107 Blog Topic Ideas to Start a Blog That Matters
Have you ever wanted to start a blog but have no idea what to write about? You’re not alone; many people have the desire to share their message, they just have no idea where to start or what to talk about.
There are blogs and content about every subject you can think of: self-help, business, food, do-it-yourself, and millions of others out there. This article is going to help you break past that creative block so you know what you want to focus your content on.
Even if you’ve already been blogging and have written your fair share of posts, this article will still serve you well to further your blog’s success.
Let’s get started. 😀
1. Tell your story.
Everyone has a story that’s one of a kind. The best kind of blog posts come from someone sharing their story on how they found something out, failed and what they learned, or how they went through hell and back alive. Storytelling is the best kind of content, so share yours with your readers.
2. Put together a “Top Ten” on your mentors.
This is something you don’t really have to create content for if your mentors already laid everything out, your job is to just combine them and then put it into one place for someone to read. A great example of someone who does a Top Ten is Evan Carmichael. Evan’s YouTube channel has a lot of Top Tens of influential leaders and mentors. Who’s to say you can’t do the same thing? To make it even better, you could tell your readers your takeaway from your mentors’ Top Ten.
3. Share your knowledge!
Hello? There are millions of blogs about knowledge. Why not share yours? There’s stuff you know that someone else would love to know, now you just need to get it out of your head and write. 😉
4. Something that has changed your life in one way or another.
Life changers are always fun to read and that’s because, well, it changed your life. 🙂 Really compelling blog posts with a good life-changing story have a few key parts such as: the hook, conflict, reliability, and, of course, the high point and conclusion. The moments that take our breath away are what people want to consume; it’s why there are always movies of life-changing struggle and storytelling.
5. Create a post about something that’s evergreen.
When I use the term “evergreen” I mean content that will last for years to come. A topic that isn’t all that evergreen is SEO (Search Engine Optimization), which changes almost every six months. When you write something that’s evergreen, it will serve your blog well.
6. Interview an expert or leader in your space and make it into a video/post.
The cool thing about interviewing someone that has a big impact is that it cannot only grow your blog, it’s really easy to have a lot of fresh new content. If you look at the podcast “Entrepreneur on Fire” by John John Lee Dumas, almost all of his 1,000 plus podcasts are him interviewing people who are guests on his podcast. John gets a ton of fresh new content he can create videos, podcasts, and several other things with. The best part is that he didn’t have to write all of it; the people he has on his show do most of the talking.
7. Write a post to ask someone what they want/need.
Writing a post that comes out and asks your readers what they want/need is one of the best things I’ve ever done. I also do this in my email newsletter and it’s one of the most replied to emails I have; asking someone what they want/need will get people replying to you with questions, ideas, and lots of things that you could turn into content. You get new ideas and your readers get what they’re wanting/needing. It’s a win-win. 😀
8. Create an amazing resource of tools for your readers.
Resources are such an amazing thing for readers and chances are, you have some resources in your niche that need to be shared. In my niche I have hundreds, if not thousands, of tools and I am always on the lookout for good ones that will help me accomplish better business and stay more productive. If I find a dozen or so new resources that have benefited me, I will create a post out of it, if not more than one post.
9. Write about your monthly goals.
I think it’s awesome to hear people’s goals and dreams. Even if you shoot for the stars and fall short, don’t think people won’t be interested in what you have to say; people love to connect with people who have the same thoughts about where they want to be. A great example is when I started building a business, I shared a story about where I wanted to go and I had a big response. Sharing your goals and dreams is not only easy to do, it’s really awesome when they become a reality and you look back on when they were mere thoughts in your head. Truly awesome.
10. Write about something that you’re terrified of and how you will face your fear.
Whatever you put into your business you will get out. If you expect to give your business a “one” on effort, you can’t expect much more than a “one” back. Yes, it’s scary to try new things because we as humans don’t like change, but the lessons we learn from facing our fears are always the best lessons. Share your fears and also share the lessons you learned by facing them.
11. Share some of your best past articles that people have liked.
Throughout this post you will see that I mention ideas on posts that are collections and resources. Why? Well, people like to have aggregated content in one place; they don’t want to have to put in the work to find all the “best of,” “most watched,” or “top 10 tools”, they want it to just be there without putting in much effort. This is where you come in and give them what they want by sharing the best articles you’ve created.
