How to start a wellness blog
Having discovered a passion for all things health and wellness, you’re burning to create a beautiful space on the world wide web to call your own.
But where do you start?
What tools do you need?
What will you write?
How will you reach your audience?
Let me help you get started. Dive into the video to learn more.
Resources to start your wellness blog
1. Identify what to write about
What are you passionate about?
What do people ask you for advice on?
What value can you add to an audience?
2. Choose a platform
The big players for bloggers are Squarespace and WordPress.
This is a great article comparing the two and explaining the strengths and weaknesses of each platform.
3. Create a brand
Find your authentic brand: Take Cerries Mooney’s Archetype Test to help identify your brand
Choose colours for your brand: Pick a colour scheme for your brand on Color Hex
Choose fonts for your brand: If you’re using Squarespace check out this blog post from Promise Tangeman on the best font pairings
Check out the logo templates on Canva and adapt one for your blog
4. Design your website
Make sure to include:
About me page
Space for your blog posts - with categories
Mailing list sign up
Use Unsplash to download beautiful free images to get your blog started
5. Create content
Want some structure for your blog content? Read this blog post from Jen Carrington on 7 types of content that help you share your message
6. Market your blog posts
Try Tailwind to schedule posts to Pinterest NB. This is an affiliate link, I absolutely love Tailwind and would highly recommend it for using Pinterest to grow your blog traffic. Contact me if you have questions about Tailwind.
If you’re still really struggling to get started with your blog and something else is holding you back, why don’t you book a free step-forward coaching call with me so we can talk it out? No strings attached, I’d love to help.
Not sure what coaching is or whether it’s for you? Find out more about coaching with me here.
I also run a private Facebook group for wellness business owners new and existing where I share more resources, run live sessions and bring together a community to help and support you. Join us now.
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