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5 Ways to Generate Fresh Ideas for Blog Posts

Martin Smith
This is Martin specialist at Wenso, provides a bespoke web development services across different technologies.
Originally published at Medium on ・2 min read

Writing a blog has always been a creative skill that requires a lot of imagination and a good sense of words. One has to have a good grip on the language and should have a good knowledge base. Once you start penning down your thoughts you come across a plethora of ideas that you want to pin down. Some of these ideas can be the regular topics that people discuss on social media and some thoughts can be really fresh on the list about which not many of them have started talking about.

Generating New Ideas For Blog Posts

Writing blogson a unique topic can be challenging but if you keep diving deep in search of new ideas and topics your blog post will become more interesting and will attract a lot of visitors.

Few tips that can help you in generating new ideas for Blog Posts are the following:

Stay abreast of the current news

Look for the topics that making the news headlines. Read in detail about the background of the news and look for people’s reaction to it. This will help you understand the seriousness of that topic. You can even come across a topic that interests you and has not been much talked about. If you start writing your thoughts on such topic people might spare some time reading your content with curiosity to know more about the topic.

Lend an ear to your customers

Listen carefully to the customer’s requirement, understand their expectation and the questions they are asking. You can even approach people through phones and other communicative mediums know to discuss the topics that they would want to read or gather more information on. Apart from this, there can be few other issues that are continuously being discussed within an industry and people are desperate to hear some perspectives on that.

Follow the Blogs on similar topics

Imitating work is not always bad. You can use various types of search engines and observe the topics that are trending among the readers. You can pick on similar topics and share your point of view on that. You should also keep a tab on the opinions or concerns that are shared by the people about your blog

Revamp your blog for the new readers

According to the statistics for each blog, almost 60% of the people are the new readers; who read your blog for the first time. To keep them connected you can revamp your older blogs and post again for them to read. Republishing the older blogs with some changes will catch new eyes.

Take a break from the Virtual world

Look around your surrounding and take a break from the Internet. This will help you open some new ideas in mind away from the regular jargons on the Internet. This is a practical way of refreshing your mind and thought process. Talk to people of all age group, get their point of view on certain topics. You never know this kind of interactions can spark some fresh ideas in your mind.

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