12. Write about what you like most about your life and how others should not take things for granted.
Everyone is different and we all value and appreciate things differently. No one should take their business for granted! It’s hard work, dedication, and, most importantly, rewarding when you put forth the work. Share your insights on what you think on the subject of not taking things for granted and what you like most in your life. You will get some amazing comments on posts about this subject.
13. Write a post on what makes you better than your competitors.
Everyone has competitors and it’s always a good idea to write a compelling piece of content that illustrates why you’re the better choice. Here’s a helpful tip: be genuine, don’t be arrogant, be yourself, and write something that will make people feel like they can relate.
14. Write a post about guest posting.
Writing a post about guest posting is a great subject. However, you need to first write a guest post on someone else’s blog. Once you write one on someone else’s blog, you can share your experience, how you landed the connection, and your process. People will value your input on the subject.
15. What has worked for you?
People love to read about results and data. In my business I am always trying to push the bar up and that’s because when I improve just the slightest bit in my bottom line, I reap huge benefits not only with time, but also revenue and growth. Sharing what has worked for you is an amazing kind of blog post that goes over well with your readers.
16. What hasn’t worked for you?
As much as people love to read what has worked, they often like to read about what didn’t work. By learning what didn’t work, they can avoid the mistakes you’ve made in your life or business.
17. Write about a rant and then make it into a lesson learned.
There are entire niches built around ranting and bitching, more or less. I don’t much care for the subject except when it gets tied to something of meaning, like a lesson learned. If you plan to write about a rant, then tie it back to something you gained and a lesson learned.
18. Write a blog post on a topic someone needs help within your niche.
Self-help is a billion dollar business and it’s only growing each and every year. Every successful blog writes on the subject of helping its audience and you should do the same with the knowledge you have.
19. Write a review on something you find useful or can’t live without.
Most people that buy anything these days want to hear what someone else has to say. You could write a review on your experience and at the end of the post deliver your affiliate link. 😉
20. Write about what someone has gained by working with you, buying your product/service, or getting to know you.
Having a blog post about what you do, how you do it, and who you serve is always a good idea. I get asked numerous times a day what results I have achieved with my business. When I link them up to what I’ve done for my clients, it does the selling for me. I am not the type of person to hard sell someone and I don’t need to; my results from my clients speak for themselves.
21. Write a post about how someone can have more meaning in their life.
This subject is a big one because there are so many things you could write about in regards to having more meaning. For example, how to have more meaning in your life by helping others, working out, waking up an hour earlier, being more productive, making a new friend a week, the list goes on and on. In fact, I think I could write out 199 topics on just this one idea. Yeah, mind blown!
22. Write about some tools and resources for social media.
Everyone that blogs should be using social media. If you’re not, then you should start and when you do, you should try out some social media tools and then write about them. Some of the tools I love and use with social media are: Buffer, Crowdfire, and HootSuite
23. Write about what hosting you use for your site.
Hosting is such an amazing thing to blog about and multi-billion dollar businesses have been created out of it. If you have a website, you have a hosting account. I highly recommend you create a post (or video) telling people about the hosting you use. I myself use BlueHost and I not only have posts on the subject of hosting, I have an entire training series about building a website. I have this content because I link to my affiliate link, which makes me a really good income. You can learn more about affiliate marketing here.
24. Write a post about this vs. that.
Having a clear winner when it comes to anything you do, create, or buy is something other people want to know. I’m sure you’ve seen all over the web, people asking what is better, product a or product b? It’s a great post to write for readers.
25. Head over to a forum that’s in your niche and take a look around at what people are asking.
If you head into a forum you can see that there are people asking questions. If you have a lot of knowledge about the questions they’re asking, you could do some research and see if it’s a big problem for more than one person. Once you dig deeper and find out it is a problem, you could write a post about it. Forums can be a treasure trove for finding new ideas to write about.
26. Create a post on your top five books, tools, foods, productivity tips, and almost anything.
When it comes to “your top” whatever, it’s really easy to pump out content. Also, you can make “your top” about any number (my top 21 books to read, my top 3 productivity tips, my top level tools for your blog, you get the idea).
27. Make some content on how you organize.
I personally love to see how someone organizes their stuff. If you’re like me then you like to have your process and organization on point. If you do something in your life or business when it comes to organization then write an article on it because people love to read on how to organize better.
