Starting a blog is comparatively an easy task than publishing new blog posts every month. In that case, we all need to find new blog post topics that fill our editorial calendar. Not just bland content ideas but blog post topics that are engaging and captivating.
Whether you’ve written hundreds of blog posts or million words, you might still get writer’s block.
It’s very natural.
Even pro bloggers get sucked up.
But, a successful blogger must need to beat the writer’s block for good, right?
At certain times, your mind freezes and you go short of blog post ideas. I agree, this happens a lot of time. Too often I get absorbed totally and assume there are no more ideas left to write about. Uniqueness is rare.
Most importantly, as professional bloggers, we need to boost up our blogging passion so creative juices keep flowing all day.
If you are still at the beginning start a blog stage, I have a quick step by step method to help you create a blog.
Even, if you have a few months old blog or plans to create a blog from scratch you need to brainstorm unique and new blog post ideas for your blog.
The question is,
“How can you quickly get unlimited fresh blog post topics to write?”
No need to mention, I have some tricks when my mind gets stuck and I have to find new blog topics.
Before we use guaranteed ways to find blog post ideas, I have a quick tip to share with you.
Whenever you go out, travel, have a cup of coffee, read a magazine, visit a blogging site or even attend a meeting try to build your power of observations. It will help you improve your vision of observing things in deep. The same rule can benefit you for coming up with endless blog post topics. Great?
As a genius blogger, you’ve to nourish your brain with ideas and strategies that ultimately help to grow your blogging skills and of course, the blog. Your favorite online place.
I have also published an amazing strategic ebook to drive more blog traffic. Check out the free blogging ebook here.
25 Effortless ways to find blog post topics your readers will love
It doesn’t matter if you blog about fitness regimes, cooking recipes, skincare routines, blogging, spiritual development, or even, clothing. Consider these helpful ways to find new blog post topics and bring more readership to your blog.
Before you dig into these methods, I would like you to experiment with your blog content. Why only blog posts? It’s time to add variety to your website content by adding different content types.
You would love writing on these 19 different types of blog posts for your readers. Yes! These are not just blogging ideas but actually add creativity and variety to your content format. Highly suggest it.
Nothing works, if you don’t put effort!
1- FACEBOOK – a social pool of ideas
Before, you go further. I’d invite you to my Facebook Bloggers Group called ‘Bloggers Camp’. If you would like to grow your blog and inspire other bloggers, feel free to join the community here.
It wouldn’t be wrong to consider Facebook as a huge source of ideas, feedback, and opinions. Whether you are looking to get a quick response to logo design or online course ideas, Facebook is the place where people usually hang out and show up. At least, I do and I see a number of bloggers too.
Facebook groups can be benefited from generating new blog post topics. But, how?
It’s simple. You can use the search bar in Facebook groups or even visit few popular Facebook groups to see what questions are being asked? If you are active in these groups, you might have already noticed questions and their solutions too.
Use these 50 Rocking free facebook groups and the secret strategies to promote content in these groups.
Visit a group where you think you have an audience and observe what type of questions they are asking?
These are few screenshots to help you;
2- QUORA – a perfect tool for finding new blog post ideas
Quora is a Q & A website loaded with endless questions and answers. In order to find new blog post ideas for your blog, you need to ask a question and see how people respond to it. The other way is to use the ‘Read’ option in quora.
You can also follow a question about a specific topic of your interest. You will get a notification when someone adds an answer to that question. Quora users usually give a descriptive answer which helps to find new blog post topics for blogging.
Another way of using Quora website to find blog post topics is by visiting Quora’s sitemap. So, you can go to your preferred category and visit the most viewed questions and answers.
I suggest reading the post where I have discussed how I use Quora to build engagement, and find new ideas.
I’ve found unique blog topics in multiple niches.
Similarly, you can also generate endless blog topics through quora. Just a quick research and you can grab a list of fresh topics to blog about.
I did a quick research and this is what I found in Quora.
3- USE GOOGLE KEYWORD PLANNER TO FIND BLOG IDEAS
Google Keyword Planner is the most common tool for finding keywords and their rankings. The free tool can also be used to find new blog post topics. Did you ever figure this out?
