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    Holiday Blog Planning Worksheets

    When you’ve been blogging as long as I have, your content archives are deep like the damn ocean. I’d be lying if I said I could recall every post I had ever written, every recipe ever made or every craft ever hot glued. I’ve written nearly 4 000 articles in the last 10 years! Some for my blog, some for other’s blogs, and some for digital or print publications or professional organizations. My mind isn’t a card catalog, so I used holiday planning sheets to keep track of evergreen holiday content that I can promote again and again.   Each season, I toss a post it over the year and update the…

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    What Now? A Planner’s Guide to Turning Conference Inspiration Into Action

    I just got back from speaking about the value of Blog Planning at the 10th annual BlogPaws Conference.     I’d be lying if I said this annual conference aimed at bloggers and social media influencers in the pet space hadn’t totally changed my life. When I first attended the conference in 2012, I was a fairly new blogger who had no idea that this could be a whole thing that people would pay me for and that hundreds of thousands of people would read each year. By the time the next conference rolled around, I had taken what I learned, fully redesigned my blog, changed my niche, won a Nose…