28. List out your steps.
List out the steps on how you do something: blogging, getting ready for a meeting, posting on social media, note taking, how you walk your cat, or really anything and everything.
29. Write a post on how you’ve hired or worked with someone.
If you run a business of your own, then chances are you’ve hired or worked with people before. I love the idea of having a team to build a better and bigger business and that’s because good business all happens by the people who run it. Write a post on your experiences with hiring, firing, building your team, or just the overall experiences you’ve had with a team (virtual team or not).
30. Share a post on an insider secret that people can apply and get real results from.
When I say “insider secret,” I really mean it. Share with your readers something that no one else is talking about. If you have no such info to share, then get out in the trenches! Test, push, and get some results. It’s all about delivering real value that gets massive results. Blog posts that share the real secrets are awesome and people will keep coming back for more when you deliver.
31. Share something funny and write your thoughts. You could even make it a dialogue between you and some other people.
Funny stories that make you laugh so hard you almost cry are those that get shared over social media. You might not be able to blog about a product or affiliate of yours, but your content and blog can get shared by thousands if your story is really funny.
32. Write a monthly or quarterly journal about your ups and downs.
Sharing where you are in your business or life is always a good read for your audience. If you look at any popular TV show, such as The Kardashians, you’ll notice the entire show is aimed at every aspect of their daily lives. The good, the bad, and the ugly.
33. Create a post about jokes in your niche.
Jokes are always a good one to blog about, just keep the jokes clean and not too dark, otherwise it might have the opposite effect.
34. Write a post about some great hacks that someone could benefit from.
I personally love hacks! If you have some great hacks up your sleeve, then you need to share them with your audience. Now, hacks are ways to do something that’s not traditional. If you look at the company Dropbox, they built their business to the juggernaut they are by hacking their way to the top. There’s a great book you should checkout: Growth Hacker Marketing by Ryan Holiday.
35. What I believe the road to success looks like and how to get there.
Success is different for everyone and you should share what you think it looks like. Do you think it’s hard work, knowing the right people, or something else? Write a post about your thoughts.
36. Share the incredible in your life.
Sharing the amazing parts of your life! It’s what life is all about. 😀
37. Create a post about a free giveaway.
Free giveaways are always fun to enter, especially when it’s created with your audience in mind. For example, if you have a makeup blog then you could throw a free giveaway of $500 in makeup or even $100 in makeup. Create the free giveaway that is all about your audience’s interests.
38. Talk about a problem someone is having and create an opt-in bribe.
Problems are everywhere. I’ve already talked about them earlier, but I’m diving a little deeper here talking about an opt-in bribe. When you talk about something that someone can benefit from, you should give them a content upgrade.
39. Share what’s been effective in your life/business.
There are many businesses and people that use the exact same strategies and tools but get completely different results, share what’s been effective for you.
40. Take an inside look at a case study of one of your clients.
Case studies are awesome because they not only tell a story, they give a real insider’s look at how it could work for your readers. Pulling back the curtain and giving them a backstage pass is always something people want. A case study is much like giving someone a VIP ticket to the backstage.
41. Give someone a step-by-step blueprint.
This one is self-explanatory: you give someone the step-by-step process to replicate what you’ve done to get to where you are. It could even be delivered in a simple downloadable checklist for them to print.
42. Create a checklist.
Checklists are always great when you have a set recipe of steps to perform. You could also give out a downloadable PDF checklist to get your readers into your subscribers list. Also, you could include checklists within your blog post as a content upgrade, which is one of the best hacks I’ve used to grow my email list immensely.
43. Share your reading list for the next week, month, or year.
Book clubs are awesome, but you don’t have to have a book club to share some good reads you’ll be reading next week, month, or year. Share what you have and tell others to share what they have.
44. Links for your weekend.
Create a post that shares some helpful, funny, or even weird items for your readers to check out over the weekend. Creating this type of post isn’t hard because there are a lot of things that you can share: YouTube videos, resources that you use, some tips/tricks, or perhaps some local restaurants. Links for your weekend is a great idea to start doing regularly for your blog.
45. What makes you get pumped up?
Writing a post about what gets you excited is an easy topic I am sure you could pump it out in a few hours. 😉
46. Love doing something? Anything? If so, share your experiences.
Everyone is different and you should share what you love. Do you know what will happen? People that share that same love for that thing will connect with you. Blogging is about writing and creating something you value, like, and—of course—love.
