t seem to help me.
I would look over my list of topics, that felt forced and repetitive, and I wouldn’t write a thing. Or I would write a few sentences and quit. Yet, many people found these grids helpful, so tried again, and again. Read More →