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  • Hello, weekend!! #bloginitalics
  • Saw this photo, and we had to poll: Comment with a 😊 if you ever owned one of these. Comment 👍 if you didn't, but your parents did. 🤣 #informaldemographicresearch #bloginitalics
  • Hot on the heels of Pearl...meet Hayes! ✨We are so excited to release another theme featuring our new Customizer, and built in font and color options. Hayes is a gorgeous, artistic theme featuring countless ways to organize your Home Page feed, a new sub-headline feature, and customizable "Classic" blog feed (by popular request, we've given you the option to format your main blog feed like our best-selling Presidio theme!). We can't even BEGIN to do all of Hayes' features justice in a 'gram caption, so tap on our bio and then the link in our profile to read our blog post about everything Hayes has to offer! #bloginitalics
  • We often find that with September's arrival, there's a new energy and sense of creativity as we head into the fall season (hopefully renewed and refreshed from summer!). If you're feeling motivated and excited about your blog but aren't sure where to start, try setting aside a half hour for a "brain dump" brainstorm session. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Grab a piece of paper — or even your phone, whatever you feel comfortable with — and start writing down ideas of what you want to talk about. No judgements, no "how will I make that happen?" Just ideate. Think about experiences you had over the summer, valuable things you've learned, stories you want to share with readers, goals you're trying to meet, topics you think your readers would appreciate, what you're excited about for fall, anything that's been on your mind. You can also think through potential post titles, even if you don't have content ready for them yet (like "6 trends I want to try this fall" or "The best apple cider recipe"). ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
From there, we're guessing clear ideas for posts, series, or ongoing topics are going to percolate. The point of the half hour, super-focused brainstorm sesh is to get the ideas flowing, and help you populate your editorial calendar for the next few months. It's like a bank of go-to ideas! Plus, pre-planning your content ideas will help keep you motivated and inspired to actually write and create as the season goes on.
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What about you? Any methods or tips to creating YOUR editorial calendar? #bloginitalics
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  • Wishing everyone a safe and fun Labor Day Weekend! #bloginitalics
  • Cannot BELIEVE Labor Day Weekend is upon is...that being said, we're ready to let our hair down and enjoy! What about you, any fun plans this weekend?
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Photo via @natashalucia.lovely, who did an AMAZING job customizing our Presidio theme on her blog, natashalucialovely.com! #bloginitalics
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