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The holiday season is a hectic time for many people.

Between holiday shopping, holiday parties and holiday cooking, it can be difficult to find the time or energy to blog during this busy time of the year.

But there are ways you can keep your blog going, even during these somewhat stressful times.

That's why we're going to look at how to keep your blog going this holiday season, so that blogging's a priority in the midst of your holiday madness!

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12 Ways To Keep Your Blog Going During The Holiday Season

πŸŽ„#1 – Make a list of all the things you want to do this holiday season

Creating a list of all the things you want to do this holiday season is a must and should be the first thing you sit down and do.

This list can include anything from holiday shopping, holiday cooking, holiday school activities/parties and more…

By creating this list in advance, you'll have a visual reminder of all the things that need to get done before the holidays actually arrive!

This is helpful because you can prioritize items on your list based on what needs to be done and when.

It will also help you plan out your time, ensuring you set aside enough for blogging.

Also, you need to decide whether you're going to be blogging more or less over the holiday season…

πŸŽ„#2 – Plan your blog posts for the holidays in advance

Start holiday blogging early!

If you wait until the holiday season is already upon you, it will be nearly impossible to blog.

You can make sure you have content for your blog during the holiday season by writing blog posts in advance.

This way, even if you don't have time to blog for a few days, you'll still be able to publish something.

Your holiday season blogging can go smoothly by creating an editorial calendar.

This will help ensure that you don't miss any holiday or event-specific topics during the holiday season.

πŸŽ„#3 – Make sure that your holiday posts reflect the holiday season

When you are planning your holiday blog posts, make sure that they reflect the holiday season.

This could mean including festive decorations in your photos, writing about holiday traditions, or even just using a seasonal colour scheme in your posts.

Whatever it is, make it feel festive and fun!

πŸŽ„#4 – Make holiday themed graphics for your blog & social media posts

Another great way to make sure that you have holiday content is by creating holiday themed visuals and graphics for your blog and social media posts.

This can include images, headers and backgrounds.

You can do this using a fab online tool like Canva which will allow you to create beautiful holiday graphics in minutes.

πŸŽ„#5 – Promote holiday themed posts

Promoting holiday themed content on social media and your blog will likely increase traffic because you'll get visits from those who may not be as interested in your usual topics.

By keeping your holiday blog posts in the forefront of people's minds, you'll help boost it's visibility, giving it more exposure, plus it ensures that holiday blogging doesn't fall by the wayside.

You could share sneak peeks of upcoming posts, use holiday-themed graphics or even just mention that you have new holiday content available on your blog.

πŸŽ„#6 – Check out other blogs' holiday content and see what they're doing differently from you

One way to get holiday blogging inspiration is by checking out other blogs' holiday content and seeing what they're doing differently from you.

This could mean taking a different approach to holiday topics, using a different format for your holiday posts, or even just including different types of content like videos or infographics.

Doing something that's different from your usual content delivery can shake things up and catch people's attention.

Don't be scared to “jingle” things up a bit – it is Christmas after all….

πŸŽ„#7 – Collaborate with other bloggers on holiday content

A great way to come up with new ideas and something different, is to collaborate with other bloggers.

This could mean working together to create a roundup of the best holiday recipes, doing a gift guide collaboration, or even just sharing each others’ holiday posts on social media.

This can be a fab way to get inspiration from other holiday bloggers and increase your holiday content.

Plus, you may even end up meeting some new friends in the holiday blogging community!

πŸŽ„#8 – Write about holiday traditions

Another holiday blogging topic that is very popular during the holiday season is writing about holiday traditions.

This could be your holiday tradition, or it could also mean learning about other people's holiday traditions and sharing them on your blog.

Either way, this can help you create holiday content without having to think too much!

πŸŽ„#9 – Find guest bloggers who can contribute during the holiday season

Sometimes trying to come up with all the content yourself is exhausting, especially at this time of year.

Christmas time for us mums can be crazy!

To get around this, find guest bloggers who can contribute articles while you are away from blogging during the holiday season, or busy with other holiday festivities.

They could write anything from a recipe post to a gift guide, or even just a story about their favourite holiday memory.

It's a great way to include fun and festivities into your blogging strategy and give your holiday blogging a little boost…

πŸŽ„#10 – Share your favourite holiday memory from the past with your readers

Why not share your favourite holiday memory from the past with your readers.

This could be a story, photos, or even just a few sentences about what your favourite holiday memory is.

This can help to connect deeper with your readers and give them a little glimpse into your life during the holidays.

πŸŽ„#11 – Give away prizes to loyal followers

Another way to keep your blog going during the holiday season is by giving away prizes to loyal followers on social media, such as signed copies of books or free products…

This could mean doing a giveaway on Instagram and picking a winner at random (people love this)…

It could also mean hosting a holiday themed giveaway during the holiday season and choosing winners yourself.

You could reward readers who comment with an entry into a holiday themed giveaway or a sweepstake!

This could mean offering them one entry if they leave their email address, two entries for joining the discussion in your comments section (if you have this option) and three entries if they follow your blog on social media.

Whichever route you choose, holiday giveaways can be a great way to give back to your loyal followers!

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    πŸŽ„#12 – Write a blog post about what you're thankful for this year

    One final holiday blogging idea is to write a blog post about what you're thankful for this year.

    This could be something related to the holiday season, your family and friends, your job or school, etc.

    No matter what it is, writing about what you're grateful for can help put things into perspective and make holiday blogging a little more meaningful.

    I hope these 12 ways to keep your blog going during the holiday season will really help you, without having to stress out about it too much!

    Happy Holidays lovely mamma… πŸŽ„πŸŽ…πŸŽ

    Do you have any other tips for keeping your blog going during the holiday season? Let me know in the comments below…

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