After a long brainstorming session yesterday with the aim of creating a pool of ideas for promoting my blog, today was completely different. (For a quick reminder of the plan, read my short posts Am I Missing Something? and Scribblings On Blog Promotion)
Today, I relaxed (well, as much as is possible when driving across the UK) and stopped trying so hard and … the magic began. Here’s what happened when my mind was ‘primed’ to spot ways in which I could raise awareness of my blog…
- One of the ideas I came up with yesterday was Guest posting. Today, I received a message to say that a post I’d submitted a little while back had been published. Uncanny. This is it, if you’re interested.
- An email pinged into my inbox from a friend I hadn’t seen for a while – and she runs a brilliant marketing company. She would be the perfect person to offer some great advice!
- A car overtook me and it sported one of those bumper magnets – in this case it was promoting a website playbadminton.co.uk I guess part of the reason I noticed it was because I love badminton and play twice a week but my mind was nevertheless ‘primed’ to look for any blog promotion ideas!
Tomorrow will be my second (and final) day of sitting tight and waiting to discover what my mind will deliver…why not give it a go? It’s fun and I’m thrilled with the results so far!
Oh – and the cheesecake connection…? There isn’t one. Just to get your attention. And – yes – I did make it myself