Bullet journaling is a superior form of planning which you can use for a multitude of purposes including blogging.
With running a blog comes so many different aspects such as: writing posts, promotion, scheduling, pitching, business contracts and much more. Using a bullet journal can help you to keep organised with all aspects of running your blog business.
In order to run a successful blog and brand, you need to be organised, so that you can post consistently in order to drive traffic to your blog. There are a variety if different bullet journal spreads that can benefit you and your blog.
Here are 10 bullet journal spreads to help keep you organised with your blog:
Having a blogging schedule is so important when you are trying to grow your blog. It allows you to be organised with posting regular content consistently which can help you build a regular audience as well as increase your DA score.
When you have designed your blogging schedule, you are then able to pin your content had of time, which will then give you more time to allocate to admin tasks (link) and to engage with your audience.
Using a spread to record your blog stats can be really beneficial for bloggers. Every month, you can record your likes, comments, visitors and views. This can help you to spot patterns and track your blog’s growth. Regularly recording your statistics can help to motivate you to work on your blog to increase your blog traffic.
Although monitoring your blog statistics can be beneficial, it is important – especially when your blog is new – not to be too hung up on your statistics. As your blog grows, you can then start to focus more on statistics.
Blog post ideas can come to you at different times, so it is important to write all of them down, even if you think that it may not be the best idea. Jot down titles, post ideas or topics that you wish to cover. Having a brain dump means that you can refer to these pages when you are looking to plan your blog content. This page spread can be helpful when you are struggling with blog post ideas and having writers’ block.
Record Your PR And Brand Contacts
As your blog grows, you will build brand relationships and you will want to record these PR and brand contacts for future reference, or if you want to pitch them a new sponsored content idea.
It is important to build strong brand relationships because as a content creator, your brand and PR connections help build your reputation, your site’s credibility and your career.
Monthly Social Media Calendar
As a blogger, you are likely to have several social media platforms. In order to grow your following and increase your engagement, you need to post regularly and consistently.
Planning all content ahead of time can help you post consistently and be organised with all the content that you want to share. It also means you can plan content ahead of time using your blogging schedule; this can be very beneficial when booking in brand content.
Hashtag Lists For Social Media
Hashtags are beneficial in promoting your blog content and your social media platforms. It helps readers search for specific information that they are looking for.
There are certain types of hashtags which are popular and can bring a lot of traffic to your content. Using a page in your bullet journal with a list of the best hashtags can act as a great reference to use in your social media posts.
Most Popular Blog Posts
There will be certain blog posts that will gain more blog traffic than others. Recording the best blog posts can be so beneficial. Identifying the topics that are the most popular on you site can help you to create similar content on your blog in order to draw in new readers.
When you are reading a really helpful blog post, or an article, you may want to remember some of the information. Having a spread in your bullet journal, where you can write your reading notes down enables you to be able to refer back to them and utilise them in your life.
Writing down your favourite quotes from books or articles can also give you motivational quotes to use in your bullet journal spreads.
Post Writing And Checklist
To keep you organised with writing and posting on your blog, you can use a checklist to check off each task to keep you on track.
There are several stages to posting a blog post: writing, typing, taking and/or selecting photographs, links and scheduling. This system will help you to know what tasks need to be completed at all times.
Monthly Blogging Goals
Setting goals is hugely motivating for you when growing your blog. Whether your goals are to achieve a certain follower count, blog traffic or even working with a certain brand, they will enable you to have focus on improving your blog or your social media.
Setting small but achievable goals can help you to remain motivated with running your blog and each month can challenge you. Every month is an opportunity to track your progress.
How do you stay organised as a blogger, do you use a bullet journal? I’d love to hear in the comments.
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