Are you struggling to think up blog content ideas? Finding blog topics to write about is a challenge for anyone marketing online.
Earning an income through your blog is dependent on the content you create. So what the heck should you write about?
Have you ever found yourself sitting there with a blank screen and no ideas for your blog content? It happens to everyone.
This article will help you come up with blog content ideas regardless of what niche market you are in.
What are the Blogging Topics that Make Money?
Blogging topics that make money are those that attract your niche market. Define your target audience before writing a blog post. Your blog content is not about what you feel like writing that day. What is your niche market searching for and how can your content help them?
That’s how you find the blogging topics that make money. If you write about stuff that you are interested in, how do you know your niche market is interested as well?
Know your audience first and then do the required keyword research to understand their needs and what they search for online. Once you understand that, creating content is not so hard.
13 Tips and Tricks for Blog Content Ideas
When writing blog posts, think about how your niche market will perceive it. Will they find it helpful or are you just throwing a lot of fluff out there? Providing value is always your first priority for blog writing.
The Internet is like a vast sea full of stuff that no one cares about, except maybe the writer. I am repeating myself but this is important!
Your job as a blogger is to write content that appeals to your audience!
Here are your 13 tips for blog writing ideas:
1. How to Blog Topics
This type of content is endless. If you learn something and know that you can use it for your business, write a how-to post about it. If you were searching for this information, someone else is also searching for it! How to type of blog content is
2. Inspirational Posts
What inspires you? If you read or hear something that really inspires you, share that inspiration with others.
What have you been doing lately? Spending time with family? Going for a hike? On a vacation? Just be yourself and share about it. People want to connect with people who are just like them. Give people a vision of who you are.
What’s your story? If you are a network marketing professional, why did you get involved? You have a lot of value to give by sharing a story about something that happened to you in your business. Make sure there is some type of value there for your audience.
Is there a training, conference, event or product that is available for limited time? Share why it’s important and what value a person can derive from it. Let people know why they need the training, conference or product. Be excited!
6. Industry or product reviews
You use your company products right? Write a review! Be honest. You can also write about what’s happening in industry.
7. Personal development book review
Read any good self-development books lately? What did you learn? Any ah-ha moments? Share it with your audience. You just may help change someone’s life.
8. Webinars and training
Did you attend a webinar? What did you learn and how did you go about implementing it? Write a post about it. When I first started blogging, I didn’t know what to write about. I watched videos and took notes. Then I turned those notes into a value-driven blog post. Take what you learn and teach it to others. Use the learn, apply, teach philosophy.If you learn on a regular basis (and you should) you’ll never run out of blog content ideas!
9. Publish Long Lists
By publishing long lists, you can show your expertise and provide a lot of information to your reader. You can write tips with a number. “7 Ways to Get More Leads”, “5 Blog Marketing Tips”. You get the idea.
Most people scan through blog posts. Lists make it easy for a reader to go through your content to see which detail they prefer to read.
10. Ask a question
People search for questions all the time in Google search. Think of a good question that someone in your niche market might ask and then create content that answers the question in a comprehensive way.
You’ll have to do some long tail keyword research to come up with blog content ideas that answer questions. Long tail keywords are those 4, 5 and more phrases that people use in their search queries.
11. Solve a problem
What type of problems do people in your niche face? Create quality content that solves a problem. Keep it simple and to the point!
12. Interview leaders and peers
Have you noticed that people search Google for top leaders in the industry? You can leverage this by writing blog content about or even interviewing these top leaders. This will also give you more credibility.
13. Invite guest bloggers
You can build up your blog content ideas with guest bloggers. Be sure to create some guest post best practices. Your website can benefit from more exposure, especially if the contributor has a following.
Richard Petrillo says
Great list you’ve put together here. I am definitely challenged at times to come up with fresh
ideas. This is very helpful. I have done very well in the past with company reviews but I love the idea of doing an article or two on industry or specific company leaders.
Thanks for the great post!
Richard Petrillo recently posted…How to Find Home Based Business Leads Without Breaking The Bank
Lisa J. says
Thanks Richard! Keep a running list of ideas – then you always have plenty of blog content topics to choose from.
Satish Kumar Ithamsetty says
This blog content ideas are very good. Every point analysis is good. Useful for blogging newbies.
Thanks for the useful share
Satish Kumar Ithamsetty
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Lisa J. says
Thanks for stopping Satish! I appreciate your comment.