22 Ways to Write Compelling Content
Ever run into writers block? Yes, it does happen to the best of us. However, here is a listing of 22 ways you can follow to keep writing compelling content.
Find Inspiration from Other Places
Compile a list of your 10 favorite blog posts from other blogs. Make it theme related or just generate in nature of things you enjoy.
2. Group Brainstorming
Ask friends for ideas. A second opinion always helps.
3. Ask Your Readers
Asking your readers for feedback will help you gear your posts to things your audience will appreciate.
4. Interview Someone
Writing some questions for someone else to answer is easier than having to write a complete post yourself. Let interest people provide you with interest content through an interview and share your connections on your blog.
5. Let a Guest Write
Guest posts will help you get content added with no effort on your end. You can contact smaller blogs that look for the publicity and see if they would be interested in posting.
Creating Content Without Creating
You do not always have to be unique and original. You can turn out blog posts without being creative.
6. Best Case Studies
Pick a company, product, or website and do a case study on what they are doing right, why you like them, and what your readers can learn from the example.
7. Worst Cast Studies
Pick a company, product, or website and do a case study on what they are doing wrong, why you hate them, and what your readers can learn from the example.
8. Review Something
Pick a product or service and write what you like and dislike about it and whether you would recommend it or not.
9. Share Your Success
Show people step by step how you got to where you are today. Avoid the bragging, however share the lessons you learned along the way.
10. Share Your Failures
Write about your biggest challenges and what you learned from them.
11. Relive the Memories
Pick out your most useful posts that are older to reshare with new readers. Add a description or explanation of each link for easy navigation and locating.
Use Name Recognition
Mash up two unrelated subjects into a single post to give your readers something new and fresh to read about. This could be a business topic or something completely different. An example is, “What Batman Can Teach You About Blogging.”
Popular movies are a great place to start and well known characters.
Choose a television show that your audience is most likely to watch.
Use the author’s name or the book title. Aim for fiction or poetry for more impact.
Superheros make a great blog post theme to use. Just pick your favorite.
16. Top Trends
Look at Google Trends to see what is hot right now and work that into your post to boost rankings.
Any celebrity will do from a musician, actor, writer, or speaker.
Find Your Muse
If you need a quick start, here are some ideas to get back your creative juice.
18. Take a Walk
Breaking up your normal routine will help to jump start your thinking.
19. Watch a Play
A theater atmosphere can be very stimulating and is a better option than watching a movie.
20. Expand your Horizons
Stop by an ethnic restaurant to stimulate your taste buds and jump start creativity.
21. Get Personal
Share a personal story on your blog. Although it may be tough, you can really connect with your readers.
Recycle old posts into something new.