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Dynamic Strategic Planning For Your Blog (FREE Printables Included)


Last week, I shared how I launched into my blog building journey by surveying my existing readers. This week, I want to share how I developed a plan for my blog.

Pretty much every person who is successful in business will assert that you need to develop a strategic plan. I learned about strategic planning while I was taking my Bachelor of Applied Human Service Administration Degree. A strategic plan often creates a solid foundation for a business.

In December, I decided to take this concept and apply it to my blog. So I created my own strategic plan.

Blog Plan

The elements in my plan are as follows:

* My vision (one sentence elevator pitch about my blog)

* My mission (the primary focal points of my blog)

* My values (the values I wish to emphasize and uphold when writing articles for my blog)

* My priorities

* The strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for my blog (SWOT analysis)

* Goals (short, mid and long-term goals)

* Action plan (to achieve goals)

At the end of the plan, I have a space to document any milestones I met throughout the year, as well as a space to evaluate my plan at the year’s end.

I find this document keeps me focused, organized, and purposeful when I budget time to work on my blog. Decision making is also easier, as I can base my decisions upon whether or not they will help me meet any of the goals which I have set for the year.

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Have you written a strategic plan for your blog? Today I’m sharing the template I created for my own strategic plan.

Do you wonder how you can make your blog grow? Have you ever done strategic blog planning? Blog planning tips and a FREE strategic planning template is available for download. This is a MUST-HAVE resource for bloggers who want to make their blogs grow!

Feel free to download and use my 10 page template to develop a plan for your own blog. Subscribers can access the download from the exclusive Deliberate Mom Printable Library. Not a subscriber yet? I invite you to become one using the form below!

Jennifer Bly
Jennifer Bly
Author of My Kitchen, My Classroom: An Introduction to Homeschool, creator of The Deliberate Mom, Deliberate Homeschooling and regular contributor to The Huffington Post. Jennifer writes about parenting, her faith, and life with her husband and two girls. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Applied Human Service Administration Degree with a specialization in Early Learning in Child Care.

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