I have found that even the best bloggers can get into a blogging slump where they either don’t feel motivated to post, or they just feel like the content they are posting isn’t the best. You might have noticed during the month of August I fell into a slight slump, but I am happy to report that I was able to get out of it in just a few weeks! Here are my tips for getting out of a slump-
-write down all your ideas-
I always have a running list of possible post ideas. Then when I find myself feeling uninspired, I can take a look at this list and get an idea again!
-talk to friends-
You never know what ideas could pop into your head after talking with friends. If you have blogging friends it is always great to bounce ideas off of them. But even grabbing lunch with a non-blogging friend can be so inspiring. Just hearing people talk positively can be a huge motivator. You also might be able to get an idea for a post from a conversation you had with a friend.
Pinterst is basically just a big source of inspiration. I am constantly pinning when I have some free time, so if I need motivated I will go back through my previous pins. You might be inspired by a recipe or an outfit!
-read blog related posts-
Nothing lights a fire under me like reading posts on how to improve your blog. I just feel so ready to make my blog even better after reading those posts, and I want to begin improving it immediately!
This honestly applies to any writing slump. If you ever don’t know what to write for a paper or blog post, just sit in front of your computer and write. You can always delete or change it later, but you have to start somewhere.
-read other great content-
I also turn to my favorite bloggers to get motivated by their posts. If someone who is at a similar stage as me is posting great content, it makes me want to post great content as well. Reading bigger blogs also motivates me and reminds me that if I work hard and post consistently I could get to that point someday. You never really know what your blog could turn into and what opportunities you could get from it!
How do you get out of a blogging slump? Share in the comments!