20+ ideas for your next posts

20+ ideas for your next blog posts

All bloggers have to deal with lack of inspiration once in a while. Actually, if you are reading this post, you are probably going through a bout of writer’s block right now.

People often ask me how I manage to come up with so many articles every month. The answer is simple: After nine years as a blogger, experience has taught me to see ideas everywhere. And, to be honest, my goal is not to re-invent the wheel but rather to write posts that are valuable and relevant to you.

Today, I would like to share a list of ideas, I hope, will help fuel your creativity for your upcoming posts.

  • Conversations with members of your audience and professionals in your niche
  • Trending topics in your field
  • Case studies
  • Reviews of products (books, tools, software…)
  • Responses to articles posted on other blogs
  • Weekly curation of the best content found on a specific topic
  • Tutorials / how-tos
  • Lists of your favorite tools, resources, blogs, brands…
  • Positive lessons learnt from challenging experiences
  • Interviews of specialists in your niche
  • Infographics
  • Highlight of the best comments your blog has received
  • Helpful tips, including insider secrets
  • Roundup of your most popular posts to date
  • Series of short articles centered around a specific topic
  • Roundup of best tips shared by your favorite experts
  • Recurring mistakes you see in your industry
  • Repurposing of old content into different formats (slidedecks, videos, infographics, podcasts…)
  • What not to do
  • The story behind your brand
  • Lists of your favorite Tweets / Google+ posts / Facebook updates
  • Quotes
  • Definition posts
  • Year in review articles

Websites for further inspiration:

  • Check out and answer people’s questions on Quora. Then, blog about it.
  • Subscribe to Google Alerts and Topsy.
  • Subscribe to Dailypost on WordPress to receive ideas, suggestions and inspiration directly in your Inbox.

Any other ideas? Feel free to share in the comment section.

Comments

  1. says

    Hi Cendrine ! 

    I’m here in your blog for the first time :) Simply Awesome :) I just loved this blog ! 

    How to come up with new blog post ideas when you have nothing to write about ? Or what blog post recipes can make your blog more interesting. Many folks are searching around for this and now, you have listed some great blog post ideas. Thanks :) I’ve also made a special article on this to help the bloggers all around. 
    If you wish to see them, I’d drop the link :) 

    Keep writing :) 

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