Website designers have an edge over other creative businesses when it comes to creating blog topics. Your knowledge and expertise in design, marketing, messaging, and technology appeal to entrepreneurs, creatives, DIYers, and even other designers.
You also probably already know why a blog is essential for your business.
For you, the problem isn’t coming up with blog post ideas but writing them and injecting your personality into them.
The easiest way to stay motivated about writing blog posts is by picking topics that you could happily chat about over brunch or at a family reunion. Those are the ones you feel comfortable adding your two cents to and your readers are interested in.
Harness your passion and connect with your readers by writing about the tools that make your day-to-day life easier, the latest colour palettes you’re dreaming of creating with, or the tips you wish your clients knew.
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Check out these 10 blog post ideas for website designers:
As a designer, you have so much knowledge you can share with your readers to provide guidance and showcase your expertise. The meaning behind colour choices, font pairing suggestions, colour palette options, typography…the list of design tips you can provide is endless.
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A blog post highlighting your previous work meets two goals. First, it displays your expertise in a way that will excite potential clients and make them want to work with you. Second, you’ll spotlight your former clients and build a large, supportive creative community!
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We’ve all stumbled across shockingly bad websites before. Confusing navigation, messy images, or missing calls to action send website visitors bouncing off one site and onto the next. Try offering your readers actionable steps they can take to improve their website before they’re ready to invest in a designer.
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When it comes to choosing a website platform or template, many of us rely on Google searches and blog posts to make a decision. By crafting a blog post that examines the pros and cons of the most popular tools, you’re showcasing your expertise and guiding your readers to make the best choice for them.
Website Templates vs. Do-it-Yourself Design: Which is Right for You?
Investing in a website design is both a costly and emotional decision. Your clients need to trust that you can elevate their vision and make it come to life. Diving into the step-by-step process your clients go through, from the initial discovery to final design delivery, will help establish that trust with them.
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Minimalism, muted tones, retro fronts…as a web designer, you have your pulse on the latest design trends. Creating a website is more than picking stylish elements but it never hurts to show the direction website design is headed while inspiring your potential clients.
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You can offer your readers more than design tips and tricks. Explore crafting guides about the nitty-gritty (and confusing) elements of website design. How do you create pop-ups? How do you connect your email list to your website sign-up form? Guides like these demonstrate your experience, the work that building a website takes, and give back to your community.
How to Create a Newsletter Pop Up in Showit that Doesn’t Annoy Your Readers
Do clients ask you to build a website on a platform you don’t use? Are they missing the foundational business and branding information you need to guide your design process? Breaking these questions into blog posts gives your readers insight into what you do and means you aren’t answering the same questions or concerns over and over again.
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There’s no doubt DIYers are reading your blog and hoping for insight on how to build or elevate their website. Beyond the glitzy design aspects, you can offer your readers deeper information about developing a website. Think about the behind-the-scenes aspects of website design that are equally as important. Page structure, accessibility, and load time are all elements that your readers will want to learn about.
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You know what they are. The messages pop into your DMs or inbox and have you shaking your head. The ones that say “websites don’t need maintenance” or “do I really need a mobile-friendly site?” Now is the time to bust those myths.
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You and I both know how much time and effort goes into learning a skill set, whether it’s copywriting, website design, or skateboarding down a steep hill (without breaking a wrist).
So if you find yourself staring blankly at an empty Google Doc wondering where to start, it might be time for some additional support.
Think of my Strategy Call as the wrist guards, knee pads, and helmet for your blog writing cruise. Together, we can brainstorm content ideas, organize your thoughts into a repeatable blog writing process, and even chat about SEO goodies like keywords and internal linking.
Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem like you can outsource skateboarding down steep hills though. That might be one you have to take on yourself.
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