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20 Weekend Activities To Help Improve Your Blog

20 Weekend Activities To Help Improve Your Blog

Now that Friday is here, I’m starting to plan out my weekend activities and what all I’d like to get accomplished. Weekends are often the time when I get the most done for my blog. Between taking photos, updating my editorial calendar, responding to emails, and performing maintenance on the site, there is always something to be done. There’s a lot that can be accomplished in a weekend though – here are some of the activities I like to do to help improve my blog.

20 Weekend Activities To Help Improve Your Blog

  1. Update old posts with fresh photos
  2. Update old posts with new information
  3. Upload a new profile pic
  4. Clean up the sidebar(s) + footer of any old/unnecessary info
  5. Get rid of any old posts that are super outdated or no longer relevant
  6. Update the About Me page
  7. Update any links to important sites and social media
  8. Plan blog posts for the week/month
  9. Work on your editorial calendar for the next month
  10. Schedule your tweets for the next week
  11. Plan out your Instagram photo for the upcoming week
  12. Prepare your Pinterest posts for the week and get them scheduled
  13. Take/edit a bunch of photos for future posts
  14. Visit and comment on other blogs
  15. Catch up on emails and messages
  16. Reach out to brands you’d like to potentially work with
  17. Go through old posts and work on the titles to improve SEO
  18. If you use WordPress, download the Yoast SEO plugin and use it to update the SEO for all of your previous posts
  19. Research how to improve certain blog-related techniques you use, like what all of the settings on your camera are or how to use Photoshop
  20. Get active on social media – leave likes and comments, follow new accounts, and network with people

What blog-related things do you work on over the weekends?

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16 Comments

  • jo

    Thanks! Needed that motivation xx
    http://www.jorobertson.me

    June 15, 2018 at 2:58 pm Reply
  • Sinead

    This is such a motivating post! I was going to spend my Saturday blogging and doing little tweaks here and there but now I feel so motivated to try and do the majority of this list in 2 days!

    Thanks for the tips xo

    Sinead | http://www.subjectbeauty.con

    June 15, 2018 at 7:29 pm Reply
  • October's Lallu

    This is extremely helpful! Thank you for sharing <3
    // https://octoberslallu.blogspot.com

    June 16, 2018 at 5:35 am Reply
  • Katie

    No.14 is what I really spend some time at the weekend doing. It’s a great time to catch up with creatives blog posts!

    Katie | katieemmabeauty.com

    June 16, 2018 at 10:10 am Reply
  • Hannah

    I tend to do most of my blogging on the weekend too, especially on a Sunday. This is such a great list, I’m definitely going to start doing more of these xx

    Hannah | luxuryblush

    June 16, 2018 at 12:04 pm Reply
  • Danielle Alexa

    I am definitely going to be doing some of these this weekend!

    Danielle xx
    https://www.fashionbeautyblog.co.uk/

    June 16, 2018 at 2:13 pm Reply
  • Zoë

    Ooh I love this little list of activities, it gives me ideas for what I could work on, or improve on! I always like to schedule tweets & pins for posts, that way it all just goes up at the same time! xx

    http://zoe-ware.com

    June 16, 2018 at 7:14 pm Reply
  • Chloe

    This post is amazing! I’m going to update some of my old blog posts today!
    Chloe X http://chloelxuise.com

    June 17, 2018 at 3:22 am Reply
  • Chesca

    Love this! Really need to back into the blogging swing of things so found this super helpful thank you! xxx

    June 17, 2018 at 11:24 am Reply
  • Billie

    Love this post! I’ve been in such a blogging funk lately, whenever I have the time to work on my blog I just sit there and stare. Going to be saving this for sure.

    Billie | Other Summers

    June 17, 2018 at 7:24 pm Reply
  • Julia

    I always take pictures and write up blog posts on weekends, it’s my little creative activity that I like to keep up! And it helps with making sure I’m always ahead with blog posts, instead of finding myself without anything to post in the middle of the week and no time to write because I’m too busy with other things. Great tips Mandy!

    Julia x
    Last Post: The Makeup Products That Never Fail Me | http://juliaspeaksbeauty.blogspot.com/2018/06/beauty-makeup-products-that-never-fail.html

    June 18, 2018 at 11:05 am Reply
  • Tara Docherty

    Very helpful list. I always forget about at least one of these.

    June 19, 2018 at 7:14 am Reply
  • Natalie Redman

    Great advice! Definitely saving this list for the weekend.

    June 20, 2018 at 9:11 am Reply
  • Mac

    Good tips. I neglected some of these – thanks.

    June 23, 2018 at 5:00 pm Reply
  • Caitlin Golder

    Absolutely love this!!!!

    July 1, 2018 at 2:08 pm Reply
  • Leanne Reynolds

    Hiya I found this so helpful as I often find myself wanting to work on my blog but unsure what to do
    However do you have any advice for Twitter as I find it hard to plan posts or even know what to put???

    July 10, 2018 at 12:20 pm Reply
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