Need blog ideas for 2018? Try these tactics

Need blog ideas for 2018?

Try these tactics

 

Blog your way this 2018… 

 

Many businesses are dedicating substantial resources to their business blogs and content creation.

 

This marketing tactic has rapidly gained popularity, especially in the digital marketing scene, as businesses and brands try to out-do each other as far as content distribution is concerned.

Even as content is being dished out left right and center, pressure is mounting on bloggers in terms of churning out quality blogs with high ROI.

Here are some interesting stats that show how popular and effective business blogging has been over the years:

  • According to HubSpot, businesses that blog have 97 percent more inbound links
  • 92 percent of businesses that blog multiple times a day have acquired a customer through blogging
  • 37 percent of marketers say blogs are the most valuable type of content marketing

The above numbers paint a clear picture of how important business blogging is.  However, if you haven’t jumped on the content creation bandwagon, it’s not too late to start.

 

Here are 21 ideas to inspire you!

Whether you are new to blogging or an experienced blogger who has run out of blog ideas, below is a short list of blog ideas you can start with.

 

Productivity tips

Make a list of interesting tips that can help others become more productive in whatever they set out to do.

How-Tos 

Consumers love to know how to do stuff. Anything from how to blog, to how to free up space on your computer.

hot tips

Parenting tips

Parenting is not a walk in the park and tips on how to become a better parent will always be welcome. You can even partner with a baby care brand.

Upcoming events

Keep your audience in the know about what events are lined up.

Gift ideas

Write something about gift ideas for people looking for gifts to buy.

Product reviews

Most consumers read reviews before making a purchase.

Interviews

With industry captains, mentors, and experts on issues that affect your audience.

F.A.Qs

Answer questions raised by your audience.

Infographics

Present data and statistics in visually enticing images

Listicles

Prepare and share lists of free online resources, for instance. Listicles are fun, trendy, and sharable.

Industry predictions

As an expert in your industry, make predictions of what will shape your industry in the future.

industry predictiions

Tips and guides

Share useful tips and guides.

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Comparisons

Help your audience to make informed choices and decisions.

Guest posts

Invite industry peers to write a guest post on your blog.

guest blogging

Curate relevant content

Collate and share relevant content with your audience. 

Research

Share research from trusted sources or yourself.

Research

Did-You-Know facts

Educate your audience about facts they probably didn’t know.

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Opinion polls

Run opinion polls on topics that fascinate your audience.

opinion polls

Tutorials

Teach your audience new things or skills.

Crowdsource posts

Solicit posts from industry experts and even from your audience.

Annual industry reviews

Analyze how your industry performed over the year and share your thoughts and challenges ahead.

 

Hopefully, you will find one or two ideas on this list that will inspire your next blog.

 

Happy blogging!

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