Maintaining Blog post frequency is really a tough job for all blogger’s, it is not easy to update a blog regularly with quality articles. To get interesting post ideas to write you must do some mind mapping or you can follow these tips mentioned below, I’m sure any one of these following tips will help you a lot. Writing an article a day is not a big deal but the problem is coming up with a creative blog post idea is tough. One way is to read other articles, and this way you can write a follow-up article based in his idea. But again, after some time you might get into writer’s block situation and won’t be able to come with creative posts. To maintain user engagement on your blog, you should always give them something out of the box. Here I’m sharing few ideas, which will help you to get new fresh blog post ideas.
1. Google Alerts –
Monitor your niche or any topic using google alerts so that you can get recent updates in your field so it is easier for you to learn new things and you can get fresh topics to write which will surely stand out the crowd.
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2. Read Others Blog –
Read many blogs related to your niche and strong yourself . This practice will improve yourself in your field and you can also able to deliver fresh article easily. If you like their blog don’t forget to subscribe RSS feeds of their blog so you can get instant updates in your google reader or Email.
3. Engage with Blogger’s
Chat with your friends and co-blogger’s about your niche or any topic so you can able to get tips and exchange your views with them which ultimately helps you to write unique article with much information. Use Facebook group chat for chatting with your friends so you can discuss about the topic deeper with other peoples.
4. Read Magazines and Books
If you are running a tech blog read magazines like PCfriend, chip and other tech related one so you will be updates with current technology and also it improves your reading habits. Reading PDF books from popular blogs will enrich your talent in your niche so always try to read books from high authority blogger’s or writer around internet.
5. Choose JOB or Carrier in Your Niche
This may look wired for some people but if you ask me this techniques is the best way to expertise yourself in your field, for example if you are working as a web designer in a company you will get different projects so every task is different and challenging for you. Now it is easy for you to write article which is in demand by the user as a results you can drive huge authority and popular for your blog.
6. Participating in Forums
People use forum to get answer for their questions so it is easy for you to know what people generally needs. Solving their problems is a challenging one because answers for some of the bug may not be available in google so you can write article or tutor on that topic which may help other users also. If your blog is related to TECH you can’t get good exposure from Forum like DigitalPoint and webmaster forum so choose forum wisely before participating.
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7. Write your Experience
IF you don’t have anything to post, you can share your own experience in blogging it may help new bloggers who really needs it. If you check in popular blogs like problogger, copybogger etc., they don’t write current updates in the field rather they only write their own experience, this approach is very good to become an authority blogger.
8. Mind Mapping
This is the common suggestion give by many bloggers, just map a post and write it down on a paper and make an article related to it. There are some cool tools for mind mapping which will really help you a lot.
- Mindmapping : A strategy to generate post ideas
- Freemind: A free mindmapping software
9. Use StumbleUpon
No doubt, stumbleupon is the best social site to discover new things on internet so be active in stumble upon to get different ideas for your next blog articles. Follow power stumbler in your niche and always discover new things with stumble upon toolbar. This process will make you to write quality articles and increase your authority in stumble upon.
10. Analyze Your Previous Articles –
If you’ve written an article about “How to increase backlinks of a blog” just think what are the things will be helpful for your readers related to that article, so you can write about backlink checker tools, effective link building tips, method you are using to increase in links of your blog etc., this will surely attract your readers and builds a good authority.
11. Make list post –
List articles work great on social-media and you can attract really good eye-balls with the great list posts. Make your list posts informative and a great source for resource.
12. Keyword Research
Making a good research will improve your ranking as well as you can get some good post suggestions targeting low competition keyword. I’m using google keyword tool for keyword research but you can also use word tracker, good keyword tool etc., for your blog.
13. Think Alternate
If you see a post like “how to optimize a blog for google”, try to make article about “ Optimization tips for yahoo or bing” because Google and Bing are two big search engines it is must to optimize a blog for both search engines so people normally love to read this kind of articles.
14. Zemanta –
Best word press and Firefox plugin for blogger’s which helps to get most relevant content and images around internet which matches our article. So you can able to get good ideas for your blog. This will also send a trackback to all those added links which in might turn get you more traffic . Download Zemanta
15. Stick to Your Niche
This is one of best blogging tips I can give to new blogger’s. Always stick with your niche and read many article related to your categories so that you can able to get deep knowledge in your niche as a result more fresh and interesting ideas will flourish in your mind. Many bloggers make a mistake of getting into multi-niche and this create problem later on. Though fact is any new blogger find his niche over time, but if you are one of those who wants to stand out of crowd, think ahead and find your niche as early as possible.
I’m sure most of the readers who are reading this post are into blogging or online marketing. I would appreciate if you can add your one kick-ass top which will help any new bloggers to make his blog better and what tip you use to find ideas for your next post?