That got me thinking; what if I could share some of these stories to my blog so you could read them too?...
Yep, you guessed it,
had a recipe for that as well. A few minutes of tweaking and now I can
automatically generate a blog post
by simply clicking ‘Favourite’ on any story in my
The post is published
with the title of the article in the heading, together with an excerpt and the link in the body of the post.
It took a couple of attempts to correct the formatting and to add in some wording to let the reader know
it is automatically generated
By communicating that my post is formatted
, I am giving myself a little room to manoeuvre if it doesn’t look right at first glance.
Of course, this does not replace the task of actually writing for a blog. And I certainly wouldn't advocate this as a TOTAL answer to blogging or building your community, but I do think that curating and sharing stories of interest more regularly will help to keep subscribers interested in my blog over the longer term.
Let me know what you think about this approach, and if you want more help in creating a similar workflow for your blog, just post a comment and I will put together a more technical post with all the steps required.
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