Building a loyal following on your blog takes a lot of work. One important goal for you to have is to write posts consistently. You can schedule posts in WordPress to save you valuable time.
In this article, I will share with you how to schedule posts in WordPress, but first, I would like to go over the benefits of scheduling posts.
Your primary goal for your art blog should by to gain a loyal following. This, in turn, will increase your sales.
How do you gain a loyal following?
There are many things that you will need to do to increase the traffic to your blog. One of the most important ways to increase traffic is to deliver content that your readers will be interested in on a regular basis. Posting content on a consistent schedule will keep your readers looking forward to your next post.
If you are inconsistent with your post schedule, you run the risk of losing the interest of your readers.
A simple way to make sure that you will always have new content for your readers is to schedule your posts. You are an artist and a business owner. Your days are packed with things that have to get done. Writing new content can easily be put on the back burner.
Putting your blog on the backburner might not be in your best interest. In fact, it will eventually slow your sales down. You need to be proactive on your content. You can be proactive by scheduling posts.
Have a Plan
To save yourself some time you will want to create a plan. First, you will want to decide how many days a month you will want to post new material on your art blog. It can be once a week, twice a week or even every day. Find out what will be best for you and your readers.
Next, you will want to spend some quality time creating content. I suggest having at least two weeks worth of blogs prepared ahead. This will take some of the stress off of your very busy days. During times that you are not writing, think of topics that you will want to cover. When you sit down and write, you will be ready to type instead of staring at a blank screen trying to decide what you should write about.
How to schedule posts in WordPress
After you have entered the content in a New Post in your WordPress dashboard, click the Edit link located on the top right corner after Publish Immediately.
Enter Month, date, year and time that you would like your post to be listed.
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