Are you lacking of blog post ideas in your own niche?
The fact is that more than 80% of the bloggers are facing the same issue. If I talk about newbies, this figure goes above 95%. Isn’t it weird?
Do you know what do I think about getting blog post ideas which will make my blog more productive?
It is the way, how and what your mind thinks.
Yes. Okay tell me. What is your niche basically? Mine is technology, because I love to learn about it more and more. And I know that I am not an expert of this niche who knows everything about it, but the curiosity to learn is sufficient. If I have a technology niche, my mind should be conscious about the happenings in this niche. If, it is not so I cannot write a technology blog that will produce me something useful?
So, why to force your mind for a particular niche? The true fact is that a creator makes his niche interesting or boring. If you have a blog about technology and your mind is surrounded by the music, then you should quit the technology niche and start your own music blog today. I bet, that will give you interest in your blog, as well as that will let you grow rapidly. And for sure, I bet that at the end of this article everyone will be able to get very unique and interesting blog post ideas for his/her blog.
Actually, sometimes it happens that we are surrounded by many topics to write about, but we don’t know if it could be a topic for writing on blog? So, keep on reading the following points very attentively, because finally you will get different type of blog post ideas for your next article.
How to Get Killer Blog Post Ideas to Write About Any Niche?
Don’t think. Just write.
Hey, listen. I have not mentioned yet, how much articles you should write in a week or a month. Do I really need that? Many of probloggers have already mentioned that and you might have also known that. You have to schedule your blogging and decide your limits by your own. But, if you are writing at least 2 articles per week for your blog, you are going well. If you have more time and experienced, you should write more posts for your blog. Here are the few blog post ideas, which will surely help you:
Do you check your emails daily? Obviously. This is what you have to do and you have a lot of ideas daily to write about. Google alerts is one of best services run by Google, which is continuously providing me ideas for my niche. And, it definitely consists of ideas about your niche too.
What you need to do is to sign up for Google alerts and set the alerts for your niche/interest with your Gmail account and you will receive these alerts directly into your inbox. You can also control the frequency of these alerts.
Okay, let me tell you that Google alerts is sending you best articles from around the world. You can come to know about the latest happenings in your niche and can publish your own thinking about those events. Remember, you do not have to copy that content, but that content is giving you cool ideas to write.
Google trends tell you what is running hot in the present time. You can find out the trending topics in your niche and create articles on those topics.
This service will not only provide you the content to write about, but it will also increase your blog’s traffic in present time due to the popularity of that topic.
Electronic Media and Print Media
This is one of the best ways to be in touch with your interest. Television, radio etc. are providing you with different kind of programs related to your interest. Not only news channels, but also some entertainment channels are having a lot to teach you. So, keep in touch with the programs of your niche.
Everyone reads newspaper daily. And, if you do not, then you should start it now. Because, newspapers contain the latest news about every niche and along with these you can subscribe to the magazines related to your niche.
Placing your articles in the form of inforgraphics is being more attractive nowadays. These infographics are images, which contain all the information about the title of the infographics and there is no need to explain further in that article. There are many tools/sites, which allow you to design infographics like infogr.am, icharts.net, piktochart.com.
Infographics are not only a way for publishing an article but it basically consists of different points, which points have a lot hidden in them. You can explore these points and write content on these topics. So, if you are still away from these infographics, start studying these being focused and you will surely love these. Whenever, I find an infographic, I just save it to my PC for future reference and that gives me ideas for more articles.
Reviews of Products/Services and People
Many of you may be doing that already. When there are two or more services for same use, users are always confused which one to prefer. And, hence you can find out which one is better for what kind of use and tell your readers in the form of an article.
Reviews may be about services by a company or products and prices comparison of different companies and places. You can also write about the persons trending in your niche. You can agree or disagree and express your views about these people. For example, you can compare two or more gadgets and software.
If you are out of ideas, just organize an interview of a problogger or an experienced blogger in your niche. It will provide you an article and your readers to interact with probloggers. Make sure before the interview, that you have kept your queries and questions at one place, which you have to ask.
In this interview, you have to take care of the fact that this interview is producing something useful for your readers and you are asking all the doubts, which you and your readers are searching.
Organize Contests or Giveaways
Organizing giveaways or contests and giving specific tasks to your readers in order to get rewarded is a charming work for you and your users. You can find sponsors for the giveaways and you do not have to invest by yourself, but the sponsoring company will do this for you.
You can giveaway themes, plugins, web hosting, domain names, coupon cards, software, tools, ad space in the header of your blog, money and much more related to your niche. You can also cohost giveaways, run by other popular blogs. This will also help you in increasing the number of readers and subscribers to your blog.
Share Your Experiences
If you have been on a travel or you faced some serious issues or funny things in your life, you can share it with your readers. You can share about your blogging journey and also about your life experiences. What made you to appear in your niche and how are you feeling with your niche? Remember, emotions always attract more audience in spite of boring lectures. So, in every article, you need to show your emotions and patience.
