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9-Day Science Blog Challenge, Day 5

Content Strategy, Part 3 of 4 Sometimes with blogs large or small, writers will develop a content calendar. The calendar may go out as far as several months or a year. It identifies what type of content will be posted on each day of the week, or throughout a month or year. Sometimes special and […]

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9-Day Science Blog Challenge, Day 4

Content Strategy, Part 2 of 4 Develop a post-type tool kit for yourself. There are many common formats for blog posts. When you are struck with writer’s block, it can help to have list of post types to get your brain gears spinning. Perhaps not all of these are suitable for your niche and writing […]

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9-Day Science Blog Challenge, Day 3

Content Strategy, Part 1 of 4 Today let’s begin creating a formal content strategy for your blog. This challenge could really be broken out into a dozen or more individual challenges! I will give you an overview of some of the many things that can inform your content strategy. Then I’ll suggest one exercise for […]

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9-Day Science Blog Challenge, Day 2

Knowing your Audience What kind of people want to see what you make? Whom do you want to come see it? What benefit will they gain from their effort? Getting a clear picture of your target audience helps you with your tone of voice, how you brand yourself, and to adapt your content for social […]

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9-Day Science Blog Challenge, Day 1

This is the first of what was supposed to be a 28-Day Challenge on a Facebook page. However, it was very time-consuming and did not receive enough engagement at the time to keep me motivated to continue. I do want to save my posts somewhere because they have some useful guidance for bloggers. I drew my […]