47. Share how you build your audience and impact.
In my business, it’s big business to share how I’ve built my audience and what I do to keep them around. Every person has their tricks and you should share with your readers how you reach out to new people and get them to come back for more. List-building is one of the most profitable things I’ve ever done in my business and I’ve charged tens of thousands of dollars for how I do it. You can imagine how much people flock to my posts that give out that type of information for free.
48. What are you having trouble with in your life/business?
Share your troubles and what you’re doing about it to resolve the issue. If you find yourself in a rut, then blog about it; you might be surprised when a random person tells you how to overcome it. You will also get thanked when you’re on the other side of the fence telling someone how to get out of the rut themselves.
49. Advice that has stuck with you since you can remember.
With age comes knowledge and with knowledge comes power. Most people highly value those bits of advice that they get from someone who’s had them for a lifetime. Share what you’ve learned all those years ago that’s stuck with you.
50. Some things you’re trying to improve upon.
Blogs that list out some past things you’ve improved upon and new things you’re trying to improve upon are great reads. A great thing many bloggers do is tell the reader how/what they can also improve by taking little steps towards betterment.
51. Share some thoughtful advice.
Give them your 2 cents (advice). 😉
52. Share what you would do if you could start all over again.
I love the idea of this question because it’s so intriguing how people answer. Some say they would do it all the same, others say they would go a completely different route, and others say, well, I will leave it up to you to answer the question.
53. Why someone should or shouldn’t start doing what you do.
This subject is an easy one to talk about if you’ve been doing what you do for a while. If you’re brand new, then you could still blog about it, however, it might not hit home for your readers. I would say if you’ve been in the game for more than six months then you’ll have some great insights into why someone should or shouldn’t do what you do. Anything less than six months, then just give it some time to deliver a post like this.
54. What are the apps you’re using?
I am crazy for finding apps that help me in my life and business. Without some of the apps I use, I couldn’t do what I do, my team couldn’t work half as fast, and my business would be so much harder. What apps make your life/business flow? Share them.
55. Write a post about your favorite blog posts of the month/year.
A post about your best posts is a good post. That was a mouthful, but it’s the truth.
56. Share the music you’re listening to these days.
I love music and I’ve been in about a dozen bands (drums and guitar, mostly). When I write content, I listen to a specific genre of music. For me personally, this genre allows me to write much faster than if I were listing to the TV or even a different genre of music. If you’re into fitness, then share what you jam while you’re pumping the iron.
57. What do you love to do with your free time?
As crazy as it seems to most, I love to learn and consume knowledge in my free time. I get high on knowledge! Write a blog post and take photos of your free time adventures.
58. What’s the worst thing you’ve ever done?
I’ve done some pretty bad things that have a funny story attached to them, and that’s what it’s all about. Write a blog post on your naughty days and link it back somehow to what you currently do in your life or business.
59. What are you addicted to?
Sharing your addiction for something is always something that catches people’s attention. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that I am addicted to knowledge, advancing, and books — The 3 Reasons Why I Am a Book Whore ;).
60. What makes you really happy?
I think it’s more about the pursuit of happiness than actually being happy. Write a post on how to be happy today rather than being happy in the future because time, as we all know, isn’t really on our side. Share with the world what truly makes you happy deep down to your soul.
61. What makes you really sad?
Sharing what makes you sad can be a great way to get eyes on your blog. It sounds like it wouldn’t attract many readers, but it does, oddly enough.
62. Blog about when you’re most productive.
Are you most productive when you have almost zero time left? Share how your productivity works. Watch the video below cause it will illustrate how most people approach getting something done, it’s damn hilarious.
63. What is your dream vacation or the next vacation you want to take?
You could write about a vacation you’ve taken before or one that you would love to take as a dream vacation. Include photos and be detailed for your readers because chances are they would love to be going with you.
64. The top hacks you wish you knew when you first started your business.
When I first started my business, I had no knowledge, help, or connections. Knowing what I know now, I would have killed it right out of the gate. What hacks, knowledge, or tips could you share with someone you wish you knew when you first started?
65. Share where you write and why you like to write there.
Everyone has different times and places they like to write and I can bet yours is different than mine. I’ve tried to write in many places and some have worked okay while others were impossible to write in. What’s your go-to place and time where you can pump out some meaningful words?
66. Who are the top people who inspire you?
Almost no one becomes successful on their own. They’re influenced by others or they learn from others. It’s okay to Steal Like An Artist. Share who and why someone has inspired you.
