A New Way Of Planning

Getting sick of my 2019-prep blog posts? Too bad, I’m pulling content out of my rear while I prep for 2019.

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I’ve actually decided to do something a little different for next year. I always try to stay a month ahead in my blogging – sometimes it works and other times too many things get in the way and I end up behind. So, I figured I might try to plan a little differently for 2019.

I’m still going to try my best to stay ahead of the game next year, but instead of just doing the planning a month in advance, I’m going to try to plan the whole year.

Sounds like a lot, I know.

But I think if I brainstorm enough content ideas and themes, I can come up with blog post ideas along the way and have the ability to write them a month in advance – or, at least the ones that can be written in advance.

My calendar planner goes from June to July, so I won’t be able to get my 2019-2020 planner (wow, that’s weird to write) until May or so, but that’s what notebooks are for, right? Or, at the very least, I can plan the first six months of the year.

I already know some content changes I’ll be making to the blog, which I’ve already talked a little about. You know, more personal than educational with writing, reading, and blogging. I’ll talk more about why I’m changing that in a blog post in January.

Still, I have a lot of ideas and new features that I need to plan out and organize. I think looking at the year as a whole and getting a basic idea of how I want each month to go will be ideal.

How are you planning for 2019? How do you prep your blog posts? Let me know in the comments below. If you liked this post, please share it around.

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11 thoughts on “A New Way Of Planning

  1. Good luck with your plans, Rachel. I have trouble planning the rest of the week! Not really my fault or shortcomings either, something or someone always ruins my plans…

  2. Since I’m doing themed days, technically I’ve planned out the whole year. Although, it’s only really the Monday posts I can put together several weeks in advance, since the exact content of the Tuesday through Friday posts will depend on things that happen or need to be mentioned each week. I’ve got the Monday ones put together for the first couple of months of the year already though (yes, really).

    • Wow, that’s awesome! Good for you. 😀 I’ll be planning and prepping until Christmas and then the last week of 2018 I plan to bang out a bunch of posts that can be done in advance. I want to get drafts and most of the graphics done as well. It’ll save so much time in the long run.

  3. I make very modest blog plans. For instance, every book I planned to review in December on my Fuldapocalypse blog has already been reviewed. It gives me a buffer for good (if I see something I want to review well) or ill (if I’m not able or in the mood to blog for a long period of time).

    • That’s good. Reviews especially I feel like you need to be ahead of because they can be very time consuming.

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