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Exciting and Unique Ways to Spice up Content Ideas for Boring Topics


 

Getting ideas before setting about the task of writing a blog can be tough, especially when the topics are dull due to a boring business or industry that a blog writer is called upon to write for. Then the creative juices dry up and the writer is left fumbling for ideas to start writing the content. But the job has to be done and the means to get out of this ‘writers’ block’ has to be found. In this article I’ll examine some ways by which you can discover ideas for writing good content consistently even when the topics are uninteresting.

  • Facebook: Facebook has loads and loads of various groups who cover all conceivable businesses/industries along with many guest bloggers who will provide you great ideas for content writing.
  • LinkedIn: LinkedIn has precise groups of which you can become a member. The social media platform allows you to post queries to other members. A LinkedIn discussion is a great way to find fresh topics.
  • Twitter: Twitter Search is to search tweets via hash tags and keywords. To get targeted keyword results, add hashtag and remove spaces. Twitter Trending Topics is another great way to produce engaging content.
  • YouTube: YouTube can be used for a lot of things, not just listening to music, or watching videos/movies. On this platform, which is the world’s second biggest search engine, you will also find 800 million+ visitors and plenty of varied videos/tutorials from across industries which will be of immense help to you.
  • StumbleUpon: StumbleUpon tags will help you discover unique as well as popular topics. This is a huge collection of the finest Internet pages which suggest the websites/videos/photos that will interest you. Look under the Discover tab in Stumblers to follow topics of specific interest.
  • Ask audience: You are selling services or products to a targeted audience, right? Then why not ask them what they will like to read in your blog? Chances are your audience will give you the best ideas about what to write.
  • Look and you’ll find many keyword tools: There are many keyword research tools available in the market; use them to get many keyword ideas and to target your keywords according to locations. You’ll get many keywords that will give you new ideas for content and which will be an inspiration to you.
  • Get inspiration: Observe everything around you. Since you are a writer, you need to get inspiration to write some real good stuff. And you can get inspired by almost everything: nature, everyday events, television shows and so on. The list is endless.
  • Interview the business gurus: People at the helm of business and industry are the most authoritative people around as far as your blogs are concerned. So you can interview them and quote them to give your bogs that touch of validity that will get you many eyeballs and larger audiences.
  • Search for answers: Go to question & answer sites to learn what people are looking for in your line of business/industry. Since these sites are public forums, the queries the public post there are serious; so answer them and get ideas in return.
  • Lift from actual news: News events are great happenings to get ideas from. And since they are authentic, you can give them a spin in your blog that will engage your readers. Create a story around an actual event that you see on TV or read on the net or newspaper and then let your creativity flow.