67. Share the quotes that you really love and connect with (inspiring, funny, life, etc.).
If you head over to my Instagram feed, I am always writing quotes, some of which are others that inspire me. I love quotes because they brighten your day and motivate you to take action.
68. Share your team or share why you could use a team.
Team-building is what makes a business and if you have a team, tell your readers about them. If you’ve never built a team or hired someone before, you could check that off your business bucket list by hiring someone at UpWork, which is where I’ve hired many people who still are a big part of my team and business.
69. Search for ideas in other blogs, magazines, videos, email or just on TV.
It’s not hard to come up with ideas every day, all you have to do is write them down and then come back to them later. If they seem like a winning topic you want to write about, then go for it. Keep a notepad with you or use Evernote to save ideas when you’re going about your day.
70. Write on a topic you’ve never written about before.
When you get out of the box, so to say, it can open up new ideas. Write on a subject that challenges you, tests you, and makes you a better writer. Chances are you will start to like writing on subjects that you’ve never covered before. Your readers may even like it as well! When it comes to blogging, you have to test, tweak, and see what does and doesn’t work from time to time.
71. Make an in-depth “How To” post.
How To posts are everywhere on the internet and that’s because people like and consume them. You can write a “How To” post on just about anything.
72. Create a numbered post (5 ways to lose 5 pounds in 5 days).
Numbered posts are just as popular and you can combine a few things and bring them together in a numbers post. Heck, this post is a numbered post. 😀
73. Share a blog post about why you wanted to start blogging.
Starting a blog is a big commitment, but I would say that once you start writing and doing it every day, it will become easy to pump out content. Why did you start a blog or why do you want to start a blog? It could be the first post that you write on your blog and you can share with your future readers who you are and what your blog is all about.
74. Create a post that connects the dots for beginner or advanced readers.
I read a lot of books and sometimes I see one tip in one book, a second in another, and a third in a different one. I bring all the tips together and test them. I can immediately see that I’ve obtained large, successful results by “connecting the dots” to create the bigger picture. After applying what I find, I write about it. You can connect the dots in many ways for your readers!
75. 30-day challenge.
If you’ve never done a 30-day challenge for your content, you’re missing out! You could write about a 30-day challenge to double your readers’ productivity, health, money, or even their passion in their love life. What you could also do is write for 30 days or create videos for 30 days where each day is a piece of content that goes on your blog that makes up the 30-day challenge. If you wrote only 1,000 words a day for 30 days, you’d have thirty thousand words of new fresh content. Do it!
76. Share how you got started with your business.
Everyone’s story is different when it comes to starting something new. If you head over to big sites like Entrepreneur.com you will see how people started their business and the stories behind them. How you got started is just as important as how you currently run your business.
77. Share the mistakes and failures that led to gold.
I truly believe that you never truly fail unless you stop trying, every failure is just another lesson you’ve learned along the way. If people who’ve become successful gave up after a few tries, we wouldn’t have the technology and advances we have today. Everyone has failures, no matter what, in some shape or form. Share the mistakes and failures that changed the face of how you live life and how you do business. I’m sure you have many to tell.
78. Share a story about some friends of yours.
I have some really amazing friends and boy, do I have some stories. 😀 I’m sure your life is the same way. Tell some of them and tie them to your business somehow. You might even have some stories about your friends that happened in your business, tell ‘em!
79. Share how you spoil yourself.
We humans like to spoil ourselves. Entire shows on TV are created around this subject and it’s kind of weird if you think about it. However, that’s entertainment and you should write about it on your blog; it’s funny, weird, and human to want things that we usually don’t care for once we have it.
80. Write about something selfless you did for someone else.
Being kind to other people and giving back is something you should do on a daily basis. You should give to others without ever wanting anything in return. Try and do it for a month straight and you will not only have some amazing stories to tell, you will be making the world a better place.
81. Create something and share your results.
If you’re not getting out of your comfort zone, today is the best time to start. There are many things that you could create and share your thinking behind it. You could start a side business or just create a simple backdrop for your blog photos. Document it and share the process on your blog for others to read and learn from. Even if you create something and it comes out as a failure, then share what you learned along the way.
82. Write about your top three elements that motivate you.
Everyone has different things that make them excel: family, money, the discovery, the challenge, or many other things. Write a blog post about what you believe are the best ways to stay motivated.
