Sunday, July 31, 2016

The Magic of coming up with blog post Ideas!



Assalam Aleykum Warahmatullahy Wabarakatuh
Hello everyone!



Whether you’re starting out in the blogsphere or have been in it for a while now, but are still struggling to find blogging ideas, you need to know that that is a perfectly normal phase in the development of a blogger or a writer. In the writers' world this would basically be termed as writer’s block, which is known to be quite natural.However staying in that zone is definitely not recommended.
When I first started blogging I was highly inconsistent and most of the time, posting simply for the sake of posting.I was not keen on my content nor intimate with it. However, I was extremely fascinated by the aspect of blogging and I knew deep down that this was a sphere I wanted to be included in.
Hence I kept on with blogging, posting once or twice in three months because I simply had no idea what to post!If you read my post on why I started blogging, you would remember me saying that I looked to what everyone else was doing and tried to mimic that.However it just was not happening because I was not being authentic with the content I was putting out.The worst part about taking this route is that writing or blogging, however you want to look at it becomes more of a chore than a hobby.Little by little the thought of posting something on your blog becomes a dreaded and exhausting issue, like school assignments.However, if you keep at it, you will find your way and your voice just like I did.



The first tip I have to ignite the magic of coming up with blog post ideas is to:

Explore.
Honestly, there is nothing wrong with checking out what other bloggers are doing.There is however something wrong with copying because that’s basically plagiarism, however no one said you couldn’t try something new that you discovered on someone else’s blog.Moreover, that’s how you find your voice.By exploring new and different avenues, you get to discover more about yourself and the things you’re good at and enjoy.When I first started blogging, I could never see myself doing fashion and beauty posts, blogging to me was more of a diary style type of thing. But while I still enjoy posting my 'honest to God posts', I am also posting more fashion and beauty related posts and I’m absolutely loving it!Through this, my photography skills on my blog have also greatly improved (atleast i hope so!) because now I am also keen to learn new things in order for me to produce content that I am proud of.So don’t close yourself in, allow yourself to explore and grow.

Find inspiration in the world around you.
When I first read this on Lily Melrose’s blog, it was like the words came to life simply to slap me back into existence.I had never imagine finding blogging ideas could be so interesting and fun. When I say finding inspiration in the world around you, I mean look around  you and ask yourself, what’s going on around me? What’s going on today?Are you making breakfast? Maybe you could make a recipe post.If you’re having exams, you could make a study tips post.Or maybe you could simply rant about how you feel.Write about the new café you went to with your friends or the drama that went down at school yesterday and your thoughts on it.When you think of blog posts ideas in such a manner, you realize that inspiration is all around us and there’s so much to write about!So there you go, whatever category of blogger you are, find inspiration in the world around you.

Learn from the best.
Do you have any bloggers that you admire, who blog about the things that interest you? Why not take a page from them and mix it up with your own personal twist. If you try to copy someone else’s art you will only end up frustrating yourself because no two people can make art in the exact same way.You have to make your own art.Learn from the people you admire and then do it the way you do it because no one can do it like you . No one can make art the way you make art.Also, strive to create work that you are pleased with first and foremost before pleasing anyone else.

Lastly, Be Patient
I know how frustrating it can be when you feel like you are putting so much effort and not moving an inch.Furthermore, you look around you and see all these people doing great things and you simply sit there wondering why things are not happening for you.Be patient and be vigilant.You smart girl, you loyal.Don’t give up because you’re not creating content like so and so. Or your content isn’t getting as much traffic as nani’s blog.Everyone’s journey is different and sacred.So trust in your journey and enjoy the ride.

I hope these few tips helped you understand the magic of coming up with blog post ideas.As always, I love hearing from you guys and thank you for stopping by!

8 comments:

  1. I agree with you. Seeing what others are up to and doing can give you a bit of spark to get going on something for yourself to post. Patience is super key too considering writers block happens and it does take time. Thanks for sharing this!

    Single Vegas Girl
    http://singlevegasgirl.blogspot.com

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  3. These are very helpful tips! Thanks for sharing them :)
    I agree with you that seeing what others are up to can give us some ideas for a blog post, or even just sharing something you've been doing recently or a new recipe you just tried could make a good blog post!

    The Journeys of a Girl

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    1. Thank you so much Salha! And thanks for stopping by your blog is amazing!!!<3

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  4. Thank you for this post. I'm always stuck with generating ideas for my blog posts.

    Liz
    www.liznroad.com

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    1. You're welcome Liz!I'm so glad you found this to be helpful!!xoxo

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