It’s a tool for generating keywords ranking for a specific topic. So, go to Keyword Planner and write your topic of interest. You’ll find multiple keywords around that particular topic. Now, you can find keywords and create a blog topic of it. You can always play around with the tool and collect some good ideas for blogging.
I did a quick search and put ‘parenting advice for toddlers’. Here’s what I found.
If you write blogs on parenting and kids these blog topic ideas can serve you for a week. With one keyword, you collect multiple blog topics to write about.
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4- GOOGLE SEARCH CAN GIVE YOU ENDLESS BLOG POST TOPICS
We can never ignore Google Search. Whenever you enter a topic on google try to go through 4 to 5 pages to read content and collect data. I’ve often found informative posts on the next pages. You shouldn’t neglect those.
While searching on google, you can find new blog post topics easily. It’s about your creative zone. You can also notice if that’s something you could write on your blog? Or, if this topic can be really helpful for your readers?
There’s another option of ‘Searches related to your keyword’ at the bottom of the page. As I said, play around and grasp the ideas. Everything is floating on the internet. You need to have a creative eye!
Below are the results when I put ‘marketing for small business’ in the google search bar.
No doubt, BuzzSumo is an awesome tool to conduct researches and collect content ideas. If you know how to find content ideas for your blog or business this free or paid buzzsumo version can give you a massive push.
The tool can be used in two ways.
- Keyword Based search
- Domain Based Search
To give you an example, I searched using a keyword ‘Bullet journal ideas’
I got new blog post topics to write on bullet journaling. The blog content ideas are;
- How to use a bullet journal for productivity?
- Weekly layout ideas for bullet journals
- How to use a bullet journal for better mental health?
- Bullet Journal Hacks.
- Why you start a bullet journal?
Wasn’t this helpful?
6 – SURVEY YOUR AUDIENCE
No one can tell you better content ideas than your own audience. By using google forms, you can actually find new blog post ideas from your audience. Create a free google form and give multiple options to your audience. The survey form can be distributed to multiple social channels and your email list.
You should always add ‘Other Ideas’ options while creating a form. It can help you generate new ideas from your readers.
7- SCAN YOUR BLOG COMMENTS TO FIND NEW BLOG POST TOPICS
Blog comments are one of the best ways to create new ideas for blogging. A brilliant trick is to scan your blog comments and see what type of questions people ask.
Go to your comments and figure out what questions readers want you to answer. I just scanned the comments on my most popular blog posts and I found this. I got a new topic! Yaay.
If you’re struggling with blog comments then read this post to increase blog comments on your blog.
8- USE REDDIT TO GET UNIQUE BLOG TOPICS
Wondering, how to use Reddit for more blog post topics?
Reddit is a niche-specific community website for almost every topic. It’s huge. If you’ve used Reddit before then it’d be a lot easier for you to find new blog post ideas every day. But, if you are new you have to manual work.
You can go to your subreddit or the interesting category and look at thread titles for various questions. On the basis of those questions, you can generate more topics for your blog.
For more, you can visit this article to use Reddit to unlock blog ideas.
9- COMPETITOR’S BLOG FOR IDEAS
Your competitor’s site is a good way to indicate which type of blogging topics are popular and engaging. As your competitor also have same nature of audience you need to remember to not steal the blog ideas. In fact, you can use those ideas for an inspiration. Come up with a brand new topic and title.
BuzzSumo tool can be used to find competitors. Once you’ve found the competitor’s site you can simply do a research on what topics he/she writes about. Make a list of most important categories and brainstorm new blog post topics around the main subjects.
Of course, you need to be creative in writing down new ideas.
Remember, you still have to be a creative thinker to pick the right blog topic that connects and engages. Keep your focus on creating a quality blog post that gets attention from readers.
10- USE PODCASTS TO FIND NEW BLOGGING IDEAS
Do you love podcasts? I’ve started listening to some popular podcasts by marketing influencers. They’re gold! Sometimes, we don’t want to read the longing content which could be too absorbing. And, we just want to put on headphones and listen.
A Podcast is a new way for obtaining knowledge and information on multiple subjects. It can also be used for generating content ideas for your blog or any website.
11- VISIT POPULAR BLOGS
The other ways for finding new blog post topics to write is by observing popular blogs. If you write about ‘wedding dresses’ then you can use google to find top blogs and see what they are writing about. You can follow your influencers that belong to the same fashion niche. Instagram can help you find fashion bloggers.