Become Active in Q/A Communities
Join the communities/forums of your niche and become regular in that community. Not only read the problems of the people there, but try to solve them. When something is being demanded more, create an article with its complete solution and post it on your blog.
Communities are always a good way to get solved your queries about your niche. You can ask your doubts there regarding your niche, if you are facing and then post it to your blog.
Become a Good Reader
A good reader is always a good writer.
I don’t know, if all of you will be agree with the above line. But, this is the fact I have experiences personally. When I started blogging, I was not good anyhow in writing. Even, I had problems in writing sentences properly. But, for now I am able to write good enough and that is all because I love to read the article on another blogs. Always read articles on top blogs of your niche. Each article of that blog will teach you something and you will achieve something after reading that. May be you know, whatever is provided in the article, but just read that once and you will feel relieved after that. Have you experienced that?
Okay! So after reading have you found something? Let me tell you. There may be some internal linking in that article and you can go to other old articles of that blog easily. You can read that and know what new has been on that particular since the time that article was written and you can write new articles on that including more knowledge.
So, what do you think about being a good reader now?
Obviously every blogger comments on other blogs to get backlinks. But, have you ever noticed other comments on that post? May be you do not prefer to read those. But, just have a look at the comments. There are few comments which are asking for solutions to the problems that is not explained in that post. Find the solution and create an article on that. This is also a benefit of being good reader.
On your own blog, try to be more engaging in comments with your readers so that they will have more queries and you will have more articles to write and your readers will also definitely love that. Here is a live example for you that I wrote an article after it was demanded in the comments by a reader on my blog:
Blogging communities are the places where bloggers meet. You can create your own community. This community will have few (approximately 5-10) bloggers of your niche. This is a small blogging community, but it will be very helpful to the persons in the community as they can suggest articles to each other, tell the mistakes of others and ask for improving them, your content is shared.
Actually, blogging communities is must for every blogger. Either it is requirement of feedback or about getting the ideas, these guys are your best buddies for your blog. So, if you are not a part of any blogging community yet, join a community or make one with your blogger friends today.
Ask Your Readers a Question
Yes. This point is often missed by most of the bloggers. They always provide solutions, but they forget that can ask some questions too. Don’t think that it will decrease your reputation in the blogosphere. But, it gives you a chance to be interactive with your readers, know their needs and this one article will definitely help you to get any ideas for your blog.
You can arrange polls also on your blog and know the reviews of your readers on different services of your niche.
Ask Problems Personally to Your Friends
You can ask personally to your friends, if they need any kind of solution or help in your niche. If they ask you something new, then here is a new idea again.
You can do it while on a walk, on phone calls, via chats or you can use email services also. You can also ask your readers if they are facing any problems in your niche on your fan pages (Facebook, Twitter) or email.
Write a Series of Article
If you are having a large tutorial which consists of many tutorials simultaneously, then break it into small parts and write articles on each part of that article. This will create a series for that tutorial with a good number of posts.
You can make some video tutorials and movies related your content.
Write Every Month
What to write every month? Yes, you can write few articles every month or year. You can write about top 5 songs of the week, top 5 movies of the year, top 10 Facebook apps of the month, and so on. So, this will never let you miss a chance of writing more article.
Write a Contradictory Post
Write a post, which is confused itself. Confused means a post which is not having any proper solution but the user has to trust someone and select. For example, you can take it as a political party. You cannot bet which one is good. Every party is having pro and cons. So, which party to believe? This is a post which is describing the qualities of both the parties, but still not sure which one to choose.
Inspiring Blog/Websites in your Niche
Create a list of the blogs and bloggers in your niche which are continuously serving good to this niche and helping the people to learn more.
Ask To Write Guest Posts
Create a column on your blog for contacting you for guest articles. If you are busy somewhere and unable to post regularly, then guest articles are best way to keep your blog running and maintain your readers. But, always check a guest post, if it is worth to be posted on your blog.
You can also ask for writing guest posts to bloggers in the blogging communities or groups on social media sites, where you can find many bloggers who will write guest posts for you.
Rewriting Old Articles
You can rewrite old articles of your own blog with improved solutions to How To articles, more productive services arrived after publishing of that old post and similar kind of things, which need to be updated regularly. That will help you for sure.
Now it’s your turn. Oh! That’s all for this short article . Sorry, if it bored you, but I was so busy in writing about blog post ideas. I forgot to count how many points I have mentioned above. But, let me know if you found something useful there. I have tried best to put my all efforts in this article. But, there may be some points missing, which I was unable to present here or I was unaware about those yet. I am waiting for your responses. Don’t forget to tell which one is your best way to get ideas for your blog and what your niche is. I would love to discuss this topic more and more.