Building a Great Blog
with Voices
Other than Your Own
Thursday Bram
Why shouldn’t
you write for your
own blog?
How can other
people help?
Why me?
Guest posters,
freelancers, and
partners, oh my!
Other types
of content
Choosing
a new contributor
The question
of voice
Style can be
taught
The necessity of
an editorial process
Where
to find writers
Submission
guidelines
save sanity
The never-ending
pitch cycle
Choosing
a long-term
contributor
Set expectations
and rewards
Do you need a
contract?*
*I’m not a lawyer.
Plan an
editorial calendar
What constitutes
a finished post
Expectations
beyond publication
A crash course
in copyright law*
*I’m still not a lawyer.
The publisher’s
master course
Regular
editorial
meetings
are magic
An editor makes a
world of
difference
Batch
processing
saves effort
Work as far
in advance as
you can afford to
Good content
is expensive
What else
can you do with
your content?
Always
remember,
it’s your blog
Questions?
Reach Thursday Bram:
Email:
thursday@
hypermodernwriting.com
Twitter:
@thursdayb
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Thursday Bram

  1. 1. Building a Great Blog with Voices Other than Your Own Thursday Bram
  2. 2. Why shouldn’t you write for your own blog?
  3. 3. How can other people help?
  4. 4. Why me?
  5. 5. Guest posters, freelancers, and partners, oh my!
  6. 6. Other types of content
  7. 7. Choosing a new contributor
  8. 8. The question of voice
  9. 9. Style can be taught
  10. 10. The necessity of an editorial process
  11. 11. Where to find writers
  12. 12. Submission guidelines save sanity
  13. 13. The never-ending pitch cycle
  14. 14. Choosing a long-term contributor
  15. 15. Set expectations and rewards
  16. 16. Do you need a contract?* *I’m not a lawyer.
  17. 17. Plan an editorial calendar
  18. 18. What constitutes a finished post
  19. 19. Expectations beyond publication
  20. 20. A crash course in copyright law* *I’m still not a lawyer.
  21. 21. The publisher’s master course
  22. 22. Regular editorial meetings are magic
  23. 23. An editor makes a world of difference
  24. 24. Batch processing saves effort
  25. 25. Work as far in advance as you can afford to
  26. 26. Good content is expensive
  27. 27. What else can you do with your content?
  28. 28. Always remember, it’s your blog
  29. 29. Questions?
  30. 30. Reach Thursday Bram: Email: thursday@ hypermodernwriting.com Twitter: @thursdayb
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