Content Batching Hacks — How to Plan and Create Content on Several Platforms Without Burning Out
Content batching is a productivity technique that involves grouping together similar tasks or pieces of content and completing them all at once. For example, rather than stopping to write a new blog post every time an idea strikes, you can batch the writing process by setting aside a few hours each week to produce several posts at once.
This approach has several benefits. First, it can help to improve focus and prevent task-switching, which can lead to greater efficiency.
Second, it can make it easier to maintain a consistent publishing schedule. And third, it can allow for better planning and organization of ideas. For these reasons, content batching is a valuable tool for any content creator who wants to boost their productivity and achieve their publishing goals.
I’m a professional batcher because I currently manage 18 niche blogs(with my dedicated team) and batching is super necessary if you need to create content for multiple platforms.
Aside from the blog content, I personally create content for Medium, Hubpages and I dabble on Simily, Twitter and LinkedIn. My main platforms at the moment for writing are Medium and Hubpages.
I also have several niche YouTube channels and we post social media content for these channels too.
Anyway, let’s get into the nitty gritty of batching:
Step 1: Brainstorming
The first step for brainstorming for me is to brainstorm. I am completely obsessed with the ideation process and I write ten ideas every single day, sometimes more.
Aside from my daily ideas generation sessions, I take two days in the week to brainstorm ideas for the entire day. I usually set aside three to four hours for this process.
Analyze your stats
There are a number of things I do to stimulate my creative muscle to think up new ideas however, I always like to start by analyzing my stats. I do this to identify “top topics.” The topics that my audience wants to read or watch, when I notice trends, I jot…