Advice, from Viva La Vida, on growing your FM blog is available here: https://vivalavidafm.com/2018/03/07/how-to-grow-your-football-manager-blog/
Rock’s End FM explores the motivations for and challenges of FM content creation, here: https://rocksendfm.wordpress.com/2020/07/02/fm-content-creation-a-few-thoughts/
Eb Gargano explains the how and why behind producing ‘evergreen’ content: https://www.productiveblogging.com/evergreen-blog-content/.
Hootsuite has produced a decision chart to help you determine whether you have the right to use an image produced by someone else. It’s introduced by Social Media Today, here: https://www.socialmediatoday.com/news/can-you-use-that-image-on-social-media-checklist/573525/.
The Content Consultancy provides advice on how to write a diary-type blog: https://thecontentconsultancy.com/2018/05/31/writing-a-diary-blog-post/
Kelsey Hoff explains how to tell a story in blog form: https://kelseyhoffwrites.com/2019/12/04/how-a-blog-tells-a-story/
Susanna Gebauer on what to do when you’ve finished writing a post: https://blog.thesocialms.com/12-things-written-new-blog-post/.
Rachel Extance explains how to draw up a content plan: https://extance.co.uk/how-to-draw-up-a-content-plan-for-your-blog/.
Susanna Gebauer identifies misconceptions about blogging: https://blog.thesocialms.com/9-common-misconceptions-blogging/.
Ann Morgan provides practical tips based on her extensive experience: https://ayearofreadingtheworld.com/2020/03/26/a-literary-explorers-guide-to-blogging/
Dan Slee provides advice on royalty-free music: https://danslee.wordpress.com/2018/03/13/free-sites-how-to-find-royalty-free-music-for-your-next-video/.
The Human Performance Management blog outlines the benefit of maintaining a journal (of obvious relevance to playing FM and creating content): https://humanperformancepsychology.com/journaling-your-ideas-is-a-life-changing-habit/.
And, finally, I’ve written some posts about FM blogging:
- on first steps: https://blackseafm.com/2020/02/05/thinking-of-blogging-on-fm-two-options/
- about options: https://blackseafm.com/2020/05/02/writing-a-save-based-blogthe-basic-decision/
- on how to move your blog up a level: https://blackseafm.com/2020/06/09/moving-your-fm-blog-up-a-level/
- on intellectual property: https://blackseafm.com/2019/11/29/if-you-are-an-fm-content-creator-are-you-running-a-risk/.
Update October 2020: If, like me, you’re feeling deskilled by the supposedly ‘improved’ aberration that the WordPress editor has become, some workarounds are available here: https://beetleypete.com/2020/10/03/old-editor-grateful-for-help-and-tips/