How Do You Generate Content Ideas For Your Blog?

Even a pro-blogger finds it difficult to come up with new ideas for his or her blog posts on a constant basis. Hence, a newbie blogger may find it quite challenging most of the time. Writer’s block strikes many bloggers without any warning. The Content Marketing Institute surveyed a batch of B2B marketers recently. More than 57% of these professionals said that producing content on a consistent basis was one of their biggest challenges. If you are a blogger who is struggling to come up with new content on a regular basis, don’t worry, here are some of the most efficient methods of generating content ideas for your blog.

Twitter

Twitter’s ever-growing community gives you new content ideas in real time. You need to search Twitter for topics, questions, and keywords relating to your industry. This is one of the best ways to get new content ideas in real time. You may find millions of people asking questions on Twitter on a regular basis. Some of them are burning questions which have a real traffic potential. You can write your content based on these issues and attract highly targeted traffic to your blog post. Now, you can even use Twitter’s API to customize your search for new ideas.

Surveying Your Readers

This is one of the best ways to come up with content that is highly targeted to your customer base. There are many ways to do this. One way is to ask a question of your Facebook or Twitter profile. You may even use a software like “Survey Monkey” for this purpose. On the other hand, if you use an autoresponder, you can ask your subscribers for ideas on new content they prefer to read. The more you engage with your readers, they will provide you with new content ideas on a constant basis. You only need to ask them.

Ubersuggest

There is no way to think of new content ideas without a tool such as Ubersuggest. This fantastic tool gives you content ideas by scraping Google Suggest – which means you get ideas right from Google users, right down to the specific keywords. That way you not only get content ideas but the exact keywords that you need to include in your content. There is no better way to get highly targeted content ideas for your blog.

here are the results for content marketing on uber suggest:

Pay Attention To Your Blog Comments 

You should pay close attention to the comments on your blog as well as the comments on other blogs in your industry. People will share their problems and concerns via these comments. You can find what is really bugging them by paying close attention to these comments. Use these problems as seeds for great future blog posts.

Quora

This is another great resource for new content ideas. People visit Quora to ask questions and get answers from verified Experts in the industry. You can browse through Quora to find thousands of questions asked by real people who are seeking answers to their problems. You only need to answer one of these questions, relevant to your industry, in a blog post. You are guaranteed an immediate audience to such a blog post. That’s why you need to take advantage of a resource such as Quora when coming up with content ideas for your blog.

Amazon Book Reviews

First, you need to find 3-5 books related to your industry. Search for written reviews by real people to find what they have already learned and still interested in learning about the particular topic. These are the questions that you need to answer through your next blog post. What better way to find ideas for your next blog post than getting them from real people out there?

YouTube

Find the most popular videos in your industry. It could be trend videos, news videos, how-to videos, or whatever. Take a look at the comments, views, and engagement sections in these videos. You will find enough topics to focus on your next blog post. There are many questions asked by real people which you need to take advantage of when writing your next blog post.

In conclusion, coming up with new content ideas on a consistent basis is not an easy task even for a pro-blogger. Writer’s block can make you stare at a blank sheet of paper for hours and hours without any motivation to go forward. That’s why you need to pay attention to the tips given above when generating content ideas for your blog posts.

You can watch the video below for more content ideas for your blog:

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