To be a popular blogger and get loads of free traffic from Google & social networks, it is necessary to create a steady stream of interesting and enthralling posts. It can be challenging doing this week after week with great blog ideas. Numerous bloggers start with boundless enthusiasm but seem to run out of blogging topics after a few months.
However, you can draw inspiration from several sources. No matter what your topic, the list of things you can write about is virtually endless as there are always new ideas, news, and developments coming out in every field. Content is the main element to making money for a blogger. It brings traffic to the site. Here are some content ideas for when you have brain freeze or a mental block. We’ve all been there. Staring at your computer screen wondering, “What do I create now?”
Blog Ideas – Selecting Your Niche
Start with niche research. If you don’t want to waste time on research, there are comprehensive research results available on the internet based on various categories. There are a few things you need to keep in mind while selecting a niche. Firstly, what are people looking for? Your article might get number one on Google yet only 100 people are searching for it in the entire month, you won’t be able to make any money. Secondly, look for a low competition niche especially when you are a one-man army or a beginner. Thirdly, choose a niche that you like so the work won’t feel like a burden.
For The Writer
If blogging is your passion and you’re simply looking for topics to write on, you can try the following:
- Health & Fitness for Busy People
- How to Travel on a Budget (Best hotel deals. Car rental. Trip advice.)
- Rescued Animals
- Personality Development & Communication Skills
- Self Defence
- Recipes for healthy eating
- The secret to a Strong Marriage
- Careers versus job: following your passion
- Interior designing
- Life skills/coaching for students
For The Money Maker
If you are a blogger who wants to start earning at the earliest, the first step to finding your perfect niche is on an Amazon affiliate website. Search for Amazon Affiliate Commission on Google and click on Associates Program Advertising. This page contains the commission structure for various categories that are available and how you can promote it. So try and select a niche where the commission rate is higher. Then research the product that you are going to be blogging about to sell. Identify the top search result of the product on Google and copy it. Then go to Ubersuggest, it is a free tool. Put the keyword URL that you have just copied and search. It will show you the Google ranking of that search which you could target. This will help you understand which niche you could ideally choose for blogging and how it could improve your earnings.