Oh my God, is it that time already? I’ve just returned from a gorgeous holiday in Croatia and performed a massive spring clean on my home.
Your online home is just as important, so this month I also did a series of blog posts on Spring Cleaning Your Content.
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On the Site
This month’s blog posts have been themed around Spring Cleaning.
Spring Clean Your Content 1: Media Mix – Back to basics! How to understand the type of media you’ll be posting and where to post it – or your “media mix”.
Spring Clean Your Content 2: Content Mix – Got it? Good. Now it’s time to define your “content mix” – how to organise your content and keep it consistent, varied and interesting.
Podcatching (or, how to listen to podcasts) – If you’re listening to podcasts in your browser, or in an app you’re less than in love with, I urge you to try Overcast. Here’s more about the podcatcher and its features.
If something’s working, it can work again! Here’s a great post on Walt Disney Recycled Animation Scenes, which I discovered while researching my dissertation and was delighted to come across again. | Austin Kleon
A good one for this chronic over-planner. Avoid Over-Planning with #Now, #Next, and #Later Deadlines | 99u
I didn’t check my email for a week, and it was pretty anxiety-making. In related, here’s A Better Approach to “Never Check Email in the Morning”. Simple, effective. | Chris Guillebeau
On the Small is Beautiful blog, I wrote about just Doing the Work. (Sounds easy, doesn’t it?) | Small is Beautiful
Blogs & Social
Still struggling to get started with blogging? Sarah has 2 Dirty Secrets About Starting Your First Blog | Sarah von Bargen
Or if you’ve already started, Let your little blog change your life. | Kyla Roma
Niching down? Try these great tips for Building a Targeted Audience | Copyblogger
What are some of the most useful posts you’ve read this month? Shoot me a link on Twitter @robotnic.
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