Keep your blog constantly fresh with our brainstorming list.
Besides writing, brainstorming for new content might be the next toughest task in maintaining a blog.
Having consistent and interesting posts keeps readers coming, but sometimes, ideas don’t flow when you need them to. Other times, it feels like you’ve squeezed your brain juices dry, unable to come up with anything other than the usual.
At Script Blog, we know that problem all too well, that’s why it’s always better be prepared. Here, we have compiled a handy list of 3 themes and 36 blogging ideas that will inspire and kick start your content drought.
Blog Theme #1 : The Roundup
Gathering the ‘best’ or ‘latest’ on a certain theme is a great way to educate and provide readers an overview; They also help to showcase the breadth of knowledge the blog has on the subject.
Anything under the sun can be covered using this form. You can pull readers in with trending, off-the-ball topics, or themes that have a time frame to keep it new and relevant.
Similarly, the 5 ‘W’s (Who, What, Where, When, Why) and 1 ‘H’ (How) are essential writing components that direct a reader’s attention. These types of posts can be easily adapted for any subject or situation, making it a useful start-off point for new blog ideas.
Here is a breakdown on some unique ideas you can spin off from these 6 components:
Use this format to introduce experts, icons or influential individuals of a particular industry to audiences. By featuring figures who are thought-leaders, you can shape audience sentiment and improve your own blog’s credibility.
If you want to raise a controversial or innovative viewpoint, a ‘Why’ article is an effective way for grabbing attention. It’s also a good platform for breaking down concepts and persuading audiences to act a certain way.
Convince readers on why they should/should not do something
There’s something comforting and convincing about numbers; Concrete and definite, they help us create order from chaos, and enable us to quantify information that would otherwise sound vague in words.
This is why numerical-style reads are ever popular – They appeal to our desire for logical reasoning and need for a sense of completion.
Incorporate a focus on numbers using list articles, (also known as listicles), statistical reports or findings, and attention-grabbing numbers. Below are some ideas for creating these posts for your blog. (These examples also make for an interesting read!)
List-type posts are always a hit with the crowd because of its bite-sized, easily digestible format. In addition, highlighting the number of points makes your blog content less daunting for readers.