An editorial calendar can be a lifesaver for freelance bloggers. It might seem daunting to plan out an entire month or quarter’s worth of posts in one go, but your hard work will pay off when you no longer have to scramble to come up with something to post every other day.
WordPress has an editorial calendar plugin that you can use, however many bloggers find that using a pen and a piece of paper helps the ideas flow. Whatever you use, mapping out your posts in advance is worth a try for many reasons.
1. An editorial calendar can cut down on writer’s block. As many writers will tell you, deciding what to write is often the hardest part. On the flip side, it’s easy to think of article topics when you know you won’t have to write them right away. [Read more…]