editorial calendar mystery! How I put together mine..

editorial calendar mystery! How I put together mine..

Putting together a editorial calendar, sometimes seams like a big mystery!

 

Even though I think you can do it pretty quickly if you do it step by step.

So let me share how I put it together.

First I come up with how often I want to post on which platform.

I keep it realistic, I know in the past I have set for myself really ambitious plans.

But I never followed through, the only thing that constantly happened was that I really felt bad.  

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Keep your community happy, engaged and excited

Keep your community happy, engaged and excited

What can you do in order to keep your community on your email list happy, engaged and excited to buy?

 

One thing is sure…not every single member of your community is going to be a paying customer, however taking good care of your subscribers increases the chance that they will buy from you in the future or recommend you to someone they know.

 

As with everything in this system the pure theory is really easy, however taking action on the knowledge you have gathered is the key to success.

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Keep your marketing system up and running at all times

Keep your marketing system up and running at all times

How can you keep your marketing system up and running at all times, without going completely bananas?

 

To be honest, it's not really sexy! The answer: consistency.. As difficult as it is, it will help you keep all the parts moving and grow your email list like clockwork.

Even though this sounds easy, as if it was a joke, it really isn’t!

 

Consistency is the key to success!

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Everybody is hanging out in different places

Everybody is hanging out in different places

Why you should not only use your blog in order to grow your list, but why also be on other platforms as well.

 

So the thing with social media, guest posting and other activities is that you use those platforms in order to reach new people. Everybody is hanging out in different places and by utilizing only one place those people would have to find your blog or website directly.

And because this scenario is a little uncommon, especially when you’re just starting out, you want to be out there as much as possible.

That way, you can create as many touch points with your audience as possible. From those touch points you can then help them find their way to your website, blog and email list.

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How to build up an audience!

How to build up an audience!

Let's talk about how to build up an audience on your blog, social media and through other platforms. So you can offer them the opportunity to receive your freebie offer and join your email list.

Without anybody knowing about your existence, nobody will ever find your freebie and join your email list.

 

The goal when it comes to using your blog, social media and other platforms is to let people get to know you and for you to get to know them better.

Just like in real life, you have a much stronger connection with your friends that know you inside and out and who you know inside out, then with a stranger that is just passing by.

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Everything in your creative Business revolves around communication!

Everything in your creative Business revolves around communication!

Everything in your creative Business revolves around communication!

Let me explain what I mean by that!

When you’re working in your studio, on your own and nobody knows about you, you'll never be able to make a living from your creative work.

So in order to let people know what you’re up to, you will have to let the world know what you’re doing.

You will have to communicate about it!

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Having an online shop or a website won't make you profitable.

Having an online shop or a website won't make you profitable.

When it comes to online marketing, there are a ton of moving parts you will have to master in order to grow your creative adventure into a profitable creative business.

Just having an online shop or a website won't make you profitable.

So let me tell you a little bit about the heart of your online marketing: your email list.

This is a list with people that signed up in order to receive information about you and your creative business.

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Yeah! Finally my new free mini course is ready for you!

Yeah! Finally my new free mini course is ready for you!

I would love to invite you to join me in my new free mini course!

 

How to get paid as a creative!

Online marketing that sells, without selling your soul!
 

Let me introduce you to the online marketing system my clients and I use successfully in order to start and grow our creative businesses!

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getting ahead of time!

getting ahead of time!

Being consistent is probably one of the hardest things for me.

I write blog posts and then I don't publish them. I want to post on Instagram every single day and then I just don't do it.

I want to be in the studio working every day, however finding the time to do it is a real struggle.

 

I try to get out into the world, show my work and be visible-

That's why I plan out all my actions, but sometimes even if I planned out everything I don't always do what I have planned.

Can you relate? Are you struggling to follow through and be consistent in your creative BIZ?

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Organize your creative BIZ with trello!

Organize your creative BIZ with trello!

As promised I am going to introduce Trello to you!

Trello is an online program and app, that helps you store notes, links, photos and more.

You can use Trello just for yourself or use it as a project management tool with your team.

Trello is available as an app, but you can also use it in your browser.

You can create a ton of lists, with hierarchy and different topics.

There are a lot of video intro to this app out there, but I want to share my two favorites with you.

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How to come up with content for social media!

How to come up with content for social media!

Sometimes we all struggle to come up with new content for our Social Media channels. We all know that we need to stay engaged with our audience, but without a clear topic in mind it is really hard to send a post out into the world.

 

I too struggle with it every now and then!

Therefore I want to share my strategies! How I come up with topics and how I collect topic ideas for the future!

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BIZ-check - e-mail newsletter

BIZ-check - e-mail newsletter

Did you ever think about collecting email addresses from interested clients?

Probably you know all about being active on social media, but I would like to get you to think about starting a newsletter of some kind.

Even though many people are active on social media and you may or may not have a ton of followers there, you should definitely start collecting email addresses.

Writing your fans emails and reaching them in their mailbox is a really successful marketing tool!

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BIZ-check - blog

BIZ-check - blog

Do you blog?

I know sometimes it seems like everyone has a blog.

Therefor I dedicated a whole sections of the Biz-Checklist solely to blogging.

We all know a few things about blogging, but blogging as a creative business and blogging as a business are two completely different things.

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BIZ-check - homepage

BIZ-check - homepage

aving a homepage isn't something special anymore, however having a homepage that is actually working for you is something completely different.

Therefor I would like to share some insights with you. We all know it, when a homepage isn't esthetically pleasing and user friendly we’re off and we’ll never visit again.

I would love to help you to prevent your homepage from being one of those pages.

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create beautiful images quick and esaily - free Tool Guide

create beautiful images quick and esaily - free Tool Guide

I love to take beautiful photos!
 

However the process of taking and editing them, took me a ton of time in the past.

I know that especially when you have a ton of things to do, but you need to have that beautiful image for your post on Social Media, we tend to rush it and end up with not the best image.

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BIZ-check - legal

BIZ-check - legal

I know legal stuff is not really exiting, but there are a couple of things we all need to take care of.

Even if we don't like it, there are just a few things we need to do in order to be save. It would be a shame if your creative business is going great and then you have to pay a big fine, because you made a slight mistake.

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