Fri, 5 June 2009
Image from the Google Reader Blog.
Welcome to the CraftyPod, a craft podcast all about making stuff.
Click the “Play” button at the bottom of this post to listen!
In this show:
- The comments on this post tell me that the number one question folks have about craft blogging is, "What should I write about?" So this podcast attempts to answer that question.
- Learn why your blog is not really about you, and what it should be about instead.
- Understand why passion and value are two key elements of a great craft blog.
Good Bloggy Links:
- Check out the ebook I wrote about craft blogging. It covers even more techniques for finding topics to write about.
- How to Find Your Hidden Talent, on Skelliewag. A good exercise for those who need help identifying their passions.
- 7 Questions to Finding Your True Passion - a solid starting point to exploration.
- Watch this video: Gary Vaynerchuk absolutely nails how passion is crucial in the internet age.
- Julia Cameron's The Vein of Gold has been helping creative people find their passions for years.
- Don't miss this ProBlogger post on How to Write Great Blog Content.
- This ProBlogger post on developing a blog strategy is more about blogging goals than content, but great food for thought for new bloggers.
- If you're more of a photographer than a writer, you can tell your story on Flickr.