On Day 11 I shared a Home Project Planner with you, and one of my blog friends told me how much she liked it and was going to use it for her blog projects as well. I told her to just wait until we got to the blog planning pages, because I had a treat for her (and you!). The Blog Project Planner is a slightly different version of the Home Project Planner with blog-specific sections. In addition to the Blog Project Planner, I have also created a Current Projects planning page.
How to use it:
– Blog Project Planner: Depending on they type of blog you have, you will be creating projects quite frequently that will require some planning. There is a section at the top to write your post date and a brief description of your project.
There is a list for supplies as well as categories. Every blogger has various categories for each post, so this is where you will list each category this particular project will fall under.
I have given you ample space to write down notes and steps for your project, followed by a section to list any link parties or submission sites you will link to, and specific keywords and hashtags you plan to use. This is a great planner for sponsored posts, since they usually come with a list of requirements and specific hashtags that must be used to promote your post.
– Current Projects: I really like this page. My Monthly Calendar is helpful so I can see each post laid out based on posting date, but my Current Projects page helps me keep track of the little things I have left to complete on upcoming projects. I use this to track photos taken and edited, alt and title tags added to the photos in the post, any styling or staging that needs to be done for the main image, links to related posts or sponsor pages, and things like that. It’s great for all the “housekeeping” that goes along with each post.
There is a check box in each section for you to check off when the post is “Scheduled and ready to post” so you know you’ve completed everything and the post is ready to go.
– Blog Post Planner: I have to give a shout-out to my bloggy friend Kara for this one. She suggested that I add an SEO checklist and the five-step checklist in the planning box, and I rolled with it. I think this might be my favorite printable.
So, in the top left box is the five-step list I mentioned – create, photograph, write, schedule, publish. On the right is a Social Media box. These are the social media sites on which you need to share your posts, and there is room for a couple more if you have others.
The middle section is the fabulous SEO checklist. Make sure people actually see your awesome posts using the proper keywords in the right places.
Finally, there is a place at the bottom to list all of the Pinterest boards where your specific project should be pinned. Remember to utilize your own boards and group boards, and don’t post all at once – post periodically throughout the day and week for best results.
That’s it! These are the final printables in our series, Build A Family Binder in 31 Days. I really hope you find some of these printables useful for you and your family, and feel a sense of accomplishment if you have followed along throughout the series.
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