83. Start writing a book and talk about it.
Almost everyone wants to write a book. If you have written a book, share how it came to you in the form of a blog post. Share the process, struggles, wins, and everything with your readers. If you’ve never written a book, you should start and then write about where you are with it, why you want to create it, and set goals for yourself and then publish when you want the book done. Telling the world you will finish your book will hold you accountable, so just start it and get to work! 🙂
84. Write a post about how you manage your time.
Are you someone that needs to work on your time management skills or are you pretty damn good at getting shit done? Write a post about it and be detailed with the mindset you get into to get stuff done. Why do you do it that way? People want to become more productive and if you have a few gems to share then people will thank you for the knowledge.
85. Write a post about what you would do if you won the lottery.
Humans are funny creatures and we crave money so much we sometimes make our entire life about money. Tell your readers what you would do if you won the lottery and how you would live out the rest of your life. Would you build a bigger business, travel the world, gain 30 pounds, or resume life as normal and not change a thing? Take a look at Warren Buffet, at the time of writing this post he is worth close to 70 billion. Warren still has the same house that he’s lived in since 1958. He bought his house back then for $31,500. In today’s dollars it’s only worth around $260,000.
86. The one day (or days) your entire life changed.
We all have those moments where life itself just seemed to take a complete 180 for us. Share the times where your life started to really change for the better. It could be your family, the day you really started to gain traction in your business, the night you met your true love, the day your child was born, or the worst day ever that led to an amazing door opening that changed it all.
87. Share your imagination and connect it to your niche.
Write about something that’s just out of this world: superpowers or spaceships that can travel light years in seconds. Imagination is limitless and you can write about many subjects that will catch someone’s attention, all you need to do is attach your imagination to your niche so that it becomes relevant.
88. Share your current projects you’re doing in your business.
People love to see what you’re doing and how you’re doing it. A great way to do that is to share your projects, what you are making, and how you are making it. I like to think of myself as a mad scientist when it comes to business and sometimes the projects I work on explode in a good way (other times in a bad way) and I share it all the time. You should do the same.
89. Talk about your family life.
Everyone has someone that they can call family. My family is definitely one of a kind and at times I don’t think I laughed harder than with my family. Share your funny, scary, and life-changing moments you’ve had with your family with your readers. Doing so will deepen the bond between you and your readers.
Above is me and my little cute daughter, Autumn. I freaking love her! 😀
90. Talk about the power of positive thinking.
If you’ve been blogging for some time then you know you have to be in the right mindset to create good content. Why not write about the power of how positive thinking can change the way someone works.
91. What about politics?
You could talk about national or local political topics. As always, invite others to join into the conversation. When it comes to politics, they’re most popular during an election year.
92. Talk about charity and activism.
Even though I talked about doing something that’s selfless, I still think charity and activism has its place as well. You can write off charity in your taxes so it might seem like a selfless act, but compared to someone who was willing to throw himself on to a live grenade to save his mates from the explosion, that’s a selfless act. There are also other forms of selfless acts like performing a random act of kindness without wanting anything in return. People love to hear about selfless acts, charity, and activism, so write about them in your blog.
93. Debunking a myth.
Every niche has stories that are just myths. In my industry, there are millions of people that blog on topics that are just not helpful; they’re the talkers, not the doers. Write a blog post on how your results have given you knowledge to make something you once thought to be true that is now a myth. Data, knowledge, and insights into something that you’ve actually done yourself is always a good read for your audience.
94. Create a series of posts around a single topic.
Having a series of posts about a single topic is a great way to capture attention from readers especially if it’s a great series of posts. There are some topics in my business and niche where one post just doesn’t do it justice and that’s why creating a bunch that connect is a good idea. A great example of a large series of posts is one by Moz: The Beginner’s Guide to Search Engine Optimization.
95. Talk about automation and processes.
I love stuff that helps me work better in my business and there are all kinds of tools, resources, tips, and tricks to build a better process and make it automated. If you have an amazing way to do something in your business or life, then you should share it with your readers. Some tips on this subject are to show the reader step-by-step on how the automation works, share the tools, and describe the process in depth. 🙂
96. Write about what freedom means to you.
Freedom is an amazing thing and everyone has a slightly different meaning. Share your thoughts and tie the subject to your business.
