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Tips for Creating and Using a Squarespace Blog Post Template

Tips for Creating and Using a Squarespace Blog Post Template

One of my goals for 2019 was batching and automating tasks.

In order to streamline as many as my processes as possible, I had to get creative and strategic. One of the changes I made this year was creating a blog post template.

This may seem silly, since setting up a blog post in Squarespace doesnโ€™t take that much time, but when youโ€™re scheduling multiple blog posts at once that time really starts to add up.

Not to mention, using a blog post template ensures each blog post looks the same and Iโ€™m not forgetting an important details along the way.

In this post, Iโ€™m going to walk you through how to create and use your very own blog post template. Letโ€™s jump into it!

5 Reasons Why Blogging is a Non-Negotiable for Business Owners

5 Reasons Why Blogging is a Non-Negotiable for Business Owners

If you've been to my website before, you've probably noticed I blog... a lot. 

I actually blog 3 times a week. Although, I'm a rather chatty person, that's not the reason why I blog. When I first launched Jordan Prindle | Designs, I was adamant I wouldn't blog. I knew most designers had a blog and I was trying to find ways to be unique... *insert eye roll*

The longer I went without blogging, the more I realized how much I was negatively effecting my business. There was no reason for people to visit my website, I provided no value to my audience beyond my services and my SEO was suffering.

Now, I consider blogging a non-negotiable.

Are you holding back from blogging in your business? After reading this latest post, you may reconsider. 

How to Get Your First Guest Blogging Opportunity

How to Get Your First Guest Blogging Opportunity

I've talked about goal-setting a few times on the blog. But, if you haven't seen those posts, here's the gist. I'm a big fan of goal-setting and think every small business owners should set yearly, quarterly and monthly goals.

In July, I decided my goal would be dedicated to guest blogging. I specifically wanted to start getting more referrals to my website. I decided I would strive to get my face and website onto 3 websites by August 1st. 

On August 7th, I'd officially been featured on: Side Hustle, Creative Lady Directory and Jenna Tracy Creative. 

I call that a win.

Today, I want to share with you how to get your first guest blogging opportunity. I'm sharing what worked for me and what I learned along the way. 

Let's get started!