My list of influencers is definitely limitless. I follow content that delivers and gives value. So, you should do the same for coming up with ideas that actually impress your audience.
Make a list of Top Blogs in your niche and follow them. You can use these tips to find new blog post ideas from other blogs.
- Read the content.
- Go through the email newsletters.
- Observe comments of other people.
- Go deep when reading posts. You’ll find something new that’s not written on your blog.
- Re-read content.
12 – EMAIL NEWSLETTERS
Do you love getting newsletters every week? I do! Did I tell you earlier that I love reading emails? I often sit down and read emails from top influencers or bloggers of my niche. It gives me so much value about the blogging stuff. It even helped me take best blogging decisions for my blog too.
Not every blogger adds links to their blog post but they often share strategies and tricks in the newsletters. Emails are one of the outstanding ways to seek inspiration for new content ideas. The strategies, discussed in the emails, are very effective for the subscribers. Because the information sent out in small chunks are only for the exclusive email list. Right?
So, why don’t you come up with a unique blog topic through your inbox?
Don’t have an email list? Use this guide to build your free email list.
13- ANSWER THE PUBLIC TOOL
This is another exciting tool for headlines, keywords and definitely blog post topics. I often use it for generating more keywords for my blog topics. Answer The Public is a creative tool for finding every variation of a search term. It’s basically a visual keyword tool which helps to find ideas and questions.
How can you use answer the public for new blog post ideas?
Go to the site and enter your keyword. The visual image takes a few minute to load. This gives you two images; one for questions and other for prepositions.
I put ‘birthday ideas’ as the keyword in the tool.
These are the list of ideas;
- What are good birthday ideas for a girl turning 14?
- What are some cheap birthday ideas?
- How to make surprise birthday ideas for your friend?
14- PINTEREST – Get million of blogging ideas altogether
Pinterest is the known tool for generating quality content, new products, and lifestyle hacks. It can also be used for finding new blog post topics for your blog. Pinterest has also become a search-engine traffic machine which produces thousands of blog posts in a minute.
Following two ways, you can find new blog ideas on Pinterest.
- Insert topic in the search bar
- View Pinned content
The first way can be used by entering your main topic or keyword in the Pinterest search bar. It opens up few other keywords and related searches of the topic. You’ll also see a screenshot like this.
The second way is by doing the random search on Pinterest. It doesn’t matter what topics are you looking but Pinterest has got millions of Pins on almost every topic. So, this tool will help you find new blog post topics for your next content.
Tip: Create a secret board where you can save all the important pins for inspiration. Visit the board when you need some fresh ideas for your blog.
15- UBERSUGGEST TOOL FOR BLOG POST IDEAS
This is the new tool I discovered a few days back. Maybe you have already used it for keyword research. UbberSuggest is a free keyword tool for finding endless new blog post topics for bloggers. How do you do that?
You just need to enter your topic of interest or the main keyword in the bar. Within minutes, it gives you a handful of content ideas for your upcoming post.
I entered ‘healthy chicken recipes’. The list opened up with more than 283 keywords around one topic which eventually helped me creating new ideas.
These are few blog post ideas after using this tool.
- What types of healthy chicken recipes should be eaten after workouts?
- List few healthy chicken recipes baked in oven
- Share some healthy chicken recipes for kids.
- Healthy chicken recipes with rice
16- USE HEADLINE GENERATOR TOOLS
If you are looking for new blog post ideas to fill your editorial calendar for next month, you can use following headline tools.
I tried different keywords and got multiple titles for new blog post topics. So, this way you can find multiple blogging ideas about the specific keyword.
17- LINKEDIN GROUP DISCUSSIONS
If you write in marketing or blogging niches then you can also utilize LinkedIn Group discussions for generating new ideas for your blogs. Bloggers, who belong to entrepreneurship, usually hang out in LinkedIn groups and share content.
These discussions can be also helpful to concentrate on trending topics and subjects to write about. Mostly, comments made in these discussions push idea seekers in the right direction.
18- TWITTER HASHTAGS
Twitter is my top-favorite social media tool for interaction and blogging ideas. If you are consistent on twitter, you notice hundreds of posts in an hour. The quirky messages also tend to give new blog post ideas every minute. However, you can also use trending topics in twitter and hashtags to collect few blog topics.