97. Have a night out on the town.
Interesting enough, people like to learn more about you and what you do with your time, regardless if it’s you working on projects or out having a night on the town. If you’ve ever watched the movie “Hector and the Search for Happiness”, you’ll know that his story of traveling is a damn good one. If you haven’t seen the movie, you need to watch it ASAP! Here’s the trailer:
98. Write blogs about troubleshooting guides.
No one’s life or business is perfect and troubleshooting guides are a great thing when done right. If you write one, really aim to solve your audience’s problem and at the end you could offer an opt-in bribe that gets them to further help.
99. If you had a time machine, where would you go and why?
I’ve always loved the idea of having a time machine. This kind of post can open many doors with your content and you should try to tie it back to your business when you create one asking the question. 😉
Everyone has an opinion and even if they’re completely wrong with their facts, it can still be a great thing for people to engage in. I see updates in my Facebook news feed that take me to articles that are controversial and some really fire me up with passion, sadness, and sometimes hate. I don’t like the word “hate” because it takes a lot for me to use it, but when things get really controversial, it almost tends to come to that.
101. Tell your readers the events you are attending (or are thinking about attending).
Live events are awesome! If you’re planning on going to one, share it on your blog! It can be a great way to connect to those who are also going. On the other hand, if you want to go to a live event, but it’s not planned out and paid for, still share it on your blog. You will find out some amazing insights as to what to expect and you will meet people even before you attend the event.
102. Talk about the history of your business or niche.
How far someone has come in their business or life is an amazing thing to turn into a blog post. If you’ve ever lived (which you have if you’re reading this), then you have a story to tell when it comes to your history.
103. Talk about the technology in your niche.
In my business, I couldn’t do what I do if it wasn’t for the technology, so I love to write about it. If your business isn’t really a technology or online based business, I bet that you still have tech that you use to keep things running smoothly.
104. Share your bucket list.
Bucket lists are awesome because they give out life meaning in a way; some of them are dreams and goals, while others are just crazy/funny things we want to do before we pass on. If you don’t have a bucket list, then make one and write about it and create a post about it.
That’s not my bucket list above, it was just a really funny one that I wanted to share. 😀
105. Just say YES!
A great way to be able to have new ideas is to try new things. Go out to a new restaurant, interact with new people, read a book in a category you would never think of reading. Open your mind and try new things and you will be surprised with how your creative juices will start to flow.
106. Combine ideas into new and unique ideas.
Combining two, three, or even more ideas into one can make an ultimate kind of post. The more strategic you get with your content creation, the more it will pay off. If you think two or more topics could become a great post, then make one that combines them.
107. Stop avoiding it and start living it (so you can write about it).
More important than what we’re searching for is what we’re avoiding. Write about your adventures, life, love, happiness, and most importantly, write about that one leap you took that changed your life forever. If you’ve never taken risks, then you can’t call yourself a blogger. Heck, you can’t call yourself a human! Sometimes to find yourself you have to lose yourself. Go out and do that thing you’re avoiding because when you do I can bet an amazing story will come out of it. 😉
Some helpful tips to keep in mind when blogging and choosing blog topics to use and write about:
Tip 1: Don’t just base your voice off of what other people are doing. Just because many people blog about subject “x” doesn’t mean you will do just as good as them. You need to choose a topic that truly interests you, otherwise you will get burned out.
Tip 2: Don’t write about stuff you know nothing about. If you want to waste your time, then writing about stuff you know nothing about is a good way to not get noticed. Write about the stuff you’re knowledgeable about. If you want to write on a subject you have interest in, but don’t know much, learn more on the subject.
Tip 3: Don’t create the exact same crap that thousands of other people are doing. Be you, write with your own voice, and always make each blog post count. You can check out a blog post I wrote on How To Develop Your Own Unique Blogging Voice (Free Checklist!)
Tip 4: Look at blogging as a marathon and not a sprint; blogging is about constantly pumping out content. Even if you have some really good posts that shoot your site to another level, you need to keep pumping out content for the long run. The best advice is to never stop writing and creating content, ever.
Tip 5: Respond to your readers. If you take the time to write and post your content, you should be on the ball about writing back to your readers when they inject themselves into the conversation.
Have some blog topic ideas of your own? Share them in the comments section below, I would love to see what you come up with.
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Thanks so much for reading! Until next time, keep blogging on, my friends. 😀
Scott “blogging is AWESOME” Hurtado