- Tuesday, 12 August 2014 -

Battling Blogger's Block: 50 Ideas


Hello you lovely lot! During my short time as a blogger, I've learned that there are a handful of inevitabilities that you and your new-found blogger status must be prepared to expect: like how much more aware you'll become of the upcoming Autumn/Winter collection or how every other blog giveaway is guaranteed to boast a MAC lipstick as a prize. What you may fail to realise however, is that your creative juices don't always flow according to plan; that there will be incidences where you'll be blankly sat at your computer screen with a glazed over look in your eye and nothing more in your head than the theme tune to Star Wars looping on repeat - oh, just me? 

When you're stuck in said slump, it's important to try and reap inspiration from wherever you see fit - from magazines, from fellow bloggers, books, television, the holy grail that is the internet - trust me, you'll get your mojo back.  However, for anyone out there that feels that their well has run slightly dry due to an epidemic I like to call "blogger's block," here are a few ideas to get you back on the horse! (Jesus, could that last sentence have had any more metaphors!?).


1/ Dedicate yourself to an hour-by-hour picture post

2/ Create a wishlist 

3/ An Instagram round-up post

4/ Write a colour-themed or rainbow-themed post

5/ Review something that you recently purchased

6/ Write a post about what book(s) you're reading

7/ A 'Tag' post, such as the '25 Things You Don't Know About Me' Tag

8/ Share a Q&A post

9/ Do a 30 Day Challenge, such as fitness, photography, DIY etc

10/ Give your readers a tour of your room/house

11/ Take the plunge and make a vlog!

12/ Share what's in your handbag or makeup bag

13/ Create a post of what's been making you happy

14/ Share a collection

15/ Write a post about your hobbies

16/ Create a list of your weekly/monthly/current goals

17/ Write up a DIY post

18/ Share the love! Write about what bloggers you're currently loving

19/ Share a simple beauty tutorial

20/ Write, document and photograph the 'simple little things' in life

21/ Recently visit a new cafe or restaurant? Why not review it!

22/ Share an Outfit of the Day post

23/ Discovered a new recipe you like? Write it up on your blog

24/ Conduct an interview of someone who inspires you

25/ Share your daily makeup and hair routine

26/ Write a letter to your younger self

27/ Is it Christmas or had a birthday recently? Write up a haul of all you received!

28/ If you've been on holidays, why not share photos/your experience

29/ Create a post dedicated to your pet

30/ A guide around the town you live in

31/ Write a 'Reality vs Expectations' post, about life, love etc

32/ Why not ask someone to guest post?

33/ Write a post about your pet peeves

34/ Have any tattoos or piercings? Let's hear about them!

35/ Create an 'A-Z of Me' post series

36/ Review your favourite apps

37/ Talk about why you started blogging and why you love it

38/ Compile a post of all your favourites: favourite person, food, film, book etc

39/ Reached a certain reader milestone? Why not hold a thank you giveaway!

40/ Write about how NOT to do something

41/ Create a '7 Deadly Sins' post

42/ Express your opinion about a recent news event or worldly occurrence

43/ Show your readers how you take and edit your photos - give tips!

44/ Create a weekly 'Top 5' series: Top 5 beauty products, perfumes, books etc

45/ Create a Frequently Asked Questions or 'FAQs' post

46/ Share some of your favourite quotes and how they relate to your life

47/ Why not share a personal experience of yours, and what you've learned from it

48/ Write about the pros and cons of something, like blogging for instance

49/  Found a bargain or a fantastic dupe recently? Sharing is caring!

50/ Write a post about your social media marketing skills and tips

  1. great tips, i've bookmarked this for when i'm feeling the slump!
    charl x
    www.aplaceonthebookshelf.blogspot.com

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  2. This is so useful!
    Thanks for sharing especially since I am in the middle of major bloggers block!

    Leah @ Peaches and Smoke

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  3. Such a good post. I'm going to bookmark this and use as point of reference next time I have "Bloggers Block" :)
    (Also, what is an hour by hour picture post?)
    x tink x allabouttink.co.uk

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  4. Some brilliant ideas you have here. I'll definitely keep this saved for my stuck moments.

    Rhiannon x
    The Sparkly Panda

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  5. Such a helpful post! Have bookmarked this as I sometimes run out of ideas. But sometimes I have so many I can't keep up xD

    www.imaniqbal.blogspot.com

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  6. Oh I'm definitely bookmarking this for when I have Bloggers Block! Thank you!
    xxx Jenn @ Hello Wench

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  7. It's the theme tune to The Fresh Prince of Bel Air that usually plays in my head when I'm staring blankly at an empty word document. One day I'll write a post dedicated entirely to Carlton's dance moves.
    I need to save this post! Bloggers block is hitting me far too often these days and you've got some great ideas.

    Raise The Waves

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  8. Great ideas - thank you for sharing :) xx

    Brenda | www.brendabusybee.blogspot.com

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  9. Great post! xx
    fashionismyfirstlanguage.blogspot.ie

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  10. ohmygoodness!!! these are amazing topics!!! i love them all!! i'm def. writing these down for future blog posts!! thank you so much for the inspiration!!!! xoxo

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  11. YOU ARE AMAZING!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! I'm totally using some of these!
    cheytai.blogspot.com

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  12. This has helped us SO much, thankyou!!! www.d4rkp4radise.blogspot.com :)x

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  13. Such a helpful post!!! I am bookmarking this for later. Thank you so much for making this.

    Debasree // All She Needs

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  14. Great ideas! I'm in a bit of a slump right now so this is excellent :-)

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  15. This really helped as i am a new blogger and not quiet the best at this yet! Thankyou so much x

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