When I tweet, I try to add hashtags related to my tweets. It really helps to find relevant content and new ideas.
I used hashtag ‘#womeninbusiness’ and these are few blog post ideas;
- How Can Women Start And Survive An Online Business?
- The 17 Amazing Women-Founded Startups
- 3 Simple Ways To Help Women Flourish In Businesses
OMG, these are some really good ideas. I could write too! (Maybe, I’ll do that)
19- REACH OUT TO YOUR AUDIENCE
In order to get the best blogging ideas for your blog, you need to reach out to your audience. Do a quick homework and see where your audience mostly hangs out. If that’s your facebook page, ask a question and let’s see how people respond. Go to other Facebook pages of your niche and see what people are interested in talking about.
Twitter is another way for immediate responses. Ask short questions in your tweets and add hashtags. Your main purpose is to reach out to your audience. Try different ways to connect with your audience and give them options to choose.
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20- YOUTUBE VIDEOS
Videos can be utilized similarly as podcasts. Go to youtube and find videos that resonate with your niche. Watch the videos and see if there’s anything new for your audience. Any trick that you can convert into a blog post topic?
If you’ve great writing skills, you can even transform the youtube video into a new blog post. Think about videos in different ways. In videos, people provide tons of new ideas, tricks, and proven methods. You can use that advice and create blog post topics.
21- UDEMY FOR BLOG TOPICS
Udemy is a place for online courses. If you want to learn a new skill and become a master at that skill you should definitely check out Udemy courses. So, how can we use UDEMY for finding new blog post ideas?
Well, it’s time to up-level your creative demon.
Visit an online course of your interest. Explore the course and look at the curriculum for the course. You’ll have tons of blog ideas by going through this section. You can see titles and description of each lecture. This will definitely help you create tons of blog post ideas.
Look at this course and the amazing information on marketing.
22- GET IDEAS BY REPURPOSING YOUR OLD BLOG POSTS
One thing you can do to find new blog post ideas is through repurposing old blog content. Go to your google analytics and figure out your most popular blog post. Now, rethink and come up with ideas that specifically resonate with the popular blog post. You can do this with your less popular posts too. This time, work more on headlines and see if it works.
23- SHARE AN OPINION
Do you write on blogging platforms like Quora or Medium? You can make an opinion on topics that cover your blogging niche. While writing opinions, you are free to share what you feel. This may arouse the interest of your readers and they leave a feedback or spice up the conversation.
24- START A SERIES ON ONE TOPIC
Series in blogging is a smart way for writing about ‘main topic’ in three different parts. By doing a series on a specific topic, you can write on 3-4 different topics that relate to the main topic. In this way, you don’t need to rethink again for another blog post idea.
Start a series on your blog about an important topic and generate several parts of the series. In this way, you automatically collect more ideas.
25- NOTHING CAN BEAT YOUR OWN CREATIVITY
Yes! I’m sure you know that.
You are different than others and what you have skills that probably others don’t have! So, do the best exercise and write down your own blog post topics that are different and unique. Several bloggers write a handful of content ideas for few months altogether. If not month, write down blog ideas for at least two weeks.
However, I often think out of the box and write something that’s not on my list of ideas. Lol.
Remember, you are the sole owner of your blog and no one can tell you better than yourselves. You have that creative mind to play with ideas, thoughts, and new strategies.
For more, read the posts below.
- 47+ Interesting Blog Post Ideas For Lifestyle Blogs
- How To Set Blogging Goals For Success
- How To Drive Google Traffic To Your Blog For Free
WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU HAVE GOT BLOG POST TOPICS?
You will have tons of new blog post topics if you use 5 or more methods that are discussed above! Follow those methods to find endless blog post topics for your blog.
What to do next with those blog post ideas?
Use tools like Trello to keep all your ideas.
If you are a paper person that I would suggest taking a look at digital planners. The gorgeous planners help you manage all of your blogging tasks including blog post ideas, blogging goals etc.
WHAT’S YOUR MAJOR TAKEAWAY?
Now, I’m leaving it all up to you.
It’s your turn. What’s your preferred way of finding new blog post ideas? If you know some other ways, feel free to share in the comments.
I’d really appreciate if you share this post and help others to find new blog post ideas.