Before you start a blog, you need to come up with its theme. Marketing specialists keep blogs for business promotion, some about their favorite things to do,while some share their personal stories and worries.
If you want to start keeping a blog, but have troubles with choosing a topic, here are a few ideas for your
Lists-articles like any other kind of content marketing have its advantages and disadvantages: people
like toread them but many resources provide with the same repeating ratings.
«The best of the year 2018 of this century of 2000 of all times and other best of the best like lists
are especially popular. Who of us did not face with the best movies lists or did not hear of photos,
which changed the world?
- Practical guides
Most people cannot stand reading instructions. When was the last time you made yourself comfortable
in the chair with a glass of wine and your new toaster instruction?
How people know what to do? Google search. WikiHow has become popular due to the guide kind of articles.
Youwouldbesurprisedtoknowwhat a wide circle of interest an audience might have. If you can find your niche audience and satisfy its curiosity, your blog will be popular.
Post different types of practical guides. Step-by-step guides for beginners are very popular. Forexample, aguideonMailchimpservice.
If you are an expert in some certain area, you may share your experience and create more of full guides for
advanced users. Also, youmaypostaguideonguidebuilding.
Politics is always popular especially on election year, both local and state ones. Find some interesting politic topic and suggest it for discussion in your blog. Be careful though, political topics always rise hot discussions of different parties’ followers.
- Culinary art
Recipes are a great way to increase traffic of your website. New diets appear all the time, for example, Full 30 days diet is popular now. It is a remake of good-old Atkins diet so there will always be a demand in recipes.
Culinary subject in general is very popular. Video blogs are highly popular due to their visibility. Often times, they are dedicated to some certain subject matter: vegetarianism or on the contrary, severe «man`s cuisine» with no lack of meat courses recipes.
5. Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Be ready for the fact that even if you happen to answer all frequently asked questions, people will not stop asking them. FAQ section is usually an integral part of commercial websites but as for blogs, it is quite rarely to happen.
This section is very important as long as Google algorithm takes FAQ and other popular topics into consideration in its knowledge graph. So, if you are lucky, you will move beyond in the search results.
About the author: Melisa Marzett belongs to the kind of people who knows what they want from life. Currently writing for top paper editors from Royal Editing, she hopes to travel around the world one day and to write a book about it. Due to her natural curiosity, persistence and passion for writing, she is sure the day will come.