Have you ever found yourself sitting at your laptop, blank document open, and nothing wants to flow.
Like you’ve forgotten all the words.
No matter how much you try to create a feel good and inspired environment, the little cursor sits there blinking at you, tormenting you and you’re bout ready to throw your laptop out the window.
Yup, me too.
In fact this is exactly how I felt last week, so I want to share with you 5 ways to get your creative juices flowing again…
It works. I promise, we’re here aren’t we?!
1 // Get Super Clear On Your Monthly Objectives
When your content creation stops flowing, it’s time to get back to your business objectives.
Not the objectives of Audrey, who just posted on the ‘gram that she’s made 10k already this month… let’s focus on yours.
Now, I’m going to assume that you have already created your objectives, (if you haven’t I want you to grab a pen and paper and do it right now) look through your objectives and ask yourself the following questions:
How would this money change my life?
What would it feel like to work with these clients?
Come back to your core values and mission statement, and make sure your objectives are fully aligned with how you want your life and business to feel.
2 // Understand How You Want Your Audience To Feel
It’s super easy to want to teach your audience.
I get it, we want to solve their problems so we just word vomit ‘how tos’ and giveaway robotic information — but that’s not valuable and makes for a really boring experience.
Even if your audience are like mine and want to learn, they probably want to learn from your mistakes.
They want to get to know who YOU are.
AND, the best way to do this is by sharing your stories, the good, the bad and the major fuck ups.
Go back to your objectives and make a note of which stories you can share that connect you to your audience.
Whether it’s that time you hit send on an email and the link was broken, maybe you went live with lipstick on your teeth, or perhaps you had major writers block…
Bring it back to your objectives and show your audience how you turned it around!
3 // Choose A Realistic Posting Schedule
You do not need to post 10x per day to your feeds, it will not beat the algorithm.
Choose a posting schedule which you can commit to no matter how busy you are, whether it’s 1x a day or 3x a week — there is no right number.
The only number is the one which allows you to remain consistent and stay out of the overwhelm.
Social media owes you nothing, so use it as it’s intended — it’s not worth burning out for.
4 // Brain Dump Your Business Pillars & Themes
Instead of trying to force your content, grab your favourite notebook, a pen, and a cozy blanket — take a breath and write down your business pillars.
These are the 4 pillars of content which hold up your business.
Your pillars are the broad topics that you address in every course, program or service you offer.
Don’t overthink this… (you’re trying to aren’t you?!)
You already know your pillars, we’re just getting them outta your head and onto paper.
Now that you’ve got the 4 pillars, it’s time to start adding your content themes under each pillar.
5 // Plan Your Content Themes
If you are still posting your content in real time, then this one’s for you my friend!
Using your pillars and content themes, start planning your content for the rest of this month.
Choose one theme which is aligned to your promotions or objectives, and start with the form of content you find easiest…
For example I’m not a writer so I went live in my Facebook Group first and then I wrote this blog post in less than 20-minutes.
Even if you don’t consider yourself to be an epic writer, you can create valuable content for your audience.
The kind of content that flows, doesn’t have an ick factor and encourages your audience to take action.
I can relate, because It wasn’t until I created a content strategy I loved, that I realised I was doing ALL the things with none of the results.
Nothing in your business is working in isolation.
And, neither should you.
Which is why I’ve put together a masterclass to show you HOW you can conquer your content, and get back 14-days each month in just 72 hours.
I would absolutely love to have you there, so if you’re ready to conquer your content, just click here and secure your seat!