Great Ideas for Blog Post Topics
26 Great Ideas for Blog Posts!
Blogs have increased in popularity because they
provide a steady stream of new and unique content.
The only issue presented by this quality of blogs
is that it may become difficult for those who
run blogs to think of interesting and novel posts.
If you have jumped on the blogging bandwagon but
suffer writer's block, do not panic: we have created
a list of 26 ideas for blog posts.
1. Make it visual.
Include a photo or other graphic in a blog post
to break up the text, attract your reader's interest,
or help illustrate a point. Better yet, talk about
the image you have included to further incorporate
it into the post.
2. Discuss popular posts.
After evaluating your web logs, write a post about
which blog posts have been subject to the most
interest or sparked the most conversation. Following
up on an interesting topic or a post that received
much attention is sure to captivate the interest
of your readers.
3. Analyze trends.
Market trends can be good fodder for a blog post.
Analyze industry trends to present interesting
insight and display your dynamic and practical
knowledge of your industry or niche.
4. Conduct a poll.
Propose and conduct a poll or online survey in
a blog post. Posting polls will engage your readers,
encourage them to participate, and show them that
you are concerned with their interests and opinions.
5. Analyze industry data.
Analyze statistical data or industry surveys to
arrive at interesting and pertinent insight to
present on your blog.
6. Comment on current events.
Offer commentary about a published news story
that relates to your industry or niche. Commenting
on current events in your industry allows you
to show that you are knowledgeable and up-to-date
in your field, as well as contribute your voice
to any relevant debates.
7. Address your mistakes.
Somewhere along the way, you are bound to have
made mistakes. Address these errors and failures,
sharing what mistakes you have made and what you
have learned from them.
8. Reflect on success.
Share your successes and reflect on what made
them successful and the importance you see in
9. Share a video.
Include a video in a blog post to incorporate
different types of media into your blog and capture
your reader's interest. Videos need not be original;
you may simply post one from YouTube or other
10. Dispel a myth.
Expose the truth behind a prevalent myth to help
dispel it, share interesting content with your
readers, and establish yourself as or maintain
your stance as an authority in your field.
11. Present a tutorial.
Tutorials that may help customers use your product
or service, or anything else related to your work
or field, make good and very helpful material
for blog posts.
12. Make lists.
Readers love lists, as they are generally concise
and make information easier to remember. Share
pertinent information in the format of a list
for the convenience of your reader.
13. Review products.
Review a product that pertains to your industry
or niche. Writing pertinent reviews reinforces
your presence in your field and can benefit readers
who are interested in the product you review.
14. Look forward.
Make predictions about what you expect to occur
in the future, and share and elaborate upon your
insights in a blog post.
15. Have guest posts.
Ask guest writers to make posts for your blog.
Sharing content from other figures in your field
can be interesting, and may also attract new readers
to your blog.
16. Conduct interviews.
Interview someone from your company or industry
and post the interview as a blog. Posting interviews
allows you to share a different perspective and
the insights and knowledge that come with it.
17. Use humor.
Incorporate humor into blog posts to captivate
and entertain readers by sharing funny stories
and personal anecdotes or humorous graphics.
18. Profile customers.
Profile customers that use your products or services
in a unique or unusual way to promote your product
or service and provide interesting and potentially
19. Follow the KISS principle.
Break complex issues down into simple, concise,
and easy-to-understand blog posts for the benefit
and convenience of your readers.
20. Make suggestions.
Share book or media suggestions through blog posts.
These suggestions may pertain directly to your
field, or may simply be books or other media that
you think readers who take interest in your niche
or industry may enjoy.
21. Weigh pros and cons.
Discuss the pros and cons regarding an aspect
of technology or a change to present helpful information
and varying perspectives on an issue to your readers.
22. Write articles.
Write articles on a specific area, issue, or development
in your field to provide your readers with relevant
23. Conduct experiments.
To find interesting, new material, conduct an
experiment, then share and reflect on your results.
24. Answer questions.
Sharing common questions and answers in a blog
post will not only benefit your readers, but save
you time by limiting the number of repetitious
questions you receive and to which you respond.
25. Provide updates.
Help maintain customer interest and enthusiasm
by giving updates on any new versions of the product
on which you may be working, or any other news
pertaining to your company.
26. Make complaints.
Share and reflect on your frustrations regarding
various issues that pertain to your industry or
About the Author:
Sharon Housley manages marketing for FeedForAll
software for creating, editing, publishing RSS
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