Day 11: Come Up With 10 Post Ideas

For the next month I will be joining SITS (The Secret Is In The Sauce) in 31 Days To Build a Better Blog (#31DBBB) in conjunction with ProBlogger Each day is a new task to post to help me focus and make this a better blog. I love the idea of improving all of the time, so this task is right up my alley.

Day 11: Come Up With 10 Post Ideas

Reading today’s assignment really hit home to me.  As I have begun to really blog daily, I am constantly petrified of running out of things to write about.  Some days are harder then others.

I decided early on I would jot down a post idea in my note book, so that I wouldn’t forget it when it came time to write.  I thought that was brilliant until I read today’s assignment.

Today’s assignment is to derive 10 ideas from a previous post.  Things that would expand that post.  I’m going to tweek it and say that I’m already doing that with using BlogHer as my main idea.  I have a list of items I will be posting about when it comes to that.  I will post before possibly during and of course after.

When I bought my ticket I decided that I would blog how I organized my packing.   I recently realized that one post would be too loaded with so much information that it wouldn’t work.  I broke it down into different areas.

What I did learn from this assignment is that I should really be thinking bigger picture.  I need to take one idea and use that as an idea for many posts not just one.

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Candice Kahn has written 807 post in this blog.

Candice is a mom of 3 in Los Angeles, CA, and the Owner/Editor-in-Chief of Fashionably Organized. Her obsession with researching products to get the right price, has made her the go-to shopping guru for her friends. Here she writes about fashion, beauty and shares her love for home decor and DIY. In 2012 she began CB Media Solutions her company that offers brands and clients professional virtual assistance and social media consulting.

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  1. Courtney says:

    I need to do this! New follower from today’s blog hop :)

  2. Trish @ Autism Interrupted says:

    Yes, and then interlink them. :)

    Or even make one post at the end with links to each part of the series – that will really extend the life of the series and make the extra work worth it!

    I’m impressed that you are keeping up with this. I think you will be glad you did it.

  3. I am always trying to come up with new blog posts. As soon as I think of one I write it down, and then magically a few more posts come out of that one idea. It is so helpful to really expand on ideas!

    New follower!

    • I was always writing it down, but expanding those ideas never really came to me until I wanted to post about BlogHer. You are so right though writing it down needs to spawn more ideas so that I can break it down. Thanks for stopping by.

  4. COOL website!! I love all about being organized…so fun! Found you through blog hops..

  5. following you now! follow me back! http://www.justcherishtoday.com

  6. I carry a book with me everywhere so I can write ideas down when they pop into my head. Sometimes when I go back, they don’t make sense, but at some point they will! And I keep a notebook by my bed at night, just when I have those late night thoughts as I drift off.
    Now I’m going to have visit some old posts and really expand on them for future posts. Great tip! Thanks for sharing it.
    And I LOVE your follow buttons for facebook and twitter!!!!! They are great, with the hangers. Most enjoyable!
    Found you through SITS.

  7. Mrs.Mayhem says:

    Stopping by from 31dbbb… a few days late. I found this exercise to be very helpful. Like you, I use a notebook rather than the computer. It’s so easy to be distracted on the computer!

  8. Stopping by SITS 31DBBB challenge i posted after you on day 14 :)

    I am really loving the blog challenges as the support i am getting from the ladies over at SITS is amazing!

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