Do you have a hard time thinking of things to write about? In this post, discover how to brainstorm post ideas so you will never look at a blank screen again.
How to Brainstorm Post Ideas For Art Blogs
Today’s blogging challenge will help you to be proactive with your writing. I will provide you with some tips on how to come up with fifteen post ideas, so when it is time to sit down and write, you will be ready to go.
Many bloggers struggle with writer’s block. In fact, all writers will encounter this at one point or another.
There is nothing more frustrating to a writer than sitting in front of a blank screen with nothing to say. Trying to come up with one topic to write about feels like an impossible task, while frustration starts to set in.
You can prevent this frustration as long as you are proactive and you plan.
How to Brainstorm 15 Post Ideas
- Your Journey
- New in Art
A great place to start getting ideas is by thinking back to the beginning of your art career.
When did you start learning about art?
How did you get to where you are today?
What were some of the struggles you have encountered along the way?
How did you overcome the struggles?
Just writing about your journey will provide you with endless content. Your audience wants to get to know you as an artist. They want to connect with you.
The more you share your story with your collectors, the more they will feel connected with your art.
You can write about all of the mediums you have tried during your art career. You will be providing value to your artist followers. Do you remember when you were first starting out and you were wondering what would be the best brand to use?
You could also write posts that would answer these questions.
What is your favorite medium to work with?
What brands have you tried?
What is your favorite brand and why?
What mediums have you not experimented with but would like to someday?
You can find a ton of ideas to write about from your studio no matter how big or small it is. Many artists would love to learn how you set up your studio and how you keep it organized.
Here are some more ideas you can use.
Do you play music when you create? What is on your playlist?
Do you have art hanging on your walls for inspiration, if so who is the artist?
How do you clean your brushes?
Do you work from reference images, if so what have you found that works best for you? Are your reference images on the PC, a mobile device or do you make prints?
What lighting do you use in the studio?
If you are working with hazardous materials, how do you properly ventilate the area?
If your studio is at home, how do you eliminate distractions?
As you can see, there are a ton of ideas you can come up with right from your studio.
Write about the things that inspire you.
What inspired you to start creating art?
What inspired you to continue creating art and start selling your work?
Who inspires you?
People love to read inspirational stories. You will be inspiring young artists with your thoughts and views.
Share with your audience your favorite inspirational quotes.
Everyone needs motivation. Share with your audience how you stay motivated.
What do you do to keep the fire burning?
How do you stay motivated when sales are slow?
How do you stay motivated to finish your work when it is not coming out as you envisioned?
How do you become motivated to start a project and stay motivated to complete a project?
Are you self-motivated or do you need help from others?
Write about your business policies. You will be creating an enjoyable shopping experience for your shoppers if you clearly state your policies.
Write a FAQ post answering the most common questions you are asked. You can update the post as needed.
Make sure you have your policies and FAQ posts readily available on your blog and website.
New in Art
Are you up-to-date with what is happing in the art world? If that interests you, share it with your audience. Write posts on new findings you stumble across.
Writing abut real time events will prevent you from running out of material.
You can find more ideas in this post, 110 Art Blogging Ideas.
Take the time now to write down fifteen post ideas you would like to write next. Decide on topics that will support and enhance your brand.
Now that you have your list completed, you will never have to look at a blank screen again. You will have ideas of what you would like to share before you even turn the computer on.
You might also be interested in:
- Long-Term and Short-Term Plans
- Art Business Basics Before You Plan
- Sell Art Online Basics Setting Goals
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