A Blog posting schedule … ahh, yes… I love schedules. I mean I LOVE schedules. I need to be organized, to an extent. I love it because I like to know what I am doing next. I don’t need to do the same thing at the same time on the same day, but I do need to write down due dates and have some sort of consistency.
It makes life easier.
It keeps me organized.
It keeps me focused.
It helps me to know what I have to do and when I have to do it.
Here are 3 of my favorite tips:
1- Be consistent. If you post on Mon, Wed, Friday… it is consistent. If you post every day, it is consistent.
I would suggest that you pick your days to post and your time that you want it to go live. For this blog and my personal blog, yourmodernfamily.com, I have them go live at midnight. (This one is midnight Central time and mine is midnight EST). I want my readers to know that they can come to me at 12:01 and there is a new post waiting for them to read.
2- Get the WordPress Editorial Plugin Calendar.
I would be lost without it. That is an understatement. I need it to keep my life sane. I write all of my ideas in there and then I go back and write up the posts that go along with my idea. If I have a sponsored post due, I go in and put it in there, right away, so I know that it is due on that day.
3- Use an outside scheduler like Trello. I love Trello to keep my sponsored posts and projects (books) organized.
Ps- I am not one that is hooked to a planner… yet… but I do love these tools to help.