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22 Ways to Create Compelling Content

22 Ways to Create Compelling Content When You Don't Have a Clue Great content ideas aren't always easy to come by. Even professional writers find themselves stuck... yet they still turn out excellent content ona regular basis. What's their trick? t might just be one of these! V Take a Page from Someone Else Let someone else's inspiration get you going! Curation 2 Group Brainstorming Compile a list of 10 favorite blog posts from other blogs. Ask some friends for ideas. People to consider: • Offline • Online • Blogger friends peers friends л 3) Ask Your Readers Get some help ? from your readers by asking 4 Interview Someone what they would like to read about or asking a guestion to get some feedback. Writing a few questions for someone else to answer is easier than turning out a whole post. Bonus: You get to talk to some interesting people! Let a Guest Write Guest posts can add content effortlessly to your blog. Contact smaller blogs that could use the publicity and ask if they would be interested in posting. M Creating Content without Creating Writing content isn't always about coming up with something completely original. In fact, you can turn out some great blog posts without even being too creative. 6 Best-Case Studies 7 Worst-Case Studies O Pick a NEW! Company ... ... Product .. or Website to do a best-case study on. that you don't like. What are they doing right? What are they doing wrong? Why do you like them? Why do you hate them? What can your readers learn from the example? What can your readers 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. 9 Share Your Success 10 Share Your Failures Show people step by step how you got to where you are today. Write about your BIGGEST CHALLENGES Avoid bragging. and what you learned from them. Share lessons learned along the way. Pick some of your most useful older posts and share them for new readers. 11 Relive the Memories Consider adding a description or explanation to each link. V Use Name Recognition This method requires mashing two unrelated subjects into one post, usually something your readers want to learn more about and something they are familiar with. This could be a business topic along with a popular musician, for example. Example headlines might include: - What Batman Can Teach You About Blogging - The Criminal Minds Guide to Avoiding Procrastination 12 Movies 13 Television Popular movies are a great place to get ideas. Choose television shows that your audience would be likely to watch. Characters Look at some of the most popular shows with your target audience. Movies 14 Books 15 Comics Use the author's name or the book title, Superheroes make for great blog post themes. Just pick your favorite! poetry for more impact. but aim for fiction or 17 Celebrities 16 Top Trends Any celebrity will do, Check Google Trends from musician to to see what's hot right now and work that into your post to boost rankings. actor to popular writer or speaker. Find Your Muse V Sometimes it just takes a little jump start to get your creativity flowing again. Here are a few ideas to get your mojo back. 18 Take a Walk Breaking up the routine can help restart your brain... but this doesn't work for everyone. You have to figure out what your triggers are. 19 Watch a Play The atmosphere of a theater can be very stimulating and is a better option than going to a movie where there is little going on. 20 Expand Your Cultural Horizons 21 Get Personal Hit up a new ethnic Tell a personal story on your blog. This can be tough, but it's a great way to really connect with your readers. restaurant and make it a real experience. Just the change in tastes can help stimulate creativity. 22 Recycle This infographic is the perfect example of how you can recycle old posts into something completely new. O Sources Brought to copyblogger Infographic design by: BlueGlass you by:

22 Ways to Create Compelling Content

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This graphic demonstrates how to repurpose existing content in a different media format, get more bang from your archives, and reach new and different audiences in the process.




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