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Busting blogger’s block: Rein in a roundup

10 ways to blog when you don’t feel like blogging

2. Link up topical titles.

Here’s a simple way to break through writer’s block and put up a timely blog post. Pick a timely or evergreen topic, and gather a bunch of title links to well-written articles on the subject.

I’ve published dozens of roundups of related articles, particularly at Practically at Home. Often, I include title-and-teaser links to pieces by fellow writers. Usually, I’ll toss in one or two of my own titles as well, if my content library offers related material.

Here are a few examples:

Roundup blog posts are handy and popular.

Readers look to these posts as helpful sources of material, if the entries fit their search queries.

Web writers tend to appreciate the extra publicity and the web-links. Some may even return the favor some day.

In short, everyone wins with a link list post, as long as it’s short and subject-based.

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