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40 Blog Post Ideas to Beat Writers Block

Thursday, January 10th, 2013
Posted in Advice by Joel Gross
  1. Write about tips or techniques that would be helpful to others
  2. Share your opinions on something: sports, religion, politics, business
  3. Write about your current life and events
  4. Describe your current workouts and physical activities
  5. Interview interesting people
  6. Share your biggest ideas for changing the world
  7. Find something unique about your life and write about it
  8. Discuss whether a blogger should publish personally unflattering photos
  9. Write about something that makes you excited or angry 
  10. Post your ideas for blog post ideas
  11. Create a top 10 list
  12. Write a how to document
  13. Post photos
  14. Do a link roundup of the most interesting stuff on the web in the last day/week/month/year
  15. Write about current events in the news
  16. Post polls for people to vote on something
  17. Run a contest
  18. Post your favorite quotes
  19. Post videos that are interesting
  20. Have someone else write a guest post for your blog
  21. Write a debate and post it to your site – point, counterpoint
  22. Answer reader questions or comments from previous blog posts
  23. Use the Google AdWords External Keyword tool (search for it) to see what people search for most frequently
  24. Use Google alerts to get notices about new topics and discussions in your industry
  25. Publish an in depth case study on a specific topic
  26. Look at your competitors blog topics (even if you are only competing with other music blogs!)
  27. Check Linkedin Groups and look inside for interesting topics
  28. Grab photos that you like off of Pinterest
  29. Write about solutions to common problems
  30. Look at what Rush Limbaugh or Paul Krugman have written lately and argue against it
  31. Write a review of someone else’s product or service and how you liked it. Restaurant reviews are great here.
  32. Create a series of tutorials and step by step guides
  33. Disprove a myth
  34. Talk about celebrity and entertainment news
  35. Do a 30 day challenge and post updates and photos on how you are doing in it
  36. Predict the future! But try to be accurate unlike the Mayans
  37. Hire a writer to write for your blog
  38. Write about your pet and post pictures and videos
  39. Pick something you’ve always wanted to learn, then blog about your progress as you learn it and most interesting things you discover
  40. Write about someone you love to hate (needs to be a public persona or its slander!). For me it’s megachurch pastors like Pat Robertson who sells magical protein powder on his church website.