Author Ideas for Creating Blogs for a Year Plus … Easy Peasy

1. Create FAQs
2. Set up a contest
3. Create Checklists … The Indispensable Checklist for
4. The _____Ultimate Guide to ____
The ____ Essential Tips to ____
5. How to Avoid the 5 Biggest _____
6. 3 Sizzling Tips to _____
7. The Pros and Cons of _____
8. Feature an upcoming event
9. Write a Holiday connected/memory theme
10. Create a Challenge
11. Write about your favorite book
12. Write about your favorite movie
13. Write about your favorite TV show
14. Write about your favorite event
15. Write about your favorite author
16. Write about your favorite podcast
17. Any blog older than a year—retitle, rewrite the first paragraph, reposition bullets
18. The Beginner’s Guide to ______
19. Do a REVEAL … How I Overcame ______
20. Do a REVEAL … How I wrote my first book
21. Do a REVEAL … How I ????
22. Do a REVEAL … what’s your muse?
23. Do a REVEAL … fave drink, junk food, or what when you are writing
24. Do a REVEAL … How my words made a difference
25. Do a REVEAL … a secret about you
26. Do a REVEAL … how you challenged yourself
27. Do a REVEAL … fave recipe
28. The most common pitfalls of ______
29. Write about an event or breaking news
30. Write about a comparable author’s blog-supportive or contrarian
31. Do a blog around a REVIEW(s) that have been posted
32. Debunk a common myth about authors, genre, your expertise
33. What lessons I learned from my biggest mistake
34. Write a trivia blog … Make a random facts compilation
35. Create a “BEST” blog … your personal faves of whatever—mixed
36. Create a “BEST” blog … topic centric—movies and why

37. Create a “BEST” blog … topic centric—books and why
38. Create a “BEST” blog … topic centric—food and why
39. Create a “BEST” blog … topic centric—TV shows and why
40. Create a “BEST” blog … topic centric—fun things to do
41. Create a “BEST” blog … topic centric—to spark creativity in whatever topic
42. Create a “BEST” blog … about your fave companies and brands and why
43. Write about a date in history … what happened and your thoughts
44. Create an expert roundup around your own expertise, genre, or theme
45. Write about a cause you are passionate about
46. Write an opposites blog … a pro and con on a topic
47. Write blogs that educate your readers on your expertise
48. Write a shout out blog featuring someone you admire
49. Create Top 10 Lists

Remember to include a CTA … Call to Action … it generates engagement and adds YOU to their “to follow” list.

Make your blog “shareable” … add share buttons at the end of each blog or at the top.



Dr. Judith Briles is a book publishing expert and coach. Often, she must roll up her writing sleeves and become a Book Doctor, juicing up storylines and author words. She empowers authors and works directly with authors who want to be seriously successful and has been writing about and conducting workshops on publishing since the ’80s. Judith is the author of 37 books including Author YOU: Creating and Building Your Author and Book PlatformsSnappy Sassy Salty: Wise Words for Authors and Writers, and How to Create a $1,000,000 Speech. Her personal memoir When God Says NO-Revealing the YES When Adversity and Loss Are Present is a #1 bestseller on Amazon. Collectively, her books have earned over 45 book awards. Judith speaks throughout the year at publishing conferences. 

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