Ideas for Content.
Last Update: Aug 16, 2021
Writers block is a regular theme in these pages. Here are a few tips that might help those who struggle with content ideas.
Much like a stand up comedian, it is the opening lines that are going to make you or break you. Luckily though, unlike a stand up comedian, if we put up a dud blog post, we are not ruining the paying customers evening
Particulary the guy in the audience, who wanted his new date to have a really good time and to continue having a good time afterwards at his place
One I like is Inbounds Title Generator. I think we all realise that we have maybe 10 seconds to catch a readers attention. A good headline takes care of the first couple of seconds.
The headline is only part of the mission though. The first paragraph also needs to be captivating enough for our reader to continue reading.
Some I know on here often get stuck on the headline, and will do the content first and then try to match a headline to the content. I am guilty of that, it does work though. Actually, it sometimes seems easier !
A good place for content ideas is Portents Content Ideas. It is one of many tools online where one word is enough to get the writing juices flowing
Hubspot I think has been mentioned in these pages previously, is also a good place to generate some content ideas.
Another idea is Google trends or social media. These are all good places to find out what people are talking about in your niche.