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We at Convirza write abundant blog posts for our website.
Writing has become a primary part of our lives.
People usually ask us the same question: How do we come up with these innovative ideas?
Honestly, writer’s block occurs to all of us.
But, there are few strategies that can help you to come up with new content ideas. They can be used to come up with content for research articles, blogs, ebooks and other content that you’re working on.
In this article, we are going to share with you a few techniques to generate an endless number of content ideas. Consider these as the secret sauce of successful content strategies!
Here are a few best ways to help you discover new and engaging content ideas for your business.
Whether you love BuzzFeed or hate it, their talent of generating content that gets shared is commendable. It’s difficult to go even a single week without noticing something online that was generated by the people at BuzzFeed.
Sites like BuzzFeed and BuzzSumo offer regular articles, videos, and blogs, that can be utilized by marketers as inspiration for their next great piece of content. Also, these sites are amazing as it does more than just providing you with content ideas. Much more!
Apart from providing content, it does the following:
This can instantly tell you how great content is performing and what’s engaging the readers. By this, you’re able to come up with fresh content that will consistently leave your audience waiting for more.
The most prominent blogs in your particular fields of expertise probably get tons of comments per post. Because of the bulk comments, the writers don’t have time to reply directly to all of these comments and questions. This is a golden opportunity for you.
First, respond right in the comment and give a helpful answer to the commenter’s question. Second, take that question from the comment and generate a blog post.
If you answer questions on these blogs, you’ll be perceived as a subject-matter expert. Additionally, you’ll have a blog filled with great content for your readers!
If you’re not sure what to write about, check out your competitor’s website. This is one of the ideal ways to come up with a huge list of topics.
Don’t get us wrong, we are not asking you to steal or copy. But there is nothing incorrect with using their headlines and thoughts for idea generation.</span
View their blogs and start writing down topics you haven’t covered yet.
Such situations are beneficial for you as you can try to make a similar blog even better than theirs. For example, if you are using the top 10 list from a competitor’s blog as a motivation for a new content idea, you can make it better by creating a top 15 list.
Moreover, check if they have an FAQ page on their site. These questions can also give you ideas for the topics you can write about. This step can also work hand in hand with your influencer marketing strategy.
One of the best question-and-answer sites, Quora, is an excellent source for finding motivation for your next piece of content. It’s a place where people ask questions about a particular topic and get answers from the community.
Quora is filled with a various range of topics. From Startups and Experts to Efficient and Politics, there are specialists from around the world explaining and asking questions on the topics your audiences might be interested in.
Use Quora’s search bar to type in the subject you’re looking to write about. Utilize those results as inspiration for your next content.
If you’ve got a common topic in mind, start searching for it on Google. For example, if you are looking for a topic related to Social Media Marketing, look at all the recommended topics that come up when you type in “social media marketing.”
These suggestions can give you loads of content ideas.
Also, apart from the search suggestions, you can also check out the relevant searches at the end of the page.
If you’re not sure what to search for to produce these suggestions, search with the titles you’ve already thought about. This can be a perfect strategy because you know the topics will be relevant to your audience.
Although you may experience writer’s block from time to time, you should never be struggling to come up with fresh content ideas.
Nobody can be an endless stream of new ideas and inspiration, but if you know where to look, you’ll always have the chance to find a new vision.
Use these tips and techniques to come up with new content ideas regularly.