Have you ever had a blank screen or bare page laugh at you? I have. Bouts of bloggerâ€™s block, no matter how brief, can be difficult periods to navigate. In my conversations with bloggers, it appears that one of the biggest contributing factors leading to a writing dry spell is a lack of blog post ideas.
An idea for a blog post can strike anytime, anywhere. Itâ€™s your job to be ready to catch the idea, remember the idea, and turn the idea into a blog post. Here are a few places that I like to brainstorm:
THE SHOWER. Visit the childrenâ€™s aisle at your local toy store and pick up some â€œbathtime crayons.â€ These will enable you to scribble temporary notes on bathroom tiles. If youâ€™re looking for something more permanent, try to track down a diverâ€™s pad.
THE COMMUTE. Whether you are behind the wheel stuck in traffic or chugging along on a train, the commute to work is often the only time we get to ourselves all day. This can lead to a clear mind, one conducive to idea generation. Keep a small pad and/or an audio recorder with you at all times — just keep your eyes on the road! Read More