Infographic: Great ideas to keep your content fresh

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Jim Dougherty

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Content may be King, but sometimes the King gets a little stale. As exhibit #1 I offer my post reviewing Microsoft’s ridiculous excuse for a social network It must have been a slow news day of torpor, hibernation, and estivation (link).

This infographic offers some techniques and tricks to keep your creative focus. I love it, and I hope it helps make your worst writing better than my best. Tell me what you think.

Here’s an idea to complete item #9 courtesy of the criminally underappreciated Michelle Anthony:

And here’s the infographic….. :)



#29: Finish something. Brilliant.


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Jim Dougherty

Jim Dougherty

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  1. Jim_Ducharme says

    Great infographic and fun too! I’d add one more…if you have a 4 year old (or any age child), take a break and talk to them. My daughter always refreshes my perspective by giving me a completely new one.


    • jimdougherty says

      Perfect Jim! My older is three and is always grateful for a friendly ear – love it! Thanks for your comment.

  2. Jennifer says

    I would also add…visit your library and go to the sections you have never been before….research, explore…ideas will just start popping into your mind.

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