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Your blog needs constant maintenance if you want to be a successful blogger, some blogger work on their blog daily while other update their blog weekly. If you want to stand out from the rest, you need to start working on your daily and in this article, I am going to look at 30 quick blog tasks that you can finish within five minutes.
If you follow these quick blog tasks, your productivity is increased. Most people find it hard to spare few minutes every day working on their blog, and rely on the services of virtual assistant to manage their blog.
You can also outsource some of these blog task but it cost money which new bloggers don’t have.
23 Quick Blog Tasks
You should write these quick blog tasks down and start implementing it on your blog. Leaving your blog without daily or week changes affects your blog traffic and revenue.
Update Of Plugins
Plugins are crucial to the smooth running of your blog and it need constant updating to newer version as it protect your blog from security vulnerabilities. You can set your blog to automatically update to new version from your WordPress dashboard or manually update the plugin by yourself. Failure to update to newer version can lead to hacker taking control of your blog.
Updating Of Theme
Blog theme like plugins also need to be updated to newer version. Theme provider add new features to protect your blog from security vulnerabilities and also to follow the latest Google guidelines. This quick blog task can be part of your weekly blog task or monthly blog task.
While this tasks can be stressful, if you are not using Askimet plugins to reduce spam comment. You should add this task to your weekly blog task by deleting of spam comments, publishing of other people comments and reply to other meaningful comments.
Checking of email for messages
Check your blog email address for message every day so as not to miss sponsored post opportunity and business enquiry.
Schedule Twitter post with Buffer
Use Buffer app to schedule post to twitter every day. Regular posting on Twitter makes your account engaging. You can also use revive old post plugins to automatically post your blog articles on twitter.
Add your new post to Facebook page
Add new post to Facebook page and group to get traffic back to your blog. Once you publish your post, you can share it on Facebook page.
Create blog graphics with Canva
Canva can be use to create high quality graphics for your blog post. And the best part is that it is free to use and you can upgrade to paid plan for paid stock image, template and video.
Update old post on your blog
Another quick blog tasks that you can start today is updating of old post. People don’t like reading old post published three years ago because they believe that there are new and latest information out there.
Check Google Analytics Report
Google Analytics provides in depth report about your blog performance. Check Google Analytics for better understanding of your blog traffic and how to improve your blog traffic.
Pin your blog post on Pinterest
Create your pin on Canva and share your pin on Pinterest for traffic generation. You can use Pinterest native scheduler to schedule pin as part of your weekly blog task.
Keyword research is very important before you start writing new post. Tool like keysearch provide thousands of long tail keywords that you can target and rank for.
Check your blog for broken links
Broken links affect SEO performance of your blog, check for broken links as part of your monthly blog task.
Write new blog post
Write at least twice a week on your blog to attract readers to stay on your blog. Make sure you perform keyword research before writing any article on your blog.
Create new pin for old blog post
New pin for old blog post should be part of your monthly blog tasks. This help you to drive traffic to your blog from Pinterest.
Build relationship with other blogger
Relationships with other blogger help you to find sponsored post opportunity, guest post opportunity, and so many more. You can start building relationship with other blogger in your niche using Twitter, Facebook, and email.
Add Internal link to your blog post
Check old post without internal link and add internal link to the blog post.
Build high quality backlink
Backlink is important for your blog SEO and you need to start building backlink through guest post, infographics, and HARO to improve your SEO score, domain authority and domain rating.
Remove toxic link from your blog
Toxic link affect your blog SERP, whether you build backlink with high spam score or other blogger attack your blog with low quality backlink. You need to find and remove toxic links from your blog. Use tools like Moz to find toxic links and use Google disavow tool to disavow the links.
Add affiliate links to your blog
Monetize your blog with affiliate marketing by joining affiliate programs and adding unique affiliate links to your blog post.
Back up your blog
Back up your blog with undraft plus plugin to save your blog to Dropbox or you can reach out to your host provider and ask them to back up your blog daily, weekly or monthly basis.
Join Facebook group
Find and join Facebook group to meet like minded blogger, ask questions and learn more blogging tricks.
Reach out to brand for sponsored post
Instead of waiting for brand to reach out, you can reach out to brand for sponsored post opportunity.
Create video tutorial about your blog post
Create video tutorial about your blog post and upload it to YouTube channel. And add the YouTube link to your blog post.
This simple and quick blog task can be done within few minutes and you can also set a particular day to implement all these changes on your blog.