Attention all bloggers! Are you looking for a little inspiration to kickoff your Q4 Blog Extravaganza? Checkout the 10 types of post you should start writing today.
1. The Holiday Card Post
According the the Greeting Card Association, Americans purchase approximately 6.5 billion grettings cards each year – with Christmas, Halloween and Thanksgiving being a few of the most popular seasons. No shocker here, those all occur in Q4. So get your posts ready – Best Shops for Holiday Cards, Best Holiday Card Designs, Holiday Cards for Less, et la…
2. The Halloween Costume Post
How many of you look for Halloween costume inspiration online? I suspect at least a few. Get creative with your Halloween posts – from “How to Put on Zombie Makeup” and “Costumes you Shouldn’t Wear to a Work Party” to “Costumes that Never Go Out of Style” and “Top Places to Find Costumes online”.
3. The DIY / How-To Post
There is a lot of call for creativity during Q4 – from “East DIY Costumes” to “How to Make a Wreath”. Write up or recycle your favorite Q4 Projects to share with your readers!
4. The Best of 2013 Post
This is an easy post to write and a great way to wrap up the year. You can use this post to feature a number of different things – “Best Blog Posts of 2013”, “Funniest .gifs of 2013”, “Best New Online Retailers of 2013”, et la.
5. The Cyber Monday / Black Friday Post
A given! The two biggest shopping days of the year? You better have your Black Friday and Cyber Monday Posts, yes plural, ready to go! Gather up your favourite Merchant Promotions or create a timeline of where and when to shop — get creative!
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6. The Problem-Solver Post
With Q4 comes the holiday-overload, the entertaining extravaganza, the family fanatics, tough weather and a unique set of problems. Get your problem solving posts ready – from “How to Plan a Meal for 40” and “Picking a Party Venue” to “How to Fix a Broken Handrail” and “How to Remove a Red Wine Stain”.
7. The Holiday Fashion Post
Common Q4 Fashion Phrases: “I don’t know what to wear!” or “What do I wear to a work party?” or “How should I dress to meet the parents?” or “What are best outfits to rock for the 2013 Winter Season?”. …Or something like that. Anyways, holiday fashion posts are great and quick to throw together for both men, women, and children.
8. The Charitable Post
The Holiday Season is also about giving back – to your community, non for profits, those less fortunate, etc. Create a post or two centered around giving back. It’s kind, and a feel good read for your audience.
9. The Find-It-For-Less Post
There is always that one piece of furniture, piece of clothing or gadget that you want, but just can’t afford. You are not alone. Find-It-For-Less posts are great and incredibly helpful for your readers.
10. The Adorable Collection of Animals in Outfits Post
Always popular and always entertaining. Who doesn’t like to look at cute animals in halloween costumes or winter mittens?